This job has expired

Community Staff Nurse - Out of Hours

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per Annum (Pro Rata)
Closing date
28 Nov 2023
The post holder will work within the Central Manchester Out of Hours team

The post holder will participate in the process of the assessment of care needs, the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care.

In the absence of the Team Leader, the post holder will carry out all relevant forms of care and is responsible for maintaining agreed nursing policies, clinical standards for themselves and junior members of the district nursing team and monitoring compliance of practice with the above in accordance with agreed criteria

The post holder will be responsible for delivering immediate and continuing nursing care to patients within their own homes. The post holder will prioritise, assess, plan, evaluate and deliver all relevant aspects of nursing care to an agreed and expected high standard. He/She will work as a key member of the multi-disciplinary team and contribute to the processes that promote patient safety and qu

You will work closely with Out of Hours GP Service and the Integrated Neighbourhood Team to ensure that patient care is effectively coordinated, demonstrating a positive impact on our patients.To join us, you will need to demonstrate a keen interest in the field of Community Nursing, together with a genuine desire to develop the Service and yourself. Delivery of care in line with clinical governance frameworks.

Main duties of the job

RGN/RN ADULT, with current NMC

Registration or working towards

Evidence of recent CPD

Communication/assessment skills

Ability to action/care plan Ability to undertake clinical observations

Ability to deliver End of life/palliative care

Knowledge of long term conditions

Ability to work across organisational boundaries

Understanding of relevant local and national policies

Recent community experience Care of older people/people with complex health and social care needs

Car Driver essential

Self-awareness, Self-motivated, Team Worker, Innovative, Good time keeping, Enthusiasm, Empathy, Flexibility

About us

MFT is England's largest NHS Trust with a turnover of �2.5bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we've launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. If you are unvaccinated, there is helpful advice and information available by searching on the NHS England website where you can also find out more about how to access the vaccination.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification



  • RGN/RN Adult, With current NMC Registration or working towards.
  • Evidence of recent CPD


  • Degree or working towards
  • Mentorship qualification or willingness to undertake.



  • Recent community experience .
  • Management of patients towards end of life.
  • Care of people with complex health and social needs.


  • Supporting junior staff.
  • Management of patients with long term conditions.
  • leadership skills

Skills / knowledge & understanding


  • Communication/ Assessment skills
  • Ability to action/care plan.
  • Ability to undertake clinical observations.
  • Knowledge of long term conditions.
  • Knowledge of end of life care
  • IT skills
  • Ability to work across organisational boundaries.
  • Understanding of relevant local and national policies.


  • Research skills
  • Teaching skills
  • Management of self and workload.

Personal Attributes


  • Car driver essential
  • Self-awareness
  • Self-motivated
  • TEAM Worker
  • Innovative
  • Good time keeping
  • Enthusiasm
  • Empathy
  • Flexibility


  • Assertive
  • Confident
  • Articulate

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Withington Community Hospital

Nell Lane, West Didsbury


M20 2LR

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert