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Enhanced Intermediate Care
Band 5
12 months fixed term
36 hours per week
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Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Butler Green
£23,023 - £29,608
19/08/2018 23:59
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Community Staff Nurse – Intermediate Care and Enhanced Intermediate Care

Band 5

About the Trust

Formed in 2002, Pennine Care has grown to become a leading provider of community and mental health services.

Our vision is to deliver the best care to patients, people and families in our local communities, by working effectively with partners to help people to live well.

We provide services across six boroughs of Greater Manchester - Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside and Glossop and Trafford – with a combined population of more than 1.3 million people.

Our 6,000 community and mental health staff work tirelessly to deliver the very best care – and provide around 2.4 million patient contacts each year. We are privileged that some of the most talented and leading experts choose to work for us.

We consider ourselves lucky to be based just a few miles from the wonderful city of Manchester. If you’re looking to re-locate, there’s no GREATER place to live and work than MANCHESTER.                                                  

Our city offers an outstanding, yet affordable quality of life. Where else does vibrant nightlife and diverse culture meet the peace and tranquillity of the rolling Pennines?

Interviews will be held on  Friday 28th August 2018

Service/Ward/Department Summary:

This is an exciting opportunity for band 5 nurses.

We are looking to recruit Band 5 Community Staff Nurses for the Enhanced Intermediate Care facility at Butler Green in Oldham.

Enhanced Intermediate Care (EIC) forms part of the Oldham Urgent Care pathway and strives towards preventing acute hospital admission.
The Enhanced Intermediate Care philosophy is to provide holistic and highly skilled assessment and rehabilitation by an experienced multi disciplinary team.

This service provides extended community services to residents of Oldham.
The Urgent care response team provide community assessment and support and work closely with the ambulance services. The expansion of the team includes both ambulatory and domicilary IV services with Butler Green providing the HUB for the community services. The clinical staff offer advice and support to patients in the community and have addition skills to change enteral balloon tubes to enable patients to remain in their home. Staff work closely with the wider community services to provide unique care to our patients.

The extended team includes the transfer of care team and staff based within the Accident and emergency department. There is also an opportunity to in-reach into the hospital to improve patient pathway.

The service is provided 24 hours a day 7 days a week, flexibility and the ability to work shifts including night duty, weekends and bank holidays will be required.

Staff will be part of rotation to provide a Domiciliary IV Service within the Oldham Community.

Role Summary:

The post holders will provide high quality, skilled nursing care within the enhanced care facility in Oldham. You will be expected to participate in a holistic, ongoing assessment of care needs and to work unsupervised. You will also work in partnership with the therapy team and other members of the primary health care team.

Key Responsibilities of the Post:

• To deliver a high standard of care to patients within the unit.
• Participate in the ongoing assessment, implementation, development and evaluation of programmes of care in conjunction with the unit manager and therapists, patients, carers and/or other disciplines/agencies.
• To assist the patient towards self-care and maximise rehabilitation, advising on the principles of a healthy lifestyle through advising on the promotion of health and prevention of ill health and principles of rehabilitation.
• Effective communication with colleagues, patients, carers and other agencies working on behalf of the patient.

Key Requirements of the Person Specification:

• First level registration (Registered Adult Nurse).
• Current registration with Nursing and Midwifery Council.
• Demonstrate an awareness of delivering nursing services within a community setting
• Use or access to a car or suitable means of transport.

Interviews will be held on  Friday 28th August 2018

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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

Nicki Gill – Lead Nurse on 0161 716 2855

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