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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
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated, ambitious individual to join our team as a Ward Sister/Charge Nurse on Doyle medical ward in a part time role.

Doyle Medical is a 22 bedded general medical ward. The ward cares for acutely unwell patients in a fast paced environment and as such this role would suit someone who wants to develop their clinical and managerial skills.

You will be encouraged to develop your own style of leadership and help the ward develop a first class care environment.Alongside your role you will have the opportunity to attend external training courses in clinical skills and leadership with the potential for funding to be provided.

Main duties of the job

As a ward sister or charge nurse, you will be the responsible nurse in charge for the unit. You will also be responsible for assisting the ward manager with day to day activities such as:

Co-ordinating the flow of admissions and discharges

Liaising with members of the MDT

Ensuring the unit is appropriately staffed, raising any staffing issues or concerns

Managing staff including concerns

Dealing with concerns according to local and Trust policy

Supporting the nursing team in delivery of care

Responding to incidents in line with local and trust policy

For any questions or to arrange a ward walk around please contact

Rebecca Collins - Ward Manager 0161 291 4165

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
  • Diploma (or working towards)
  • Evidence of post qualification specialist study
  • Assessor / mentor


  • Degree



  • Relevant experience at band 5
  • Leading a team and working autonomously
  • Evidence of motivation
  • Working with multidisciplinary students


  • Experience of working within other areas of nursing
  • Evidence of improvement work
  • Experience of clinical audit

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Wythenshawe Hospital

Southmoor Road


M23 9LT

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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