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Community Nurse - Scottish Borders

  • Posted: 7 Oct 2021
  • Medical & Health Affairs
  • Scottish Borders
  • United Kingdom

About the job

Job Title: Nutricia Homeward Enteral Nurse

Location: Scottish Borders and Lothian 

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday with occasional out of hours telephone triage cover 

Salary:  Competitive/ Benefits include double matched pension, private healthcare, company vehicle, lunch allowance and a fantastic flexible benefits package!



About you

We are looking for an NMC registered Nurse to join our team of Nutricia Homeward Enteral Nurse's in Scottish Borders & Lothian. This is a community-based role working with both Adults and Children.


As autonomous practitioners on the road, you will provide dedicated enteral feeding care to patients in the comfort of their own homes.

You will provide training to support safe and speedy hospital discharges, provide regular reviews and trouble shooting advise to help prevent unneeded hospital stays including tube changes. You will also provide training to healthcare professionals to keep them up to date with the latest safe practice in relation to tube feeding.


  • You will have excellent communication skills to confidently liaise with Patients, Families and HCP’s
  • Be independent, self-motivated and able to manage your own diary with minimal supervision.
  • Be a registered Nurse (RGN, RSCN or RNLD) with at least 2 years post qualification experience
  • PEG experience an advantage, but full training provided
  • Competent in the use of technology
  • Have a full clean driving licence


This role offers:

  • Competitive salary and bonus
  • The ability to manage your own diary and time to ensure our patients receive the highest standards of care
  • The opportunity to work in the community where no two days are the same!
  • Bupa Private Medical Insurance & Health cash plan
  • Company Car
  • Comprehensive Flexible Benefits Package
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (holiday buy/sell available)
  • A fully supported blended learning induction programme, including RCN accredited Enteral Specialist Care learning modules
  • A rich CPD programme spanning both clinical and non-clinical competencies to support continuous professional development and contribute towards NMC re-validation


About us


Danone is embarking on an exciting global transformation to its strategy and organisational set up and we want you to be part of that journey! The importance of eating and drinking healthy nutritional products is stronger than ever and the chance to adapt and evolve through digital transformation is upon us. We want to embrace these opportunities to build a more agile, integrated and synchronised organisation powered by our people. ​

We are a leading food and drink company with a fast-growing health-focused portfolio. With over 100 years of expertise, we care about every product we make, and we care equally about how we make them. We operate at 5 production sites as well as offices in the UK & Ireland- led by our people who power everything we do and are key to our success. We are a team of 2000+ Danoners, part of a 100,000 strong global family.​

Danone is a people powered business, characterised by trust.  We value output and personal contribution, enabling ‘Danoners’ to be their most energised, healthy and productive selves. In working our way, we recognise that work and home life are blended and that it is output that matters, meaning that value creation can be generated from any location in mainland UK, balancing the nature of your role, the business and stakeholder needs. ​

Our brands include; Volvic, Evian, Harrogate, Activia, Alpro, Actimel, Nutricia, Aptamil and Cow & Gate.

We offer a competitive package including a double matched pension, annual bonus, private healthcare, life assurance and product vouchers. You will also be entitled to opt into a range of flexible benefits which you can pick to suit your lifestyle. 
Our mission and values guide how we behave, our flexible ways of working, how we connect with our communities and how we grow & develop our people. This is reflected in our employee offer; for example, our health & wellbeing programme, sponsored volunteering opportunities and in how individuals are enabled to drive their own development.


What’s Next:

If you are a Registered Nurse looking to specialise in the community, don’t hesitate to click the link to apply and our Recruitment Manager will be in touch.

You can find further details about us, and other potential roles at www.danone.com.