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Staff Nurse - Complex Health

NHS AfC: Band 5

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Complex Health
NHS AfC: Band 5
Full and Part Time
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Wythenshawe site
£23,023 - £29,608 p.a
24/02/2019 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

Attention all Learning Disability Nurses (RNLD). Do you enjoying working with the older person with cognitive impairments?  Do you have an interest in developing your acute nursing skills? 

Complex Health at Wythenshawe Hospital would like you to join our team.

Your skills would complement our existing nursing teams and we would like to help you to integrate and develop on your nursing skills. There are a number of opportunities across our elderly medical and stroke wards to use your skills to support our patient group.  We have developed a bespoke preceptorship programme for our LD nurses and will have an individualised supernumerary period to augment your transition.

Complex Health has four 16 bedded wards and a 28 bedded ward that care for the older person with complex health and social care needs as well as a 22 bedded stroke unit.

We are looking for nurses who are adaptable to new roles, responsive to change and always looking to improve and develop innovative practice.

A structured induction and training program ensure that our nurses receive the following:- 

-Band 5 induction - Corporate and Clinical induction - Preceptorship and clinical skills program for Nurses led by Practice Based Educators-Administration of IV drugs.

There will also be the opportunity to attend the LEAD courses provided by the trust.

To be a nurse at MFT is about being part of something special, which is why we need amazing people who stand out from the crowd, real professionals

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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

Sarah Burgess

Matron - Complex Health and Social Care

0161 291 4887

If you have problems applying, contact

0161 291 2337