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Community Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Community Health Services
Band 5
37.5 hours per week
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Multiple Sites - Berkshire Wide
£23,023 to £29,608 per annum
20/01/2019 23:59
Interview date

These are the values that we live by at Berkshire Healthcare:

  • Caring for and about you is our top priority
  • Committed to providing good quality, safe services
  • working Together with you to develop innovative solutions

We welcome people who share these values to come and work for us.

Please find attached the behaviour framework that underpins these values for this job role.



Community staff nurse (Adult nurse) – Roles across Berkshire 

If you are looking to pursue or continue a career in community nursing, Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is the ideal employer for you. 

We have been investing into the workforce of tomorrow with a thriving placement programme for final year students, a comprehensive preceptorship process to ease all new nurses into the first year in practice and a workforce that includes some of the finest community nurses leading the line which saw our trust be awarded “good” in our most recent CQC report; the first community and mental health trust in the south to be awarded this rating. 

About the role: 

  • You will visit a number of patients on a daily basis in their own homes
  • You will provide high quality nursing care to a range of patients with varying healthcare needs
  • Some of the healthcare you will be expected to provide include; end of life care, wound management, and much more.
  • Full time (37.5 hours per week) and part time opportunities available
  • Shift times vary across Berkshire 

We have vacancies in the following localities which also cover the areas stated: 

  • Bracknell - Ascot, Sandhurst and Crowthorne
  • Maidenhead – Coockham, Hollyport, Bray, Fifield, Twyford
  • Newbury – Thatcham, Chieveley ,Compton, Chapel Row, Kintbury ,Woolton Hill,Hungerford and Lambourn
  • Reading - Reading centre, Caversham, Tilehurst (Potteries, Groveland, Western Elms, Circuit lane), Burghfield, Pangbourne, Theale.
  • Slough - Colnbrook, Langley, Britwell and Cippenham.
  • Windsor - Dedworth, Eton, Eton Wick, Datchet, Wraysbury, Old Windsor and Englefield Green, Runnymede.
  • Wokingham – Woodley, Earley, Lower Earley, Shinfield, Swallowfield, Arborfield, Three Mile Cross, Twyford, Wargrave, Knowle Hill, Waltham St Lawrence, Finchampstead, Crowthorne, Eversley, Winnersh, Hurst 

If you are not already familiar with Berkshire, it’s worth noting that it possesses some of the UK’s most stunning rural countryside’s, whilst offering a wide range of shopping destinations, local pubs and the finest dining venues.

With transport links to London and Heathrow and excellent motorway links, you’ll find yourself situated perfectly.

Some of the benefits of joining our team: 

  • AfC Salary ranging from £23,023 to £29,608 per annum
  • Flexible working opportunities and a strong emphasis on your work life balance
  • Annual leave – 27 days for new starters, 29 days after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years NHS service plus bank holidays. Pro rata for part time staff
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities
  • Salary sacrifice scheme for a new car
  • Lease car scheme 
  • Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave for eligible staff
  • Advanced IT enablement and support 
  • Confidential telephone care service providing independent staff support and advice.
  • Child care vouchers 
  • And so much more 

The 3 “must haves” for you to be considered for this role 

  1. A passion for community nursing, that matches our passion to provide excellent healthcare for patients within their own homes,
  2. Either a qualified adult nurse or currently in your last year of training (with NMC registration)
  3. Hold a full UK Driving Licence and have use of a car for work purposes 

Should you match up to the 3 points listed above, then we would recommend you make your application to work at Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust!

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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

For further details about this role or questions in general about working for Berkshire Healthcare please contact Diane Owen on 07876352419 or via email at

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