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Renal Outreach Nurse Specialist

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

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Renal nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Due to recent service reconfiguration, an opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and hardworking nurse to complement the existing team of outreach nurses within the Trust. Applicants must be 1st level registered nurses with extensive experience of providing care to patients from the renal specialism.

Possession a degree in nursing would be advantage. Teaching experience is essential and possession of ENB 998, or equivalent is desirable and applicants must have experience of providing educational and support to renal patients. Above all you must be highly motivated for this role, have good communication skills and be seeking to develop your own career whilst carrying forward the changes facing the critical care services.

Main duties of the job

Review of referrals through HIVE for AKI (and assess the types of AKI).

Review bloods/test results etc.

Review list of patients requiring dialysis.

Review list of current patients with AKI and CKI.

Ward visits to patients requiring review/advice/support - as with other specialist services this is dependent upon the case load, acuity etc.

Support Ward Rounds- ward rounds are led by the medical consultants who have dedicated PAs per week for renal- however due to sickness and having to cover sickness within medicine/A& E these don't always take place for face to face but the consultant would aim to do a board rounds.

Provide haemodialysis to patients with AKI/CKI who are current hospital inpatients.

Maintenance of haemodialysis machines and ordering or consumables.

Update patients clinical records.

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



  • Registered Nurse
  • Specialist Renal qualification
  • Educated to Diploma/Degree level


  • Management/Leadership qualification
  • Evidence of Publication/conference presentations
  • Evidence of teaching qualification



  • Professional approach to work
  • Capable of working as part of an MDT
  • Ability to undertake and deliver highly specialised renal care
  • Ability to work without supervision
  • Ability to motivate one's self and others
  • Demonstrates commitment towards personal professional development, and the development of others
  • Can provide leadership and supervision of a team of nurses, e.g. within a sphere of the unit


  • Computer literacy



  • Experience within specialism
  • Evidence of CPD
  • Experience of providing Haemodialysis treatment


  • Experience of change management
  • Experience of clinical audit
  • Experience of IQP

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Wythenshawe Hospital

Southmoor Road


M23 9LT

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