Nursing & ODP Recruitment Event - 2nd Nov 2023 - Rochdale Care Org

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year Pro - Rata
Closing date
2 Nov 2023

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Operating department practitioner
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking to take your first step as a qualified nurse or ODP, within a supportive, collaborative Trust? Or are you already a qualified nurse or ODP and you're looking to enhance your skills and develop your career as part of a progressive team? If so, the Northern Care Alliance is the place for you!

Rochdale Care Organisation is part of the Northern Care Alliance, one of the largest NHS organisations in the country, so if you decide to join our NCA family as a Band 5 nurse, then the opportunities for growth and development really are endless.

Drop by Rochdale Infirmary on Thursday 2nd November 2023 to speak to our teams about our latest Band 5 Nursing vacancies - we'd love to meet you!Date: Thursday 2nd November 2023Venue: The Training Hub @ Rochdale Infirmary (Near Outpatients Entrance, Quarry Street)Time: 16:00-18:00To register to attend, please click Here

Main duties of the job

As a Registered Nurse you will be responsible for supporting your Manager in ensuring that our service users' needs are met through the delivery of high-quality care. As a centre of excellence, you will offer a person-centred approach to their independence and wellbeing and go the extra mile to ensure compassionate and personalised patient care. In return you will join a supportive team environment and be provided with robust personal development opportunities and an enhanced rate for your services in line with the Agenda for Change framework.

We are looking for enthusiastic and energetic individuals willing to get stuck in and hit the ground running. You'll be someone who works well under pressure, is a great team player as well as being self-motivated and able to work independently when needed. You will be a professional who truly understands the need for care, consideration and respect for our patients but can also apply these qualities to your team members.

About us

Rochdale Care Organisation is part of the Northern Care Alliance, one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. A place destined to be different. Rochdale puts co-operation and co-design at the forefront of its health and social care. This is the place with community based integrated care at its heart. Rochdale Infirmary, and the adult and children's community services across Heywood Middleton and Rochdale, consists of professionals from health, social and voluntary sectors. A place leading the way in life-enhancing, integrated care.

Job description

Job responsibilities

On Thursday 2nd November 2023, were inviting band 5 qualified nurses, ODP's as well as 2nd & 3rd year nursing & ODP students to explore our stands and speak to different services, wards and departments about what we do, and what we can offer your career.

In Rochdale, were leading the way in community-based, integrated care and helping keep people of all ages well in their own homes.Collaborative working has been key to our success, and one of the reasons we are the best performing area across Greater Manchester for ensuring hundreds of patients are discharged from hospital on time.

On the day we will have representatives from many specialties, as well as stands for NHSP and our fantastic Preceptorship Team.

This is a great opportunity to speak to the areas you are interested in joining and find out about our rotations, and what we can offer your career development.

A sense of ownership for your patients, a can do attitude and determination to deliver the best patient care is essential in departments that can have a massive impact on the patient experience. Our teams here are passionate about making the experience as patient focused as possible.

Our commitment to you
  • Nursing teams who are passionate about delivering high quality care.
  • Outstanding 12 month preceptorship programme (for newly qualified nurses / ODPs)
  • NMC / HCPC pin paid for the first year (for newly qualified nurses / ODPs)
  • Support and encouragement from a future focused senior nursing team
  • Flexibility, where possible we will support you with a shift pattern and contract that fits in with your day to day life

In line with the Trusts Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, sexual preference, disability, nationality, religion, marital status, social back ground or trade union membership.

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:

If you are an International Nurse without a current NMC PIN, please do not apply for this role. To find out more about the current international nursing opportunities available to you here at the NCA, please

Person Specification



  • NMC registered or studying towards



  • Experience in acute setting of delivering care either as qualified nurse or on placement as student nurse

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


Northern Care Alliance

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