Clinical Lead Nurse

Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust


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Job summary

We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and dedicated Clinical Lead Nurse to join our Community Nursing and Therapy team in NN1 covering Fakenham, Wells, Holt and Sheringham GP Practices.

Main duties of the job

You will be responsible for supporting and managing the Norfolk Community Health and Care community nursing team, supporting quality clinical leadership and ensuring that high standards of care are delivered and maintained. This is a challenging role and requires resilience and the ability to problem solve quickly and effectively.

You will need excellent communication skills and must be prepared to work flexibly and collaboratively to meet the needs of the service. It is essential that you have evidence of professional competencies, and are able to effectively apply your knowledge and skills to clinical practice and the ability to share your knowledge with the team. A sound understanding and knowledge of the current drive to transform community services is an essential requirement.

This is a full time post.

About us

Norfolk Community Health and Care is going through organizational development and you will be expected to contribute to service and quality development of the domiciliary service, such as new ways of working and clinical audits. The post holder will receive support and development through in-service training, regular appraisals, a personal development plan and clinical supervision.

Apply now to join an organisation that has been awarded an Outstanding rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the highest possible rating and the first stand-alone NHS community trust in the country to be awarded the title.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To provide professional leadership to own professional groupTo provide clinical leadership within the locality.To work with, and deputise for, the Clinical Operational Manager as requiredTo oversee and monitor plans of care for all complex patients on the caseload to achieve quality of life and independence where possibleTo work within the integrated team to prevent unnecessary admission to hospital and facilitate early discharge form hospitalTo work with all health care professionals, and statutory/non statutory agencies to provide a seamless, integrated service to our service usersTo support Community Link Nurses/Case Managers by having 1;1s to review caseloadTo oversee that clinical supervision is occurring within the team and accurately recorded.

Person Specification



  • o1st level degree or equivalent in Nursing
  • oRN with current NMC registration
  • oMentorship preparation/ENB 998


  • oMasters degree
  • oIndependent/ supplementary prescribing qualification



  • oExperience of working at band 6 level within the community setting
  • oEvidence of good clinical and professional leadership skills

Skills abilities and knowledge


  • oKnowledge of additional specialist areas through in-house training & short courses
  • oExcellent communicator
  • oHighly motivated
  • oAble to provide high standards of care
  • oTact & diplomacy
  • oEmpathy & sensitivity
  • oAbility to manage stressful situations
  • oA team player
  • oWill be able to make own travel arrangements to patients' homes, clinics, base and meetings etc, as required.
  • oHave a good level of IT skills


  • oBe aware of Assistive Technology

Personal Atrributes


  • oAble to communicate effectively using the English language
  • oMust hold full and valid UK driving licence and have access to a vehicle

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust


Kelling Hospital/Fakenham Surgery


NR25 6QA

Employer's website (Opens in a new tab)

For help with your application, contact:

Carre Varley


Date posted

09 November 2021

Pay scheme

Agenda for change


Band 7


£40,057 to £45,839 a year per annum



Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations

Kelling Hospital/Fakenham Surgery


NR25 6QA

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