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Staff Nurse - Trauma and Orthopaedics (Ward A5)

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
20/11/2018 23:59

Our Organisation

The Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust is a major acute teaching Trust with an annual income over £400 million. The Trust is recognised as a center of clinical excellence and provides a wide range of health services to the areas of South Manchester, South Trafford, North East Cheshire and West Stockport. 

Our Opportunity

We are currently recruiting full time (37.5 hrs) Band 5 Staff Nurses for Ward A5 The clinical area treats emergency trauma patients, making this a diverse working environment and an excellent opportunity for enthusiastic, motivated and committed nurses to join our team with a keen interest in orthopaedics. Newly qualified nurses will also be considered. We have a multidisciplinary approach to caring for Orthopaedic patients. The team comprises of staff from across many professions and includes consultants and their medical team, ward manager and their nursing teams, specialist nurses, physiotherapy, occupational therapist, dietitian and other allied health professionals.

Our Requirement

Applications are invited from hardworking, innovative and highly motivated nurses to join a dynamic team in our Orthopaedic Ward 
With your natural skills and abilities to prioritise, you’ll carry out a range of duties that may vary day to day, and acting as the patient’s advocate, you’ll work within the NMC Code of Conduct working in a vibrant, friendly and supportive environment. You will be required to work flexibly in a changing environment, confident, approachable and able to demonstrate ability to work under own initiative.

We are looking for Band 5's who are compassionate and caring with an ability to focus on the delivery of high calibre care. To join us, you should have First Level Registration and the ability to motivate, inspire and support others while dealing with the varied and challenging demands and responsibilities of this post. A calm, diplomatic and caring approach and a commitment to provide high quality, safe and effective care is essential.


We provide a number of benefits commensurate in working for the NHS which include:
•27 days annual leave rising to 29 (after 5 years) and 33 (after 10 years) plus 8 bank holidays
•A standard working week of 37.5 hours (for full-time)
•NHS Pension scheme (unless you choose to opt out)
•Annual personal development review to support career aspirations
•A number of NHS discounts across retail, leisure and travel
•We can offer training, flexibility, friendliness and a caring environment in which to work.

Please note that the closing date is given as a guide, we reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received.

You are advised to submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

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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

Informal visits welcome. Please contact Ward Manager Debbie Merrick on 0161 291 6597 / 6590

If you have problems applying, contact

0161 291 2337