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Specialist Practice Student -District Nursing

Band 5

Main area
Specialist Training
Band 5
12 months (fixed term)
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (37.5)
Job ref
£24,907 - £30,615 £26,970 per annum plus HCAS
Salary period
20/06/2021 23:59
Interview date

Croydon is a busy, exciting and diverse place to work. The borough has one of the youngest populations in London and continues to grow.

Croydon Health Services cares for local people at Croydon University Hospital, Purley Memorial Hospital and in clinics and people’s homes all across the borough.

We are a very close-knit and friendly organisation where everyone of our 3600 members of staff is valued. We strongly believe that our employees are our greatest asset and so through Listening into Action – our way of engaging staff - we empower everyone at any level to initiate and bring about real improvements in our care.

Join us and be a part of the team that is making Croydon proud.  #choosecroydon

Specialist Practice Students- District Nursing - Band 5

Are you a Registered Adult Nurse with a passion for Community Nursing ?

If the answer is yes then we have the perfect opportunity for you...

Croydon Health Services are offering sponsorship opportunities for Registered Nurses with previous Community Nursing experience to complete the Specialist Practice Course in District Nursing. 

We are looking for enthusiastic Nurses with excellent up to date clinical skills as well as a leadership qualities to undertake the course with a focus on advanced history taking, physical assessment and V300 Non Medical prescribing.

Successful applicants will undertake the course at South Bank University commencing September 2021 and be based in Croydon Community Nursing Teams. A one year fixed term contract will be offered and successful candidates will need to satisfy the entry requirements of the University as well as Croydon's selection Process.

Due to the nature of this role applicants are required to have a full UK driving license and a car to use for work purposes.



Trust IDCapital Nurse, LondonListening into Action (LiA)No smoking policyLondon Living Wage is a voluntary commitment made by employers, who can become accredited with the Living Wage FoundationPositive about disabled peopleImproving working livesAge positiveDisability confident employer

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

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information please contact

Anne Bell  Practice Educator via email