Community Staff Nurse Job at Northern Care Alliance NHS Group – in Oldham

Job Description

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group was created by bringing together staff and services from two NHS Trusts, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust. The sheer size, scale and potential of our combined service is huge. Together, we’ve a wealth of skills and resources to share and tap into and, a wide range of career paths for you to develop and explore. If you want to join a team of over 19,000 NHS experts in delivering high-quality, local care across Salford, Oldham, Bury and Rochdale and beyond – come and take your place with us.

Job overview

The Oldham community team cover all areas of Oldham visiting people at home and running treatment clinics. We are not just looking for ‘staff’ or someone to fill the numbers; we are looking for a new team member who wants to use both their excellent clinical skills and caring personality to make a BIG difference in this challenging yet rewarding setting.

District nursing provides opportunities to have a much more ‘hands on’ role within a patient’s recovery, building a therapeutic relationship with them. Successful candidates will bring their positive, can-do approach to care and we welcome individuals with ideas and a willingness to be involved in the innovation that is the integration of Health and Social care across the region.

Flexible working options are available and we’re happy to discuss this at interview.

Main duties of the job

Responsible for the assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of programmes of care, supporting the care of all patients

Assist in the management and organisation of work, ensuring effective communication is maintained at all times and will provide support for junior staff as required

Play a key role in the education, development, mentorship, supervision and assessment of all learners and unregistered staff

Undertake nursing interventions consistent with evidence based practice, transferring and applying knowledge and skills to meet patients’ needs

Work collaboratively with all members of the MDT and make referrals as appropriate

Provide support and care for the patient and his/her family respecting their need for privacy and dignity

Monitor the effectiveness of nursing care and adjust the programmes of care where indicated

Utilise highly developed clinical skills specific to speciality

Practice in accordance with the professional, ethical and legal framework for nursing

Working for our organisation

Oldham Care Organisation is part of the Northern Care Alliance, one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. The place where the world’s first IVF baby was delivered, Oldham is a town of pioneering firsts. Today, Oldham is responsible for delivering a range of acute and community health services across the local area and at The Royal Oldham Hospital. As a designated major trauma unit for Greater Manchester and one of only three vascular centres in Greater Manchester, Oldham is a specialist hospital for acute surgery and provides state-of-the-art onsite pathology services to the North West.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Successful candidates must hold a full, clean UK driving license.

Current NMC registration is essential

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website: www.careers.northerncarealliance.nhs.uk

Person specification


Essential criteria

NMC registration

Degree / diploma in nursing studies(or equivalent nursing qualification and experience)

Desirable criteria

Evidence of CPD

Mentorship Qualification

Experience and Knowledge

Essential criteria

Experience of working as part of a team

Evidence to suggest is able to plan and organise own work

Demonstrates evidence based clinical knowledge

Desirable criteria

Experience of using associated clinical systems


Essential criteria

Full, clean UK driving licence

We reserve the right to close the online vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post you are advised to complete and return your application form as soon as possible.

All communications to applicants will be via the email address provided on your application form and all further correspondence will be through email, therefore please ensure that you regularly check your emails after the closing date for this post.

You are advised to check Spam and Junk folders as emails can sometimes go to these folders. Although references are not requested until a conditional offer is made, we would be grateful if you could provide us with email addresses for your referees when prompted by the application form.

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If you have any queries please contact the Manager for this vacancy as detailed in the advert.

This organisation has signed up to the Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment. That means we will recognise your continuous or ‘unbroken’ service in any Greater Manchester local authority or NHS organisation, Transport for Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service or Greater Manchester Combined Authority; giving you access to our service-related benefits.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

About Company

Company: Northern Care Alliance NHS Group –

Company Location:  Oldham

Job Category: Healthcare Jobs, Health & Medicine Jobs

About Northern Care Alliance NHS Group -