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Staff Nurse - Respiratory (Wilson Ward)

NHS AfC: Band 5

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Respiratory Medicine
NHS AfC: Band 5
Full time and part time
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Wythenshawe site
£23,023 - £29,608 p.a. (pro-rata)
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Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 20,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of nine hospitals across six separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology, Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider

Do you want to work 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.

Wilson 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.

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.

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

Thomas Kellett - Ward Manager  0161 291 2584

If you have problems applying, contact

0161 291 2337