Ward Sister/Charge Nurse - Ward A7- Diabetes and Endocrinology

Employer
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Manchester
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year Per Annum, Pro Rata
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated, ambitious individual to join our team as a Ward Sister/Charge Nurse on Ward A7, Diabetes and Endocrinology. The ward cares for acutely unwell patients in a fast paced environment and as such this role would suit someone who wants to develop their clinical and managerial skills.

You will be encouraged to develop your own style of leadership and help the ward develop a first class care environment.Alongside your role you will have the opportunity to attend external training courses in clinical skills and leadership with the potential for funding to be provided.

Main duties of the job

As a ward sister or charge nurse, you will be the responsible nurse in charge for the unit. You will also be responsible for assisting the ward manager with day to day activities such as:

Co-ordinating the flow of admissions and discharges

Liaising with members of the MDT

Ensuring the unit is appropriately staffed, raising any staffing issues or concerns

Managing staff including concerns

Dealing with concerns according to local and Trust policy

Supporting the nursing team in delivery of care

Responding to incidents in line with local and trust policy

For any questions or to arrange a ward walk around please contact

Toyosi Raheem- Ward Manager on 0161 291 6790

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

o 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 atresourcing@mft.nhs.uk.

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered nurse
  • Diploma (or working towards)
  • Evidence of post qualification specialist study
  • Assessor / mentor


Desirable

  • Degree


Experience

Essential

  • Relevant experience
  • Leading a team and working autonomously
  • Evidence of motivation


Desirable

  • Experience of working within other areas of nursing
  • Working with multidisciplinary students


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

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Ward A7, Wythenshawe Hospital

Manchester

M23 9LT

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

349-WTWA-5249989

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