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Nurse Associate

Employer -

Location - 

Rochdale Health Alliance

Littleborough Group Practice, Featherstall Road, Littleborough, UK

Salary (£) -

Equivalent to Band 4

About the Role


Rochdale Health Alliance (RHA) is dedicated to contracting and delivering high quality health services to the community of Heywood Middleton and Rochdale (HMR) on behalf of The Primary Care Networks. Improving patient outcomes, experience, and keeping Primary Care at the forefront of the NHS reforms.

Purpose of job role:

The main purpose of the role is:

To provide and monitor safe, personal care to a designated group of patients, service users and families in a range of care settings under the direction of a Registered Clinician, without direct supervision and in line with an agreed plan of care.

Key duties and responsibilities:

This list of duties and responsibilities, which follows, represents a broad range of activities, which may be required to be undertaken either routinely or periodically under delegated authority and within a structured competency framework.

Key working relationships:

• Patients, carers and families

• GPs, nurses and other practice staff including Pharmacists, Social Prescribing Link Workers, reception staff, Practice Managers

• RHA Primary Care Nurses

• Care Home Staff

• Integrated Neighbourhood Teams—nursing and other health & social care professionals.

• Single Point of Access Service

• RHA Management Team


Responsibilities underpinning the role:

·       To support the PCN Nurses in delivery of Enhanced Access

·       Undertake Basic Assessments, Phlebotomy, Urinalysis as required.

·       Assessment and planning of delegated care

·       Monitoring of long-term conditions and well-being of service users including escalation of interventions, when necessary, in accordance with competency framework

·       Assist with the implementation and monitoring of clinical care and monitor outcomes

·       Contribute to ongoing assessment, recognising when it is necessary to refer to others for reassessment

·       Ensure infection control guidelines are maintained.

·       Communicate effectively with other members of the primary care nurse team.

·       Pro-actively prevent and protect against disease and ill health and act in the best interests of residents and Staff within Care Homes

·       Recognise and work within the limits of their competence

·       Maintain accurate records in line with RHA policies and NMC Guidelines using appropriate computer software.

·       Contribute to the assessment of service needs.

·       Responsible for the maintenance of equipment and stock control: single use equipment and stock and equipment where required.

·       Attend staff meetings, training and development sessions as required.

·       Preserve confidentiality of information always gained.

·       In conjunction with the Senior Clinician, identify personal development and training needs and participate in an annual individual performance review

·       Participate fully in audit and quality development programmes.

Any other duties considered relevant to the post that support primary care

Nurse Associate


Jun 10, 2024

Closing date

May 10, 2024

Listed date

Practice Accreditations

Internal use only -





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