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Staff Nurse - Acute Intensive Care Unit

NHS AfC: Band 5

Main area
Acute Intensive Care Unit
NHS AfC: Band 5
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
£23,023 - £29,608 p.a. (pro rata)
21/11/2018 23:59

We are looking to recruit hardworking individuals to work as part of a large team within our busy Intensive Care Unit. A minimum of 6 months experience in an acute setting is essential. ICU experience is desirable but not essential as comprehensive in-service training is provided.

We offer a supportive environment and good work-life balance with a rostering system that is responsive to the needs of staff. We are fully committed to facilitating learning and the development of our staff.

The Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust is a major acute teaching Trust with an annual income over £400 million, and with the Nursing Workforce being approximately 4,000 staff. The Trust is recognised as a centre 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. 

Voted the Best Hospital in October 2014 by patients in the Manchester Evening News and holding the accolade of Britain’s Greenest Hospital, the Trust puts patient care at its heart and recruits staff that are open, honest and focused on striving for excellence.

MFT - Wythenshawe Hospital have built an enviable international reputation on five unwavering principles for clinical excellence, research and development, teaching, learning and for treating patients with compassion, respect and dignity. 

We can offer training, flexibility, friendliness and a caring environment in which to work and provide a number of benefits, which include:

- Exceptional Preceptorship programme and on-going CPD 
- Rotational Posts to enable a multi-skilled approach
- Excellent Employee Health & Wellbeing support
- Ample on-site car parking facilities
- Onsite Nursery – Open all year, with Childcare Voucher scheme in place
- Cycle to Work Scheme
- Free staff Wifi
- Subsidised restaurant
- Excellent transport links to Central Manchester and surrounding areas
- Strong links with local Universities
- 27 days annual leave rising to 29 (after 5 years) and 33 (after 10 years) plus 8 bank holidays
- NHS Pension Scheme 
- Car Leasing Scheme
- Annual personal development review to support career aspirations
- A number of NHS discounts across retail, leisure and travel



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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

For further details / informal visits contact please contact Nurse-in-Charge on 0161 291 6426

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