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Staff Nurse - Gastroenterology (Ward A9)

NHS AfC: Band 5

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NHS AfC: Band 5
37.5 hours per week
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Wythenshawe site
£23,023 - £29,608 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

A very exciting opportunity has arisen in our Gastroenterology Ward. We are looking for a Staff Nurse to join our team who is passionate about safety and the delivery of exceptional quality care.

About us –
We look after our 28-bedded mixed sex ward which consists of 5 bays and 8 side rooms. A9 is a highly-accredited Ward. The past two years we have been awarded our Gold ward accreditation; this has now led to us becoming Diamond status.
Within this team, we operator as part of a much larger MDT team, working with Social Workers, Physiotherapists, Dieticians, Speech and Language Therapists, and Occupational Therapists to name a few.

Locally known as A9, consists of 9 Consultants, all specialising in different conditions and work on a rota covering the ward on a weekly basis called Hot Week. This optimizes patient’s care allowing them to be treated in a timely manner and promote patient flow. We feel that this enables staff to feel confident that the patients receive the best possible care.

We offer great opportunities and would encourage staff to develop their skills with all the extra training we offer in order to progress their career including:
• Venipuncture and Cannulation
• Male Catheterisation
• Dementia gold study day
• Mentorship
• Acute Illness Management
• Development is specialist interests
Our team are friendly and hardworking, and we have a door is always open policy. We operate a 24-hour service, so the day is broken into two shift patterns, 7am-7.30pm and nights 7pm-7.30am. We would consider part time hours if you are flexible and night shift nurses are also welcome to apply with flexibility.

About you –

If you are enthusiastic, open to change and innovation, and highly motivated then we would encourage you to apply.

To take advantage of this opportunity, please submit an application by clicking on ‘Apply for this job’.

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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

Thomas Monaghan
0161 291 6998/6997

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0161 291 2337