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Staff Nurse - Critical Care (NMGH)

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

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Nurse, Adult nurse, ICU nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
North Manchester General Hospital is now part of the MFT family of hospitals and supports a 12 bed Critical Care Unit providing services to both elective and emergency patients across the North of the city.

Main duties of the job

Caring for Level 2 and Level 3 patients requiring invasive and non invasive ventilation, inotropic support and dialysis.

We care for our staff through excellent development and progression opportunities starting with a comprehensive induction programme as well as a respected preceptorship programme for newly qualified nurses. For experienced nurses joining our team you will be encouraged to participate and lead on quality improvement initiatives with the focus of improving patient experience. To enhance your skills further, we offer a range of internal and external courses and can facilitate optional rotations to our critical care areas based on the MRI and Wythenshawe sites.

So if you want a new start, there couldn't be a better time to join us.

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



  • First level registration - (RN Adult)
  • NMC Registration


  • Teaching qualification
  • Degree level study
  • Critical Care Qualification
  • ILS

Knowledge and experience


  • Knowledge of current nursing issues
  • Knowledge of clinical governance
  • IT/Word processing skills
  • Experience of providing care in an acute setting or for students completion of a critical care placement
  • Awareness of clinical audit
  • Able to support and supervise others
  • Evidence of teaching and assessing skills


  • Evidence of undertaking a mentor/preceptor role
  • Experience in critical care

Skills and abilities


  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to works as part of a team
  • Ability to organise workload and delegate tasks appropriately.
  • Supports and contributes to team approaches and working.
  • Problem solving - able to analyse and resolve issues on own initiative.
  • Decision making within limitation of role, and demonstrates an awareness of own limits
  • Able to demonstrate partnership working with patients/children and families.
  • Able to demonstrate ability to negotiate and work our
  • problems with patients/children/families and MDT.

Personal Attrributes


  • Motivated to personal and professional development of self
  • Willingness to be flexible and adaptable.
  • Open minded, treats colleagues and the general public with dignity and respect.

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


North Manchester general Hospital


M8 5RB

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