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Out of Hours Community Nursing Manager

Cheshire & Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
25 Nov 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen to appoint a dynamic, forward thinking team manager for the Out of Hours Community Nursing Team as a development opportunity for a secondment or fixed term of 12 months. The post is full time 37.5 hours per week at pay Band 7.

Based within the Countess of Chester Health Park, the Out of Hours Community Nursing Service is operational between the hours of 5pm and 8.30am 7 days a week.

Discussions regarding the successful applicant working flexible hours can be discussed at interview.

This is a key role in ensuring people within our care are provided with 24 hour, seamless community care. The team cares for people at end of life and responds to urgent healthcare needs in the out of hours period.

The successful applicant will have great leadership and communication skills, flexibility and resilience, be passionate about delivering care that is person-centred and will have experience of managing a multi-disciplinary team or service at Band 6.

Main duties of the job

To manage, lead and be accountable for the Out of Hours Community Nursing Service. To enable people to access appropriate and maximise their own, or their families' independence. Through partnership within the team and effective liaison with the Integrated Team Leaders to develop the Out of Hours Community Nursing Service to:

Effectively assess and support the urgent healthcare needs of adults and older people in the out of hours period.

Promote health, wellbeing, independence and choice.

Continue to develop demand management programmes, preventing avoidable admissions to acute care and facilitating early or timely discharge.

To maximise opportunities for local commissioning and promote inter-agency and multi-disciplinary working across other professional barriers.

To continually review the focus of activities to ensure alignment to core business, strategic aims and improved service delivery outcomes.

**We offer a relocation package of up to �8,000**

The relocation package is for anyone who would need to relocate in order to take up employment with Cheshire and Wirral Partnership.

To be eligible for the relocation payment, you must live more than 40 miles from the base/location of the post you are applying for and you would need to relocate to within 15 miles of the new base.

If this applies to you, please state this on your application so we can discuss this with you if you are invited to interview.

About us

CWP provides health and care services for local people, including mental health, learning disability, community physical health and all-age disability care - including the provision of three GP surgeries.

Our aim is to help people to be the best they can be, adopting a compassionate, person-centred approach to everything we do. We were recently rated as Outstanding for Caring by the Care Quality Commission with a Good rating overall.

We offer a variety of roles at all levels, so whether you are just starting out in your career or looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, CWP is the right employer for you.

CWP are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences.

CWP is proud to be an accredited Veteran Aware organisation helping to provide and share best practice in NHS care for our armed forces community. As a veteran aware organisation, CWP is committed to delivering on the principles of the Armed Force Covenant and has a 'Bronze' award with the MOD Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (DERS).

The trust offers a Guaranteed Interview Scheme to any armed forces community applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post and encourages applications from armed forces reservists or cadet force adult volunteers.

We welcome applications from people who have direct experience of accessing our services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please download a copy of the job description for full details.

Recruitment selection processes are based on competence (see Person specification) and values.

CWP recruits people that can demonstrate the Trusts Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment ,which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trusts Values and Behaviours which are the 6 Cs Communication, Competence, Courage, Care, Compassion and Commitment. A Guide to completing your application form can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trusts Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

If your disability meets the definition set out in the Equality Act 2010, and you can show that you meet the essential criteria described in the person specification for an available position, please answer YES to the question: Do you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme? Please also inform the team if you have any special support needs to be considered as part of the interview and selection processes.

We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for our Armed Forces community. Please answer YES to the question in the application form.

All new clinical support staff will be required to have completed or working towards the Care Certificate (CWP In-house 2 day training to be completed within 6 months of start date).

Please note applicants will be required to pay for their DBS check. Costs are deducted from salary following appointment.You are encouraged to enrol for the DBS Update Service. A small annual fee of �13 per year applies.

New entrants to the NHS will commence on the minimum of the scale stated above.

CWP encourages and supports all staff to become vaccinated against COVID-19.

Applicants are advised to apply early as if a large number of applications are received for this post we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the advertised date.

If you experience any technical difficulties or need help when making an application please contact our Recruitment Team on 01244 393100.

Good luck with your application. We hope to welcome you to Team CWP very soon.

Person Specification



  • A relevant Social Work, Registered Nurse or Allied Health Professional (e.g. Occupational Therapy) degree level qualification or significant experience of managing multidisciplinary teams
  • Current registration with a nationally recognised professional body relevant to the professional qualification held
  • Good level of post registration experience


  • Masters level qualification or equivalent short courses and/or experience.
  • A recognised management qualification e.g. MBA, DMS or equivalent management experience and training
  • Teaching qualification or significant experience

Knowledge and Expertise


  • Knowledge of social and care health legislation and ability to apply knowledge appropriately.
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of personnel/ human resource management issues e.g. recruitment and retention, performance management
  • Able to demonstrate a sound understanding of multi-disciplinary service delivery for adults, including health, social care and the voluntary sector.
  • Able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of quality assurance / performance management methods.



  • At least 3 years postqualification experience of working in a statutory Health or Social Care setting demonstrating increasing levels of responsibility
  • Experience of achieving positive outcomes for service users and the community through multidisciplinary and partnership working.
  • Experience of managing a team and supervising staff
  • Experience of budget management.

Employer details

Employer name

Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Bowmere Hospital

CoCH Health Park



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