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Junior Locally Employed Doctor in Cardiothoracic Surgery

National Health Service

Wythenshawe Hospital Site, NW
2 days ago
Wythenshawe Hospital Site, NW
£38.694k - £38.694k Per Year
2 days ago
£38.694k - £38.694k Per Year

Job Reference: 349-WYTH-233-21

Employer:
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Location:
Wythenshawe Hospital Site, Manchester
Salary:
£38,694 per annum

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.

Junior Locally Employed Doctor / Clinical Fellow / SHO in Cardiothoracic Surgery

An exciting role in cardiothoracic surgery opening opportunities to enhance your CV and providing a stepping stone to careers in multiple specialities. Working in a supportive cardiothoracic surgery department with a strong focus on developing surgical skills to CST level Expected to reach competency in vein harvest, sternotomy, thoracotomy and minor thoracic surgery procedures This is a very busy department. The successful candidate will be exposed to emergency as well as elective cardiothoracic surgery procedures, including endoscopic vein harvesting, major aortic surgery, VATS lobectomies and other highly specialised work. Exposure to general cardiothoracic surgery plus transplant (opportunity to join our retrieval team), advanced cardiorespiratory support devices (LVAD/ECMO), aortic surgery and minimally invasive thoracic surgery. Our department has a strong emphasis on research and service improvement (recent clinical fellows have earned 1st author national and international presentations and led on service improvement projects). Wythenshawe has a cutting edge, dynamic cardiothoracic surgery and heart and lung transplant department with 8 cardiac and 5 thoracic surgeons, 2 associate specialists, 10 registrars, 3 deanery core trainees and 3 clinical fellows. Supported by ANPs and Specialist Thoracic and Cardiac Nurses. This post does not have approval from the Deanery or RCS but it is equivalent to our approved CST/ F2 posts. The post-holder will have full entitlement to annual and study leave (pro-rata) and will have full access to in-house training and education The Trust would support appointee to register with the ISCP portal enabling them to maintain their e-portfolio. Candidates must have, or be eligible for, GMC registration that allows them to work in posts that are not recognised for training There are 7 Consultant cardiac surgeons and 6 Consultant thoracic surgeons providing secondary, tertiary and quaternary cardiothoracic services, as we are also one of the five English heart and lung transplant centres. The Clinical Fellow will be attached to a team of one or two Consultants for 12 months. Most of the commitments are at Wythenshawe Hospital but the postholder may be required to assist his/her Consultant at some satellite clinics. The job will cover ward, theatre and clinic duties. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in the on call rota (1:6 Band 1A). (ST 1/2 equivalent) A fabulous opportunity to develop new and valuable clinical and non-clinical skills and open doors to many career paths.

Please note that the closing date is given as a guide, we reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. You are advised to submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameMr Nnamdi NwaejikeJob titleConsultant Cardiac SurgeonEmail addressNnamdi.nwaejike@mft.nhs.ukTelephone number0161 291 2686Additional contact information



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.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system - TRAC systems. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to MFT transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

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Specialty Doctor - Female Acute

National Health Service

Crewe, NW
2 days ago
Crewe, NW
£88k - £88k Per Year
2 days ago
£88k - £88k Per Year

Job Reference: J103-A-21-25551

Employer:
Cygnet Health Care
Department:
Cygnet Nield House
Location:
Crewe
Salary:
Up to £88,000 (Depending on experience)

Are you an outstanding Specialty or Associate Specialist Doctorlooking for your next challenge in psychiatry – and a competitive salary?

With us, you’ll have the opportunity to progress your career to Consultant level through our prestigious CESR programme.

We have an opportunity for a full-time Specialty Doctor to shape services at our brand new service Cygnet Nield House – while being fully supported by a Consultant Psychiatrist and first-class multidisciplinary team.

Cygnet Nield House is our new 30-bed mental health hospital for women which is due to open in Autumn 2020. The hospital is split into two distinct wards, each offering specialist mental health services. This role provides psychiatric care to patients on Compton Ward, which is a 15 bed acute service for women. The service will provide a safe and stabilising environment for women who are experiencing an acute episode of mental illness and require an emergency admission

This role will be working 40 hours per week between Monday to Friday with an on-call requirement.

Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects whilereaping the rewards of making a difference to others – every day.

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Your role responsibilities…

  • Provide high quality treatment under the direction of a Consultant Psychiatrist
  • Assess referrals & undertake mental state examinations of service users
  • Participate in weekly ward rounds & attend multidisciplinary meetings
  • Attend Care Programme Approach & Section 117 meetings & mental health review tribunals
  • Provide up-to-date clinical information at all meetings
  • Ensure that medical decisions are implemented as planned
  • Audit medical services & ensure compliance with GMC & other professional guidelines
  • Uphold policies & procedures and contribute to service governance & development

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • Salary up to £80,000 (depending on experience)
  • Generous exam & study leave to attend CPD opportunities, conferences etc
  • Monthly CPD grand rounds where you’ll attend educational meetings & have the opportunity to meet psychiatrists from across the region
  • Financial support for further training & personal development
  • Appraisal & peer supervision
  • Company paid life assurance scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the NHS Discount Scheme
  • Free meals on duty & cycle to work scheme
  • Smart Health Toolkit, providing fitness programmes, nutrition consultation & health checks

We are looking for someone who is...

  • Fully GMC registered & MBBS (or equivalent) qualified
  • Experienced within a mental health setting
  • Able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Knowledgeable of mental health legislation & codes of practice
  • An excellent clinical decision maker, with sound judgement & ability to manage risk
  • A first-rate communicator who can interview, assess & treat patients & write clear, comprehensive medical notes
  • Committed to continued professional development
  • Preferably approved under Section 12 of the Mental Health Act & a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, or equivalent


Our CESR programme
This programme will help you develop the skills you need to progress to Consultant level – and you’ll rotate within wards/services to gain valuable experience across various subspecialties.

You’ll also have an educational supervisor to review your progress and oversee your development – and you’ll receive support with MRCPsych exams.
Cygnet Health Care has been providing a national network of high-quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes. Our expert care enables thousands of individuals to consistently make a positive difference to their lives.

What next?
If you care about making a difference – we want to talk to you.
Click the link to apply.


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Personal Assistant

National Health Service

Leighton Hospital, NW
3 days ago
Leighton Hospital, NW
£21.892k - £24.157k Per Year
3 days ago
£21.892k - £24.157k Per Year

Job Reference: 412-S&C-366Y

Employer:
Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Ophthalmology
Location:
Leighton Hospital, Crewe
Salary:
£21,892 - £24,157 per annum, pro rata


We have an exciting opportunity within Ophthalmology for a part time Band 4 Personal Assistant. This is a Medical Personal Assistant role where you will be working for a team of Consultants, jointly supporting 9 Associate Specialists, 3 Junior doctors and other Clinical staff within the department, co-ordinating their activities and ensuring an efficient service is provided. You will also be jointly responsible to provide leadership to some of the other junior team members within your team.

We are keen to hear from applicants who can demonstrate their organisational skills and who can work well on their own initiative and also as part of a team. The post holder will be required to undertake general office duties including medical audio typing, diary management and monitoring of Departmental/Trust targets including RTT validation in this supervisory role. You will also be able to cope with interruptions whilst in periods of concentration and able to manage conflicting priorities.

You should have:

  • Evidence of good communication skills both verbal and non-verbal
  • Excellent administrative and IT skills
  • Audio typing experience to a high standard
  • An understanding of Medical Terminology

For further details / informal visits contact:

Chelsey Allcock, Assistant Support Manager - Chelsey.allcock@mcht.nhs.uk / 01270 612002



***Exciting News*** Watch out for our new TRAC recruitment system arriving soon.
Please be aware that your data will transfer from NHS Jobs to TRAC as part of the migration.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust manages Leighton Hospital in Crewe, Victoria Infirmary in Northwich and Elmhurst Intermediate Care Centre in Winsford. We are the Lead Employer for Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership (CCICP) which aims to transform, develop and deliver health care services in the community.

The Trust has been rated ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following the recent inspection of its services and leadership and Mid Cheshire Hospitals Foundation Trust has been named a Top40 hospital at CHKS Top Hospital Awards 2019.

