Band 5 Community Registered General Nurse jobs in Leeds

A band 5 community registered nurse provides a vital link between healthcare organisations, patients and their families.  Band 5 community registered nurse jobs in Leeds are based within a number of different healthcare organisations, including hospitals, clinics, hospices and patients’ homes. Band 5 community registered nurse employers in Leeds pay an average of £16.21 per hour.

The NHS continues to be one of the biggest band 5 community registered nurse employers in Leeds. Despite demand, the number of community registered nurses in the UK has reached an all-time low. As such band 5 community registered nurse employers in Leeds are always seeking experienced staff to place into the community.

Working as a Band 5 community registered nurse in Leeds involves providing patients with comprehensive, ongoing care. Typical duties may include checking a patient’s temperature and blood pressure, administering injections, the cleaning and dressing of open wounds, setting up and monitoring of intravenous drips.  In addition to these practical duties, a band 5 community registered nurse offers advice and reassurance to patients.  Occasionally, band 5 community registered nurse jobs may involve assisting doctors in more complex procedures.

Band 5 community registered nurse jobs in Leeds are open to those with a graduate degree in nursing and community nurse certification.  As well as these formal qualifications, band 5 community registered nurse employers in Leeds usually ask for previous experience working as a band 5 community registered nurse in Leeds, valid references and proof of permission to work in the UK.

As this role involves lots of direct communication with patients, a solid grasp of spoken and written English is essential. Most band 5 community registered nurse employers require a valid UK driving license. However, this is not always essential.  Working as a band 5 community registered nurse requires a compassionate but no-nonsense attitude.

Band 5 community registered nurse jobs in Leeds can be incredibly rewarding in terms of giving back to the community and directly helping those patients who need it the most. Band 5 community registered nurse employers in Leeds offer rates of pay which are above the national average as well as petrol allowance, performance related bonuses and free ongoing training.

As patients can often be located within different areas, band 5 community registered nurse jobs in Leeds can involve extensive travelling time which can lead to long working hours.  For the most part, working as a band 5 community registered nurse involves working alone without the benefit of company and support during the day.

Please Wait

Setting Up Alerts...

Please Wait

Logging you in...