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Senior Sister for Neonatal Intensive Care

Band 7

Main area
Newborn Intensive Care Unit
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
349-SMH-0854
Site
Manchester Foundation Trust Hospitals
Town
Manchester
Salary
£33,222 - £43,041 per annum
Closing
26/08/2018 23:59

Do you want to be part of a friendly, supportive and highly skilled team? This is an opportunity to join the established senior nursing team of our busy and successful Newbornl Intensive Care Unit (NICU).
The NICU at Saint Mary's Hospital is a state of the art facility co-located with the maternity unit and Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, renowned for high standards of clinical care, research and education.
Saint Mary's is one of three NICU’s in Greater Manchester and as a tertairy unit is the only provider of neonatal surgery and specialist paediatric services. There is a strong emphasis on multidisciplinary working and family integrated care is a central element of the unit culture.
We are a busy, cutting edge service and is your opportunity to influence the experience of infants and families by contributing to the leadership of a strong and dedicated workforce, role modelling positive behaviours and supporting them to deliver the highest standards of safe and effective care.
This post is pivotal within the unit nursing structure. You will have specialist clinical leadership and management skills and the knowledge to support the organisation in the delivery of the highest quality of care. This will involve both the provision of direct care to infants requiring intensive and high dependency care and, on a rota basis, coordination of the Unit to ensure that patient flow is maintained and NICU capacity optimised across MFT. You will lead by example, role modelling positive values and behaviours.
Alongside the Matrons and Lead Nurse you will contribute to the NICU setting, monitoring and maintenance of professional standards of nursing care, provide a focal point for parents and families and support the development of staff through individual supervision and performance appraisals
You must be a team player with exemplary communication and interpersonal skills. A caring, compassionate, skilled and knowledgeable neonatal nurse, who works well in a busy and fast paced environment. You will be committed to the support and development of self and others and driven and motivated to work collaboratively in order to achieve the highest standards of care for infants and families.
This is a highly successful and dynamic unit with a reputation for the delivery of high standards of compassionate clinical care, education and research. We want to continue to progress these aspects of our service and want a post holder who shares our vision and will rise positively to the challenges the future will hold.

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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

Kath Eaton 0161 701 7481 kath.eaton@mft.nhs.uk

Penny Heap 0161701 7427 penelope.heap@mft.nhs.uk

If you have problems applying, contact

Human Resources Recruitment Department
Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust
Trust Headquarters
Cobbett House
Manchester
M13 9WL
Telephone
0161 276 4987