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Senior Night Nurse Band 6

Job Description

Are you looking for a new challenge? Are you an experienced Community Nurse looking to work OOH supporting patients in their own homes? The Integrated Community Nursing team has an exciting opportunity for a new role within the Night Service to support this vision.

At UHSM we have an established Community Nursing Night Team which operates between the hours of 2145 and 0815, providing high quality assessment and care for those patients who require both urgent assessment of immediate needs and ongoing nursing care in their home environment.

Staff members work in pairs throughout the night shift to facilitate safe working practice. The work is varied and interesting, and will require knowledge and experience in the management of palliative care patients, as well as competent assessment and intervention of immediate needs to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions.

The role requires a dynamic, enthusiastic and motivated individual with effective communication skills and the skills to coordinate care, for patients in the OOH period. You will act as an advocate for patients residing in the community, and have the ability to inspire people at all levels. It will be expected that you will have an understanding and commitment to the modernisation of community nursing.

The shift patterns will be allocated on a flexible rota pattern, with each shift lasting 95 hours and based at Withington Community Hospital.

Travel is an essential part of this role; please demonstrate on your application form how you would meet this requirement.

For more information or for an informal chat please contact Sue Berry (Community Matron) on  ( Phone number removed ) 

For further details / informal visits contact:
Susan Berry
 ( 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

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