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Cardiology Liaison Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 5

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NHS AfC: Band 5
Fixed term or secondment
18.5 hours per week
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Wythenshawe Site
£23,023 - £29,608 p.a pro rata
19/12/2018 23:59

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 20,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of nine hospitals across six separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider

This post is based at MFT Wythenshawe site.

Heart and Lung Division

REGISTERED NURSE BAND 5 18.5 hours per week, Secondment for 6 months

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced registered nurse to join our team of in-patient cardiac rehabilitation nurses for up to 6 months. We are seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated and flexible individual to join our team.   The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, good time management, be able to work well under pressure both within a team and independently.

Summary of most important Experience/Skills/Qualifications required: • Registered Nurse with relevant cardiology experience • Understanding of NSF for CHD

  • Clinical Governance awareness. • Demonstrate leadership skills. • Clinical assessment skills • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills • Ability to work independently and as part of a team • Negotiation / influencing skills

To assist the Trust in reducing healthcare associated infections you should become familiar with the Trust’s Hand Decontamination Policy, attend mandatory induction training and be compliant with all hand hygiene standards at all times.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Informal visits are welcome. For further information on this role, please contact either: Adelaide Berrie (0161 291 2752) or Annette Thompson

If you have problems applying, contact

0161 291 2337