Intermediate Care / Community Nurse

Torbay and South Devon
Paignton and Brixham
Competitive salary
15 Feb 2021
24 Feb 2021
Role Type
Start Date
Band 5 - Intermediate Care / Community Nurse - Paignton and Brixham Locality

Are you passionate about promoting independence within our community? We are searching for a dynamic and skilled Nurse to join our Community Nursing Teams as a Band 5 Nurse.

Our Health and Wellbeing Team is an integrated professional team which includes, Community Nursing Intermediate Care, Social Care, Community Occupational Therapy, Community Physiotherapy, Pharmacy, Dietician, Support Workers and Volunteering in Health.

The team support people within our Locality in their own homes. The team are proactive and have a forward-thinking core to promote a positive and a 'can do' attitude. The successful candidate will be dynamic and key in managing patients to remain in their own home.

We are seeking an enthusiastic registered nurse, preferably with some community experience to work within the Paignton and Brixham Locality. You should be committed to and have proven ability to deliver a high standard of care to patients within their own home or in a care home setting.

The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent communication skills, have the ability to manage and prioritise their own caseload, whilst working as a member of the integrated healthcare team.

The applicant needs to be flexible and able to meet the challenges of working in a busy community setting. You will be joining a truly multi-disciplinary team which aims to prevent hospital admissions, facilitate safe and effective discharges home and support patients in their own homes to live as independently as possible.

There are 3 posts, 2 x 37.5hr and 1 x 30hr to be worked over 7 days, shifts covered are 7-3 / 11-7 / 8-4 / 8.30-4.30 and to include weekend working and bank holidays on a rota system.

Please contact Natasha Monk Nurse Lead to discuss the post on 07900777566 or by email

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You will be joining the organisation at an exciting time. As the first fully integrated care organisation in England, we are working to improve the way we deliver safe, high-quality health and social care. We have a positive and vibrant working atmosphere, We are proud of our investment in our staff both in terms of developing potential career skills and valuing people. Our commitment to staff health and wellbeing looks at supporting our staff as 'whole' individuals, recognising their own unique set of strengths and skills. We create the right environment to enable all people to take care of themselves and provide the best care possible to our patients and citizens.

For more information on why to work with us, please see our Welcome films in the Further Links sections to the right of this page. #seeyouinsouthdevon

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The Trust is committed to preventing discrimination, valuing diversity and achieving equality of opportunity. No person (staff, patient or public) will receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of the nine protected characteristics as governed by the Equality Act 2010.

We aspire to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and therefore we welcome applications from all. If you require support you can obtain this from our Equality Business Forum which has representatives from all protected groups.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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