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Staff Nurse

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year Per Annum (Pro Rata)
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS Acute Hospital Trusts in the UK, comprising ten hospitals and a multitude of local, regional and national clinical services.

We are looking for a self-motivated registered nurse to join our dynamic, friendly, hardworking team within the interventional aspect of our outpatient pain management service. The post holder will be responsible for caring for patients throughout their interventional procedure, from admission to discharge. This includes pre-operative assessment, theatre and recovery.

Main duties of the job

Pain Management Service

Band 5 Staff Nurse -Outpatient Interventional Suite.

37.5 hours per week - part time hours will be considered.

We are looking for a self-motivated individual to join our dynamic, friendly, hard working nursing team within the interventional aspect of our pain management service. The post holder will be responsible for caring for patients throughout their day case journey. This includes pre-operative assessment, admission to the department, theatre, recovery and discharge planning. Some of the procedures are carried out under x-ray guidance and the use of lead aprons is essential to the role. Applicants should ideally have experience within an acute care setting, theatre, recovery or day case unit. Training will be provided on all procedures carried out within the department. You will need to be flexible; self-motivated and have excellent interpersonal skills. The post holder will be a team player who is committed to the challenges of maintaining our high quality standards of care for all our patients within this ever growing speciality. Your on going professional development will be actively encouraged and supported. Working days and shift patterns will be agreed by the line manager to meet the needs of the service.

Although based at Wythenshawe Hospital, some cross site/department working may be required.

About us

MFT is England's largest NHS Trust with a turnover of �2.5bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive; our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we've launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

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 staff to get vaccinated. If you are unvaccinated, there is helpful advice and information available by searching on the NHS England website where you can also find out more about how to access the vaccination.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification



  • First level registration - Registered Nurse
  • Degree or Diploma


  • Teaching Qualification
  • Degree level 6 study Diploma



  • Knowledge of current nursing issues
  • Knowledge of clinical governance
  • IT/ Word Processing

Training and Experience


  • Experience of working on own and as part of a team
  • Ability to supervise and support junior staff
  • Evidence of teaching and assessing skills/ability
  • Awareness of clinical Audit


  • Evidence undertaking a mentor/preceptor role
  • Experience in relevant area of practice

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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