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Qualified Nurse - Hyperacute Stroke Unit B3/B4

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata
Closing date
30 Sep 2023

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated Band 5 Registered Nurse to join our regional Hyperacute Stroke Unit at Salford Royal Hospital, delivering care to patients who have experienced a Stroke.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated adult nurse with a passion for delivering high standards of care. The Unit receives patients from throughout the Greater Manchester region, accepting transfers in and out and therefore excellent communication skills are essential.

Main duties of the job

The team has a multi-disciplinary focus in order to ensure that patients are supported throughout their inpatient stay. HASU is a SCAPE accredited ward achieved through the Salford Royal Nursing Assessment and Accreditation System.

You will be supported on the ward by the wide range of the MDT members and a supportive preceptorship period.

You will be able to:-o Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skillso Aspire to deliver excellent standards of careo Be able to work collaboratively with all members of the MDTo Demonstrate a high level of compassion for patients and their relatives

In return you will:-Be developed by dedicated training professionals. You'll have access to a wide range of learning opportunities and state of the art facilities, including seminar rooms, an IT suite, a library, skills labs and an on-site simulation suite. You'll also have access to CPD to help take your career in the right direction.

Be supported to develop the competence and confidence you need as an effective, independent healthcare professional. You'll receive a full induction programme, benefit from classroom-based training and clinical skills assessments. Newly qualified nurses will also benefit from our 12 month preceptorship programme supported by our dedicated Practice Development Team. You will also receive support from our senior nursing team and highly specialised nurses.

About us

Salford Care Organisation is part of the Northern Care Alliance, one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. Salford is the place, which is taking bold, pioneering steps towards delivering a world class, fully integrated care system for adults. Home to the Manchester Centre for Clinical Neurosciences, Greater Manchester Trauma Hospital and the Geoffrey Jefferson Brain Research Centre, Salford is improving care for some of the sickest patients in the region, and delivers a range of acute, community and primary care services and specialist services to Greater Manchester and beyond.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

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:

Person Specification

Registration & Qualifications


  • NMC Registration


  • Degree in nursing studies

Knowledge, Skills & Experience


  • Evidence of involvement in teaching and mentoring learners
  • Evidence of CPD


  • Evidence of supervision
  • Post registration experience

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


Salford Royal Hospital

Stott Lane


M6 8HD

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