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Associate Macmillan Palliative Care Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 6

Main area
Community Palliative Care
NHS AfC: Band 6
37.5 hours per week
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Central Manchester
£28,050 - £36,644 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

Associate Macmillan Associate Palliative Care Nurse Band 6

We are Manchester Local Care Organisation - an exciting, new public sector organisation that is bringing together NHS community health services and social care services in the city. We’re driven by the aim of improving the health of local people in Manchester by working across organisational boundaries.

An exciting opportunity has now arisen within Central Manchester Macmillan Palliative Support Service for an Associate Palliative Care Nurse.

The post holder will work as part of the Macmillan Specialist multi-disciplinary team comprising of Medics, Dietician, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Nurses and Speech and Language Therapist. The team aims to provide effective support palliative care and/or rehabilitation to patients with a life limiting condition requiring palliative intervention.

The post holder will provide supportive palliative care to enhance the quality of life for patients / carers with any life limiting illness requiring palliative care, including complex physical, psychological and emotional needs.

Recent investment in palliative care has enabled the service to develop substantially for the city of Manchester, this is an exciting time to join our innovative and expanding team.



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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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Claire Rathmill, Service Manager / 0161 233 4226 / 07989230468



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