Staff Nurse - Ward A5 Orthopaedics - Wythenshawe

NHS AfC: Band 5

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NHS AfC: Band 5
37.5 hours per week
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£22,128 - £28,746 p.a
28/03/2018 23:59

From 1st October 2017, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT) and the University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) has joined together to create a new Foundation Trust which has been named Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. 

Our new organisation will provide a single hospital service across the city of Manchester and in 12- 18 months will also include the services currently provided by North Manchester General Hospital.  These changes will make a real difference to the health outcomes and quality of life for the people of Manchester.  That’s why this really is an extremely exciting and challenging period in the delivery of health and social care in Greater Manchester and one that provides a wealth career opportunities for great people right across our Group. 

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.

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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

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