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Community Nurse Band 5 Salford

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata
Closing date
2 Jul 2024
Do you want to forge a better relationship with your patient and their family?Do you want to provide holistic care which is focused on your patient within their own home?Do you want to play a crucial role in an Integrated Primary care team?If the answer is yes to all of the above and you are highly motivated experienced nurse - we are looking for you to join our Salford Community District Nursing Team base at Swinton District Nurses

All staff will have a six week supernumerary induction period and support from the senior nursing team. Newly qualified staff will have a full preceptorship programme and qualified staffs that have not previously worked in the Community will have a mentor and a designated trainer to assist with the transition into the community setting.You will also benefit from personal and professional development including opportunities to undertake the Community specialist practitioner qualification, non-medical prescribing, leadership and clinical modules, and band 5 development programme.

Main duties of the job

The District Nursing Service provides care to patients and their families in their own homes and in a clinic setting. The teams are based at Lanceburn (inner city Salford), Broughton, Irlam, Swinton, Walkden and Eccles.

You will work with your own caseload with full support of your Team Leader. Your caseload will be varied to your skills and training requirements. It will have a variety of patients with health and social care needs. This can vary from simple and complex patient care to looking after people at the end of their lives who wish to remain at home. You will work closely with the MDT (Social Workers, GP's and Allied Health Professionals) to ensure that patient care is appropriately coordinated.

About us

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) provides hospital and integrated healthand social care services to over one million people living across Greater Manchester. Our 20,000colleagues 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 bydelivering consistently high standards of care and working closely with local authorities and keypartners. We believe in our power and potential to make a difference and we're always looking forpeople 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:

Person Specification

NMC registration


  • NMC registration



  • Degree/ diploma in nursing

Car Driver


  • Ability to travel to different geographical locations across the Trust footprint in line with service needs.


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

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


Lanceburn District Nurses

St James House


M6 5FW

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