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Staff Nurse - Acute Coronary Care Unit

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per Annum, (Pro Rata)
Closing date
17 Apr 2024
We have an exciting vacancy for a full time Band 5 Nurse working on a busy Coronary Care Unit!

You will be required to work in partnership with a well established and highly effective multi-disciplinary team, caring for an extremely vulnerable and complex group of patients, with a range of cardiac needs and conditions.

This a permanent position.

Main duties of the job

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced nurse who wishes to develop their skills or a newly qualified to join our team on the tertiary Acute Coronary care unit in Wythenshawe Hospital.

We are a level 2 unit providing extensive cardiac services including the running of the regional primary PCI service, angioplasty, STEMI and NSTEMI's, unstable angina, heart failure, rhythm disturbances, and complex cardiac problems requiring interventional procedures.

As a nurse at the Manchester Foundation Trust (MFT), you will benefit from a number of educational programs and career paths. We are committed to the career development of our nurses and will assist you to develop your career in highly specialised clinical area.

This will be an ideal opportunity for experienced nurses who are eager to expand and progress their nursing practice, or junior nurses who would like to develop in the cardiac division. The successful candidate/s will receive full support in education.

We are looking for individuals with a genuine interest in Cardiology who are hard working and passionate about delivering high standards of patient care and are motivated towards maintaining and improving their own skills.

You must be able to have a flexible working pattern which includes days and nights including bank holidays.

About us

MFT is one of the largest NHS Trust In England with a turnover of �2.6bn & 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 Electronic Patient Record system which 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 Green Plan which sets 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



  • Registered nurse
  • Degree or Diploma


  • Degree level 6 study
  • Teaching Qualification



  • Experience of working on own and as part of a team
  • Ability to problem solve and prioritise
  • Specific interest in cardiology
  • Awareness of clinical Audit


  • Experience in relevant area of practice
  • Evidence undertaking a mentor/preceptor role

Skills and Abilities


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to problem- solve.
  • Demonstrates awareness of own limitations.
  • Ability to organise workload and delegate tasks appropriately
  • Well developed organisational skills.
  • Dexterity and accuracy in physical skills.

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


ACCU Wythenshawe Hospital

Southmoor Road


M23 9LT

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