District nurse jobs
We need district nurses for temporary, last minute placements across England and Wales. Thornbury district nurses can access work in community settings as well as one to one work with clients in their own home. You’ll need to work to our high standards and in return you’ll receive full professional support from us.
- A valid NMC Pin
- The ability to lead a team of community nurses
- Evidenced completion of ‘Specialist Practitioner: District Nursing (SPDN) and V100 or V150’
- A good understanding of the challenges and responsibilities of lone working
- A minimum of 12 months experience in the last 18 months, with at least 6 months recent experience conducting patient visits
- A willingness to work to our company expectations
District nurse positions with Thornbury Nursing Services
Thornbury Nursing Services, operating across England and Wales, has district nurse vacancies to fill urgent and temporary roles. We require experienced district nurses to provide care in patients’ homes and in the community.
Requirements for registered nurse jobs with us:
Thornbury Nursing Services takes pride in delivering high quality patient care, even in the face of challenging circumstances like last-minute shift placements. Our nurses maintain the highest standards of care, ensuring excellence at all times. To uphold these standards, we seek nurses who share our values and commitment to delivering exceptional service. Therefore, we have specific criteria for nurses interested in joining our team. Before registering with us, please ensure that you meet the outlined requirements mentioned at the top of this page.
Our district nurse jobs are available with various healthcare providers including GP practices, community health centres, and out-of-hours services. We work with both public and private healthcare organisations.
If you meet our requirements, register with us today to access competitive pay rates and excellent benefits as a Thornbury district nurse.
Requirements for our district nurse roles
At Thornbury Nursing Services, our district nurses uphold our commitment to outstanding patient care even when faced with last-minute assignments or remote locations. We seek professionals who share our values of excellence.
Before applying, please ensure you meet the requirements listed above to align with our high standards. This will streamline your application process.
What does a district nurse do?
As a district nurse, you’ll have a varied role which may consist of:
- Providing comprehensive care to individuals with complex medical needs
- Offering guidance and assistance to patients and their caregivers regarding their continuous therapy
- Handling of wound care
- Provision of end-of-life care for those in the final stages of illness and support for the families during this time
- Extending support to those coping with bereavement
- Promoting health awareness among individuals, caregivers, and local communities
- Facilitating referrals to external services through virtual ward systems, such as occupational therapy and social services
Why work as a district nurse with Thornbury?
We source roles for experienced district nurses in a variety of settings throughout the country, with high rates of pay and benefits. We offer:
- Competitive pay rates
- Reimbursement of NMC fees
- Coverage of travel expenses
- Annual flu vaccinations
- 24/7 nurse-led support
- Access to exclusive professional development courses
Upon registration, you’ll gain access to our user-friendly Quick Nurse platform to easily browse and book district nurse shifts that fit your schedule and preferences. Whether seeking part-time or full-time work, you’ll have the flexibility to choose shifts that accommodate your lifestyle.
Locations where we recruit district nurses
Thornbury Nursing Services places district nurses in major cities like London, Birmingham, Manchester, Cardiff, and smaller towns and communities.
Some roles may be in remote locations. Rest assured; we cover travel costs to facilitate your journey.
Ready to advance your district nursing career? Register with Thornbury Nursing Services today.
Frequently asked questions
You’ll need a minimum of 12 months experience in the last 18 months, working in an intensive care setting (general, cardiac, neuro or burns).
We have shifts across England and Wales. Just use the Quick Nurse app to browse based on your location and you will instantly find the closest shifts available.
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