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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 12/04/2021.

MCR and Citywide Clinical Lead/Nurse Consultant

Job Reference: 349-LCO-239-21

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Community Services
Harpuhey District office, Manchester
£53,168 - £62,001 per annum, pro rata

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 25,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of ten hospitals across seven 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.

Exciting opportunity to work at Manchester Local Care Organisation

In Manchester we’re transforming the way we work with people in our local communities to transform care and improve health. At Manchester Local Care Organisation - the new NHS and local authority partnership that is leading health and social care integration in the city – we are looking for a Manchester Community Response Clinical Lead who can drive that transformation and bring together health, care and other partners across areas of the city.

You must be a highly motivated, experienced and dedicated Advanced Clinical Practitioner with several years’ proven experience at a senior level who is enthusiastic about taking the service forward, having an interest in service improvement and development. You will be responsible for providing managerial, clinical and professional support and leadership to the teams.

If you’re ready to take on an exciting challenge of your career, and you have the relevant skills and knowledge to excel in this role, then we would be delighted to receive your application

By working better together, we believe we will be able to plan and provide better care closer to home. We’ll be able to support the people of Manchester to live healthier, more independent and fulfilling lives. We’ll help them to be part of thriving and supportive communities.

Manchester Community Response is a proactive suite of services with the primary purpose of maintaining safe, effective care within the community for those in crisis, those requiring rehabilitation or short term support to care for themselves and speeding up a return home after a hospital stay, providing wrap around health, social care and voluntary sector support to people where needed.

The North Manchester Community Response Team is currently looking for someone to clinially lead this transformation of care. You’ll be leading acute and community health, primary care and social care professionals who will be working together as one team. You’ll help them work collaboratively and inclusively with voluntary and community groups to empower people to take control of their care and improve wellbeing.

This role will:

  • Shape services to better meet the needs of service users
  • Ensure quality service delivery that meets operational targets within available income
  • Create a cohesive multi-professional team across organisational boundaries founded on mutual trust and respect


Manchester Local Care Organisation is a partnership between Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester City Council, Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester Health and care Commissioning, and The Manchester Primary Care Partnership.

If you would like to discuss this role further, please contact Carol Kavanagh Manchester Community Resposne Lead North Locality, 07866363152 or Emma Flynn, Locality Assistant Director, 07837325150 /

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameCarol KavanaghJob titleManchester Community Resposne Lead North LocalityEmail addressCarol.kavnaagh@pat.nhs.ukTelephone number078663631652

We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction in the first 3 months following start in post. The amount of £29.50(standard disclosure) or £47.50 (enhanced disclosure) If you wish to withdraw once a DBS application has commenced you will be still liable for payment.

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

We welcome applicants from the Armed Forces Community.

Please be aware that all roles at MFT(except Medical and Dental posts) are subject to a probationary period.

If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of the Recruitment Services by phone on 0161 276 6198.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system - TRAC systems. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to MFT transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

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