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Registered Nurse - Community Specialist Nurse

Job Reference nhsp/TP/295720/1874

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Job Introduction

Job Title: Specialist Nurse – Bridgewater Community                

Trust Location:  Warrington & Widness

Pay Rates: Band 6 and higher
Shift Patterns: Days, Nights, Weekends & Bank Holidays  

You will manage a caseload of registered patients within your specialism with dedicated team or teams. 

By joining this Trust you will be coming to work in a supportive and friendly environment, with a team that are forward thinking and proactive. They are a welcoming and friendly team.

There is Trust training available for you to access for your specialist field. The Trust would support you to attend the Trust Induction and well as provide local induction.

You’ll receive the following benefits:  

  • First choice of shifts or placements at your Trust – access before they are made available to agency  
  • Wellbeing incentives – take advantage of the wellbeing hub 
  • Competitive pay rates – work this week, get paid next week 
  • Manage your shifts and timesheets on the go – access your “My Bank” shift portal anywhere, anytime online or through your smartphone  
  • Essential support when you need it – 24/7 365 days – Call us anytime  
  • Multi-locational - work across neighbouring Trusts  
  • Varied working options to suit your lifestyle – access to the Bank gives you options of ad hoc shifts or fixed term placements   
  • Training and development opportunities  
  • Build holiday allowance for every shift you work  
  • Stakeholder pension scheme available   

What you’ll be responsible for  

  • Perform comprehensive assessment of patient nursing needs. Plan, assess, implement and evaluate care delivery according to changing health needs utilising prescribing skills.
  • Ensure practice is evidence based through undertaking audit and critically appraising literature to achieve a high standard of care.
  • To establish and maintain effective communication with individual groups and communities in complex and potentially challenging situations.
  • Work collaboratively with other professional and agencies to ensure patients’ needs are met.
  • Involve patients and carers in the planning and delivery of care.
  • To competently perform a range of clinical skills related to the post.
  • Maintain accurate records in accordance with NMC Standards.
  • To participate in the health needs assessment of the practice population to identify areas of unmet need.
  • Ability to work without direct supervision and to solve problems.


  • Delegate the workload to appropriate team members.
  • Day to day responsibility for the designated caseload.
  • To ensure as far as possible that the working environment is safe, adhering to the Lone Worker policy.
  • To provide leadership and support by promoting professional development and encourage clinical supervision.
  • Supply required activity data related to patient care.

The role will involve, but not be limited to you performing the above.  

You’ll need to have the following qualification/experience: 

  • A minimum of 6 months paid experience in a community nursing environment within a Community Trust in the last 3 years  
  • Recent experience working at a band 6 level or higher
  • Provide evidence of Specialist Practitioner Qualification (SPQ) and Nursing degree or Diploma
  • Comply with NMC Professional Registration and keep up to date with current nursing practices  
  • Ensure accurate records are kept in accordance with CHS policy and NMC guidelines  
  • Undertake regular mandatory training  

*Depending on the Trust, you may require variable additional certification and skills.  

Who are NHS Professionals?  

We are NHS Professionals (NHSP), working together to care for patients in the NHS. Providing you with the power to decide when, how, and where you want to work. Supporting your lifestyle and making you feel part of the team and community. 


By joining us you can look forward to a choice of flexible Bank shifts across any of our client Trusts in England, as well as the ability to develop professionally and gain experience in several wards or areas.  


Please note, you will be contacted by email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails, including your junk/spam regularly. We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.