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Community Services
Band 6
Part time: 22.5 per week /3 days
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Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Wythenshawe offices Etrop court
£31,365 - £37,890 p.a. (pro rata)
Salary period
06/08/2020 23:59

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Senior Community Nurse

Band 6


Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 23,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of nine hospitals across six separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology, Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

-Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching

-Attracts, develops and retains great people

-Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider

We actively encourage applications from members of the Armed Forces community

We are Manchester Local Care Organisation - an exciting, new public sector organisation that is bringing together NHS community health services and social care services in the city. We’re driven by the aim of improving the health of local people in Manchester by working across organisational boundaries.

The first health and social care staff have been deployed to us from April 2018 and are now starting to work in new ways across the city. Our teams work as one in the neighbourhoods they serve – delivering and designing services in partnership with local people. We also provide key services that work across wider localities and city-wide. We believe that our pioneering approach will make a massive difference to the health of people in our city and we are looking for you to join our team and help us do this.

MFT is a major acute teaching Trust which is recognised as a centre of clinical excellence and provides a wide range of health services to the areas of South Manchester.

As a registered Community Specialist Nurse (CSP)  you will be required to work as part of our developing Neighbourhood team to lead and co-ordinate nursing teams to provide complex nursing care to adults in their own home and in a variety of settings within the community. You will work closely with the MDT (Social Workers, GP’s and Allied Health Professionals) to ensure that patient care is effectively co-ordinated, demonstrating a positive impact on our patients.

You will be working in a dynamic ,forward thinking and  friendly team here in Wythenshawe and will have the opportunity to contribute and develop quality improvement initiatives within the team .

You will enjoy the chance to develop new and existing clinical skills, as well as a range of training opportunities for personal development. We will be looking for proven leadership skills and the ability to work within and lead and develop more junior members of staff, as well as work autonomously.

You will hold the Community Specialist Practitioner Qualification, and have the relevant community nursing experience as set out in the job description. You will be an excellent communicator and be willing to work in an integrated way with our partners in health and social care. With patient centred care as your main focus, you will deliver our values and nurse with pride, respect, empathy, consideration, compassion and dignity.

The Community Nursing Day Service is a 7 day service with variable and flexible shift patterns . To join us, you will need to demonstrate a keen interest in the field of Community Nursing, together with a genuine desire to develop both the service and yourself. Due to the nature of the role, it is essential that you possess a full driving licence and have access to a car.

In return for your commitment, we show our care for our staff through excellent development and progression opportunities. This includes a comprehensive induction programme and to enhance your skills in your speciality, we also offer a range of internal and external courses.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 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

Jane Syson  - Nursing  Team lead - 07791347970/

Sue Berry Community Matron - 07989 958 404/