Community Nurse

Posted 21 September by NHS Business Services Authority

Community Nurse

Band 5

Sittingbourne Community Nursing Team

Are you a dynamic and caring Community Nurse? Are you looking to join an NHS Health and Social Care partner which is striving to make positive changes? Would you like to work for an organisation where more than 9 out of every ten 10 of the people who use services would recommend them?

Feel Valued

As a band 5 community nurse you will receive an AFC 20/21 salary and terms and conditions including an NHS pension. We’ll provide you with access to a committed Learning and Development team, and we work closely with Universities and Health Education England to further your potential and support your progression. We will offer a combination of in house eLearning, workshops and courses to support your development and ensure you meet all the correct clinician competences to enable you to become an effective autonomous community practitioner.

You will become part of the Virgin Tribe. This grants you access to premier offers such as discounted experience days, as well as savings on Virgin Products such as holidays, gyms and media!

You’ll access our central online health and lifestyle platform covering healthy recipes, activity challenges, and support information around mental health.

In addition to the above, we're able to offer an additional one off payment of up to £2000, a golden hello from us to you!

Feel Proud

Right now, we’re looking for a Community Nurse tojoin ourSittingbourne Community Nursing Serviceto help us continue to change things for the better. The community nursing team works across 7 days per week 08.00 – 20.00.

Working closely with ourCommunity Nurses, GP's and other Health care professionalsyou’ll be responsible for contributing to the holistic assessment, planning delivery and evaluation of care to patients within their own homes. You will be expected toimplement, monitor and maintain high standards of care delivery at all times. You’ll care for patientsand their families in the way thatyou believe is best, delivering our high service standards, sharing bestpractice, and actively improving the way we work.

This is an opportunity to put your NMC/ 1st level registration to great use, you will have the ability to work both independently and also as part of a wider multidisciplinary team. It is expected that youshould have strongcommunication and organisation skills and a flexible approach which will ensureyou deliver positive experiences to patients at every stage of theirhealthcare journey.

You’ll care forpatientsand their families in the way thatyou believe is best, delivering our high service standards, sharing bestpractice, and actively improving the way we work to help us continue to change things for the better. We feel passionate that everyone should feel valued when they come into contact with our organisation, whether that's you, someone we care for or the wider community we operate in.

Feel Inspired

As part of our community nursing team we empower our staff to work autonomously and with flexibility by providing them with state of the art new iPads for them to be able to check in from home, write their notes up on the go and allow them to not be trapped in an office base, so they can really enjoy working in their chosen community background!

Feel the Difference

If you’d like to discuss the role further please contact Mary Mallinson via email at

We partner with the NHS to make a real difference to people in Kent and we’re building a working environment where colleagues too can really feel the difference. It’s the kind of place where nothing’s too much trouble. Where you’ll feel empowered, listened to, valued and where we’ll support you to bring your best self to work every single day and to deliver high quality care. And that’s just the beginning. Since 2006, we’ve delivered services to millions of people by developing our own unique approach where our patients are at the centre of everything we do.

As a Disability Confident Committed company, we work in partnership with the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) to provide facilities, work environment adjustments and technical solutions to make our business an inclusive place for all.

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