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Job summary

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District Nursing
Band 5
  • Full time
  • Part time
37.5 hours per week (37.5)
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Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust
Employer type
Skegness , Horncastle, Louth
Horncastle, Spilsby, Skegness, Mablethorpe, Louth Wolds
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum (part time pro rata)
Salary period
11/10/2021 08:00

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Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Community Nurse

Band 5


We Listen, We Care, We Act, We Improve

We listen: we engage with everyone we work with, we are united, we are always positive

We care: everyone is valued, respected and developed, knowledge and skills are nurtured, success is celebrated

We act: clear goals and right resources, freedom coupled with accountabilty, emphasis on simplicity

We improve: we are creative, resourceful and innovative, integrated and collaboration is the way forward, we're always striving to do better

....Fit for now, fit for the future.

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Job overview

Community RGN– Band 5 Permanent posts

Full time/part time hours available

Horncastle and Spilsby ICT and Skegness and Mablethorpe ICT and Louth and Wolds Community Nurse Teams


Hours are 7.5 hrs a day covering 8.00 – 18.30, 7 days a week

We are looking for brilliant individuals who can be part of a fast-moving, innovative and ambitious team, dedicated to supporting members of our communities to manage their own health both at home  and in our dedicated clinics  within GP surgeries.  As  a community nurse you will be trained and supported to  be able offer a wide range of  holistic assessments and interventions to the people of Skegness and Mablethorpe and surrounding areas. These include wound care both at home and in a clinic setting, continence assessment and intervention, diabetes care and palliative care.  we work in close  partnership with  our primary and secondary care   colleagues resulting in positive outcomes for our patients and their families.  

Main duties of the job


As a Registered Nurse working within the Integrated Community Team, you will be responsible for the delivery of a high standard of community based nursing care, as part of a wider multidisciplinary team.

To carry out assigned tasks, including direct nursing and supportive care alongside clinical administrative duties as part of a wider care team, working in support of and under the direction of a registered professional manager.

To support colleagues in the delivery of high quality care.

To support students as directed by the manager in charge.

You will ensure that patients / clients receive safe, individualised and effective care which supports health & wellbeing and promotes self- care where appropriate and possible.


Working for our organisation

We are rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission and are playing an integral part in shaping future health service provision countywide alongside partner health and social care organisations.

Not only will our successful candidates have the opportunity to flourish in a successful NHS Trust, Lincolnshire offers some of the best schools in the country, affordable housing and a great standard of living in one of the many picturesque market towns, villages or a thriving city.

We pride ourselves on offering career development opportunities to all our staff.  Through appraisal and regular feedback from your manager we will work with you to support your chosen career pathway.

As this is a community post, you must be able to travel across the County to locations not served by public transport

These posts will be based at either Skegness or Mablethorpe with expectation that at times may need to travel to either

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see attached job description and person spec for further information regarding specific details for the job and the main responsibilities

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • 1st level registered adult nurse with current NMC registration
  • Further relevant training e.g. palliative care, wound care, elderly care, diabetes
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • ENB 998 / FLiPS or equivalent qualification or willingness to undertake training
Desirable criteria
  • Post registration qualifications e.g. palliative care, care of the elderly, wound care, continence or other relevant post remigration qualifications
  • V100 or V150 Community Practitioner Prescriber


Essential criteria
  • Can demonstrate experience of assessment, care planning and care delivery
  • Experience of delegation and supervision of others
  • Evidence of the application of research and evidence based care
  • Evidence of experience in teaching / disseminating knowledge and skills
  • Experience of team working
Desirable criteria
  • Post registration experience in related environment
  • Experience of managing complex patients with co-morbidities


Desirable criteria
  • Awareness of LCHS initiatives / system working
  • Awareness of Lincolnshire multi system work streams / National drives
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the United Kingdom (UK) are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Please note that from January 2021, to work in the UK all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship here. It is vital that you provide full and accurate details of your current immigration status on the application form. Overseas applicants applying for entry clearance into the UK must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided in continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Guidance can be found here. Not everyone needs a ‘Skilled Worker’ visa. If you are applying for a vacancy in health or adult social care, check if you’re eligible to apply for the Health and Care Worker visa instead. It’s cheaper to apply for and you do not need to pay the annual immigration health surcharge

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Kayleigh Williams
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