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Staff Nurse - Respiratory (Doyle Ward)

NHS AfC: Band 5

Main area
Respiratory Medicine
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full and Part Time
Job ref
349-UC085NM-18-H
Site
Wythenshawe site
Town
Manchester
Salary
£23,023 - £29,608 p.a. (pro rata)
Closing
25/10/2018 23:59

Do you want just a day or night shift pattern of work, if you wish for a better shift pattern please apply to respiratory?


We are looking for an efficient, enthusiastic, highly motivated nurse with good interpersonal and communication skills to work in our respiratory unit. You will be joining our friendly and dynamic team with excellent standards and great work ethic. You will be supported to develop into the band 5 role through preceptor-ship, peer support and an exciting range of educational opportunities.

Doyle ward is no ordinary chest ward as we have regional and national specialist respiratory services, giving you the opportunity to learn about nursing patients with a whole range of conditions. You will be upskilled to cannulate, take earlobe blood gases, catheterise and deal with life-saving equipment such as nasal ventilation and high-flow oxygen.

We also have opportunities to rotate six monthly within the other specialist chest wards if you wish to broaden your horizons! Opportunities include a ventilation unit, lung oncology, cystic fibrosis among others.

Respiratory Medicine service treats patients with a full range of respiratory diseases including: COPD, Asthma, Lung Cancer, Cystic Fibrosis, Bronchiectasis, Sleep Apnoea and Infectious Lung disease.

The service is staffed from across many professions and includes consultants and their teams, ward managers and their nursing teams, specialist nurses, physiotherapy, respiratory physiology and other allied health professionals.
Benefits

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.

Sound interesting? We would encourage you to give us a call to organise an informal visit and chat.

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

Ask for Michelle Royle (Ward Manager) 01612912727/9

michelle.royle@mft.nhs.uk

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
0161 291 5989