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District Nurse - Sister / Charge Nurse - Out of Hours

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
25 Nov 2023
We're thrilled you're thinking of joining us.

We need people who share our excitement, embrace different ways of working and are able to work flexibly across organisational boundaries. We have an exciting opportunity for a Band 6 Nurses to join our community teams.

The Oldham community teams cover all areas of Oldham visiting people at home and running treatment clinics. We are not just looking for 'staff' or someone to fill the numbers we are looking for a new team member who wants to use both their excellent clinical skills, experience and caring personality to make a BIG difference in this challenging yet rewarding setting.

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.

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.

Our service is provided on a 7 day a week basis 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 licence and have access to your own vehicle.

Main duties of the job

You will be responsible for the assessment of patient care needs and development, devising, implementing and evaluating programmes of care, both for a specific group of patients as the named care provider and in supporting the care of all patients. You will work within a Multi-Disciplinary Team in the Community. You should be expert in all areas of service delivery ensuring effective communication is maintained at all times. The post holder will be responsible and accountable for the effective management of the caseload and have line management responsibility for members of their caseload team and effectively utilise nursing skills and resources to provide high quality service to all clients and carers.

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:

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

In line with the Trust's Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, nationality, religion, marital status, social background or trade union membership.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse with current NMC registration (Adult)

Essential Qualifications


  • Degree/Diploma in nursing studies (or equivalent nursing qualification and experience)
  • Community Specialist Practitioner Qualification
  • Evidence of continued professional development
  • Evidence of involvement in teaching


  • Prescribing qualification or willingness to undertake

Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Demonstrates evidence based clinical knowledge
  • Competent IT Skills
  • Communicates succinctly, clearly and accurately both verbally and in writing
  • Be an effective team member who is able to relate to colleagues at all levels of the Trust with tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to coordinate your workload and supervise members of the team, ensuring high quality, safe and effective patient care


  • Experience of the use of clinical systems
  • Demonstrate initiative to proactively problem solve with a solution focus
  • Ability to use reflective practice, to continuously improve the standard of patient care

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


Out of Hours - Oldham Community

Horton House



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