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Staff Nurse - Interventional Radiology

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per Annum (Pro Rata)
Closing date
26 Apr 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

We have an exciting opportunities for motivated and committed staff nurses to join our dedicated nursing team within the Interventional Radiology Units of MFT.

MFT is part of a leading integrated health, teaching, research and innovation center in Greater Manchester. We offer a unique range of services to the North West of England, treating and managing the simplest to the most complex conditions and diseases. For our nurses, this means the chance to gain diverse experience in a pioneering team, delivering the highest standard of evidence based care.

This is a great opportunity to work in an area without late / night shifts and also no weekend work except oncall when rostered to undertake . Very family friendly flexible working. The post holder will start their IR training in one one of the main sites and will rotate to other sites on a planned rota and also support on call commitments across MFT sites .

Main duties of the job

Committed to our principle of putting patients first, you will be an RGN with a nursing diploma (or equivalent) and have experience working within a multidisciplinary team in an acute care / cath lab/ theatre environment. In order for us to deliver this high class service, successful candidates will be required to participate in an on-call rota which runs outside of our core hours of 8am-6pm on weekdays and 24 hours during weekends .

We are committed to excellent development and progression opportunities which include the gaining the knowledge and skills required to care for patients during all areas of their journey including admission and pre-procedure preparation, safe administration and monitoring under sedation, undertaking the role of scrub nurse and during their recovery following radiological interventions such as CT guided lung biopsy, vascular angiography, liver biopsy and biliary stenting, to name a few. This begins with a comprehensive induction programme as well as access to a full range of CPD training opportunities . For newly qualified nurses, we offer comprehensive Preceptorship Programme and as a nurse with acute experience, you will be supported to gain the skills required to become an interventional radiology nurse

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.

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



  • First level registration - Registered Nurse


  • Teaching Qualification



  • Experience of working on own and as part of a team
  • Ability to supervise and support junior staff
  • Evidence of teaching and assessing skills/ability
  • Awareness of clinical Audit


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

Skills & Abilities


  • Written & verbal communication skills
  • Awareness of own limitations
  • Manages own workload
  • Experience in acute care skills


  • Recovery experience
  • Procedural area experience



  • Team working experience
  • Motivated to personal development needs


  • Flexible working experience

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Wythenshawe Hospital


M23 9LT

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.



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