Senior Nurse Out of Hours

Band 7

Main area
Band 7
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
£31,696 - £41,787 per annum
07/11/2017 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. 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 7 senior nurse to join the Out of Hours Team (hospital at night) within the Trafford Division, Manchester Foundation Foundation Trust to support the delivery of safe clinical care out of hours. As the band 7 you would undertake a joint role of managing patient flow during working hours, and undertaking the out of hour’s role rotating onto nights and weekends.

We are looking for a motivated individual with extensive acute care experience, excellent communication skills to lead this team out of hours.

You will undertake the role of first responder, which involves recognition of deteriorating patients, initial assessment and first line management prior to escalation to medical staff. You will practice at a high level, having an ability to work autonomously and will provide professional advice and strong leadership to nursing staff.

The patient flow role during working hours will take responsibility for the ongoing effective management of patient flow in the division and support the discharge team.

You will be provided with a robust induction programme over a number of months, including the opportunity to work alongside the Hospital at Night team on the central site.

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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serena.hurst,Lead Nurse

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0161 276 6196