Specialist COPD Nurse or Physiotherapist

Band 6

Main area
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
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Manchester Royal Infirmary
£26,565-£35,577 per annum
04/05/2017 23:59

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Central Manchester COPD Team. We are a multidisciplinary team of nurses and physiotherapists delivering a range of services for people with COPD in the community and at Manchester Royal Infirmary across 7 days.We have also recently started providing services at Trafford General hospital and have been awarded Future Hospital status, in partnership with South Manchester, for our integration work within COPD services.

Central Manchester Foundation Trust is a leading integrated health, teaching, research and innovation campus in the thriving city region of Manchester. We offer a unique range of services to the North West, treating and managing the simplest to the most complex conditions and diseases. Indeed, we treat more than a million patients every year and we are home to hundreds of world-class staff, each committed to being the very best at what we do. As one of the largest NHS Trusts in the North West, recruiting the best talent to fulfill the wide range of our varied and specialist roles is really important to us.

You will be involved in the delivery of the an early discharge service, admission avoidance from the community, the provision of a home oxygen service, pulmonary rehabilitation in the community, community COPD clinics and outpatient clinics.

We are a progressive team always looking to develop the way we work to improve patient care. With the variety of work that we do it offers a great chance for learning new skills and developing as a nurse or physiotherapist. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, flexible and wanting to specialise in respiratory medicine. We can only consider full time applicants for these posts.

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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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Human Resources Recruitment Department
Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust
Trust Headquarters
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M13 9WL
0161 701 2625