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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 13/12/2020.

Nursing Associate

Job Reference: 349-WYTH-1133-20

Employer:
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
complex care
Location:
OPAL Assessment Unit (OAU), manchester
Salary:
£21,892 - £24,157 p.a.

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 25,000 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.

Are you a dynamic and enthusiastic newly qualified or already registered band 4 Registered Nursing Associate looking for a new challenge?

The OPAL Assessment Unit (OAU) is an innovative multidisciplinary team specialising in the care of the older person living with frailty.

We are a team who strive in developing and improving our expertise in assessing the holistic needs of patients in a dynamic and rapidly changing environment.

The OAU is a new unit built around comprehensive assessment through to discharge, whilst incorporating the whole MDT, which involves Nurses, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Specialist Nurses, Junior Doctors through to Consultants and Pharmacy.

You will demonstrate that care and compassion are essential to effective nursing care, resulting in positive outcomes for patients and their families.

The OAU is pivotal around the inpatient and outpatient journey and therefore provides opportunities for rotation within these areas.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameSue WhittakerJob titleWard ManagerEmail addresssuzanne.whittaker@mft.nhs.ukTelephone number01612916070Additional contact information

Please feel free to contact the ward direct on 01612916070 or email suzanne.whittaker@mft.nhs.uk. You would also be welcome to arrange a visit and meet the team.




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.

We welcome applicants from the Armed Forces Community.

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 0161 276 6198.

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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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