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Junior Sister/Charge Nurse

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

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
The post holder will assess, plan implement and evaluate the care for patientssupporting and guiding junior staff in the process. S/he will provide direct patient careand have detailed clinical knowledge of the specialist area. The post holder will assistthe senior Sister/Charge Nurses in ensuring that high standards of quality of care aredelivered & maintained. The post holder will act as a positive role model within thedepartment for staff patients and carers. The post holder will deputise for the seniorsister as required.The post holder will enable nurses to acquire clinical and professional competenciesby facilitating high quality education and staff development opportunitiesKey RelationshipsPatients and families -(Adults & Children). Modern Matron, Senior and junior nurses within the department.Education Leads, Consultant and junior medical staff, Support and ancillary staff,including nursing students. Community Nursing Services, GP's and Social Services.Clinical Governance team and teams of nursing specialists based in the hospital andoutside the hospital setting.All members of the multi-disciplinary team to ensure a coordinated service is provided

previous applicants need not apply and job vacancy is a full time post.

Main duties of the job

Be responsible for the delivery of clinical expertise in all aspects of the clinicalsetting, acting as a visible practitioner.Collaborate with other health care professionals in the delivery of highstandards of effective health care within best practice guidelinesAct as a resource of specialised knowledge and clinical expertise to ensurecare delivered to the ill children and their families is appropriate and optimumenabling early recognition of condition changes and ensuring appropriatecorrective action is instituted.Demonstrate awareness of legislation regarding ill children and their familiese.g. child protection, vulnerable adults, mental health issues and actappropriately when required.Practice in accordance with the NMC Code of Professional Conduct in order that a safe and quality service is provided.Promote the shared objectives of the multidisciplinary team by working closely to ensure that best practice is achieved utilising both Clinical Benchmarkingand Improving Quality Programme processes to achieve this. Promote the interface between hospital and community to provide a seamless service for the ill children and their families.Promote and collaborate in developing good working relationships withdepartments to ensure the patient journey is effective and efficient.Encourage and promote an evidence based culture through pathways andprotocols of care within an interdisciplinary approach.

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



  • Paediatric Registration with the NMC
  • Manchester Triage Trained
  • Minimum 2 years A& E experience


  • APLS
  • Further Study at level 6

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


North Manchester General Hospital

Delauneys Road


M8 5RB

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