Community Senior Registered Nurse

Manx Care
£35,505 to £47,919 a year
Closing date
13 Jun 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Would you love to work in a stunning location, somewhere that offers great career development and where you can achieve a great work-life balance? Are you passionate about a career in Community Nursing? If so, join our District Nursing team as a Community Senior Registered Nurse! Our terms and conditions are not Agenda for Change however our pay bands equate to the UK NHS bands and have advantageous pay scales.

Main duties of the job

To manage a designated caseload of patients within the district nurse team. Is professionally accountable for clinical decision making regarding those patients on the designated caseload/s. To provide clinical leadership to the team, supporting both the District Nurse Team Leader and Junior Team Members. To manage the DN team and deputise in the absence of the District Nurse Team Leader. To undertake comprehensive assessments of the physical, psychological and social care needs of patients, including needs of carers. To provide individualised and person centred care plans that meet the persons health needs and that will facilitate care at home and prevent hospital admissions. To deliver safe, high quality nursing care to patients within their own home that is based on principles of best practice and current clinical evidence. To act as the patients advocate and facilitate the patients own choices with regards to nursing care, promoting independence and self-care where appropriate. To work autonomously, delivering care as a lone worker, using own initiative and with the responsibility to review care at each visit. To work closely with medical and paramedical personnel and other nursing service e.g. health visitors, hospital nurses, liaison nurses, hospice nurses, community psychiatric nurses, Long Term Condition Co-Ordinators and specialist nurses. To undertake the assessment of the immediate needs of new referrals received into the team.

About us

By joining Manx Care on the Isle of Man youll be stepping away from NHS pressures and demands, as the Islands healthcare system is similar but separate to the UK NHS. We provide lots of opportunities for professional learning and CPD, this includes use of our well-resourced education and training centre. At many of our locations youll have access to free on-site car parking. People who relocate here can also get a refund on their National Insurance contributions for the first year of living here. In addition, we offer generous relocation packages for most of our roles! On the Isle of Man you can benefit from great lifestyle opportunities, a safe environment and great schools. Manx residents benefit from lower tax rates compared to most countries in the EU.

Job description

Job responsibilities

About the role and our team

Are you passionate about a career in Community Nursing? If so, join our District Nursing team as a Community Senior Registered Nurse!

In this role, you will be delivering skilled and evidence-based care to patients who can often have highly complex needs. You will be working closely with the multi-disciplinary team to provide and facilitate care to patients and their families, working to support people in their own homes to meet their individual needs and avoid hospital admissions.

As a Senior Registered Nurse, you will play an integral role in leading, supporting and developing staff within your team in preparation for the changes ahead.

A key responsibility of this role is the management of a delegated caseload of patients, providing care in a range of settings including patients’ homes, residential homes and nurse-led clinics. You will also have the opportunity to manage the team in the absence of the Lead Nurse.

This is a great opportunity for a Registered Nurse with a Specialist Practice Qualification in District Nursing. If this role sounds interesting to you, we would love to hear from you!

What can this role offer me?
  • By joining us you’ll be stepping away from NHS pressures and demands, as the Island’s healthcare system is similar but separate to the UK NHS
  • Developing our team to be the best they can be is important to us and we actively support your own personal career goals, aspirations and development
  • We offer competitive salaries which tend to be higher than UK salaries with opportunities for annual pay increases for many roles. We offer shift allowances of:
    • Time + 30% for work after 8pm
    • Time + 60% for work on Sundays and Bank Holidays
  • You will enjoy generous annual leave entitlement of 27 days and 10 public holidays
  • For candidates not on the Isle of Man we will reimburse your interview expenses and give you a relocation package of up to �7,000 to get you, your things and your family to the island. You will also be eligible for housing assistance to help contribute towards your mortgage or rent on the island
  • For those relocating or returning to the island you will receive a refund on your national insurance contributions made in your first year, this could be up to �4,400!
  • Great on site facilities and free car parking

About the Island and relocating

Here you can enjoy a fantastic quality of life, and an excellent work-life balance! There are plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities so if you like walking, mountain biking, sailing or kayaking, you’ll have lots of places to explore!

There are also lots of great cafes, bars and restaurants, and you can enjoy the Island’s real sense of community. The island is well connected to the UK, and you’ll also benefit from low income tax rates (20% maximum rate).

If you are relocating or returning to the Island, you can also benefit from the National Insurance Holiday Scheme, which allows you to apply for a refund on your NI contributions for your 1st year of living here. To see how this scheme could benefit you, and to find out more about relocating to the Isle of Man, visit

A relocation package of up to �7,000 based on receipts is available for this role. Housing Assistance is also available where the Department will pay the difference between your current mortgage/rent bill, and that of your new accommodation on the Isle of Man, up to a maximum of �250 per month.

Additional information

A full valid driving licence and access to your own vehicle is required for this role. A uniform will also be provided.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse with Current NMC Registration.
  • SPQDN.
  • Please download the Job Description and Person Specification to see full details of the skills, experience and attributes required for this role.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Employer details

Employer name

Manx Care


Crookall House

Demesne Road


Isle of Man


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