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Staff Nurse

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

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
At Manchester University Foundation Trust we are proud that we care for our people as much as our patients and that's why we'd love you to join us within our Emergency Department here atthe MRIproviding outstanding nursing care.

As a staff nurse at MFT you'll be expected to work within the NMC code of Professional Conduct working throughout the department in Majors Assessment, Ambulatory Care, our Rapid Assessment Unit (Ambulance Triage) and RESUS utilizing state-of-the-art equipment to ensure that all our patients are seen efficiently and effectively, meeting all their clinical needs within the 4 hour target. As a major trauma center we work closely with North West Ambulance Service.We show our commitment to our teams through excellent development and progression opportunities, starting with a comprehensive Induction programme, so we're proud to nurture and support our nurses to provide the very best care. In return, you'll deliver our values and nurse with pride, respect, empathy, consideration, compassion and dignity.So if you want a new start and the chance to nurse in one of the UK's most pioneering Hospitals, there couldn't be a better time to join us.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will prioritise, assess, plan, evaluate and deliver all relevant aspects of care to an agreed and expected high standard. Work closely with the multi-disciplinary team and contribute to the clinical governance process. Act as a mentor/preceptor to junior staff, with specific responsibility for pre-registration students. Participate fully in a structured competency based programmes, as required while working in all areas of the Emergency Department.

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

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification



  • Registered Adult Nurse with valid registration on appropriate part of NMC register (eg RN Adult)
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to organize workload and delegate tasks appropriately
  • Problem solving - able to analyse and resolve issues on own initiative
  • Decision making within limitation of role, and demonstrates an awareness of own limits
  • Able to demonstrate partnership working with patients/children and families
  • Able to demonstrate ability to negotiate and work our problems with patients/children/families and MDT.


  • Experience of care giving in either acute or community setting.

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Manchester Royal Infirmary

Oxford Road


M13 9WL

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