Our Trusts & Client Partners North West Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust

Welcome to the Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust Staff Bank

Salford

Care Organisation

Oldham

Care Organisation

Bury

Care Organisation

Rochdale

Care Organisation

A high quality and flexible workforce is the key to being able to provide high quality patient care. This is why we need more flexible workers to return or join our bank, in order to keep up the NHS standards:

  • Become part of the team
  • Deliver the best care possible
  • Build great relationships
  • Develop your skills

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust Bank works in partnership with NHS Professionals (NHSP) to recruit bank staff for the following staff groups:

  • Nursing and Midwifery
  • Admin & Clerical
  • Allied Health Professionals
  • Doctors
  • Support Services
  • Health Care Sciences

Join the Bank

When you join the NHSP bank you are subject to its terms and conditions but you’ll enjoy a number of perks:

  • Weekly pay
  • First choice of available shifts
  • Flexible working hours
  • Paid holidays
  • Having a better work – life balance
  • Stakeholder Pension Scheme available

Whatever your availability we value your skills and experience and can provide you with a fantastic opportunity to work with us in a way that suits your lifestyle.

What can the staff bank offer you

Whether you are looking to enhance your skillset, gain more experience, or simply earn a bit of extra money from your existing role, we can help you achieve this through the staff bank.

Join today and enjoy a number of benefits:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • First choice of shifts
  • Access to shifts before they
  • are available to Agency
  • Flexible working to suit your lifestyle
  • Take control of when you want to work
  • Work this week, get
  • paid next week
  • Build holiday
  • allowance for every shift worked
  • Book and manage shifts online
  • Access shifts anywhere, anytime or through your smartphone
  • Support when you need it
  • 24/7 365 days
  • 03332 407 552
  • Stakeholder
  • pension scheme
  • available
  •  

 


Meet the Team

Trust Operations Manager

  • Anna Conway

Trust Service Partners

Trust Recruitment Co-Ordinator

Flexible Worker Advisors

  • Leah Hurst
  • Michelle Hopkinson
  • Kerry Hawkins
  • Danny Ashton

NHS Professionals Offices

Please find your local NHSP team at the following locations:

Royal Oldham

  • Room 6, Top Floor, Central Administration Block, Pennine Square, The Pennine Acute Trust, Royal Oldham Hospital, Rochdale Road, Oldham, OL1 2JH
  • Opening hours: Monday - Friday 08:00 - 17:00
  • 03330 144 358

Email: NCA@nhsprofressionals.nhs.uk

Salford Royal

  • 2nd Floor, Room D3-9, CSB Building, Salford Royal Hospital, Stott Lane, Salford, M6 8HD
  • Opening hours: Monday - Friday 08:00 - 17:00
  • 03330 144 294

Email:NCA@nhsprofressionals.nhs.uk

Fairfield/Rochdale Hospital

  • End of Ward 19, Fairfield General Hospital, Rochdale Old Road, Bury, BL9 7TD
  • Opening hours: Monday - Friday 09:00 – 16:00

Email: NCA@nhsprofressionals.nhs.uk

Documents

Trust Jobs

Job Title and Grade: Care Support Worker – Band 3
Location/Trust: Northern Care Alliance
Pay Rates (hourly):

  • Days: £11.14
  • Saturdays/Nights: £15.04
  • Sundays/Bank Hols: £18.82

The role

Are you a Care Support Worker looking for more flexibility?
Would you like the option to pick and choose your own shifts?
Do you have CSW experience within the last 2 years?
If you answered yes, then we would love to hear from you!

We’re looking for Band 3 Care Support Workers Higher to join the Staff Bank in order to be part of this continuing mission and ambition to become outstanding - and we’d like you to join them on this journey by becoming part of Northern Care Alliance.

A little about the Trust

The Northern Care Alliance (NCA) is one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. Launched in April 2017, the NCA serves over one million people across Greater Manchester and employs over 19,000 healthcare professionals across Bury, Rochdale, Salford, and Oldham. The sheer size, scale and potential of our combined service is huge. At the NCA, we can offer groupwide, flexible multi-site opportunities, as part of our connected, integrated and engaged team. We believe in saving and improving lives and are passionate about driving forward significant improvements to the provision of safe, high-quality integrated health and social care to our local community. If you share our vision, take your place with us.

