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Sister/Charge Nurse - Ward A4

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

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Ward A4 is primarily an acute surgical unit, including at present a cohort of medical patients. We are seeking a suitably experienced surgical nurse who has a passion about patient safety, staff training and development, strong leadership, by setting examples of the highest standards and the delivery of exceptional quality care to patients with mixed surgical and medical conditions.

This an exciting time to be joining our fantastic Mixed Surgery Specialty team, Our Surgical Directorate has a reputation for the highest standards of clinical care.

Main duties of the job

You will be an aspiring leader with the ability to adopt a highly accessible and visible approach for patients, relatives and colleagues. You will assist the Ward Manager with the operational management for the team working on the Ward.

You will have the ability to develop a culture of continuous improvement with a particular emphasis on the patient journey and clinical outcomes.

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
  • Evidence of post qualification study


  • Assessor / mentor qualification



  • Minimum 2 years Post registration experience in relevant specialties
  • Evidence of motivation
  • Leading a team and working autonomously

Knowledge & Skills


  • Good communication: written, verbal and electronic
  • Up to date knowledge of current and professional issues
  • Knowledge of clinical governance
  • Time management
  • Able to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care


  • Change management
  • Understanding or involvement in clinical audit

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Wythenshawe Hospital


M23 9LT

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