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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
Full Time
This post is based at Wythenshawe Hospital.CARDIOLOGY DIRECTORATE


Permanent Post - part time (will include weekend working)

We are seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated and flexible individual to join our team of non-ward bases nurses who provide numerous services within the cardiology department. The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, good time management, be able to work well under pressure both within a team and independently.

Summary of most important Experience/Skills/Qualifications required:Registered Nurse with a minimum of five years experience within cardiology Understanding of NSF for CHD

Clinical Governance awareness.

Demonstrate leadership skills.Clinical assessment skillsExcellent communication and interpersonal skillsAbility to work independently and as part of a teamo Negotiation / influencing skills

To assist the Trust in reducing healthcare associated infections you should become familiar with the Trust's Hand Decontamination Policy, attend mandatory induction training and be compliant with all hand hygiene standards at all times.

Informal visits are welcome.For further information on this role, please contact either:Adelaide Berrie - Cardiology Liaison Team Manager (0161 291 2749)Michael Cullen - Clinical Lead for Cardiology Liaison Team (Bleep 2205)

Main duties of the job

Undertake comprehensive health care needs assessment of patients, reassessing as appropriate.Assess, plan, prioritise, implement and evaluate nursing interventions to meet patients' needs. Contribute to the organisation of multi-disciplinary, patient centred care. Facilitate patients and carers to take an active role in care given. Responsible for assessing and recognising emergencies in their speciality. Able to interpret information and take appropriate action and lead others to do so. To undertake and promote practice sensitive to the needs of patients and families from multi-cultural backgrounds.Advise and support patients to manage their symptoms.

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.

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

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification



  • Registered nurse
  • Evidence of relevant post qualification study at postgraduate level or equivalent knowledge.
  • Teaching I mentor qualification


  • Relevant experience



  • Nurse - Broad experience at Band 5
  • Evidence of working independently
  • Participating in audit I patient surveys
  • Evidence of managing within a clinical area
  • Ability to work and as part of a multidisciplinary I interdisciplinary team
  • Awareness of relevant national and local targets I NSF frameworks
  • Evidence of relevant CPD
  • Awareness of the Clinical Governance agenda


  • Working with students
  • Evidence of undertaking a project

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Wythenshawe Hospital

Southmoor Road


M23 9LT

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