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Junior Sister/Charge Nurse (MRI)

Band 6

Main area
Acute Medicine
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Manchester Royal Infirmary
£28,050 - £36,644 per annum
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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

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust offers a unique range of services to the North West, treating and managing the simplest to the most complex conditions and diseases. For our nurses, it means the chance to gain diverse experience in a variety of teams.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a senior nurse looking for their next step towards nursing leadership within the specialty of the care of the elderly.

This is a fantastic opportunity to lead and manage a dedicated and committed team at the Manchester Royal Infirmary, within this 28 bedded ward.

The successful candidate will have previous substantive experience at Band 5 or band 6 level and possess experience within change management.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual, passionate about holistic care for elderly people, with excellent communication skills and who enjoys working as part of a team, the successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the ability to initiate and sustain new and innovative ways of working which facilitate developments in nursing practice.

You will be required to provide continuity in dealing with and overseeing operational nursing issues on a daily basis. Therefore, the ability to lead, manage and direct a team efficiently and effectively is essential. You will be supported in the role by the Ward Manager and the multi-disciplinary team on the ward. 

The successful candidate will be self-motivated and committed to improving service delivery with a flexible approach to the needs of the service. This post provides an excellent career opportunity for someone who is clinically credible but wishes to further develop management and leadership skills. 


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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

Matron - Anya Dykins


If you have problems applying, contact

Human Resources Recruitment Department
Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust
Trust Headquarters
Cobbett House
M13 9WL
0161 701 5592