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Staff Nurse - Complex Health (Ward F7)

NHS AfC: Band 5

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Complex Health
NHS AfC: Band 5
Full and Part Time
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Wythenshawe site
£23,023 - £29,608 p.a. (pro-rata)
24/10/2018 23:59

Are you an RN with an interest in Parkinson’s disease and looking for a role at Wythenshawe Hospital? Do you feel you could deliver a high level of care to a Parkinson’s patients in an acute setting and provide up-to-date knowledge and skills to your colleagues on the management of this complex condition?

Ward F7 is an acute medical ward that specialise in care of the older person. It consists of two 16 bedded wards. The wards work using a multidisciplinary approach; and are looking for new team members who have an interest in Parkinson’s/ Parkinson’ disease dementia and related conditions.

A structured induction and training program ensure that our nurses receive the following:- 

-Band 5 induction - Corporate and Clinical induction - Preceptorship and clinical skills program for Nurses led by Practice Based Educators

-Administration of IV drugs The Parkinson’s team (Consultant and nurse specialist), have a base on the ward and are available to provide learning opportunities along with planned education and training on Parkinson’s Disease. It would be expected that you would cascade this information to the ward team and support the ward manager in providing excellent care in this area.

There will also be the opportunity to attend the LEAD courses provided by the trust. To be a nurse at MFT is about being part of something special, which is why we need amazing people who stand out from the crowd, real professionals who are adaptable to new roles, responsive to change and always looking to improve and develop innovative practice.




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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

Zena Height, Ward Manager                         

Ailish Fountain, Parkinson’s specialist nurse

0161 291 2235

If you have problems applying, contact

0161 291 5989