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Community Staff Nurse - Evening Service

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
26 Sep 2023
We are the Bolton FT Out of Hours District Nursing Team who cover the whole geographical area of Bolton. We are looking to recruit Band 5 Staff nurses to join our dynamic, supportive and progressive team.

If you have no community experience or are newly qualified we have a full preceptorship and training package available. Similarly if you have community experience, preceptorship/training is still available.

This is a fantastic opportunity for individuals and provides a positive home/work life balance.

Main duties of the job

The hours available are for Evening Service and can be looked at individually to suit the applicant. The weekly hours available are 12 and 16 hours to be fully flexible 7 days a week, 52 weeks a year.

About us

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust provide services across the north west side of the Greater Manchester area ranging from hospital services in Bolton to community services across Bolton, Salford, Ashton, Leigh and Wigan. We are a progressive, expanding organisation with great ambition around improving quality, integrating pathways and delivering high levels of productivity. We have recently been re-awarded a CQC rating of 'Good' and ' Outstanding' for well led. The trust employs over 5,700 people and is committed to people and leadership development.

The Integrated Community Services Division provides a number of integrated and specialist community services across Bolton. The Division includes Integrated Discharge, Intermediate Care, Neighbourhood's (including Community Nursing), Falls and Frailty, Treatment Rooms, Diabetes, Endocrinology, Specialist Weight Management, Bladder and Bowel, Homeless support, Treatment rooms, Anti-coagulation, Community Neurology, Health Improvement, Allied Health Professionals and End of Life care.

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.

Please feel free to contact the Team Managers Pam or Jane after 5pm on 01204 462975.

Person Specification



  • First level registered nurse


  • Teaching/mentorship post-registration qualification
  • Diploma in health related area or equivalent experience
  • Non medical prescriber.



  • Previous District nursing experience.
  • Experience in Community Palliative/End of Life Care


  • Undertaking complex assessments and the planning and evaluation of care packages



  • Excellent communication both written and verbal
  • Team worker
  • Ability to work independently in community setting
  • Motivated to self develop


  • IT skills



  • Understanding of clinical governance framework and implications for practice
  • Understanding of NMC standards and implications for practice
  • Ability to problem solve and make clinical decisions
  • High clinical standards


  • Awareness of current NHS policy and organisational change



  • Flexible working - including ability to work as part of 24-hour district nursing service. Weekend and Bank Holidays on a rotational basis.
  • Car Driver
  • CRB Check

Employer details

Employer name

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust


Waters Meeting Evening Service

Waters Meeting Road



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