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NHS AfC: Band 6
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday and Saturdays)
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Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (formerly known as Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust)
Employer type
Salford Royal
£32,306 - £39,027 pro rata
Salary period
28/10/2021 23:59

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Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (formerly known as Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust) logo

Anti Coagulation Specialist Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 6

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) brings together staff and services from Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust (SRFT) and The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust (PAT). 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

As a Registered Nurse you will be responsible for supporting your Manager in ensuring that our service users’ needs are met through the delivery of high-quality care. As a center of excellence, you will offer a person-centered approach to their independence and wellbeing and go the extra mile to ensure compassionate and personalised patient care. In return you will join a supportive team environment and be provided with robust personal development opportunities and an enhanced rate for your services in line with the Agenda for Change framework.

To provide advice to support the assessment, planning, and implementation of programmes of care. To carry out specialist nursing procedures and be accountable for own professional actions. To undertake specialist education and training. To participate in research and clinical audits in the field of anticoagulation. To complete of Anticoagulation competencies to achieve Band 6 Anticoagulation Specialist Nurse.

Main duties of the job

To participate in planned programmes of care in relation to anticoagulation and hypercoagulability states, including:

  • Accepting new referrals for anticoagulation
  • Commencement of OAG
  • Interpretation of blood results and adjustment of dosage of OAG
  • Investigation of possible inherited thrombophilia states
  • Discontinuation of OAG
  • Counselling of patients

Working for our organisation

Salford Care Organisation is part of the Northern Care Alliance, one of the largest NHS organisations in the country.  A place with an outstanding reputation. Salford is the place which is taking bold, pioneering steps towards delivering a world class, fully integrated care system for adults. Twice rated Outstanding by the CQC, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust is responsible for delivering a range of community and primary care services and specialist services to Greater Manchester and beyond. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

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: 

Person specification

basic knowledge of Anti Coaagulation

Essential criteria
  • basic knowledge of Anti Coaagulation
  • nmc registered
Desirable criteria
  • previous anti coag knowledge
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

deborah morris-connearn
Job title
Anto Coagulation team leader
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Telephone number
0161 206 4789