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Job summary

Main area
commmunity nursing
Band 5
Permanent: Seven day service with either five short shifts or long days.
Part time - 30 hours per week (Per annum , Pro-rata)
Job ref
Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Radcliffe Library
24/07/2024 23:59

Employer heading

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust logo

Community Nurse

Band 5

Job overview

This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Band 5 Community Staff nurse to join the  Radcliffe District Nursing Team , working flexibly over a seven day period to cover 08:30 to 17:00 Hours or long days over 08:00 - 20:30.

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 NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) provides hospital and integrated health and social care services to over one million people living across Greater Manchester.  Our 20,000 colleagues care for people in hospital and in the community, working across Bury, Rochdale, Oldham and Salford, to save and improve lives.

As a large NHS trust we are committed to enhancing the health of our local population by delivering consistently high standards of care and working closely with local authorities and key partners. We believe in our power and potential to make a difference and we’re always looking for people who demonstrate our three core values - care, appreciate and inspire – to join our team.

In return, we can offer you a job role with purpose and flexibility. The size and scale of the NCA means we can provide more challenge and opportunities so your career can always be moving in the right direction. By joining us you can also access a competitive benefits package, including, a fantastic annual leave allowance, flexible working opportunities and protected hours for health and wellbeing activities, helping you to achieve more personal downtime and a better work-life balance.  

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

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.

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.

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: 

This vacancy is open to those who have a current NMC PIN to practice as an Registered Nurse or Midwife in the UK, or those who are currently enrolled on a course which means they expect to receive their full NMC PIN within the next 3 months. Please note an NMC PRN PIN is not a full NMC PIN and would not fulfil the essential criteria for this role.

The NCA can no longer accept applications from International Nurses and Midwives who are yet to complete all competencies needed to receive a full NMC PIN to practice in the UK as we have paused our OSCE programme indefinitely. To learn more about how you can gain a full NMC PIN to be eligible to apply for our vacancies in the future, please see the NMC website:

We reserve the right to close the online vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post you are advised to complete and return your application form as soon as possible.

Person specification

community nurse

Essential criteria
  • NMC registration
  • Community Experience
  • IT skills
  • Coaching skills
  • Ability to travel to different geographical locations across the Trust footprint in line with service needs
Desirable criteria
  • Working autonomously
  • NCA trust values
  • Computer skills working with Systm one
  • Evidence based practice
  • Trust guidelines and policies
  • Team values
  • Transferable skills
  • Full UK driving license with willingness to use own car for work purposes


Essential criteria
  • V150

Employer certification / accreditation badges

NHS Pastoral Care Quality AwardFair Train work experience quality standard - gold standardVeteran AwareApprenticeships logoWorkplace Wellbeing Charter LogoArmed Forces Covenant Gold AwardDisability confident employerTime to changeStep into healthGM Good Employment Charter

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

Joanne Brockbank
Job title
District Nurse Lead
Email address
[email protected]
Telephone number
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