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Staff Nurse - Gastroenterology (Ward AM4) posted by Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Full Time
Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester
£24,214 - £30,112 / year
NHS Band 5/6

Job Description

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

Are you a qualified nurse looking for a new challenge? We currently have vacancies on Ward AM4 an exciting female gastroenterology ward caring for patients with complex conditions.

The department is a centre of excellence for Hepatobilliary and Gastroenterology and has close links to Endoscopy. The ward is exciting and has many learning opportunities. You will see conditions in this department that you won't see anywhere else. Learning about nutrition and how to feed patients other than orally for example, TPN, naso gastric, PEG, RIG. You will also gain experience and learn how to use the various means of venous access eg IV, PICC, Hickman and portacath.

Patients on Ward AM4 have a wide variety of conditions including inflammatory bowel disease, liver disease, cancers, eating disorders, substance misuse and mental health problems.

To be successful in this role you must demonstrate caring and compassionate values, behaviours and beliefs, be hard working and have an interest in the Speciality as well as a passion to want to develop your skills and knowledge. Adaptable and conscientious, you’ll be committed to delivering high standards of care and to helping the unit improve and progress. We believe in providing high standards of patient care in everything we do, so we’re looking for the best nurses to join us.

We offer a robust Preceptorship course to newly qualified nurses plus the opportunity to attend internal and external courses to improve and develop your skill set. The Trust is committed to staff education and development and so you can expect plenty of support to help you progress, including a PDP, ongoing training and study days and annual appraisals.

Our management structure is keen to develop and nurture staff to make the best of them and give job satisfaction. The staff on Ward AM4 are welcoming and friendly and demonstrate excellent team work. Hard work and commitment is recognised and awarded.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Ciara Lillis, Ward Manager on [Click here to apply]

We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction in the first 3 months following start in post. The amount of £29.50(standard disclosure) or £47.50 (enhanced disclosure) If you wish to withdraw once a DBS application has commenced you will be still liable for payment.

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

Please be aware that all roles at MFT(except Medical and Dental posts) are subject to a probationary period.

If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of the Recruitment Services by phone on [Click here to apply]

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system - TRAC systems. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to MFT transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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 (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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