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Paediatric Critical Care - Intensive Care Nursing
Band 6
Fixed term: 6 months (6 months FTC with optional 3 months extension if agreed by both parties)
  • Full time
  • Part time
37.5 hours per week (one post is for 37.5 the other for 30 hours per week)
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Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
£32,306 - £39,027 £32,306 - £39,027 per annum pro rata
Salary period
26/10/2021 23:59

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Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust logo

Junior Sister / Charge Nurse for the North West and North Wales Transfer Service (Fixed Term Contract)

Band 6

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 28,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of ten hospitals across seven 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.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the North West and North Wales Paediatric Transfer service as a Junior Sister / Charge Nurse on a fixed term contract. One post is for full time 1.0 wte and the other 0.8 wte. The post holder will be involved in the stabilisation and transfer of critically ill infants and children. 

 The post holder is responsible for ensuring immediate care to the relevant client group and will work primarily within NWTS. The post holder will be accountable for their own professional actions and work independently without any direct supervision. They will assess, plan, implement and evaluate care for these patients. 

The post holder will work in close collaboration with the medical staff team members.

They will possess the specialist theoretical knowledge of the transport service and work in accordance with the research governance framework.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Nicola Longden
Job title
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Email address
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Additional information

If you have problems applying, contact

Parkway 1
Parkway Business Centre
MFT Recruitment Office
M14 7LU