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Community Staff Nurse

Job Description

To be a Community Nurse at UHSM is to be part of something special, which is why we need amazing people like you – people who stand out from the crowd. Real professionals who are:
- Adaptable to new roles
- Responsive to change
- Always looking to improve
- Excellent listeners, fast learners and compassionate carers.

Within UHSM (University Hospital of South Manchester), we are currently recruiting to permanent roles for our Integrated Community Nursing sites across our 4 patches that focus on both transitional and on-going care of patients within a community setting:
• Wythenshawe, Northenden
• Chorlton, Didsbury and Burnage
• Wythenshawe Central
• Withington, Fallowfield

Being a nurse at UHSM is about having access to fantastic learning facilities, supported with development opportunities, it means being trusted, recognised, respected and rewarded.

We offer an exceptional preceptorship package, where our nurses are trusted and supported; recognised, respected and rewarded for delivery of the highest standards of care. We believe this is the way it should be!

We can offer training, flexibility, friendliness and a caring environment in which to work.
We provide a number of benefits, which you can view on the attached document.
Post-holders will also have access to the UHSM Academy and LEAD Training Programmes, a unique and innovative concept to develop skillsets, which brings together all of the education and training activities of the University Hospital of South Manchester under one umbrella.
Our commitment is further reinforced by our robust Trust Nurse Revalidation Programme – offering an e-portfolio and dedicated individual support.
The University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust is a major acute teaching Trust with an annual income over £400 million, and with the Nursing Workforce being approximately 4,000 staff. The Trust is recognised as a centre of clinical excellence and provides a wide range of health services to the areas of South Manchester, South Trafford, North East Cheshire and West Stockport.

Voted the Best Hospital in October 2014 by patients in the Manchester Evening News and holding the accolade of Britain’s Greenest Hospital, the Trust puts patient care at its heart and recruits staff that are open, honest and focused on striving for excellence.

UHSM has built an enviable international reputation on five unwavering principles for clinical excellence, research and development, teaching, learning and for treating patients with compassion, respect and dignity.

***From October, the hours of the service will be 8am until 10pm and a variety of shift patterns will be available***

For further details / informal visits contact:
For further details / informal visits contact:
Susan Berry – Integrated Community Care Manager at ( Email address removed )-  ( Phone number removed ) 

PLEASE NOTE: UHSM is committed to supporting its current employees move into new roles as a result of organisational change or other circumstances. We therefore reserve the right to prioritise current staff who may need to be redeployed into this role.

UHSM has five core PEOPLE values. These values bring together our very talented team and they guide us in the way we work.

Patient first – we put our patients and customers first. We aim to exceed their expectations every time to earn their trust and loyalty.

E xcellence – we are dedicated to developing excellence. We strive to continuously improve the quality of care we give to our patients.

One team– we aim to attract, excite, develop and retain exceptional people. We work as one team, delivering our best to our patients by supporting each other.

oPen – we embrace innovation and learn from our mistakes. We measure everything we do and we openly share information.

Leadership – we believe in leadership at all levels. We demonstrate personal courage and role model the behaviour we expect from others.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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