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Adult Community Nursing Team
Band 5
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (5 days out of 7 per week)
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Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Bury Care Organisation, Windsor House
£28,407 - £34,581 pro rata
Salary period
11/06/2023 23:59

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Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust logo

Community Staff Nurse - Band 5

Band 5

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) brings together staff and services from the former Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust. The sheer size, scale and potential of our combined service is huge. Together, we’ve a wealth of skills and resources to share and tap into and, a wide range of career paths for you to develop and explore. If you want to join a team of around 20,000 NHS experts in delivering high-quality, local care across Salford, Oldham, Bury and Rochdale and beyond – come and take your place with us. 

Job overview

This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Band 5 Community Staff Nurse to join the Adult Community Nursing Team, working flexibly over a seven day period to cover 08:00 to 20:00 hours.

You should have excellent communication skills as this role is key working within the integrated neighbourhood team of co-located health and social care teams.

Main duties of the job

We are part of a dynamic, integrated Health and Social multidisciplinary team delivering high quality care, advice, and support and monitoring to patients, their families and staff within the community settings.

You will be involved with the development of INT working and leading on new initiatives to prevent admissions and facilitate discharge. You will work under the direction and supervision of the team leader to provide care to patients with complex and non-complex needs with the aim of promoting independence and self-management.

Working for our organisation

The Northern Care Alliance (NCA) is one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. Launched in April 2017, the NCA serves over one million people across Greater Manchester and employs over 19,000 healthcare professionals across Bury, Rochdale, Salford and Oldham. The sheer size, scale and potential of our combined service is huge. At the NCA, we can offer groupwide, flexible multi-site opportunities, as part of our connected, integrated and engaged team. We believe in saving and improving lives and are passionate about driving forward significant improvements to the provision of safe, high-quality integrated health and social care to our local community. If you share our vision, take your place with us.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

You’ll be supported by an expert team in an environment where training and development opportunities are actively encouraged in order to meet the clinical needs of the role. We offer a comprehensive induction programme and you will be appraised on a yearly basis with a view to developing your knowledge and skills where appropriate.

Our overseas OSCE programme is currently under review therefore unfortunately we are not in a position to support internationally trained nurses with the NMC registration process. If you are an internationally trained nurse, your application will only be considered if you have completed your OSCE and have had your UK NMC registration confirmed. 

In line with the Trust’s Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, religion, marital status, social back ground or trade union membership.

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: 

If you are an International Nurse without a current NMC PIN, please do not apply for this role. To find out more about the current international nursing opportunities available to you here at the NCA, please contact

Person specification

Registered General Nurse Adult

Essential criteria
  • Current NMC Registration

V150 nurse prescribing

Desirable criteria
  • V150/V300 Non Medical Prescribing

Knowledge and Skills

Essential criteria
  • Demonstrate evidence based clinical knowldge
  • Effective communication skills
  • IT skills
  • Proactive problem solving

Community Experience

Desirable criteria
  • Community experience

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Apprenticeships logoDisability confident employerWorkplace Wellbeing Charter LogoInclusive Top 50 LogoStep into healthFair Train work experience quality standard - gold standardVeteran AwareArmed Forces Covenant (Silver Award)

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.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Alison Owen
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DN Lead
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