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Staff Nurse within Maternity

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £42,618 a year PA
Closing date
5 Dec 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
The NCA are delighted to offer posts for qualified nurses who have completed a nursing preceptorship to join our maternity service. As one of our maternity nurses you'll work alongside our midwifery team, and the wider MDT, on our enhanced recovery ward, labour ward and postnatal ward and will provide clinical care for women, birthing people and their families in the postnatal period.

We have opportunities for both Band 5 and Band 6 qualified nurses and would particularly welcome applications from nurses with experience of post-operative care or high dependency care (Level 2).

We are a friendly, and very welcoming maternity service, and offer a robust training programme for nurses joining our service.

Main duties of the job

Use your clinical experience and skills you will be responsible for the assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of programmes of care for women and babies.

Care for women, birthing people and babies in the maternity service receiving post operative care by undertaking appropriate monitoring and intervention.

Provide care for women requiring high dependency care under the supervision of the multi disciplinary care.

Working collaboratively with all members of the MDT

About us

Oldham Care Organisation is part of the Northern Care Alliance, one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. The place where the world's first IVF baby was delivered, Oldham is a town of pioneering firsts. Today, Oldham is responsible for delivering a range of acute and community health services across the local area and at The Royal Oldham Hospital. As a designated major trauma unit for Greater Manchester and one of only three vascular centres in Greater Manchester, Oldham is a specialist hospital for acute surgery and provides state-of-the-art onsite pathology services to the North West.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Full details are within the uploaded Job Description

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

If you are an International Nurse without a current NMC PIN, please do not apply for this role. To find out more about the current international nursing opportunities available to you here at the NCA, please

Person Specification

Registration & Qualifications


  • NMC Registered Adult Nurse
  • Degree / Diploma in Nursing


  • Evidence of CPD



  • Ability to use reflective practice to improve standards of care


  • Clinical skills (e.g venpuncture, cannualation, IV medication)



  • Experience of providing post-operative / surgical care
  • Experience of providing high dependency (Level 2) care

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Oldham Hospital

Rochdale Road



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