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Junior Sister/Charge Nurse, Renal Medicine

Band 6

Main area
Renal medicine
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Renal Dialysis Unit - MRI and NMG
£28,050 - £36,644 per annum
24/03/2019 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

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Junior Sister/Charge Nurse to join our team on the Renal Dailysis Unit at the MRI and the Renal Dialysis Unit at NMG .

You will be a highly motivated and innovative nurse leading our team, helping to deliver high quality care to our patients. You will demonstrate excellent knowledge and previous experience in renal medicine. You will also have skills in Haemodialysis. You will be working collaboratively with other MDT members, in addition to being confident in working under your own initiative in order to prioritise your clinical care and workload accordingly.

The Unit(s) offers outpatient dialysis treatment 6 days a week, for patients across Manchester. Renal Medicine is fast paced, exciting and provides the oppurtunity for the successful applicant to make a significant impact on the renal patient experience. You will support the Ward Manager with all aspects of management and leadership, promoting a positive patient experience and supporting an educational programme to enhance your staff members skills and knowledge within the speciality.

Join us and you’ll have the opportunity to lead the team. Caring with pride and empathy for all our patients. To succeed, you’ll need to be committed to delivering high quality, patient focused care with pride and respect, You should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be able to provide evidence of personal and professional development.You should show an aptitude for supporting and mentoring junior staff and act as a role model as part of a dedicated team that supports each other and operates with consideration and dignity at all times.

You will support the ward manager and Renal matron's in delivering trust and national objectives and you will support and manage your own team of staff in delivering these objectives. You will have a proven record of embracing the culture of continuous improvement and can demonstrate how you can work within the service improvement methodologies to improve patient outcomes.

In return for your skills, enthusiasm and commitment, we offer fantastic development and career oppurtunities and a supportive management structure in which to develop to achieve your potential as a Band 6 Sister/ Charge Nurse.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

Lorraine Peters- Ward Manager Renal Dialysis Unit MRI. 0161 276 6164


Kelly Whelan - Ward Manager Renal Dialysis Unit NMG 0161 5093716


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