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Staff Nurse - Fracture Clinic

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per Annum, Pro Rata
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic and hardworking Registered Nurse to join our welcoming and dynamic team within our busy fracture clinic at Wythenshawe hospital.

To be successful you will need to communicate effectively with other departments and disciplines across the MDT. As a team, we are focused on continuous quality improvements and professional excellence and we are looking for someone who shares our visions and values to provide exceptional patient care.

What we need from you:

Nursing Registration with the UK NMC (please do not apply if you have not yet obtained this)

Willingness to undertake the accredited British Orthopaedic Casting Certificate (BCC) qualification

Proficient in managing Orthopaedic wounds

Excellent clinical skills

Commitment to providing excellent standards of care as well as promoting positive patient experiences

Flexibility to meet the needs of the service which may entail staying late where clinics overrun

Main duties of the job

What the role entails:

Support fracture clinic, elective clinics and the plaster room

Cast Removal and application of basic casts

Wound care- including Application of pico's and Vac therapy

Hours of work will be Monday - Friday 8am-5.30pm with the possibility of weekend and evening working in the future.

What we will provide:

A comprehensive induction programme

Ongoing support and training

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



  • First Level registration UK NMC-Registered Nurse


  • Mentorship
  • Diploma. Degree level 6 study



  • Knowledge of UK current nursing issues
  • Knowledge of Clinical Governance
  • Good use of Microsoft Office package and IT skills
  • Good sound knowledge of wound care, including application of Vac therapy and Pico


  • Knowledge of complex Orthopedic dressings.

Training and Experience


  • Experience of working on own and as part of a team.
  • Ability to supervise and support junior staff.
  • Evidence of teaching and assessing skills/ability.
  • Awareness of clinical audit.
  • Experience in wound care in other relevant setting


  • Evidence of undertaking a mentor/preceptor role.
  • Experience in outpatient setting.

Skills and abilities


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • Demonstrates awareness of own limitations.
  • Ability to organise workload and delegate tasks appropriately.
  • Well developed organisational skills.
  • Dexterity and accuracy in physical skills.


  • Casting experience/Orthopaedic department experience



  • Positive approach to work.
  • Capacity to work with colleagues at all levels, as part of the team.
  • Motivated to personal and professional development of self and other junior colleagues.
  • Good attendance record.
  • Inspires others and is a positive role model.

Other attributes


  • Proactive about learning needs
  • Takes initiative in performing duties and role.

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust



SouthMoor Road


M23 9LT

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