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Planned Investigations Unit
Band 5
Secondment: 6 months
  • Full time
  • Part time
37.5 sessions per week (Hours negotiable at interview)
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Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
PIU, North Manchester General Hospital
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum (pro rata)
Salary period
Today at 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy Staff Nurse - PIU

Band 5

Job overview

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self motivated individual who would be interested in working in a dynamic and fast paced environment.

Someone who is keen to utilise to their full potential their existing skills whilst developing new one’s.

You would be working within the day case/PIU area where you will provide treatments and complete investigations for patients under the care of a number of  specialities such as Haematology, Endocrine , Gastroenterology and Rheumatology.

Main duties of the job

A 1st level registered nurse , you will need to be a good team player, with effective communication and interpersonal skills.

Operational hours 08:00 - 20:00 hours daily Monday to Friday.

This vacancy is advertised on a fixed term basis for a period of 6 months.

Please note this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if a sufficient number of suitable applications are received.

Candidates will be required to present original certificates for qualifications at interview stage.


Working for our organisation

MFT is England’s largest NHS Trust with a turnover of £1.8bn and is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We’re creating the most exceptional integrated health and social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals and community services from across Manchester, Trafford and beyond, we champion collaborative working and transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you’ll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We’re proud to be one of the major academic research centres and education providers in England and Research and Innovation is the heart of all we do, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. We’re also excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable and tackling climate change.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Join us and you’ll work with some of the best people in the NHS, thriving in a Trust united in its values, purpose and commitment to our patients and a drive for continual innovation and improvement. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience you’ll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the ‘Supporting Documents’ heading.   So that you’re even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, you’ll need to take time to read the ‘Candidate Essentials Guide’ that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification.  This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how ‘we care for you as you care for others’.  Most importantly, it also contains critical information you’ll need to be aware of before you submit an application form. 

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. If you are unvaccinated, there is helpful advice and information available by searching on the ‘NHS England’ website where you can also find out more about how to access the vaccination.

Diversity Matters

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 age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post.  As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you.  If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at

We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

Person specification

Current NMC registration

Essential criteria
  • Experience in an Acute setting
Desirable criteria
  • Venepuncture and Cannulation


Essential criteria
  • Recent Evidence of continuing professional development
Desirable criteria
  • Teaching and assessing qualification

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Trust IDDisability Confident - two yearsHappy to Talk Flexible WorkingVeteran AwareApprenticeships logoArmed Forces Covenant (Silver Award)Step into health

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Helen Evans
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Email address
Telephone number
0161 604 5369

If you have problems applying, contact

Parkway 1
Parkway Business Centre
MFT Recruitment Office
M14 7LU
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