Our clinical facilities are excellent, as are our people who foster a culture of compassion, support and excellence.

All employees are encouraged to look after their health and wellbeing, and this includes not smoking. Smoking cessation advice and support can be accessed by all our staff right from the start of their employment with us. If you would like further information please ask our recruitment team.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • Correspondence will be sent to the email address registered to your NHS Jobs account
  • Recruitment is based on the Trust's values and behaviours
  • Please provide a contact email address for referees
  • Appointments are subject to a 6 month probationary period
  • You will be required to pay for a DBS disclosure where the post requires one
  • MCHFT does not reimburse travel to interview expenses
  • Should you require a reasonable adjustment to our recruitment process, please contact resourcing@mcht.nhs.uk or tel. 01270 273937 to discuss
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Nursing Associate

National Health Service

Wythenshawe Hospital, NW
1 day ago
Wythenshawe Hospital, NW
£21.892k - £24.157k Per Year
1 day ago
£21.892k - £24.157k Per Year

Job Reference: 349-WYTH-210-21

Employer:
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Theatre Scrub
Location:
Wythenshawe Hospital, 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.

Theatre Surgery Division (WTWA)

We are excited to offer the opportunity to join Manchester Foundation Trust (MFT) as a Band 4 NMC Registered Nurse Associate to assist in continuing to shape our strategy and Trust objectives. You will be enthusiastic, motivated, flexible, pro-active and willing to learn new skills. We have a comprehensive preceptorship programme established to support you in your new role with the assistance of the dedicated education team.

If you want to be part of a multidisciplinary team who are dedicated to delivering high quality care to patients and their carers, then take some time to read through what we have to offer.

We are a progressive, expanding organisation with great ambition around improving quality integrating pathways and delivering high levels of productivity.

We recruit staff that are open, honest and focused in striving for excellence, having built an enviable international reputation on our five unwavering principles for clinical excellence, research and development, teaching, learning and for treating patients with compassion, respect and dignity.

The successful candidate will have a unique opportunity to join MFT at a time when Manchester is at the forefront of healthcare redesign, developing a model of care that will help the NHS and other care providers in Greater Manchester provide quality services that are safe, accessible and sustainable for future generations. In light of these changes we are looking for a dynamic, innovative and highly motivated NMC Registered Nurse Associate to join our team.

The health care team embraces our nursing strategy for the Trust being part of something special, which means being trustworthy, supported, recognised, respected and rewarded.

Trust Values: Working Together, Dignity & Care, Everyone Matters & Open and Honest. Patient care is at the front of the service we deliver.

There are 5 theatre suites across Wythenshawe Trafford, Withington & Altrincham (WTWA) with a total of 27 operating theatres across the directorate providing a range of specialist surgery.

Acute Theatres

There are 7 Theatres, undertaking both elective and non-elective work. We specialise in Trauma & Elective Orthopaedics, Emergencies, Colorectal and Emergency Gynaecology. The department provides the hospital with excellent 24/7 cover for elective and emergency patient care.

While this position is predominantly be based in Acute Theatres there may be some opportunity for working across WTWA as the service requires.

As we strive to provide excellent standards of care. We recognise the need to be an institute that offers talent management opportunities to develop you in both your career and education.

We are committed to training and development and will endeavour to meet individual development needs. Post-holders will also have access to the LEAD Training Programme, a unique and innovative concept to develop skillsets, which brings together all of the education and training activities of the hospital under one umbrella. There is funding for CPD courses to aid in your development in your role within the organisation.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Matron Jane Perham- jane.perham@mft.nhs.uk 01612916509

Theatre Lead Anaesthetics and Recovery Lisa Warrington-

lisa.warrington@mft.nhs.uk 01612916511

Theatre Lead Scrub- Alexandra Elliott

alexandra.elliott@mft.nhs.uk 01612916511



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.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system - TRAC systems. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to MFT transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

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Nurse Associate

National Health Service

Macclesfield, NW
1 day ago
Macclesfield, NW
1 day ago

Job Reference: J240-4109

Employer:
Spire Healthcare Ltd
Department:
Surgery
Location:
Macclesfield
Salary:
Band 4

Nurse Associate | Surgical Ward | Band 4 | Regency – Macclesfield | Full Time

Spire Regency are recruiting for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Nurse Associate to join the team and complement our clinical workforce. This is an exciting opportunity for someone wanting to gain experience in a surgical setting, develop new skills and progress their career in a supportive friendly environment.

