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Main area
Frailty & Admission Avoidance
NHS AfC: Band 4
Fixed term: 6 months
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (0800-2000 over 7 days a week)
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North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
North tees Trust wide
Lawson Street
£21,892 - £24,157 pro rata, per annum
Salary period
24/06/2021 23:59

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North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Nursing Associate

NHS AfC: Band 4

We are on a continuous journey of improvement and transformation , however our main priority is, and always will be, providing safe and high quality care to our patients every day; the kind of care we would want for ourselves and our loved ones. If you share our passion then apply for this opportunity and help us make our patients’ experience the best it can possibly be.

With a budget of around £270m, three hospitals and 5,500 staff, North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust provides hospital-based services to the population of Hartlepool, Stockton on Tees and parts of East Durham and Sedgefield as well as community, therapeutic and screening to a wider population across Durham and Teesside.


Job overview

The North Tees and Hartlepool Foundation Trust has an exciting new opportunity for a band 4 Nursing Associate (with relevant NMC registration).

The focus of these posts will be to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions and actively participate in the assessment and support of frail elderly people in community settings.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for Nursing Associate to provide compassionate and comprehensive supportive care to patients referred for management and support. Candidates will be responsible for planning and delivering care as part of a structured multidisciplinary service, utilising multiple methods of service delivery using both direct and indirect methods.

Experience of Community nursing would be an advantage, but is not essential.

The hours of work will be on a shift rota between 08.00 – 20.00hrs over seven days a week.

Working for our organisation

At North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust our main priority is, and always will be, to provide safe and high quality care to our patients every day; the kind of care we would want for ourselves and our loved ones.

We want our organisation to be the best place to work with the right staff, in the right roles, at the right time, to ensure we deliver exceptional patient care and experience.

We will support staff through providing an inclusive and supportive workplace with health and well-being initiatives, staff benefits and opportunities for personal and professional development.  Staff recognition is very important to us; as well as performance reviews and appraisals, we recognise staff through Star and Team of the month, colleague recognition – a note of thanks, Managers Awards, Shining Stars and Service Awards.

We actively encourage staff involvement with staff networking events and staff survey 

“Together we are North Tees & Hartlepool”

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The Trust offers a fully supported induction programme, annual appraisal and personal development plans. We also offer access to a variety of in house education and training programmes and University courses that will meet the service needs.

The ability to travel in the community is essential.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Nursing Associate
Desirable criteria
  • Community experience
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Caroline Fitzsimons
Job title
Operational Matron
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Telephone number
Additional information

Lynne Calder - 07786748116