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Qualified Nurse - Ward B7

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year p.a inc.
Closing date
28 Jun 2024
Adult nurses looking for an exciting challenge and a wealth of opportunities are encouraged to join our current nursing workforce who continually go above and beyond to ensure the Trust delivers outstanding patient care. We have opportunities for both highly motivated newly qualified and experienced nurses in our expanding Neurosciences Centre.

The Greater Manchester Neurosciences Centre at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust serves the population of Greater Manchester. The centre has over 150 in-patient beds with sub-specialities including complex ENT, Spinal Surgery, short stay and complex, Major Trauma, Acute Neurology, Stroke Services (Hyper-acute and Rehabilitation), Programme Investigation Unit, and Hyper- Acute Neuro Rehabilitation.

In return we will give you:-
  • Opportunities to gain broad and varied experience and expertise to further your career in nursing
  • Support from our experienced supportive senior nursing senior team including corporate Matron, Lead Nurses, Consultant Nurses, Advanced Nurse Practitioners
  • Flexible hours to accommodate your personal circumstances
  • Full induction programme supported by our dedicated Practice Development Team.
  • Specialised ongoing educational development.

You will also have access to the following staff benefits:

o Car Lease Scheme

o Gymflex Scheme

o Discounted First Bus Tickets

o Mobile Phones - Salary Sacrifice

o Cycle to Work Scheme

o Nursery on Site / Child Care Vouchers

Main duties of the job

We are looking for Qualified Nurses with a passion for delivering high standards of care to work within this area.

You will be able to:

o Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills

o Aspire to deliver excellent standards of care

o Be able to work collaboratively with all members of the MDT

o Demonstrate a high level of compassion for patients and their relatives

You will embrace the challenge of working in a highly diverse environment, committed to becoming the safest organisation in the NHS.

You will be registered with the NMC and have experience of working in a hospital environment, a newly qualified nurse or a final year student.

Ward B8 is a 25 bedded neurosurgical unit, caring for patients with a range of neuro conditions . Nursing staff caring for patients in this area will have opportunity to gain and develop skills in care of pre and post-operative patients, caring for patients with a wide variety of spinal conditions including long term paralysis, oncology and elective spinal surgery.

Salford Royal has teamed up with housing association Salix Homes to provide a 26-apartment complex for doctors, nurses and other clinical staff new to the Trust. Please enquire upon appointment to review availability.

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

Please note an NMC PRN PIN is not a full NMC PIN and would not fulfil the essential criteria for this role.

This vacancy is open to those who have a current NMC PIN to practice as an Registered Nurse or Midwife in the UK, or those who are currently enrolled on a course which means they expect to receive their full NMC PIN within the next 3 months.

The NCA can no longer accept applications from International Nurses and Midwives who are yet to complete all competencies needed to receivea full NMC PIN to practice in the UK as we have paused our OSCE programme indefinitely. To learn more about how you can gain a full NMC PIN to be eligible to apply for our vacancies in the future, please see the NMC website:

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:

We respect the value of difference. So, our aim is to employ people representative of the communities we serve. Regardless of age, disability, gender, marital status, trans status, pregnancy and maternity, race, sexual orientation, religion or belief, all are welcome.

We continually review our recruitment processes to ensure they are supporting us achieving an inclusive and representative team.

Person Specification



  • NMC registration



  • IT Skills -communicates succinctly, clearly and accurately in writing
  • Demonstrates evidence based clinical knowledge
  • Be an effective team member who is able to relate to colleagues at all levels of the Trust with tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to coordinate your workload and supervise members of the team, ensuring high quality, safe and effective patient care


  • Experience of the use of clinical systems
  • Demonstrate initiative to proactively problem solve with a solution focus
  • Ability to use reflective practice, to continuously improve the standard of patient care



  • Degree / diploma in nursing studies(or equivalent nursing qualification and experience)


  • Evidence of continuous professional development (CPD)
  • Evidence of involvement in teaching
  • Evidence of mentorship qualification

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


Salford Care Organisation

Stott Lane


M6 8HD

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