The Spire Regency Hospital in Macclesfield, South Cheshire opened in 1991 and has a full multi-disciplinary medical team onsite. We practice some of the most advanced treatments on the latest generation imaging and diagnostic technology. This means we can offer everything from screening and rehabilitation through to leading-edge surgical procedures across a range of specialist fields like orthopaedics, cosmetics and general surgery -all delivered through our expert and caring clinical teams.

Situated off the A537 just outside Macclesfield town centre, we're a first choice hospital for patients in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Staffordshire and Greater Manchester.

We have a breast cancer support group and the hospital is accredited by BUPA as a centre of excellence for breast cancer, colon cancer and bowel cancer services and a BUPA approved diagnostic service for gynaecological cancers.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • The role of the Nursing Associate is to work with the Registered Nurse and other members of the multi professional team, providing and monitoring care and contributing to the ongoing assessment, as agreed with the supervising clinician(s) and in line with the service pathways.
  • You will be joining a high performing team of experienced nurses who constantly receive excellent patient satisfaction feedback. You will be responsible for delivering excellent patient care to post-surgical patients across two small wards.

Who we're looking for:

  • Nursing Associate Foundation Degree and NMC registration
  • Compassionate and able to showcase excellent patient care
  • Strong communication skills

Benefits:

We offer employees a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package, which includes but is not limited to:

  • 35 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Employer and employee contributory pension with flexible retirement options
  • ‘Spire for you’ reward platform - discount and cashback for over 1000 retailers
  • Free Bupa wellness screening
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Save an average of £50 per month with our free onsite car park

We commit to our employees well-being through work life balance, on-going development, support and reward.

Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group that has been putting patients at the heart of everything we do for over 40 years. We have 39 hospitals and 8 clinics across England, Wales and Scotland.

For further information about this role or for an informal conversation about the range of career options available with Spire please contact Laura at laura.irving@spirehealthcare.com

For us, it's more than just treating patients; it's about looking after people.


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Macmillan Acute Oncology/Cancer of Unknown Primary Associate Nurse Sp

National Health Service

Wythenshawe Hospital, NW
2 days ago
Wythenshawe Hospital, NW
£31.365k - £37.89k Per Year
2 days ago
£31.365k - £37.89k Per Year

Job Reference: 349-WYTH-131-21

Employer:
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Acute Oncology
Location:
Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890 p.a. (pro rata)

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.

Macmillan Acute Oncology/Cancer of Unknown Primary Associate Nurse Specialist

Band 6, part-time 30 hours, 12 month fixed term or secondment


An exciting opportunity has arisen at Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) for a Macmillan Acute Oncology (AO)/Cancer of Unknown Primary (CUP) Associate Nurse Specialist to cover Maternity leave. The service is a 7 day service delivery model, with extended hours of working (8am-6pm) Monday-Friday.


The post holder will be part of the Macmillan Acute Oncology Team, facilitating timely care of patients presenting with acute oncology problems, including prompt recognition and treatment and early discharge in line with national quality indicators. They will support the coordination of rapid referrals onto other cancer specialties.


They will support the identification of patients with CUP or Malignancy of Unknown Origin (MUO) and ensure these patients are presented at CUP MDT, in line with local Network guidelines and policy.


Additionally, the Macmillan AO/CUP Associate Nurse Specialist will participate in audit and research, and provide teaching and education to healthcare professionals within Wythenshawe Hospital on AO medical emergencies and care and raising the profile of CUP. They will support the representation of the Trust as required at local and national levels in relation to the AO and CUP agendas.


