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Staff Nurse - Ward T3 Vascular

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata
Closing date
23 Sep 2023
Adult nurses and Qualified Nurse Associates looking for opportunities in Surgery, our Vascular Ward could be just the place for you! Full time and part time available.

As the Healthier Together plans continue across Greater Manchester the Oldham Care Organisation is planned to play a crucial role and the Royal Oldham Hospital has been identified as a red/hub hospital for the area.

The hospital has a full accident and emergency department and offers a comprehensive range of acute and general surgical and medical services. Offering more specialist services including clinical haematology and gynaecology, it is also home to one of only three Tertiary maternity units in the area as well as the organisations state of the art pathology lab providing a range of pathology services across the region.

Main duties of the job

We would love you to join us in a ward environment that will encourage you to develop your vascular and surgical skills, broaden your knowledge of vascular and surgical interventions as well as being supported in putting the heart of the patients at the forefront of everything you do. If complex wound management is something that is your passion along with compassionate care, then this is the ward for you. We are a friendly, supportive and patient focused team who work quickly and efficiently to ensure our patients are cared for in a safe and efficient manner. The ward is supported by a very experienced vascular nurse specialist team and works closely with all members of the MDT.

T3 is a 28 bedded mixed sex ward. We have a varied shift pattern of early shifts (0730-1530), late shifts (1230-2030), long days (0730-2030), night shifts (2000-0800) and twilights (1700-0100).

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

  • An excellent preceptorship programme
  • Wide variety of learning and development opportunities including in-house training
  • Link Nurse opportunities
  • Complex wound development
  • Secondments or rotations with other areas
  • Support from senior nurses in your future career
  • Flexible working a variety of shift patterns on both days and nights are available
  • Exposure to a large variety of surgical specialties


We are looking for enthusiastic, patient focussed nurses who are able to work within a team setting to deliver exceptional care to our patients. An ability to think and act quickly as well as being adaptable to changing situations will be of benefit in our fast paced environment.

We meet regular as a team and strive to ensure that we embed compassionate care in everything we do.

Wed welcome the opportunity to meet with you to show you what working with our brilliant teams could mean for your future career.

In line with the Trusts Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, religion, marital status, social back ground or trade union membership. However, as members of ethnicity minority groups and individuals with disabilities are currently under-represented at this level of post, we would encourage applications from members of these groups. Appointment will be based on merit alone.

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:

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

Person Specification



  • NMC Registration


  • Evidence of post graduate training



  • Previous experience in caring for patients in an acute setting


  • Demonstrate an interest in the specialty



  • Good communication skills (written)
  • Demonstrate the ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care`


  • Evidence of mentorship or supporting students

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


Oldham Care Organisation

Rochdale Road



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