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Senior Community Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 6

Main area
Community Services
NHS AfC: Band 6
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Withington Community Hospital
£28,050 - £36,644 p.a.
22/01/2019 23:59

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 20,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of nine hospitals across six separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology, Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider

MFT is a major acute teaching Trust which is recognised as a centre of clinical excellence and provides a wide range of health services to the areas of South Manchester.

You will be required to work as part of a wider Health & Social Care team to provide complex nursing care to adults in their own home and in a variety of settings within the community. You will work closely with the MDT (Social Workers, GP’s and Allied Health Professionals) to ensure that patient care is properly co-ordinated and joined up and demonstrating a positive impact on our patients with the greatest risk of hospital admission.

You will enjoy the chance to develop new and existing clinical skills, as well as a range of training opportunities for personal development. We will be looking for proven leadership skills and the ability to work within and lead and develop more junior members of staff, as well as work autonomously.

You will have relevant community nursing experience and qualifications as set out in the job description. You will be an excellent communicator and be willing to work in an integrated way with our partners in health and social care. With patient centred care as your main focus, you will deliver our values and nurse with pride, respect, empathy, consideration, compassion and dignity.

The Community Nursing Day Service is a 7 day service with variable shift patterns between 8am-10pm. To join us, you will need to demonstrate a keen interest in the field of Community Nursing, together with a genuine desire to develop both the service and yourself. Due to the nature of the role, it is essential that you possess a full driving licence and have access to a car.

In return for your commitment, we show our care for our staff through excellent development and progression opportunities. This includes a comprehensive induction programme and to enhance your skills in your speciality, we also offer a range of internal and external courses.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Matron: Sue Berry on 0161 215 2019 or mobile: 07989 958 404
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