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317 District Nursing Newcastle East
Band 7
Full time: 37 hours 30 minutes/week
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The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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317 Walkergate Clinic
£38.890 to £44,503 per annum
12/07/2020 23:59
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COVID-19 Vacancy Cluster Coordinator (District Nursing)

Band 7

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the most successful teaching NHS Trusts in the country. We have one of the highest number of specialist services of hospitals in the UK. With around 14,000 staff, the Newcastle Hospitals is one of the region’s major employers. We have a long-standing reputation for high quality clinical care with our staff’s commitment to excellence reflected in our consistent performance at the highest level. We are committed to being an “employer of choice” offering our staff superb benefits, looking after their wellbeing, and providing access to high-quality education, training, career progression and support which enables them to provide “healthcare at its very best – with a personal touch”.


We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment.  We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people’s race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under represented groups.

The opportunity has arisen for appointment of a Cluster Coordinator to work within the Newcastle District Nursing service to lead a locality of GP aligned District Nursing Teams. The role of the Cluster Coordinator is to operationally manage the teams whilst also being involved in strategic project work around service improvement and development. Working as a senior nurse you should have clear leadership skills, extensive clinical skills and experience of dealing with complex situations. You should possess a District Nursing qualification and have recent experience of leading a team. You would be required to work over 7 days across sites within Newcastle and work as a member of a wider team of Cluster Coordinators with an overview of citywide working. 

Interviews 23 July 2020

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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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Treacey Kelly