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Community Staff Nurse

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata per annum
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust is a dynamic integrated Trust with integrity and vision. Exactly the same qualities you'll see in yourself. Stockport NHS Foundation Trust aims to be the organisation of choice for patients and an employer of choice for staff. In order to continually improve all aspects of our patient experience, we rely upon having a highly skilled, motivated, diverse, productive and patient focused workforce.

Stockport Foundation Trust is one of four 'specialist' hospital sites in Greater Manchester. Being a 'specialist' hospital will enhance our general surgery, anaesthetics, critical care and emergency medicine for the benefit of people in Stockport, High Peak, Cheshire and across Greater Manchester.

Our values'Quality and Safety, Communication, Service'are at the heart of everything we do and come from our 'Your Health. Our Priority' promise. Every day they drive the behaviour and actions for every person in our organisation.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work within the Treatment Room Setting, to provide a first class service to the residents of Stockport.

We are looking for a flexible, innovative practitioner with a variety of clinical skills. The District Nursing Service provides care in patients' homes as well as residential homes and the Treatment Room caring for patients with complex needs and supporting carers.

The post holder should have good organisational and assessment skills be flexible and willing to cover the service Monday to Friday including Bank Holidays, between 08:am and 17:00.

About us

We hold a unique position in the Stockport community as the provider of healthcare and we are one of its largest employers.

We believe that the best organisations are those that reflect the communities they serve. We are therefore seeking to improve the diversity of our workforce to make it truly representative of our local population.

We actively encourage applications irrespective of race, age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage & civil partnership, or pregnancy or maternity. Recognising those communities that are underrepresented within our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from you.

If you require support with your application please contact a member of the recruitment team, who can discuss alternative application methods.

We recognise that flexible working is important. We take requests for flexible working seriously, consider any request we receive and try to work with you, so we can explore if your request may fit with the needs of the service.

Benefits we offer to you:

o Between 27-33 days of annual leave plus bank holidays

o NHS pension scheme membership

o Salary sacrifice schemes for lease cars, home electronics and more, to make your salary go further

o NHS Staff discounts

o Cycle to work scheme

oSalary finance - for loans, savings, budget planning and tips on managing debt

o Stockport Credit Union- for local financial advice

Job description

Job responsibilities

This post requires good communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to be adaptable, reliable and approachable. In addition you will need to be able to demonstrate up to date knowledge on relevant nursing issues with knowledge of Stockport Together and the integration of services in Stockport. The post holder will need to lone work, and be a car driver and have a car available for work.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing the Trusts policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately.

If successful this vacancy will require an enhanced DBS check at a cost of �41.90. This cost will be deducted from your first Trust salary

In addition to this it will be a condition of your employment that you will join the DBS update service and pay the annual subscription fee of �13.

Person Specification

Education & Qualification


  • Current 1st level registration with NMC
  • Grade C (or equivalent) in GCSE English


  • Diploma in Nursing Practice or degree
  • Evidence of Health related study at level 2/3
  • Teaching and Assessing Certificate



  • Demonstrate knowledge of current local and national health agenda and developments.
  • Awareness of current clinical issues in out of hospital care


  • Demonstrate an understanding of an implication of an issue which could impact on community service provision.



  • Delivery of patient care and working in a clinical area
  • Evidence of teaching and assessing students and junior members of staff.


  • Evidence of developing area of expertise eg Tissue Viability/ Frailty/ End of Life care
  • Experience of audit involvement in project work

Skills & Abilities


  • Effective time management
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Computer literate
  • Demonstrate an awareness of patient dignity and respect.

Employer details

Employer name

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust





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