We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who will support the development of the AO/CUP service. They will need excellent communication skills and have experience of caring for people with cancer, chemotherapy experience is an advantage for this role.
NHS and cancer nursing experience is essential for the band 6 post however competency-based training will be offered for the post.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameEmily UnwinAdditional contact information

Emily Unwin, Macmillan AO/CUP CNS, Team Leader, 0161 291 2582 emily.unwin@mft.nhs.uk

Debbie Watkins , Macmillan AO/CUP CNS, 0161 291 2582 debbie.watkins@mft.nhs.uk

Kath Hewitt Thoracic Oncology & Surgery Matron kath.hewitt@mft.nhs.uk



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.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system - TRAC systems. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to MFT transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

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Staff Nurse

National Health Service

Manchester, NW
Today
Manchester, NW
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Staff Nurse

The Christie NHS FT

The closing date is 11 March 2021

Job overview

An excellent development opportunity has arisen for a Band 5 nurse on ward 4/ Brachytherapy & Molecular Radiotherapy Unit (BMRU) at The Christie Hospital. There are many training opportunities for registered nurses to attend the school of oncology to enhance clinical practice and be given the opportunity to contribute to maintaining our outstanding status awarded by CQC. Ward 4 has recently been recognised as providing a high standard of care within the trust.

Band 5 nurses will have the opportunity to work within a supportive environment, developing excellent skills and knowledge in this specialised area. We aim to develop staff into dynamic oncology nurses, offering a 4week orientation period to all staff and a comprehensive preceptorship package for newly qualified staff. We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic individuals, who have a genuine interest in becoming proactive oncology and palliative nurses.

Main duties of the job

To provide care for patients who are admitted to the unit, and for their carers, within a recognised framework in accordance with NMC Code of Professional Conduct, Christie NHS Trust policies, and Health & Safety legislation.

About us

Ward 4 and The BMRU is a combined unit over 2 floors and staff rotate between both areas. Ward 4 is currently a 22 bed medical ward that specialises in the care of Head & Neck patients undergoing radiotherapy, chemotherapy, palliative care and symptom control. We treat patients with potentially curative diseases; alongside patients that require end of life care therefore you will need excellent communication skills and an empathic nature. You will have the opportunity to work closely with the palliative care team and gain an understanding of symptom management.

The BMRU consists of 8 beds providing specialist Brachytherapy treatments and 4 beds allocated for specialist molecular radiotherapy treatments (full training for this unit will be provided) making this unit an interesting place to work.

Job description

Job responsibilities

PROFESSIONAL

As part of the ward team help achieve and maintain a high standard of patient care.

To welcome patients and introduce them to the ward routine.

Undertake the nursing care of patients, ensuring privacy & dignity is maintained whilst being aware of physical and psychological needs.

To be aware of the needs of relatives, and to give them support and advice.

Take individual responsibility for the nursing care of a group of patients, as a registered nurse.

To participate in the rehabilitation of patients and give relatives any necessary instructions.

Ensure that prescribed drugs and treatments are given correctly and in accordance with the Hospital Procedure and Policy, and work within NMC guidelines.

To follow the procedure when notifying relatives of seriously ill patients and those who have died.

To liaise with medical and para-medical personnel and community organisations.

To participate in internal rotation to night duty as required.

Regularly attend team meetings to remain updated regarding changes within the ward, and within the Trust.

Manage and generally supervise the ward in the absence of senior staff.

Provide a supportive role within the ward for nursing, medical and clerical Staff.

To give a clear and accurate update at change of duties and ensure accurate documentation of nursing interventions.

To participate in the emergency/continuing care of patients and give any necessary instructions, including transfer information.

Participate in nursing procedures appropriate to the ward.

Support and assist in the induction/training of junior staff/Health Care Assistants acting as mentor to designated staff.

Be able to act as ward co-ordinator in absence of senior staff and ensure the safe and timely through put of patients, liaising closely with admission staff, medical staff and other wards.

To liaise with medical and para medical personnel and community organisations.

To highlight areas of improvement/development within the department and undertake relevant projects.

To participate in ward/unit/Trust initiatives i.e. CODE

To act as support for other ward nurses in relation to acute emergency care.

Safely escort patients to other areas, and act as an escort for patients during transfer to other departments/hospitals as required.

Assist in the provision of meals/refreshments for patients whilst meeting their nutritional needs.

