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Treatment Room Nurse

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per Annum, Pro Rata
Closing date
24 Sep 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
The post holder will be an autonomous clinician who will deliver nursing care in the Treatment Rooms service.

The post holder will provide a high standard of care, utilising clinical skills in the assessment, planning and implementation of pro-active care to a community population with nursing needs attending the Trafford Treatment Rooms service.

The post holder will work in close collaboration with other professionals/stakeholders within the Trafford and/or Manchester footprint.

Main duties of the job

Participate in providing a high quality nursing service, utilising clinical knowledge and skills to effectively manage patients with a nursing need who attend the Treatment Rooms service.

Undertake holistic assessment of patients and develop, implement and evaluate appropriate programmes of care for patients

Participate in the co-ordination of multi-disciplinary input to patients.

Providing professional leadership through being a role model, mentor and practice educator to junior members of the team and students in response to patient/client need and service demand.

Participate in providing cost-effective, co-ordinated and comprehensive clinical care based on the best current knowledge of treatment outcomes, with attention to safety, cost, invasiveness, simplicity, acceptability, adherence and efficacy.

Ensure that the nursing care of patients is based on valid evidence and conducted in accordance with relevant guidelines, formularies and/or protocols.

Liaise with members of the multi-disciplinary team to ensure appropriate plans of care are implemented for patients.

Demonstrate safe clinical decision making.

Continue to develop the role of Treatment Rooms staff nurse in accordance with changing client needs and in accordance with the Scope of Professional Practice (NMC).

Demonstrate a contribution to local implementation of Clinical Governance.

Travel to different clinic bases as required to meet the needs of the service.

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



  • NMC registered nurse
  • Knowledge, training and experience relevant to the role


  • Leg Ulcer Management training
  • Recognised teaching/mentor or willingness to work towards qualification
  • Non-medical prescribing qualification or willingness to work towards



  • Experience of working autonomously
  • Experience of working as part of a multidisciplinary team


  • Experience of working within other relevant areas of healthcare
  • Evidence of participation in research/audit



  • High levels of judgement, discretion and decision making in clinical practice, care and programme management
  • Excellent communication skills (written & verbal)
  • Knowledge of community health and social care services
  • Evidence of analytical and judgement skills
  • Evidence of effective time management
  • Change manager
  • Educator, mentor, facilitator, role model
  • IT skills


  • Presentation skills

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Trafford Local Care Organisation

Clinic Bases over the Trafford Footprint


M33 4PS

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