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Respiratory Specialist Practitioner

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

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
The ARAS COPD support team at NMGH aims to provide high standard care to patients across both primary and secondary care settings. Using up to date research based care we aim to enable patients to continue living to the best of their ability from diagnosis, acute care through to long-term management. The ARAS COPD support team focuses on maximising care whilst minimising time in hospital.

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the job

We are looking for an experienced, motivated and well organised individual with highly developed skills within respiratory care to join the team which provides:

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Early supported discharge

Admission avoidance

Community Nurse Led and Consultant clinics

Education and Teaching for the wider community such as practice nurses, community staff and GP's

Post COVID work, supporting patients in virtual and face to face clinics.

Driving license and access to a car is essential for this role

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 MattersMFT 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 looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification



  • Degree in Nursing, Degree in Physiotherapy or equivalent
  • NMC or HPC registration
  • 3 years post registration experience including respiratory as speciality


  • Teaching, supervisory and appraisal skills and experience
  • Advanced clinical reasoning skills
  • Experience in audit, research and development
  • Good IT skills

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


North Manchester General Hospital

Delauneys Road


M8 5RB

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