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Main area
Community Health Services
Band 5
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
371-CHWRP -2
Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Wokingham Community Hospital
£26,938 - £33,111 pa pro rata
Salary period
12/09/2022 23:59

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Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Community Staff Nurse (Perm & fixed term District Nursing) - Wokingham

Band 5

These are the values that we live by at Berkshire Healthcare:

  • Caring for and about you is our top priority
  • Committed to providing good quality, safe services
  • working Together with you to develop innovative solutions

We welcome people who share these values to come and work for us.

Please find attached the behaviour framework that underpins these values for this job role.



Job overview

Are you looking for a nursing role that allows you a work life balance?

Or are you looking for a nursing role which is varied, and you enjoy being in the community making a difference. 

If so, this could be the perfect opportunity for you 

The posts are offered as part time or full-time hours offering a fantastic work life balance, with a shift pattern which means you only work one weekend per month.

We are a friendly and supportive team, looking for highly motivated RNs who possess strong communication skills. Your role will be pivotal within the local community by making a difference to our patients, delivering a high level of care in their own home. 

As a Community Nurse no day is the same and you will be met with patients of varied needs, from wound care to end of life care. Giving you the opportunity to develop coupled with a supportive environment with opportunities for further career development, 

A typical week.

Monday to Friday; 8.30 - 16.30

1 weekend every 4 weeks (Time off week)

Early Shift 07:00 - 15:00                                         Late Shift 11.00 - 19:00

We offer flexible working, part time offerings, incredible training and support programmes to develop your skills and progress to a higher banding, and the highest paid mileage in the area. 

If this is of interest, please apply without delay as we will be offering interviews on a first come first serve basis and aim to give you an outcome on your application within 2 working days. 

Main duties of the job

Further information about this opportunity;

  • You will visit several patients daily in their own home.
  • You will provide high quality nursing care to a range of patients with varying healthcare needs.
  • Provide a high standard of holistic assessment and care planning.
  • You will be expected to provide wound management, health promotion, medicines management, end of life care.
  • With bases at Woodley, Finchampstead & Chalfont Surgery.

Working for our organisation

Some of the benefits of joining our team:

  • Salary ranging from £24,907 to £30,615 per annum
  • Flexible working opportunities and a strong emphasis on your work , life balance
  • Annual leave  27 - 33 days  service. Pro rata for part time staff
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities
  • Salary sacrifice scheme for a new car
  • Lease car scheme
  • Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave for eligible staff
  • Advanced IT enablement and support
  • Confidential telephone care service providing independent support and advice for staff.
  • And so much more

  Wokingham Community Nursing covers;

  • Covering: Thatcham, Chieveley, Compton, Chapel Row, Kintbury, Woolton Hill, Hungerford and Lambourn

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The 3 “must haves” for you to be considered for this role:

  1. A passion for community nursing, that matches our passion to provide excellent healthcare for patients within their own homes
  2. Either a qualified adult nurse or currently in your last year of training (with NMC registration)
  3. Hold a full UK Driving Licence and have use of a car for work purposes

Should you match up to the 3 points listed above, then we would recommend you make your application for this role today! We interview candidates for this role in the order applications are received, so don’t delay and apply today.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Registered General Nurse (RGN)
  • NMC Registration

Continuous Professional Develo

Essential criteria
  • Evidence of on-going professional development
Desirable criteria
  • Mentorship Training

Previous Experience

Essential criteria
  • Experience of undertaking general assessment by utilising evidence based care.
  • Community nursing Experience
  • Evidence of effective team working
  • Ability to demonstrate and show evidence of effective clinical skills
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of teaching relatives and carers across all areas of care

Knowledge skills and abilities

Essential criteria
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care.
  • Ability to identify risks and act accordingly with regard to safety of oneself, patients and others using the appropriate aids.
  • Able to demonstrate use of own initiative and ability to work alone
  • Ability to demonstrate organisational skills
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding of LTC’s and the concept of self-management
  • Ability to participate in standard setting and audit
  • Computer literate

Additional Requirements

Essential criteria
  • To work bank holidays/weekends or unsocial hours to meet the needs of the service.
  • Full UK Driving Licence and use of car for work purposes

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Saiyad Allymamod
Job title
Community Nursing Team Manager
Email address
Telephone number
07930 914721
Additional information

For further details about this role or questions in general about working for Berkshire Healthcare please contact Saiyad Allymamod, Community Nursing Team Manager on email at: or call Saiyad on: 07930 914721

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