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Nurse Practitioner - Bolton Kidney Care Centre

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata
Closing date
3 May 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Renal nurse
Band 6
Full Time
Salford Royal Hospital is a tertiary centre for Renal patients serving the West of Greater Manchester with inpatient, outpatient and in-centre haemodialysis.

There are 4 satellite dialysis units in this area - Salford Renal Unit, Bolton Kidney Care Centre, Wigan Kidney Care Centre, Oldham Kidney Care Centre and Rochdale Renal Unit

If you would liketo join a progressive, successful organisation, which has been highlighted as a Trust with an excellent track record in nursing care and is leading the way for hospitals across the country, we would like to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

Bolton Kidney Care Centre is looking to recruit a Band 6 Nurse Practitioner who is motivated and passionate about working within Renal Services.

You will need to have a proven record of experience in managing complex patients and development within a team, whilst displaying excellent leadership qualities and supporting more junior staff within the ward area to develop clinical skills. We are also looking for nurses with experience of managing a team where change has been implemented to improve patient experience. Band 6 experience is desirable but not essential. Applicant must be haemodialysis competent.

As a band 6 Nurse Practitioner on Bolton Kidney Care Centre, you will work together with the other Band 6 nurses to support the Unit Manager to deliver excellent care to our patients.

Time spent in the Renal Unit Short Stay will provide opportunity for training in chemotherapy, post op care and nurse led discharge. Venepuncture, cannulation and blood cultures competencies will also be completed

About us

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) provides hospital and integrated health and social care services to over one million people living across Greater Manchester. Our 20,000 colleagues care for people in hospital and in the community, working across Bury, Rochdale, Oldham and Salford, to save and improve lives.

As a large NHS trust we are committed to enhancing the health of our local population by delivering consistently high standards of care and working closely with local authorities and key partners. We believe in our power and potential to make a difference and we're always looking for people who demonstrate our three core values - care , appreciate and inspire - to join our team.

In return, we can offer you a job role with purpose and flexibility. The size and scale of the NCA means we can provide more challenge and opportunities so your career can always be moving in the right direction. By joining us you can also access a competitive benefits package, including, a fantastic annual leave allowance, flexible working opportunities and protected hours for health and wellbeing activities, helping you to achieve more personal downtime and a better work-life balance.

We are currently in process of updating our values. For the latest information around our values and behaviours, please visit our careers website:

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please note an NMC PRN PIN is not a full NMC PIN and would not fulfil the essential criteria for this role.

This vacancy is open to those who have a current NMC PIN to practice as an Registered Nurse or Midwife in the UK, or those who are currently enrolled on a course which means they expect to receive their full NMC PIN within the next 3 months.

The NCA can no longer accept applications from International Nurses and Midwives who are yet to complete all competencies needed to receivea full NMC PIN to practice in the UK as we have paused our OSCE programme indefinitely. To learn more about how you can gain a full NMC PIN to be eligible to apply for our vacancies in the future, please see the NMC website:

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:

We respect the value of difference. So, our aim is to employ people representative of the communities we serve. Regardless of age, disability, gender, marital status, trans status, pregnancy and maternity, race, sexual orientation, religion or belief, all are welcome.

We continually review our recruitment processes to ensure they are supporting us achieving an inclusive and representative team.

We recognise that many people find interviews daunting and the conventional interview approach, of unseen questions, often impacts performance on the day. We are therefore piloting sending interview questions, to candidates, in advance.

This vacancy is within one of our pilot areas therefore if you are invited for interview you will receive your interview questions in advance of your interview date. Feedback on this process will also be requested to help our teams understand and evaluate your recruitment experience.

Person Specification

Nursing qualification


  • Has a recognisable nursing qualification



  • Holds a recognisable mentorship qualification

Post registration experience


  • Post registration renal experience

Management experience


  • Evidence of involvement in audit & link nurse roles


  • Evidence of managing staff

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


Salford Care Organsiation

Stott Lane


M6 8HD

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