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Specialist Nurse Infection - Prevention and Control/Tissue Viability

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Delauneys Rd, Crumpsall
£35,392 to £42,618 Per Annum (Pro Rata)
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
There are 3 opportunities have arisen to appoint an enthusiastic Band 6 nurse within the field of Infection Prevention and Control and Tissue Viability. 2 X vacancies for the Oxford Road Campus site and 1 x vacancy for the NMGH site, This is an exciting time to join an innovative and expanding team. Both specialties offer high-profile agendas and corporate working which will allow practitioners to develop skills across a wide range of clinical services.

The role will provide an opportunity for a motivated enthusiastic nurse with an interest in Infection Prevention and Control and Tissue Viability to gain valuable experience across a wide variety of disciplines. Staff will have the opportunity to work on each of the hospital sites to broaden the wealth of experiences each site offers in order to meet service needs.

Core hours of the service are 08 - 17.00 covering 7 days a week.

Main duties of the job

As a professional role model you will provide direct and indirect clinical care, ensuring the needs of the patient are central to service delivery. You will monitor and improve standards of care through, supervision of practice, clinical audit, evidence- based practice, teaching and supporting professional colleagues. Consequently the successful candidate will need the ability to travel independently across hospital sites. Please read the job description to understand the main duties of the role.

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



  • NMC Registrant
  • Education to Diploma or above
  • Relevant professional qualification
  • Specialty qualification


  • Degree level education or working towards in a health related subject

Knowledge and Experience


  • Relevant experience at Band 5 or above
  • Evidence of continued professional development
  • Evidence of delivery of teaching programmes


  • Experience of clinical audit
  • Research experience
  • Evidence of experience in TV/IPC



  • Presentation skills
  • IT/Word processing skills
  • Good communication skills


  • Experience of report writing



  • Demonstrates the Trust values and behaviours
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills
  • Ability to travel across all MFT sites


  • Car owner / driver

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


North Manchester General Hospital

Delauneys Rd, Crumpsall

M8 5RB

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