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Junior Sister Children's Outpatients

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per Annum (Pro Rata)
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Job Details

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Children's Nurse to apply for post as a permanent Band 6 in Children's Outpatients on ORC site RMCH

Experience in an outpatient environment is desirable as is a commitment to outpatient service development.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will work in collaboration with the OPD Nurse Manager with particular focus on

The post holder must be organised, responsive and flexible in coordinating and leading outpatient clinics and supporting specialist Nursing teams. They must also be trained or prepared to train in phlebotomy and support the development of the Outpatient nursing workforce alongside the ward manager and clinical educator

Daily oversight of the running of Outpatients

Work in collaboration with the Outpatients' Admin team

Be involved in the Outpatients Recovery Programme

Leadership and professional role modelling through preparation and coordination, complex communication, challenging practice as required and celebrating achievement as it occurs.

Review of local guidelines and protocols to ensure up to date and accessible to staff. Supporting the ward manager to ensure quality, safety and patient experience.

This is a great opportunity for interested candidates to continue their development of leadership and management skills through the use of excellent communication interpersonal, educational and professional. The successful candidate will be supported in the role by the OPD Nurse Manager and Matron


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 MattersMFT 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 looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification

Qualifications, Experience and Skills


  • First level registration - (RN(Adult)/RN(Child)/RSCN
  • Phlebotomy trained
  • Evidence of teaching
  • Leadership skills
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Ability to work with multi discplinary
  • Experience in paediatric Outpatients setting


  • Has undertaken a leadership course
  • Experience of plaster care
  • Knowledge of wound care and management

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Children's Outpatient's Royal Manchester Children's Hospital


M13 9WL

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