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District Nursing Team Manager

North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust
Ponders End
£49,178 to £55,492 per annum inclusive of HCAS (pro-rata if LTFT)
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and experienced Senior Nurse with a District Nursing qualification, to join the community nursing team in Enfield.

The District Nursing Team manager is responsible for the health care management of patients in a particular geographical area, together with responsibility for the leadership and management of the team members in the area.

The post holder will be responsible for managing the team and working with the Caseload Manager to ensure the staff provides a model of high-quality holistic nursing care to patients in the community.

Also be required to contribute to meeting local and national performance targets. It is essential you are able to lead and implement change in order to continuously improve the efficiency and enhance Enfield's patient experience.

A key role will be managing patients with complex care needs and working with Hospitals to facilitate smooth transition of care into the community. This will include patient avoidance of admission to Hospital where possible and working closely with other multi-disciplinary teams.

To apply, you will need to be highly motivated, with drive, initiative and enthusiasm with commitment towards self-development. While evidence of collaborative teamwork, good team leadership and management skills are essential, you will be fully supported by the Area manager and Locality Lead.

Main duties of the job

Oversee the overall day-to-day management arrangements are in place, including covering of late shifts as priority on the rota for effective health care delivery to patients/users of the service.

To take a lead role in effective deployment and continuous skill development and skill mix of staff in delivering highest quality health care services.

Manage and take joint responsibility for Human Resource functions including participating in recruitment and selection process, appraisals, performance management and management of employee relation issues with implementation of policies.

Support Caseload managers to ensure team members are knowledgeable about expectations of performance and monitor performance and capability taking remedial action when required or referral to Operational Manager regarding any issues of concern

Leading and continually keep abreast of Clinical Developments and promote a continuous learning environment for all staff and students by ensuring participation with in-house Clinical and Mandatory training with the Practice Development Nurses in District Nursing service.

As an Independent non-medical prescriber, prescribe for clients with an existing diagnosis taking full responsibility and accountability for clinical assessment and management of patients and their prescribing decisions.

About us

North Mid is part of North Central London integrated care system - consisting of the NHS and Local authority organisations in Camden, Islington, Barnet, Enfield and Haringey. As with other ICS's, we are working increasingly closely with partners and indeed many of our financial and performance objectives are measured at this system level. Whilst all organisations remain as standalone, statutory bodies we have an ICS infrastructure for making shared decisions and agreeing shared approaches.

We are proud of our staff and want to ensure their training allows them to provide excellent clinical care. We are also a training unit for medical students from UCL and St George's University Grenada, and for nursing and midwifery students from Middlesex and City Universities.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Interpreting current Health and Social Care policy and influencing consequent local service developments through participation in steering and working groups etc. and leading implementation at team level.

Please see attached JD & PS

Person Specification



  • oDistrict Nursing Specialist qualification equating to first degree level
  • oHold current registration as an Independent and Supplementary non-medical prescriber with the NMC
  • oMinimum of 18months experience as a District Nurse Caseload manager/Team leader. Experience of coordinating and managing a team.


  • oLeadership development programme oManagement development programme
  • Quality Improvement Project

Employer details

Employer name

North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust


Eastern Enfield District Nursing Team

291, High Street,

Ponders End


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