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Community Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Bexley CHS
Band 5
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
£29,553 - £36,265 pa inc
Salary period
30/09/2021 23:59



Community Staff Nurse, Band 5


Full Time: 37.50 hours per week

District Nursing – London Borough of Bexley

Opportunities have arisen for dynamic band 5 nurses on either a full or part time basis to join our Day Bexley District Nursing teams. The teams are based in the London Borough of Bexley but service is provided by Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust. 

Those joining these teams will gain many opportunities to learn new skills to care for complex patients in their home environment. They will develop into an expert community staff nurse with the opportunity of studying for the specialist practitioner DN course.

The Bexley District nursing teams hours worked are:-

Day District nursing service   operates between 08.00 and 17.00hrs  

Twilight District nursing service operates between 17.00 and 23.00hrs

We are offering flexibility within these hours.

The post holder needs to be energised and motivated to deliver the very highest standards of nursing care to housebound patients alongside the Senior District Nurse. The successful applicant will need to demonstrate autonomous clinical decision making and initiative. Good communication skills are essential.

We welcome applications from newly qualified nurses and offer a supportive preceptorship programme to ensure that the care that they deliver is highly skilled and patient-focused.

Due to the requirement to be able to travel across the Borough in a timely manner, a full driver’s licence is essential as well as access to a car for work purposes. – There is a salary sacrifice scheme lease car scheme available for all Oxleas employees

Oxleas operate a family friendly policy.

Oxleas NHS Trust operates a Probationary Period, further details are available on request.


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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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Anita Tuffley, Clinical Facilitator,