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Community Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Physical health
Band 5
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Botolph Bridge
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum pro rata
Salary period
19/01/2021 23:59

Do you wish to be a part of a team striving to make a difference in our community? Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you want to make a difference in patient care?

We are looking for Band 5 Community Nurses to work within our Peterborough Neighbourhood Team’s.

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) provides integrated community health services. We aim to support people of all ages to achieve the very best they can for their health and well being. To ensure that we achieve this goal we are looking for skilled people who share our passion for delivering an excellent service and standard of care.

The permanent posts are eligible for a £1500 New Hire Bonus. An initial payment of £500 will be paid in the first 6 months and a final payment of £1000 will be paid 1 year after your start date. This will be pro-rata for part-time posts.

In these roles, you would be working at part of the Neighbourhood team which includes District Nurses, Community Nurses (RN), Community Matron, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Mental Health Nurses and Team coordinators. You will link closely with colleagues including general practitioners and other members of the multidisciplinary team to support excellent nursing care at home, reducing the necessity for acute hospital admission.

We welcome applications from those with current community nursing skills, newly qualified Nurses, Return to Practice Nurses and Registered Nurses wanting to develop these skills further and join our highly motivated and innovating physical health service.

We are keen to support and develop our employees, allowing for career progression in encouraging promotional opportunities within the Trust. This includes the ability to develop and enhance clinical community skills such as wound management, palliative/end of life care, discharge support, diabetes management, catheter management and those living with long-term conditions at home. We offer a supportive preceptorship program for those newly qualified alongside an in-depth Clinical and trust induction for all employees.

Full time and part time posts available.  For part-time posts - salary will be pro-rata.

If you would like to join CPFT’s winners of the Services users award 2018 we would love to hear from you.

Benefits of working for CPFT include:

• Annual leave allowance 27 days plus bank holidays (this may increase depending on NHS service)
• Pension scheme
• Flexible job share opportunities
• Salary sacrifice schemes
• Staff discount schemes
• Professional development via the CPFT Academy which provides in-house training programmed
• Free on-site parking (dependent on site)
• Stress awareness training
• Mindfulness training
• Counselling service


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

Emma Williamson - Area Nurse Manager Borderline


Louise Walton - Area Nurse Manager City team


Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Elizabeth House, Fulbourn Hospital
Cambridge, CB21 5EF

T 01223 219400 (open 8:30am to 5pm)
F 01480 398501