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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 08/03/2021.

Registered Nurse

Job Reference: 241-138B-21

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
Community Nursing
Castle Hill Centre, Bolton
£31,365 - £37,890 pa

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust was formed in 2008 and, in 2011, we became an integrated provider with community health services joining the trust. Covering a catchment area that also incorporates parts of Bury, Wigan and Salford, we deliver hospital and community based services from the Royal Bolton Hospital in Farnworth and from 20 health centres across Bolton, to a catchment population of 320,000 people. We have a CQC rating as good overall and we have some key areas of outstanding practice with an outstanding rating for being well led at every level.

Buildings, names and models of care have changed over the centuries, but one thing has remained constant and is prevalent among our 5,900+ staff members: the enduring commitment to providing the best health and care for the people of Bolton.

Will consider band 5 to band 6 progression post

Would you like to join us in the Admission Avoidance Team? They are a multidisciplinary team of expert clinicians who support service users in crisis to remain at home. We are looking for an inspirational Nurse who would like to further develop their clinical and leadership skills within a friendly and dynamic team.

You may be wanting to progress from a Band 5 role or looking to diversify your clinical experience within our fast paced and exciting team. You must be passionate about motivating and engaging staff to ensure the delivery of effective and efficient high quality care and be comfortable with change.

The successful candidate will work within a team consisting of Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Support Workers and Trainee Nurse Associates who operate 7 days a week between 08:00 and 22:00. As a Band 6 Nurse you will be expected to support the team to deliver a high standard of care through the demonstration of excellent clinical and leadership skills. An effective team player who possesses high level problem solving skills and who can readily adapt to the changing demands of the service is essential.

As part of the role you will work very closely with the other teams within the Intermediate Tier to achieve our goal of preventing avoidable hospital admissions. Intermediate Care services are continually developing and this is an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of developing an essential service that is pivotal in preventing hospital admissions.

We are looking for people who share our core Trust values, which are:

‘Vision, Openness, Integrity, Compassion, Excellence ’

The applicant must be a driver with access to a vehicle for work purposes subject to the provisions of the Equality Act and have the ability to work flexible hours across 7 days a week.

An informal webex session will take place on 1 March 2021 to invite any interested parties to join for an open, informal question and answer session about the post/team.  if you are interested in this contact for details

For further details / informal visits contact:

Emma Robinson

Team Leader     

Telephone number 01204 331155

The vision of this Trust is to be recognised by the people of Bolton and beyond as an excellent provider of health and care services and a great place to work. We are striving to attract, recruit and retain high calibre skilled staff which reflect our communities. We are an inclusive employer who trains and develops our staff in a positive learning environment. We aim to be consciously inclusive and therefore applications from all sectors of the community are welcomed. We would particularly encourage candidates from a black and minority ethnic (BAME) background and candidates with health conditions or impairments.

From time to time we may need to close a vacancy early when in receipt of a sufficient number of applications. If you are interested in this post and wish to be considered, we strongly advise you to complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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