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Qualified Nurse - Hyperacute Stroke Unit B3/B4

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata
Closing date
25 Jun 2024
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, experienced Band 5 Registered Nurse to join our regional Hyperacute Stroke Unit at Salford Royal Hospital, delivering care to patients who have experienced a Stroke.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated adult nurse with a passion for delivering high standards of care who has proven, post registration experience. The Unit receives patients from throughout the Greater Manchester region, accepting transfers in and out and therefore excellent communication skills are essential.

Main duties of the job

The team has a multi-disciplinary focus in order to ensure that patients are supported throughout their inpatient stay.

You will be supported on the ward by the wide range of the MDT members and a supportive preceptorship period.

You will be able to:-o Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skillso Aspire to deliver excellent standards of careo Be able to work collaboratively with all members of the MDTo Demonstrate a high level of compassion for patients and their relatives

In return you will:-Be developed by dedicated training professionals. You'll have access to a wide range of learning opportunities and state of the art facilities, including seminar rooms, an IT suite, a library, skills labs and an on-site simulation suite. You'll also have access to CPD to help take your career in the right direction.

Be supported to develop the competence and confidence you need as an effective, independent healthcare professional. You'll receive a full induction programme, benefit from classroom-based training and clinical skills assessments. You will also receive support from our senior nursing team and highly specialised nurses.

About us

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) provides hospital and integrated health and social care services to over one million people living across Greater Manchester. Our 20,000 colleagues care for people in hospital and in the community, working across Bury, Rochdale, Oldham and Salford, to save and improve lives.

As a large NHS trust we are committed to enhancing the health of our local population by delivering consistently high standards of care and working closely with local authorities and key partners. We believe in our power and potential to make a difference and we're always looking for people who demonstrate our three core values - care, appreciate and inspire - to join our team.

In return, we can offer you a job role with purpose and flexibility. The size and scale of the NCA means we can provide more challenge and opportunities so your career can always be moving in the right direction. By joining us you can also access a competitive benefits package, including, a fantastic annual leave allowance, flexible working opportunities and protected hours for health and wellbeing activities, helping you to achieve more personal downtime and a better work-life balance.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website:

Please note, proven experience, post NMC registration experience is essential for this role.

If you are an International Nurse without a current NMC PIN, please do not apply for this role. To find out more about the current international nursing opportunities available to you here at the NCA, please contact

Person Specification

Registration & Qualifications


  • NMC Registration


  • Degree in nursing studies

Knowledge, Skills & Experience


  • Evidence of involvement in teaching and mentoring learners
  • Evidence of CPD
  • Evidence of proven experience, post NMC registration


  • Evidence of supervision
  • Previous experience with stroke patients

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


Salford Royal Hospital

Stott Lane


M6 8HD

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