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Sister/Charge Nurse - Transfer of Care

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
30 Nov 2023

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Band 6
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Nurse / Therapist to join an established, progressive and developing Oldham Integrated Discharge Team for an 18 month period.

You should be able to demonstrate the skills and knowledge of working within a multidisciplinary team setting, but equally have ability to work to your own initiative. Working flexibly between Health and Social Care you will provide specialist assessments for Home first , Discharge to Access bed base placements including intermediate Care & Palliative discharges on the Oldham site.

You will have experience and knowledge of community nursing, evidence of carrying out complex assessments and the management of a highly complex caseload, facilitating safe and timely discharge from a hospital setting and have knowledge and experience in dealing with palliative and end of life discharges. You will have the ability to effectively assess, plan, prioritise and evaluate care and workload efficiently, using resources appropriately. Deputise in your managers absence.

Dealing with rapid discharge and changes in relation to Covid-19.

Main duties of the job

The integrated Discharge team work collaboratively with the residential and Nursing home providers providing a trusted assessor service to reduce delays and improve patient flow. This will be an integral part of the role.

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

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 contact

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse / AHP - pin up to date


  • Degree level study



  • Substantial post registration experience in an acute / community setting


  • Experience of discharge co-ordination(facilitation)
  • Community nursing experience



  • Evidence of relevant Continuing Professional Development
  • Knowledge of Discharge policy , DOH guidance and legislation.
  • Knowledge and experience of the co-ordination of complex discharges including home first, D2A and EOL
  • Clear knowledge of the discharge process

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


Rochdale Infirmary

Whitehall St Rochdale


OL12 0NB

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