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Community Staff Nurse - Central Manchester

Job Reference: J11-A-21-31384

NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers
Band 5

The post holder will work within a community integrated team as part of a multidisciplinary team that includes district nurses, Active case managers, and intermediate care home pathway nurses, physiotherapists and occupational therapists.

The post holder will be responsible for delivering immediate and continuing nursing care to patients within their own homes or clinic setting. The post holder will prioritise, assess, plan, evaluate and deliver all relevant aspects of nursing care to an agreed and expected high standard. He/She will work as a key member of the multi-disciplinary team and contribute to the processes that promote patient safety and quality of care in line with clinical governance frameworks.

 Gain competence in clinical skills to enable delivery of quality patient care within the service

 Take an active role in contributing to developing nursing practice

 Maintain effective communication internally and externally to the organisation.

Post holders will be expected to participate fully in their personal development and review process in order to achieve the knowledge and skills identified for this post.




 To take responsibility for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating evidence based care for patients.

 To provide ongoing nursing care and support to patients and carers, promoting the role of the nurse and clinical excellence.

 To identify patients whose conditions become unstable and liaise with doctors and acute services appropriately.

 To network with other professionals in order to co-ordinate a multi-disciplinary approach to care provision.

 To be responsible for multi-agency care documentation in line with current practice.

 To ensure that patients are able to make an informed choice about their current and future care needs. Ensure that care is patient centred and confidentiality is maintained in line with Trust policy.

 To prioritise own workload and work autonomously when necessary.

 To provide support, guidance and supervision to junior staff.

 To assess the level of ongoing nursing needs for people who may need long term care.

 To liaise with the patients GP to provide sufficient information for ongoing primary care to be provided safely and efficiently.

Please note that you will be contacted via e-mail throughout the recruitment process, so please check your e-mails regularly.

We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

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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