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Community Staff Nurse

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
26 Nov 2023
An exciting opportunity has arisen in our Community Nursing Teams.

The Oldham community District Nursing teams work across the 5 locations in Oldham. We are not just looking for 'staff' or someone to fill the numbers we are looking for new team members who wants to use both their excellent clinical skills and caring personality to make a BIG difference in this challenging yet rewarding setting.

Welcoming you into our community

As an autonomous registrant working across the Oldham community you will be a confident nurse professional with the ability to make swift, well considered decisions when needed.

We are looking for enthusiastic and energetic individuals, who work well under pressure. A sense of ownership for your patients, a 'can do' attitude and determination to deliver the best patient care in a variety of home environments is essential in a service that is all about enabling the patient.

Our service is provided with weekends being distributed across the team, therefore weekend working will be a part of the role. You must be the holder of a current, clean UK driving license and have access to your own vehicle

Main duties of the job

Adult community nursing provides opportunities to have a much more 'hands on' role within a patient's recovery, building a therapeutic relationship with them. Successful candidates will bring their positive, can-do approach to care and we welcome individuals with ideas and a willingness to be involved in the innovation that is the integration of Health and Social care across the region.

Our commitment to you
  • A supportive leadership team who will work hard to make sure you have what you need to perform at your best
  • Career development/training options
  • Community specific training support from dedicated practice based educators with specialist training such as end of life care.
  • Support for your health and wellbeing.
  • Newly Qualified nurses will be supported with both a corporate preceptorship and thorough local induction

About us

Oldham Care Organisation is part of the Northern Care Alliance, one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. The place where the world's first IVF baby was delivered, Oldham is a town of pioneering firsts. Today, Oldham is responsible for delivering a range of acute and community health services across the local area and at The Royal Oldham Hospital. As a designated major trauma unit for Greater Manchester and one of only three vascular centres in Greater Manchester, Oldham is a specialist hospital for acute surgery and provides state-of-the-art onsite pathology services to the North West.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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:

In line with the Trusts Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, religion, marital status, social back ground or trade union membership. However, as members of ethnicity minority groups and individuals with disabilities are currently under-represented at this level of post, we would encourage applications from members of these groups. Appointment will be based on merit alone.

Our overseas OSCE programme is currently under review therefore unfortunately we are not in a position to support internationally trained nurses with the NMC registration process. If you are an internationally trained nurse, your application will only be considered if you have completed your OSCE and have had your UK NMC registration confirmed.

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 contact

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse with current NMC registration
  • Evidence of Degree/Diploma in nursing studies


  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Evidence of mentorship qualification

Skills and knowledge


  • Evidence of good IT skills
  • Be an effective team member


  • Experience of the use of clinical systems
  • Demonstrate the initiative to proactively problem solve with a solution focus

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


Horton House

Hamilton Street



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