Senior Sister for Neonatal Intensive Care

Band 7

Main area
Newborn Intensive Care Unit
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
349-SMH-0464
Site
Central Manchester Hospitals
Town
Manchester
Salary
£31,383 - £41,373 per annum
Closing
29/01/2017 23:59

The NICU is a state of the art facility Co-located with the maternity unit and Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, renowned for high standards of clinical care, research and education.

This is a unique opportunity to join the established senior nursing team of our busy and successful Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. This is a tertiary level service, one of three NICU’s in Greater Manchester and the only provider of neonatal surgery and specialist paediatric services. There is a strong emphasis on multidisciplinary working and family centered care is a central element of the Unit culture.

Do you want to be part of a friendly, supportive and highly skilled team? We are a busy, cutting edge service and this could be your opportunity to really influence the experience of infants and families by contributing to the leadership of a strong and dedicated workforce, role modelling positive behaviours and supporting them to deliver the highest standards of safe and effective care.

This post is pivotal within the Unit nursing structure. You will provide specialist Clinical leadership and management skills and the knowledge to support the organisation in the delivery of the highest quality of care. This will involve both the provision of direct care to infants requiring intensive and high dependency care and, on a rota basis, coordination of the Unit to ensure that patient flow is maintained and NICU capacity optimised. You will lead by example, role modelling positive values and behaviours. Alongside the Matrons and Lead Nurse you will contribute to the setting monitoring and maintenance of professional standards of nursing care, provide a focal point for parents and families and support the development of staff through individual supervision and performance appraisals.

This is a highly successful and dynamic Unit with a reputation for the delivery of high standards of compassionate clinical care, education and research. We want to continue to progress these aspects of our service and want a post holder who shares our vision and will rise positively to the challenges the future will hold.

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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

Louise Weaver Lowe 0161 901 7438
louise.weaver-lowe@cmft.nhs.uk

If you have problems applying, contact

Human Resources Recruitment Department
Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust
Trust Headquarters
Cobbett House
Manchester
M13 9WL
Telephone
0161 276 5137