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Community Nursing
Band 3
Full time: 37.5 Hours
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South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust
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South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust
£17,787 to £20,448 pa
12/07/2020 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy Band 3 - Community Support Worker - District Nursing - Stratford Locality

Band 3

South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust is one of the top performing organisations within the NHS. Our staff think this is a great place to work and we hope you will agree. We have recently been rated as 'Outstanding' by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following our recent inspection.

We provide services across Warwickshire and beyond ranging from Hospitals in Warwick, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Royal Leamington Spa and Shipston-on Stour to Community Services across the whole county. We are a progressive, expanding organisation with great ambition around improving quality, integrating pathways and delivering high levels of productivity. Over 4500 people work for the Trust and many of them have been here a long time. People find they don’t need to go elsewhere to find a fulfilling career in healthcare.

The first thing you will notice about us is how we take our values seriously. We believe that our values underpin everything we do. If you are interested in a role with us you need to make sure our values match your own.

Our values can be summed up in one sentence. We are ‘Trusted to provide safe, effective and compassionate care’. Throughout the recruitment process you will be asked to think about how you demonstrate these values and how they impact on your work. It doesn’t matter what role you do, whether it is patient facing or not, we are all working in the same way with our values at the core.

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Community Support Worker - District Nursing - Stratford Locality

Stratford Locality - 37.5 Hours

We are looking for a flexible and organised individual to join our team. You will have at least 1 year related experience, preferably in the community and have some knowledge and skills in managing the care of long term conditions and end of life patients.

The successful candidate will be self -motivated, enthusiastic, possess excellent communication skills and be a good team player. You must be able to demonstrate effective interpersonal skills.

You will be working collaboratively with the day service teams and the Community Emergency Response Team to deliver seamless care across the locality, and in particular for our end of life patients.

The post is a community post and the ability to meet the travel requirements of the role is essential.

The community nursing service operates across the hours of 8.30 am to 22:00pm, 7 days a week, including weekends and bank holidays.

You will need to be able to work flexibly and be comfortable with agile working.

We have availability for both or part time hours


To help us achieve our vision of providing the best possible healthcare, South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust run Assessment Centre’s to select its future employees. These vary depending on the vacancy but their core purpose is to create an environment in which you, along with other candidates are able to demonstrate key workplace skills.

Assessment is based on a numeracy test, an interview and a group exercise which will be undertaken against the core values and behaviours that our employees pride themselves with.

We think South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust is a great place to work. We hope you will too.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff to share this commitment.  As part of our safe recruitment practice, it is a mandatory requirement for all newly appointed staff requiring a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to be registered with the DBS Update Service.   All eligible staff recruited to the Trust are expected to maintain their annual update subscription whilst employed with the Trust as a condition of employment.  The cost of the first year’s subscription to the update service will be reimbursed by the Trust as a payroll refund.

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Applicant requirements

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

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Further details / informal visits contact

Claire Hawkins, Senior HR Resourcing Advisor - 01926 495321 ext 8437