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Community IV Therapy Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 5

Main area
Community IV
NHS AfC: Band 5
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Bury / Oldham
£23,023 to £29,608 pa
24/10/2018 23:59
Interview date

About the Trust

Formed in 2002, Pennine Care has grown to become a leading provider of community and mental health services.

Our vision is to deliver the best care to patients, people and families in our local communities, by working effectively with partners to help people to live well.

We provide services across six boroughs of Greater Manchester - Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside and Glossop and Trafford – with a combined population of more than 1.3 million people.

Our 6,000 community and mental health staff work tirelessly to deliver the very best care – and provide around 2.4 million patient contacts each year. We are privileged that some of the most talented and leading experts choose to work for us.

We consider ourselves lucky to be based just a few miles from the wonderful city of Manchester. If you’re looking to re-locate, there’s no GREATER place to live and work than MANCHESTER.                                                  

Our city offers an outstanding, yet affordable quality of life. Where else does vibrant nightlife and diverse culture meet the peace and tranquillity of the rolling Pennines?

Interviews will be held on 31st October 2018

Do you want to be part of a team that is at the forefront of IV therapy Team across Bury & Oldham?

We're on an exciting journey to transform the community services within Bury and Oldham. Our vision is to offer flexible care that best meets patient’s needs.

We aim to be a great place to work. We value the expertise of our qualified nurses as well as members of the multi-disciplinary team and provide opportunities for you to progress in your career, improve patient care and get involved in innovation opportunities and research.

You will be an important part of the team and play a key role in delivering high quality patient care. You will be supported by a number of peers and team leaders.

We are offering many training opportunities, for example V300 prescribing and management models including mentoring and coaching. All staff have access to one- one management supervision ,an annual appraisal with 6 month review and a variety of clinical supervision including case studies, journal club and specialist development sessions.

We are a family-friendly service and offer flexible working options, including various shifts, job share, compressed hours, generous annual leave and more.

When you join our team, we’ll help you find your feet including a supportive I individualised induction programme. 

Roles Summary:

The IV service has developed within the community and the team provide community IV services to patients both in a clinic setting and in the patient’s own home (Domiciliary). The services aim to provide IV antibiotics and infusions to patients whom are on a community pathway.

The post holder will provide high quality, skilled IV care and will be expected to participate in a full holistic assessment to meet the patient’s needs.

There are a variety shift patterns available that cover the service over 7 days covering the service between the hours of 08.00 and 20:00hrs

Key responsibilities/ specification

  • You will have a degree or diploma and be a member the Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Experienced clinician with a special interest in IV therapy
  • Working with the multi-disciplinary team and to take the lead on assessment and goal setting with patients whilst supporting and enabling them to remain in the community setting 
  • You will take a lead role in the assessment and treatment, to identify and address individual needs.
  • You will have a broad range of experience managing medical, surgical, neurological and mental health conditions.
  • You must have excellent communication and organisational skills and have the ability to work autonomously, under pressure.
  • Flexible and adaptable to supporting the IV team in developing and changing the service as required.


No smoking policyDisability confident employer

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

Tracey Kenyon DN IV Lead Bury 07903762092 Nina Brookes IV Sr Oldham 0161 716 2855

If you have problems applying, contact

0161 716 3380