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Staff Nurse - Urology (Ward F3)

NHS AfC: Band 5

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NHS AfC: Band 5
37.5 hours per week
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Wythenshawe Site
£23,023 - £29,680 p.a
27/09/2018 23:59

If you’re looking for a great career development opportunity as a Staff Nurse, working with urological patients undergoing elective surgery or acute emergency admissions then you're in the right place.

Wythenshawe Hospital has recently been awarded lead provider status for the regional bladder and renal cancer work and as such we have created a detailed development pathway to support our nurses to care for this group of patients.

We are interested in hearing from nurses who are highly motivated, aspirational and caring individuals, to come and join us and work within our well established nursing team. This is an excellent opportunity to gain knowledge and experience within this specialty and further develop your surgical clinical skills.   There will be opportunities to rotate throughout the Urology service experiencing high level work and developing specialist skills with support from the specialist nurses, the Urology Nurse Consultant and the Practice Based Educator.

Successful candidates will be passionate about the nursing profession and patient care. They will be enthusiastic and professional with a good work ethic and the ability to adapt into our friendly multidisciplinary team. They will be flexible and possess the ability to think quickly and work in a busy urology ward.

All our band 5 nurses receive the following:

  • 3 months free accommodation if you are moving to Manchester
  • Band 4 pay for newly qualified nurses whilst you await your NMC PIN.
  • Support from a named preceptor/mentor, Practice based educator and the supportive urology multi-disciplinary team.
  • Option for flexible working, including part-time hours.

Supernumerary 4 weeks to include:

  • Clinical skills programme
  • IV medication administration
  • Time spent with the following teams/ departments:
  • Pre-op
  • Theatre
  • Lithotripsy unit
  • Urological and Surgical Assessment Units
  • Stoma Nurses
  • Critical care/ outreach team

Month 1-12 development:

  • 12 month preceptorship programme including sessions on: emotional resilience, time management, SAGE & THYME and leadership
  • Male Catheterisation course
  • Venepuncture and cannulation
  • Acute Illness Management Course
  • Mytomycin training

Ongoing development from 12 months onwards:

  • Mentorship course (MSLAP)
  • Access to in-house coaching
  • Access to an internal nurse-led careers hub to help define your role, offer career development and opportunities.
  • LEAD courses relevant to your interests.

Please note that the closing date is given as a guide, we reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received.

You are advised to submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

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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

Julie Roche: F3 Ward Manager
0161 291 2208

If you have problems applying, contact

0161 291 2337