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Staff Nurse - Cardiothoracic (Ward F6)

NHS AfC: Band 5

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NHS AfC: Band 5
37.5 hours a week
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£23,023 - £29,608 p.a (pro rata)
20/11/2018 23:59

F6 is a 32 bedded cardiothoracic surgery ward, delivering high standards of nursing care to patients undergoing both routine and complex cardiac, aortic and thoracic surgery.

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated, aspirational and caring individual, to come and join us and work within our friendly, well established and supportive nursing team. This is an excellent opportunity to gain knowledge and experience within this speciality and further develop your surgical clinical skills. Night duty only can be accommodated if preferred.

As a surgical speciality, we are keen to hear from both experienced and newly qualified nurses, as well as those nurses who have not previously worked in a surgical environment, but are looking for a change to an interesting speciality. We are also interested in hearing from nurses considering a rotational post.

You will be supported by your mentor/preceptor, but will also have the support of the trust practice based educator team through the Trust Preceptorship Programme and on-going CPD. The trust has strong links with local universities and the MFT Academy based at our Education and Resource Centre supports numerous in house training opportunities, together with the Critical Care Skills Institute, the Practice Based Educators and the Trust Specialist Nurses.

We can offer training, flexibility, friendliness and a caring environment in which to work and provide a large number of staff benefits, which you will find listed in the additional information link attached to the vacancy

If you meet the above criteria, we would like to hear from you.

For further information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact via email either Adele Brearley at OR June Prestage at or by telephone on 0161 291 2567.

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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

Adele Brearley F6 Ward Manager Tel 0161 291 2566

If you have problems applying, contact

0161 291 2337