Community Staff Nurse Job at Northern Care Alliance NHS Group – in Oldham
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
Degree / diploma in nursing studies(or equivalent nursing qualification and experience)
Evidence of CPD
Experience and Knowledge
Experience of working as part of a team
Evidence to suggest is able to plan and organise own work
Demonstrates evidence based clinical knowledge
Experience of using associated clinical systems
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.
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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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Company: Northern Care Alliance NHS Group –
Company Location: Oldham