Skills/Responsibilities:

To apply for this post, you will:

  • Have relevant CSW experience within the last 2 years
  • Be proficient in the delivery of care to patients
  • Ensure accurate records are kept in accordance with CHS policy and NMC guidelines
  • Work in isolation room/day case treatment area
  • Roles managing a small o/p/clinic
  • Admitting onto patient centre
  • Recording observations
  • Venepuncture
  • Venesections
  • PICC line management
  • Transporting bloods to labs
  • Collecting blood products
  • Liaising and collecting medications from Lloyds and inpatient pharmacy
  • Documenting care on visit on EPR
  • Assisting mobility of patients
  • Assisting with meal delivery
  • Vital skills required for role Clinical observations, venepuncture, previous exposure to fast turnover clinic/ working environment

Benefits

In return for your hard work and commitment NHS Professionals (NHSP) can offer you some fantastic benefits:

  • Competitive Pay Rates - work this week, get paid next week!
  • Dedicated consultants
  • Mon - Fri 8am -4pm Free DBS and free training
  • Build holiday allowance
  • Support when you need it – 24/7 365 days – Call us anytime on 03332 407552
  • Stakeholder pension scheme

Apply

By joining us today, you can start looking forward to a choice of flexible Bank shifts across any of our client Trusts in England, as well as the ability to develop professionally and gain experience in a number of wards or areas.

Apply here

Disclaimer

Please note, you will be contacted by email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails, including your junk/spam regularly. We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our bank members who are not clinically exempt from vaccination to get vaccinated.


As an equal opportunities organisation, NHSP is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective bank members and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender reassignment, or marriage and civil partnership. We believe there is a strong case for the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion agenda and we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a range of backgrounds to apply.

Could you bring your valued experience as a Registered Community Nurse to support patients at Northern Care Alliance Trust (Salford and Oldham)?

Here at NHS Professionals, we’re with you. When you want to work. How you want to work. Supporting your lifestyle.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for experienced Registered Community Nurses RN102 to join the NHS Professionals staff bank, to support a wide range of shifts covering days, nights, and weekends.

A little about the Trust

The Northern Care Alliance (NCA) is one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. Launched in April 2017, the NCA serves over one million people across Greater Manchester and employs over 19,000 healthcare professionals across Bury, Rochdale, Salford, and Oldham. The sheer size, scale and potential of our combined service is huge. At the NCA, we can offer groupwide, flexible multi-site opportunities, as part of our connected, integrated and engaged team. We believe in saving and improving lives and are passionate about driving forward significant improvements to the provision of safe, high-quality integrated health and social care to our local community. If you share our vision, take your place with us.

Popular shift patterns are available, but our Trusts are open to different start/finish times.

Pay Rates*:

  • Days: £14.21 per hour
  • Saturdays/Nights: £18.47per hour
  • Sunday/Bank Hols: £22.73 per hour

*Pay rates may vary depending on Trust, experience, any incentives that are running, and are subject to change.

Supporting our NHS

Not only are we with you, but we’re also helping to support our NHS. As winter draws ever closer, demand for additional support in our NHS is increasing. Everyone’s efforts are truly appreciated, whether you can work a small number of shifts or longer-term block bookings, we have a wide range of shifts through the bank available to suit you.

What will be your main responsibilities?

The role will involve, but not be limited to you performing the following:

  • Assessing and monitoring patient conditions
  • Checking symptoms and vital signs and arranging diagnostic tests
  • Plan, deliver and evaluate standards of evidence-based nursing care
  • Recognising deterioration in the physical or mental condition of a patient and taking appropriate action / escalation
  • Recognising, responding to, and managing emergency situations
  • Displaying excellent analytical ability and sound decision making in changing clinical situations
  • Recognising limitations and escalating concerns
  • Work collaboratively with other healthcare professionals and agencies ensuring a seamless delivery of services for patients

To apply for this post, you will/have:

  • A car and valid UK driving licence
  • A minimum of 6 months paid experience in a community environment within the last 2 years
  • Comply with NMC Professional Registration and keep up to date with current nursing practices
  • Undertake nursing assessment and evaluation to enable development of appropriate plans of care based on the needs of the individual
  • Be able to work under own initiative and without direct supervision
  • Be proficient in the delivery of care to patients
  • Ensure safe administration of drugs in accordance with NMC and CHS policies
  • Ensure accurate records are kept in accordance with CHS policy and NMC guidelines
  • Carry out nursing procedures and techniques in accordance with agreed policies and standards
  • Undertake regular mandatory training*

*Depending on the Trust, you may require variable additional certification and skills.

Benefits

In return for your hard work and commitment, NHS Professionals (NHSP) offers you some fantastic benefits:

  • Competitive pay rates – work this week, get paid next week!
  • First choice of shifts or placements at your Trust – access before they are made available to agency
  • Varied working options to suit your lifestyle – access to the Bank gives you options of ad hoc shifts or fixed term placements
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Build holiday allowance for every shift you work
  • Essential support when you need it – 24/7 365 days – Call us anytime
  • Stakeholder pension scheme available

Apply

By joining us today, you can start looking forward to a choice of flexible Bank shifts across any of our client Trusts in England, as well as the ability to develop professionally and gain experience in a number of wards or areas.

Apply here

Disclaimer

Please note, you will be contacted by email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails, including your junk/spam regularly. We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our bank members who are not clinically exempt from vaccination to get vaccinated.


As an equal opportunities organisation, NHSP is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective bank members and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender reassignment, or marriage and civil partnership. We believe there is a strong case for the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion agenda and we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a range of backgrounds to apply.

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