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Staff Nurse - Surgical Ward F12

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year Pro-rata
Closing date
5 Jul 2024
Exciting opportunities have arisen for Staff Nurses to join our team on our Surgical Elective Ward on F12. As a team we offer support, both physically and mentally to all our patients from diagnosis, transitional from surgery and continually throughout their treatment plan. The acute setting can sometimes be very challenging but is very rewarding.

Ward F12 is a fast-paced working environment which gives staff the opportunity to use multiple transferable skills to provide the highest level of care to our patients.

Working on F12 will give you the opportunity to work alongside multiple disciplinary specialists. F12 provides amazing learning opportunities and provide staff nurses with the skills to care for acutely unwell patients.

You will also have the opportunity to work on the Theatre Admissions Lounge thatcares for our elective patients before the transition to theatre which offers a wide variety of transferable skills.

Main duties of the job

OUR COMMITMENT TO YOUA wealth of knowledge and experience anthe acute surgicalsetting which allows individuals to develop and expand on clinical skills.Offer opportunities to remain continually up-to-date with mandatory training and allow staff to develop by completing any extra training to expand their knowledge and clinical skills ie Mentorship, Acute Illness Management (AIM), and Enhanced Recovery Programme (ERP).We believe undertaking continuous professional development is a key element of developing staff capabilities.Continually support staff to 'raise the bar' on quality to actively take part in changes and developments to benefit the ward and patient care.Deliver strong clear leadership to ensure that all staff are well led and remain motivated.Develop clinical skills in relation to caring for acutely unwell patients working closely with the 'Outreach' team.We offer continual support and guidance with our excellent preceptorship and training programme. Link nurse opportunities whilst offering flexible working.

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

YOUR VALUED CONTRIBUTIONWe are looking for enthusiastic, patient focused nurses who are able to work within a team setting to deliver the 6 Cs to our patients. An ability to think and act quickly as well as being adaptable to changing situations will be of benefit in our fast paced environment.We welcome the opportunity to meet with you to show you what working with our brilliant teams could mean for your future career.

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

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

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:

We reserve the right to close the online vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post you are advised to complete and return your application form as soon as possible.

Person Specification



  • Registration with NMC
  • Nursing qualification


  • Teaching qualification

Experience in speciality


  • To demonstrate an interest in the specialty.


  • Previous experience in acute surgery



  • Good communication skills (written & verbal)
  • To demonstrate the ability to work within a team.



  • To demonstrate the ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care.

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


Oldham Care Organisation

Rochdale Road



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