SMA Specialist Interventional Radiology Nurse

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa
Closing date
28 Nov 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced nurse to join the Interventional Radiology Nursing Team as their SMA specialist nurse.

We are looking for the successful candidate to be able to provide the highest quality nursing care to all patients and their relatives while they are in the Radiology Department by using clinical experience and enhanced skills.

The successful candidate will:

Run the SMA injection service in the Angiography Department, assisting the lead radiographer and consultant radiologist in the co-ordination of SMA patients who require image guided injections.

Rotate between all areas of the Radiology Department but to mainly work in the Angiography Department where you will be responsible for the implementation and smooth running of the clinical sessions.

Assess own workload of patients/clients and maintain associated records.

Work outside of a normal working day. This includes an on call and/or rostered shift responsibility at weekends.

The post holder will scrub/monitor and assist the Radiologist for all Radiology Interventional Procedures.

The post holder will supervise and assess students, cadets, and unregistered staff.

You will be responsible for coordinating and delivering high quality nursing care within the radiology department as well as contributing to developing new services, continuing to improve existing services and the support and development of the nursing team.

Main duties of the job

Being able to provide the highest quality nursing care to all patients and their relatives while they are in the Radiology Department by using clinical experience and enhanced skills.

You will also participate in the 24/7 on call service providing both the IAT stroke service and vascular emergency service.

About us

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) provides hospital and integrated health and social care services to over one million people living across Greater Manchester. Our 20,000 colleagues care for people in hospital and in the community, working across Bury, Rochdale, Oldham and Salford, to save and improve lives.

As a large NHS trust we are committed to enhancing the health of our local population by delivering consistently high standards of care and working closely with local authorities and key partners. We believe in our power and potential to make a difference and we're always looking for people who demonstrate our three core values - care, appreciate and inspire - to join our team.

In return, we can offer you a job role with purpose and flexibility. The size and scale of the NCA means we can provide more challenge and opportunities so your career can always be moving in the right direction. By joining us you can also access a competitive benefits package, including, a fantastic annual leave allowance, flexible working opportunities and protected hours for health and wellbeing activities, helping you to achieve more personal downtime and a better work-life balance.

We are currently in process of updating our values. For the latest information around our values and behaviours, please visit our careers website

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

essential qualifications


  • Degree/diploma in nursing


  • Evidence of leadership qualification
  • Evidence of a safe sedation qualification (CCQ recognised)

Knowledge, skills and training experience


  • Knowledge in SMA and treatments used within radiology
  • Significant radiology nursing experience


  • Relevant senior nursing experience



  • Evidence of an NMC registration

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


Salford Royal Hospital Interventional Radiology

Stott Lane


M6 8HD

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