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Staff Nurse

Employer
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Manchester
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 Per Annum, Pro Rata
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
** Candidates who do not have an NMC pin will not be shortlisted **

MFT is a major acute teaching Trust recognised as a centre of clinical excellence and provides a wide range of health services to the areas of South Manchester, South Trafford, North East Cheshire and West Stockport. We recruit staff that are open, honest and focused on striving for excellence, having built an enviable international reputation on five unwavering principles for clinical excellence, research and development, teaching, learning and for treating patients with compassion, respect and dignity.

Please note that the closing date is given as a guide, we reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. You are advised to submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for motivated and committed nurses who share our passion for caring for emergency surgical patients. A calm, diplomatic and caring approach and a commitment to provide high quality, safe and effective care is essential.We care for emergency and elective patients with a wide range of upper GI, colorectal and urological conditions on a 28 bedded unit.Support is given to all our new nurses whilst they work in the main ward area for their first 6-12 months. We offer training, flexibility, friendliness and a caring environment in which to work and provide a large number of staff benefits, which you will find listed in the additional information link attached to the vacancy.

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 resourcing@mft.nhs.uk.

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered nurse.(2)
  • Degree or Diploma


Desirable

  • Teaching Qualification
  • Degree level 6 study Diploma


Training and Experience

Essential

  • 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


Desirable

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


Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge of current nursing issues
  • Knowledge of clinical governance(2)
  • IT/ Word Processing(2)


Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Wythenshawe Hospital

Manchester

M23 9LT

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

349-WTWA-6289772*

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