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Staff Nurse in Cardiology & Coronary Care Unit (Ward 7)

East Cheshire NHS Trust
Victoria Road, Macclesfield
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
25 Nov 2023
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Staff Nurse to join our team. Ward 7 is a 28 bedded medical ward specialising in Cardiology treating both male & female adult patients. Our 4 bedded coronary care unit provides specialist care to cardiac patients requiring primary PCI, pacemakers & ICD's. We also manage conditions such as endocarditis & heart failure.

Our medical wards can be busy & challenging environments. In joining our team, you will bring your skills & passion to provide the highest quality patient-focused care & compassion for our patients. You must be a team player with excellent communications skills & have the ability to work using your own initiative as well as part of the wider team.

In return, you will find your contribution is valued & that you are supported through excellent management & a teamwork approach, working as part of a multi-disciplinary team with doctors, health care assistants, physiotherapists & other health professionals. We offer comprehensive learning & development support, excellent training opportunities & support to broaden your experience, knowledge & skills as a qualified nurse.

We offer flexible working patterns on a roster basis which includes a well-balanced combination of days, nights & weekends in order to meet the needs of our patients & ensure we provide a fair and equal working environment.

Hours per week: 37.5

Secondment 18 months

Main duties of the job

Under the direction of the Ward Manager the role of a Band 5 Staff Nurse is to support the Ward Manager assess, plan, implement, evaluate and deliver high quality, evidence-based, holistic person-centred care and to assist in the supervision of more junior members of staff. In the absence of Band 6/7 Nurse the postholder will be required to act as team leader who will be responsible and accountable for the smooth running of the rostered shift.

About us

Whether you are just starting out in your career or are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, East Cheshire NHS Trust is the right employer for you. An organisation with a real sense of community we actively support and develop our staff to ensure our patients receive the best quality care, delivering the right care first time, every time.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. We will be checking the vaccination status of all new starters as part of ongoing monitoring.

Please be aware that this post requires an Enhanced with Barred list Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, the cost of which is payable by the successful candidate. If you have lived or worked abroad for 6 months or more in the last 5 years you will need to obtain an overseas police clearance. Further information can be found on the additional information links at the bottom of the advert.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please read the attached Applicant Pack prior to completing your application form to find out more information.

Please download a copy of the Job Description and Person Specification located under the Supporting documents heading to read more about the advertised role.

As part of making your application we encourage you to review the Trusts Careers webpage for more information about working for East Cheshire NHS Trust.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. The Trust is a Disability Confident Leader and as such, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification).

Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close the advert prior to the advertised closing date should we receive a large number of applications.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Person Specification



  • Current first level registration in General / Adult nursing
  • Good standard of general education


  • Acute Medicine experience Cardiology Experience



  • Demonstrates commitment to own personal development
  • Assessing patient condition and plan and implement care
  • Effective documentation of care delivery


  • Demonstrate evidence based decision making



  • Act with professionalism and integrity
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and action
  • Ability to delegate safely


  • Ability to problem solve
  • Demonstrate commitment to patient care and the Trust by adopting a flexible approach to work
  • Ability to promote effective communication



  • Experience of using a multi - disciplinary approach to patient care


  • Experience of managing a group of staff to deliver patient care
  • Evidence of designing and delivering education to junior staff
  • Involvement in using evidence to implement improvements in practice/protocol or procedures

Other Role Requirements


  • Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for further details

Employer details

Employer name

East Cheshire NHS Trust


Macclesfield District

General Hospital

Victoria Road, Macclesfield

SK10 3BL

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