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Staff Nurse - Vascular Surgery (Ward A1)

NHS AfC: Band 5

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Vascular Surgery
NHS AfC: Band 5
37.5 hours per week
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Wythenshawe site
£23,023 - £29,608 p.a
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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 within the Regional Vascular unit (Ward A1) for band 5 nurses to join the vascular team.

This role will suit both newly qualified nurses and experienced staff as full training will be given on the unit. All successful applicants will be supported through the completion of a vascular competency document and regular training sessions will be available to enable continued professional development.

The unit is currently open to 24 in-patient beds. A1 is an acute vascular surgery ward that also offers the opportunity for acute illness management due to the complexity of the patients.

Successful candidates will also gain a vast knowledge in complex wound care and wound management with the support of the vascular specialist nurses based within the trust.

MFT proudly offer all staff offer salary sacrifice schemes including the bike scheme, car leasing and childcare vouchers. Accommodation is also available close to the hospital site.

This is a family friendly trust that provides an onsite nursery for preschool aged children and will consider flexible working with their flexible working policy.

Positions are available for full time staff at 37.5 hours per week although part time hours may be considered for any suitable candidates.

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


Joanne Rushton

Ward Manager A1

0161 291 6190

If you have problems applying, contact

0161 291 2338