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Band 6 District Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 6

Main area
Community Nursing
NHS AfC: Band 6
Fixed term: 9 months (Full time)
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Across 7 days)
Job ref
Brierley Hill Health & Social
Brierley Hill
£33,706 - £40,588 Per Annum Pro Rata
Salary period
30/03/2023 23:59

Job overview

Band 6 District Nurse

Full time position available, working across 7 days Fixed-Term 9 months

You will be initially assigned to work within the  Brierley Hill Cluster.

We are looking to appoint a Band 6 District Nurse into our friendly and supportive team. You must have effective communication and negotiation skills.  As an advocate for our patients, you need to have the ability to inspire people at all levels.  This post would require that you had an understanding of the expanding role of community nursing and would have the commitment to take it forward.  You will need a sound understanding of the current primary care agenda, with excellent communication skills and effective leadership and decision-making skills. You will need to be innovative and able to work autonomously whilst promoting a positive and supportive learning environment for team members and students. This would be an excellent opportunity to develop your leadership skills in supporting the team leader.

Main duties of the job

The post-holder is responsible for the ongoing assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care. The post holder will carry out all relevant forms of care and will take responsibility for caseload holders in their absence.

Working for our organisation

At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do and that is to provide a world class service that aligns with our vision of “excellent health care, improved health for all”.  We are seeking to recruit staff who share our vision and values of making Dudley Group an incredible workplace.

We are committed to becoming a diverse and an inclusive employer and where people feel sense of belonging. Seeking to expand diversity within our teams, we positively encourage applications from under-represented groups such as ethnically diverse, disabled and LGBTQ+ groups. We are also under-represented in-terms of gender within nursing roles and we would welcome applications from people from male and non-binary backgrounds.

 We are committed to home life balance through flexible working and making reasonable adjustments where possible.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For all of the responsibilities and a detailed job description and personal specification please refer to the attachments, namely Job Description and Personal Specification.

Person specification

Qualifications and Education

Essential criteria
  • First level Registered Nurse
  • Degree in District Nursing or equivalent (Specialist practitioner qualification in District Nursing
  • Nurse Prescriber
  • Evidence of continual professional development

Communication & Relationship Skills

Essential criteria
  • Must be able to commute to meet the demands of the role

Knowledge and Training

Essential criteria
  • Post registration experience to include: Evidence of mentoring, Project working, Specialist training & Management & Development of others.
  • Good background knowledge of issues within the primary care arena


Essential criteria
  • Evidence of being able to work as part of a team
  • Evidence of knowledge relating to caseload management and leadership/provision of support to others

Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Trust Values

Essential criteria
  • Values and behaviours that reflect the Trust values of Care, Respect and Responsibility
  • Commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace that is free from discrimination and where people feel they belong and their contribution is valued
  • Able to provide safe, caring, and effective services

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Apprenticeships logoNo smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleInvestors in People: GoldMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Improving working livesAge positiveDisability confident leaderArmed Forces Covenant Bronze AwardENEI TIDE Gold 2021Care Leaver CovenantNHS Pastoral Care

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.

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Kimberley Goodall
Job title
District Nurse Team Lead
Email address
Telephone number
01384 323218
Additional information

If you would like anymore information, please email or telephone the Community Admin Team on the contact details above.