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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/11/2019.

Community Staff Nurse - Oldham Community

Job Reference: 236-OCOM-N162-2019-E

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
Community Staff Nurse
Oldham Borough, Oldham
£24,214 - £30,112

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) unites five local hospitals to deliver high quality care across the North East of Greater Manchester.

The Alliance provides the benefits of scale but delivers this locally through multiple hospital sites which make up four new Care Organisations – Bury/Rochdale, North Manchester, Oldham and Salford. Using our mantra of ‘Saving lives, Improving lives’, the aim is for our Care Organisations to work closely with the communities they serve to deliver safe, high quality and reliable care, which are trusted, connected and pioneering.

Our Care Organisations are designed to operate within our group arrangement of hospitals, community and healthcare services which bring together over 17,000 staff and the services of The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust and Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust. Our size and geographical reach means we are creating an environment each individual will be inspired and empowered by to be the best they can be. This is a really exciting time to join our new team.

Community Staff Nurses

An opportunity has arisen for community staff nurses to work in District Nursing as part of our integrated health & social care teams. The vacancies are at various locations across Oldham.

Health and Social Care integration is moving at a pace in Oldham and we are looking for Community Staff Nurses to join one of our 5 cluster teams. Do you have an innate passion for supporting community services to transform in line with the governments Health & Social Care agenda. We are not just looking for ‘staff’; we are looking for someone who wants to use their skills, along with personality to make a BIG difference in a challenging but rewarding setting.

The successful applicant will be responsible for providing skilled nursing care in a variety of settings, and will be part of an innovative integrated team.

We are looking for a trained nurse who is patient and community focused, with excellent communication skills. If you identify with our vision and enjoy working in partnership with the local community come and join us.

Service Summary

  • Community/District Nursing
  • Adult service from 18 years providing nursing care to adults within the community setting.
  • Community Nursing has a 24 hour continuing responsibility for planned care.
  • The day service is Sector based across 5 community cluster teams across Oldham.
  • The hours of work are 7.5 hours per day between 8.00am to 6.00pm on any 5 days out of 7, depending on the needs of the service
  • There is some weekend and Bank Holiday working as part of the post

Are you dynamic, enthusiastic and ready for a challenge ?

The District/Community Nursing Team in Oldham is currently going through a very exciting time of change and innovation. We are pleased to be offering clinicians an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of a new way of working, looking for inspirational and dynamic individuals with proven clinical skills.The post holder will need to be keen to learn, ready to facilitate and embrace change and committed to team working.

The post holder must possess effective communication and negotiation skills to embrace the Trusts vision of self-management and as advocates for our patients have the ability to inspire people at all levels.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Please contact either

Siobhan Roberts Senior Practitioner East Cluster

Tel: 07540674659



Gemma Rycroft Senior Practitioner West Cluster

Tel: 07971325666


If you are applying to work for Salford Royal it is important that you are aware of the following:

The Trust has four core values which are a focus for how our staff and volunteers work with each other and care for patients.

These shared values (patient and customer focus, continuous improvement. Accountability and respect) help us to work together to continuously improve the organisation and our staff.

As part of the recruitment process (application form and interview) you will be assessed to see if you meet the Trust Values

If you have a disability please ensure you read additional information for disabled applicants.

Please be advised that the Trust will not re-imburse any expenses incurred by candidates for attending interview.

Overseas candidates wishing to apply would require immigration sponsorship. You can self assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorhip for this post please visit the UKBA website.

Please note that if you are short listed for interview you will be contacted via email and it is important that you check your email regularly.

Service details will be requested electronically from the previous employer for applicants who have NHS service

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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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