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Community Staff Nurse

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per Annum(Pro Rata)
Closing date
1 Dec 2023
A fabulous opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and dynamic staff nurse to join our dynamic and friendly District Nursing in Trafford

We at Trafford Local Care Organisation (TLCO) bring together NHS Community Health Services and adult social care services . As Integrated Neighbourhood teams, we are driven by the aim of improving the health of local people in Traffiord by working across organisational boundaries.

As a registered general nurse, you will be required to work as part of ourDistrict Nursing Service, providing skilled nursing care to adults in their own home and in a variety of settings within the community. You will work closely withGP services and the Integrated Neighbourhood Teams, to ensure that patient care is effectively coordinated and demonstrating a positive impact on their life.We will be looking for proven leadership skills and the ability to work within a team as well as work autonomously. You will be an excellent communicator and be willing to work together with colleagues with colleagues as a part of the wider health and social care team.

Main duties of the job

To join us, you will need to demonstrate a keen interest in the field of Community Nursing and a desire to be a part of an integrated neighbourhood offer. Whilst community experience would be an advantage we are looking to recruit individuals who have relevant transferable skills and are keen to develop their career in the community setting. This post requires effective communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to be adaptable, reliable and approachable. You will have a sound knowledge of recent changes within the NHS and knowledge of the political drivers to provide care closer to home as part of a 'one Team' approach.

In return to your commitment, we will show our care for our staff through excellent development and progression opportunities. This include a comprehensive induction program and to enhance your skills in your specialty. We also offer a range of internal and external courses. You will enjoy the chance to develop new and existing clinical skills as well as a range of training opportunities for personal development.

Travel is an essential part of this role it is essential that you possess a full driving license and have access to a car.

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



  • Full driving Licence and car owner (2)


  • NMC register adult nursing (4)

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


TLCO Central DN Service

3rd Floor Waterside


M33 7ZF

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