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Hospital at Home Senior Nurse/ Flow Coordinator

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
23 Jul 2024
Hi, my name is Louise Lewis. I am a community matron working for Manchester Community Response services and we are looking for an experienced and motivated Band 6 Nurse to join our supportive, dynamic Manchester Community Response (MCR) Hospital at Home team at North Manchester.

The post will be based in B4 at North Manchester General Hospital which is part of our Manchester Community Response Service which also includes the Crisis Response team,Home Pathway, Reablement, Community IV team, Bed based Intermediate care, Pharmacy and Social care.

This is an exciting time to be part of our integrated multi-disciplinary and multi-agency service enabling patients to receive treatment in their own home whilst remaining under the care of a consultant.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work as part of the Hospital at Home Team to co-ordinate the admission and discharge of selected patients and be involved in the Rapid Response function of the service. The post holder will be working as part of a multidisciplinary and multiagency team and in collaboration with other services including hospital staff and community teams to facilitate the timely referral, assessment and appropriate discharge from hospital through assessment, care planning and integrated working responsive to patient needs.

The post holder will provide and/or arrange appropriate support and interventions in the community working closely with colleagues across all sectors. The post holder will provide specialist knowledge and clinical skills to ensure the delivery of high-quality safe care within the service and in the wider community and across the acute/community interface. He/she will actively participate in improving the service and will initiate and support future developments.

About us

MFT is one of the largest NHS Trust In England with a turnover of �2.6bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research, and innovation through the introduction of Hive our Electronic Patient Record system which launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our Green Plan which sets out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open, and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification



  • Registration with NMC


  • Knowledge of community working



  • Experience as a Band 5 in an acute setting


  • Working at a band 6 in an acute care setting



  • Evidence of good organisation and planning skills


  • Experience of working in virtual health care / telemedicine



  • Access to a car for work purposes and appropriate insurance

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


North Manchester General Hospital

Delaunays Rd


M8 5RB

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