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District Nurse Team Leader

NHS AfC: Band 6

Main area
Community Nursing
NHS AfC: Band 6
Full time: 37.5 hours per week (Monday to Sunday)
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Wigan and Leigh
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum, pro rata
Salary period
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Choose Well - Choose WWL


An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our dynamic district nursing team within the Ashton Leigh and Wigan Distict Nursing Service .

We are seeking a highly motivated and forward thinking  registered nurse with community experience to assist the District Nursing Team in the delivery of high quality patient focused care to patients in their own homes.

The postholder  will be required to work collaboratively with the wider integrated care teams.

The role requires excellent communication and problem solving skills. Experience of palliative and end of life care is essential to the role. The ability to work as part of a team and to have an adaptable approach to work is essential. The role will also involve providing supervision and support to junior staff, as well as incident processing and effective caseload management.

The service operates a 7 day service and this role is full time (37.5 hours) over 7 days  to meet service need. The role requires an Enhanced DBS with Adults Barred List check, which will be obtained during pre-employment checks.

Will be required to work across the borough delivering care to patients in their own homes. Will be required to deliver care to COVID positive/suspected positive patients as well as high risk patients.

Based in the Community division so you will need to be able to travel to Ashton, Wigan and Leigh.

Candidates will be asked to provide original qualification certificates to the interview panel.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Hazel Bishop
Job title
Specialist DN Team Manager
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Telephone number
01942 481477 or 07521301532
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