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Band 5
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Various)
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Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
£27,055 - £32,934 pro rata
Salary period
09/10/2022 23:59

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Qualified Nurse - Gastroenterology Ward G2

Band 5

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) brings together staff and services from the former Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust. The sheer size, scale and potential of our combined service is huge. Together, we’ve a wealth of skills and resources to share and tap into and, a wide range of career paths for you to develop and explore. If you want to join a team of around 20,000 NHS experts in delivering high-quality, local care across Salford, Oldham, Bury and Rochdale and beyond – come and take your place with us. 

Job overview

We have exciting opportunities for a Band 5 nurse to join our friendly and supportive gastroenterology  and nursing team who are committed to providing and maintaining high standards of patient care, specialising in Gastroenterology nursing.

Ward G2 specialises in gastroenterology nursing. The Unit has 25 beds.  You will be looking after patients with hepato-biliary issues, IBS, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn's,   Liver Disease  and GI bleeds.


Main duties of the job

We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic nurse who is willing to work as part of a team.    You’ll be someone who works well under pressure, is a great team player as well as being self-motivated and able to work independently when needed. A nursing professional you’ll be someone who truly understands the need for care, consideration and respect for our patients but also applies these qualities to your team members.

You will also be committed to delivering a high standard of patient care and have interest in the acute nursing care within the gastroenterology field. Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team is essential. A flexible approach and the ability to respond appropriately to the demands of a rapidly changing acute clinical environment are also essential.

Flexibility to work varied shift patterns is essential.

Working for our organisation

Oldham Care Organisation is part of the Northern Care Alliance, one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. The place where the world’s first IVF baby was delivered, Oldham is a town of pioneering firsts. Today, Oldham is responsible for delivering a range of acute and community health services across the local area and at The Royal Oldham Hospital. As a designated major trauma unit for Greater Manchester and one of only three vascular centres in Greater Manchester, Oldham is a specialist hospital for acute surgery and provides state-of-the-art onsite pathology services to the North West.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

In line with the Trust’s Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, religion, marital status, social back ground or trade union membership. However, as members of ethnicity minority groups and individuals with disabilities are currently under-represented at this level of post, we would encourage applications from members of these groups.  Appointment will be based on merit alone.

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website: 

If you are an International Nurse without a current NMC PIN, please do not apply for this role. To find out more about the current international nursing opportunities available to you here at the NCA, please contact

Person specification

NMC registration

Essential criteria
  • NMC registration


Essential criteria
  • Degree/ diploma in nursing
Desirable criteria
  • Previous Gastro experience

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Disability confident employerCare quality commission - OutstandingWorkplace Wellbeing Charter LogoDefence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) - Silver

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

Christine Haslam
Job title
Ward Manager
Email address
Telephone number
0161 7785541
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