Qualified Nurse - Respiratory Ward

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata
Closing date
8 Jun 2023
We have exciting opportunities for a Band 5 Nurse to join our friendly and supportive respiratory nursing team who are committed to providing and maintaining high standards of patient care, specialising in Respiratory Medicine.

Ward F10 specialises in respiratory and general medical nursing. The ward has 24 beds where we specialise in C-pap NIV and Nasal high flow.

We provide excellent care for COPD, ILD, CA, Asthma, pleural effusion, pneumothorax and palliative care.

The ward is overseen by a dedicated duty co-ordinator and a supervisory Ward Manager. We work very closely with the MDT , PLs service, Macmillan and Pain Team.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic nurse who is hard working, honest and reliable whom would work well with in a high pressured area. You'll be some one who is a team player as well as being self-motivated and able to work independently when needed.

As a nursing professional you'll be someone who truly understands the need for care, consideration and respect for our patients and relatives but also applies these qualities to your team members.

About us

Oldham Care Organisation is part of the Northern Care Alliance, one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. The place where the world's first IVF baby was delivered, Oldham is a town of pioneering firsts. Today, Oldham is responsible for delivering a range of acute and community health services across the local area and at The Royal Oldham Hospital. As a designated major trauma unit for Greater Manchester and one of only three vascular centres in Greater Manchester, Oldham is a specialist hospital for acute surgery and provides state-of-the-art onsite pathology services to the North West

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will also be committed to delivering a high standard of patient care and have interest in respiratory nursing care. Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team is essential. A flexible approach and the ability to respond appropriately to the demands of a rapidly changing acute clinical environment are also essential.

You will receive a supernumerary period to enable you to gain the skills and competency required to care for acutely ill patients.

Posts are offered on a full time and part time basis. This post requires flexible working patterns to meet the needs of the service to include bank holidays, weekends and nights as required. If you are a newly qualified nurse we will pay your first year's NMC registration fee as well as paying you at Band 4 until you receive you NMC PIN.If you are passionate about respiratory Medicine and want to make a difference then this may be then right role for you. Wed love to show you around so you can see for yourself.

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website: www.careers.northerncarealliance.nhs.uk

If you are an International Nurse without a current NMC PIN, please do not apply for this role. To find out more about the current international nursing opportunities available to you here at the NCA, please contact InternationalNursing.OSCE@nca.nhs.uk

Person Specification

Experience, Knowledge, Skills


  • Good IT skills
  • Good communication skills


  • Time management skills
  • Previous experience within a respiratory setting



  • NMC registration

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

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


Oldham Care Organisation

Rochdale Road



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