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Registered Nurse

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Band 6
Full Time
Job summary

The Integrated Community Services Division are holding a Nursing and AHP open day on the 24th May 2023 at Crompton Health Centre, 12pm - 6pm. All interested applicants are welcome and invited to attend this fantastic event, a great opportunity to meet all our teams and discuss your NHS career pathway.

Would you like to join us in the Admission Avoidance Team? We are a multidisciplinary team of expert clinicians who support service users in crisis to remain at home. We are looking for an inspirational Nurse who would like to further develop their clinical and leadership skills within a friendly and dynamic team.

You may be wanting to progress from a Band 5 role or looking to diversify your clinical experience within our fast paced and exciting team. You must be passionate about motivating and engaging staff to ensure the delivery of effective and efficient high quality care and be comfortable with change.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will work within a team consisting of Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Support Workers and Trainee Nurse Associates who operate 7 days a week between 08:00 and 22:00. As a Band 6 Nurse you will be expected to support the team to deliver a high standard of care through the demonstration of excellent clinical and leadership skills. You will be an effective team player who possesses high level problem solving skills and who can readily adapt to the changing demands of the service is essential.

As part of the role you will work very closely with the other teams within the Intermediate Tier to achieve our goal of preventing avoidable hospital admissions. Intermediate Care services are continually developing and this is an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of developing an essential service that is pivotal in preventing hospital admissions. The role will involve providing support to the oximetry pathway.

We are looking for people who share our core Trust values, which are:

'Vision, Openness, Integrity, Compassion, Excellence '

The applicant must be a driver with access to a vehicle for work purposes subject to the provisions of the Equality Act and have the ability to work flexible hours across 7 days a week.

About us

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust is an integrated provider of acute, intermediate and community health care serving the population of Bolton. This provides us with an opportunity for our services to work closely with our partners in primary care and the local authority to ensure a seamless service for our patients.

Here at Bolton our patients and people are at the heart of everything we do. We ensure our patients receive the highest quality of care and are guided by our trust Values. We are proud that our Trust is a centre of excellence formaternity, neonataland care for children, and that it has been rated as Good by the Quality Care Commission (CQC). This is in recognition of the patient experience and quality of care that our staff provide to patients. It is also supported by our Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professional Framework for Professional Practice.

The aims of this Trust are to improve the health of our people and provide the best possible care to the population in which we serve and ensure that our staff have joy and pride in their work. We are striving to recruit a workforce that reflects the communities in which we serve. Staff are valued and we can offer excellent opportunities for further training and development.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information regarding the key responsibilities of this role please see the attached job description. If you have any further questions regarding this role please do not hesitate to contact us via the information below.

So, if you are someone with the skills and abilities, and drive and determination to deliver excellent services for the benefit of our patients and their families, then we would love to hear from you.

You are encouraged to maintain your Covid vaccination status unless medically exempt and will be supported to access information and guidance, to inform decisions that supports vaccine confidence, protects yourself and patients.

Person Specification



  • Degree or equivalent in Adult Nursing
  • Current professional registration with NMC as Registered General Nurse
  • Evidence of CPD in related field of clinical expertise
  • Current accredited field work educator


  • Post graduate qualification in specialist field
  • Non-medical prescribing



  • Understanding of the Health & Social Care Integration agenda
  • Change management skills
  • Time Management skills
  • In-depth understanding of current NHS/government policy/Public Health/NICE guidelines



  • Assessment and treatment of a broad range of conditions relating to clinical speciality
  • Evidence of leading and implementing clinical change
  • Supervision and/or mentoring of staff/students.
  • Multi-disciplinary/multiagency collaborative working



  • Ability to communicate highly complex pathologies and diagnostic reasoning to all levels in the medical and non-medical field at the appropriate level.
  • Show initiative, enthusiasm and motivation for excellence and the development of self and others.
  • Able to work independently as lead specialist, demonstrating good leadership skills.
  • Able to work under pressure and constantly respond and adapt to frequent changes in circumstances.

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