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Staff Nurse, Ward 12

Band 5

Main area
Band 5
up to 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
£23,023-£29,608 (pro rata)
26/08/2018 23:59

Whether you’re a Student Nurse, already a qualified Band 5 Staff Nurse or looking to return to the profession, Trafford Hospital within Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) may have just the job for you. That’s because, right now on Ward 12, we’re looking to recruit enthusiastic and compassionate nurses to care for our elective orthopaedic and speciality surgery patients.


Join us and you’ll have the opportunity to work in our 20 bedded orthopaedic inpatient area and 45 bedded day case area. The ward has some great accolades including gold accreditations for achievement in excellence. As a team we are proud to celebrate achievements of our team members and are committed to staff wellbeing.

You will have the benefit of working in a multi-professional team including specialist nurse, advanced nurse practitioner and therapists, so there are endless opportunities to develop your skills, knowledge and experience in this field.

To succeed, you’ll need to be committed to delivering high quality, patient focused care with pride and respect, have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to provide evidence of personal and professional development.


For newly qualified nurses the Trust has a robust preceptorship programme and you will receive excellent opportunities for development. Along the way, you will be supported by in-house Clinical Educators and a named mentor who will oversee your training needs, supported by the wider divisional education team.


In return for your skills, enthusiasm and commitment, you can expect a truly excellent comprehensive induction programme whilst being part of a fantastic and dedicated team that supports each other and operates with consideration and dignity at all times. The unit offers opportunities for career progression within the surgical specialties. It really is a great chance to join an innovative team in a Trust that has integrated health, teaching, research with state-of-the-art facilities right in the heart of Manchester. As well as offering a diverse range of services to over a million patients a year, our specialist hospitals have a real community feel and are home to hundreds of world-class clinicians and academic staff.

So, if you’re ready to make your next move your most exciting one yet, get in touch today, because we believe that you really can shine brighter at MFT.



MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve.





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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

Claire Entwistle, Ward 12 Ward Manager on 0161 746 2858 or email

If you have problems applying, contact

0161 276 6196