Community Caseload Manager

East Cheshire NHS Trust

The closing date is 04 July 2022

Job summary

The Macclesfield District Nursing team in East Cheshire NHS Trust is looking for an experienced community nurse who has the enthusiasm and positive approach to join a multi-disciplinary team with a vision to deliver the right care, at the right time, for the first time to help improve the lives of our local residents.

Our Team is based at Waters Green Medical Centre in Macclesfield.

The candidate must have an excellent communication skill with a Specialist Nursing Practice (District Nursing) Degree, and experience in mentoring a pre-registration student nurse to facilitate the role of a Band 6 Caseload Manager.

The candidate must have completed their V100 or V150 and is willing to undertake the V300 prescribing.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our innovative team to drive forward the expansion and modernisation of community nursing service with commitment to deliver the NHS Long Term Plan.

The successful candidate will work closely with the therapy team and GPs within the center.

There are currently 2 posts available:

1 x 37.5 hours

1 x 30 hours

Main duties of the job

To provide holistic, high quality, safe and skilled health and social care / support to patients, carers and their families

To work closely with member of the integrated care team to provide rapid and planned expert professional assessment and treatment interventions for patients in their own homes or other community settings, putting patients at the centre of their care and enabling patients to maximise their independence, health and wellbeing and remain in their own homes for as long as possible

To be responsible /manage individual and team caseload of patients and carry continuing responsibility for the assessment of care needs, the development, implementation and evaluation of care programmes.

To provide leadership and support across the care community team demonstrating emotional intelligence to recognise pressures of self and team

About us

Whether you are just starting out in your career or are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, East Cheshire NHS Trust is the right employer for you. An organisation with a real sense of community we actively support and develop our staff to ensure our patients receive the best quality care, delivering the right care first time, every time.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment at this time, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. We will be checking the vaccination status of all new starters so that we can manage individual and environmental risks, and so that we can support those who may be undecided about vaccination. If you are unvaccinated there is helpful advice and information at . There is a current Government consultation underway which will determine whether some new starters may need to be vaccinated.

Please be aware that this post requires an Enhanced with Barred list Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, the cost of which is payable by the successful candidate. If you have lived or worked abroad for 6 months or more in the last 5 years you will need to obtain an overseas police clearance. Further information can be found on the additional information links at the bottom of the advert.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please read the attached Applicant Pack prior to completing your application form to find out more information.

Please download a copy of the Job Description and Person Specification located under the Supporting documents heading to read more about the advertised role.

As part of making your application we encourage you to review the Trusts Careers webpage for more information about working for East Cheshire NHS Trust.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. The Trust is a Disability Confident Leader and as such, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification).

Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close the advert prior to the advertised closing date should we receive a large number of applications.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse
  • Specialist Nursing Practice (District Nursing) Degree or equivalent experience (and be willing to undertake/complete training within 2 years of commencing in post )
  • Community Nurse Prescribing (V150)
  • Mentor/Preceptor/998 or equivalent


  • Management/leadership Qualification
  • Working towards MSc in relevant subject.
  • Post registration qualifications e.g. palliative care, care of the elderly, wound care, continence or other relevant qualification.
  • Clinical examination Skills



  • Demonstrable experience at band 5 with either community experience or transferable skills
  • Evidence of clinical knowledge relevant to the post, with knowledge of care planning
  • Experience of teaching others
  • Advocate of multidisciplinary team working
  • Knowledge and understanding of Adult protection issues and Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults
  • Clear understanding of health and social care services
  • Good understanding of current nursing workforce issues
  • Understanding of Information Governance/ Data Protection
  • Professional Knowledge awareness (NMC) standards
  • Can demonstrate experience of assessment, care planning and care delivery
  • Further relevant training e.g. palliative care, wound care, elderly care, diabetes
  • Broad range of clinical skills including skills for assessing and interpreting acute and chronic patient conditions
  • Enhanced critical thinking
  • Good organisation skills with skill/experience of managing the team/ resources on a day-to-day basis in an unpredictable environment.
  • Ability to lead junior colleagues
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


  • Band 6 level experience in relevant setting
  • Management of a team
  • Awareness of standardised assessments and outcome measures.
  • Awareness of relevant NSF's and NICE guidance Clinical supervision
  • Undertake Continuing Health Care (CHC) assessments.(SKILL
  • Competencies in a range of relevant skills
  • Advanced communication skills
  • Ability to forward plan to meet service needs.
  • Ability to deal with urgent/unpredictable issues appropriately and safely

Skills and Experience


  • Ability to make appropriate decisions at all levels
  • Ability to lead and manage a team
  • Ability to organise the work load, able to delegate and prioritise
  • Good knowledge of health and safety and risk management
  • Computer literate
  • Effective written and verbal skills
  • Reflective practitioner
  • Relevant experience/placements to the role including assessment and management of long term conditions, palliative care conditions and wound care.
  • Ability to manage time and caseload effectively
  • Provision of support and direction to learner nurses, Health Care Support Workers, Assistant practitioners and new starters



  • Must be able to undertake all aspects of the role whilst working as a lone worker Able to organise own workload and deal with unpredictable nature of the role
  • Ability to meet travel requirements

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

East Cheshire NHS Trust


Waters Green Medical Centre

Sunderland Street


SK11 6JL

Employer's website (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Katie Andrew


Date posted

15 June 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change


Band 6


£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum, pro rata



Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations

Waters Green Medical Centre

Sunderland Street


SK11 6JL

Supporting documents

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