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Anticoagulation Specialist Nurse

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per Annum, (Pro Rata)
Closing date
23 Nov 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Anticoagulation Specialist Nurse, within the Inpatient Medical Specialities

The anticoagulation team are highly specialized in the care of patients across Manchester who are currently receiving oral anticoagulation treatment. The post holder will be required to work Monday - Friday between the hours of 08.00 -16.00

You must be a team player with exemplary communication and interpersonal skills. You will be committed to the support and development of self and others and driven and motivated to work collaboratively in order to achieve the highest standards of care for our patients.

You must be a motivated and enthusiastic ideally with anticoagulation experience, although full training will be provided to the right candidate.

Ideally, you will be in possession of the non-medical prescribing qualification, although if not, the right candidate will be supported to do this once fully trained.

This is an excellent opportunity to work within a friendly and forward thinking team, with opportunities for specialist training and further study, including attendance at national conferences

If interested please do not hesitate to phone or visit.

Main duties of the job

The anticoagulant service provides a service monitoring and adjusting patients warfarin doses for patients who have a variety of thrombotic conditions or cardiac problems.

Facilitating community clinics across Manchester so car driver/owner is essential

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



  • Relevant professional qualification
  • Educated to diploma level
  • Knowledge of anticoagulation and experience of working with patients on warafrin
  • Evidence of level 3 studies


  • Graduate or working towards first degree in health related subject



  • Minimum of 2 years working as a band 5 practitioner level
  • Portfolio of evidence showing achievements in practice/speciality
  • Recent evidence of continuing professional and personal development, both clinical and managerial.
  • Evidence of delivering teaching programmes to staff groups
  • Working alone and using own initiative


  • 2 years experience working with patients



  • Evidence of proven clinical record
  • Evidence of diplomacy and negotiation skills
  • Able to demonstrate imaginative and effective use of resources
  • Able to articulate personal development needs
  • Demonstrates knowledge of audit/research recommendations
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Evidence of involvement in change management


  • Undertaken a leadership programme e.g. LEO



  • Willingness to undertake the NMP V300 course


  • NMP V300 course



  • Car owner/driver

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


North Manchester General Hospital

Delaunays Road


M8 5RB

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