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District Nursing Sister/Charge Nurse

Employer
Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Rochdale
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro-rata
Closing date
4 Jul 2024
An exciting opportunity has become available to provide nursing care to patients within the community environment and plan the workload for junior staff and support the team leader.

To work under the direction of the Integrated Team leader and to be responsible for assessment and management of the health needs of an identified population including end of life care and patients with long term conditions and/or complex nursing needs.

Main duties of the job

To provide nursing care to patients within the community environment and plan the workload for junior staff and support the team leader.

To participate in the delivery of nursing care and support to clients within the community setting and have the necessary confidence and competence to work autonomously.

To work under the direction of the Integrated Team leader and to be responsible for assessment and management of the health needs of an identified population including end of life care and patients with long term conditions and/or complex nursing needs.

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.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will participate in the delivery of nursing care and support to clients within the community setting and have the necessary confidence and competence to work autonomously.

To work under the direction of the Integrated Team leader and to be responsible for assessment and management of the health needs of an identified population including end of life care and patients with long term conditions and/or complex nursing needs.

To support and wherever possible maintain patients in their own preferred place of care, promoting self-care enabling them to maximise their independence and optimise their quality of life 7 days per week throughout the year.

Maintain close liaison with all agencies and professions involved in client care and support, involving the client and his family in all discussions and decision making

To act as Key worker and coordinate care for patients requiring Long Term Condition, management or End of Life Care at home.

Maintain close liaison with all agencies and professions involved in client care and support, involving the client and his family in all discussions and decision making.

Plan duty rosters, ensuring that appropriate level of cover is available to maintain client safety, and carry out the required nursing and care procedures.

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:www.careers.northerncarealliance.nhs.uk

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

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: https://www.nmc.org.uk/registration/joining-the-register/register-nurse-midwife/trained-outside-uk/how-to-guide/

We reserve the right to close the online vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post you are advised to complete and return your application form as soon as possible.

Person Specification

Registration

Essential

  • Registered Nurse
  • Community Specialist Practitioner degree


Qualifications

Essential

  • Up to date professional portfolio demonstrating evidence of reflective practice
  • Ability to travel to different geographical locations across the Trust footprint in line with service needs


Desirable

  • Full UK driving license with willingness to use own car for work purposes.


Knowledge, Skills, Training and Experience

Essential

  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to plan and organise own work
  • Aptitude to work cohesively within a team
  • Computer literacy skills Awareness of community working and care pathways
  • Post Registration experience.
  • V150 prescribing.
  • Leg Ulcer Management qualification
  • Good interpersonal skills Leadership potential
  • Management of change Relevant Community experience


Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Rochdale Infirmary

Whitehall Street

Rochdale

OL12 0NB

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

236-RCO-NM361-24

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