Assist in the general housekeeping duties of the ward.

Help to maintain a safe environment and report faults/risks etc to the nurse in charge.

Liaise with staff members responsible for stores/stationery and ordering and assist in the maintenance of stock levels.

Handle patients personal possessions, and ensure cash and valuables kept securely as per policy.

Correct care and custody of controlled drugs and aid the safe storage of medicines, in line with Trust Policies.

Assist medical staff with procedures.

Carry out certain procedures such as venepuncture, cannulation and the administration of Chemotherapy, and be prepared to learn new skills relevant to the role.

Undertake training on Brachytherapy and Moleclar Radiotherapy, when ready to do so. (Ward 4)

To cross cover other ward within unit, to ensure adequate staff cover over both wards, when required.

EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT

To be responsible for own personal development and for maintaining a personal development plan.

To complete the ward preceptor pack, and ward training packs.

Complete Principles and Practice of Intravenous Skills Programme and Cannulation Skills Training and update regularly.

Annually attend all mandatory study days as per Trust and unit guidance.

PERSONAL

Demonstrate a pleasant and approachable manner and help create and promote a good working relationship.

Show professional and courteous manner when answering the telephone and other enquires.

Maintain confidentiality with regard to patient information both at work and outside of working hours.

To be aware of and adhere to all policies including; sickness and absence, confidentiality, uniform and responsibilities under the Health and Safety at work act and be familiar with all risk assessments pertinent to the ward.

Report and record all accidents and complaints according to the agreed policy.

To be aware of limitations and utilise the preceptor system for any issues that arise.

To show respect for members of the team and endorse the wards philosophy of giving mutual support.

Adhere to trust uniform policy.

Person Specification

Other

Essential

  • Positive approach to work.
  • Flexible shift pattern with rotation to night duty
  • Team player
  • Willingness to be involved with ward/unit/Trust initiatives

Desirable

  • Leadership

Knowledge

Essential

  • Participate in personal development

Desirable

  • Care of patients recieivng radiotherapy and chemotherapy.
  • Altered Airway Care

Skills

Essential

  • Demonstrate good communication skills and team work
  • Ability to delver high standard of nursing care
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Understanding need for evidence based practice

Desirable

  • Clinical skills including Venepuncture/Cannulation/ IV administration
  • Altered Airway Care

Experience

Essential

  • Experience or interest in caring for Oncology/Palliative care patients

Desirable

  • Altered Airway experience
  • Administration of Chemotherapy (IV)

Qualifications

Essential

  • Nursing Degree or Diploma with NMC
  • Willingness to undertake furthestudy/ training as required for post

Desirable

  • Post Graduate certificate in cancer care / oncology
  • Associate menetor or Mentorship Qualification

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

The Christie NHS FT

Address

Ward 4 - E00004

Manchester

M20 4BX


Employer's website

https://www.christie.nhs.uk/

Salary

£38.694k - £38.694k Per Year

Job Type

Full Time

Posted

2 days ago

Description

Job Reference: 349-WYTH-233-21

Employer:
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Location:
Wythenshawe Hospital Site, Manchester
Salary:
£38,694 per annum

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.

Junior Locally Employed Doctor / Clinical Fellow / SHO in Cardiothoracic Surgery

An exciting role in cardiothoracic surgery opening opportunities to enhance your CV and providing a stepping stone to careers in multiple specialities. Working in a supportive cardiothoracic surgery department with a strong focus on developing surgical skills to CST level Expected to reach competency in vein harvest, sternotomy, thoracotomy and minor thoracic surgery procedures This is a very busy department. The successful candidate will be exposed to emergency as well as elective cardiothoracic surgery procedures, including endoscopic vein harvesting, major aortic surgery, VATS lobectomies and other highly specialised work. Exposure to general cardiothoracic surgery plus transplant (opportunity to join our retrieval team), advanced cardiorespiratory support devices (LVAD/ECMO), aortic surgery and minimally invasive thoracic surgery. Our department has a strong emphasis on research and service improvement (recent clinical fellows have earned 1st author national and international presentations and led on service improvement projects). Wythenshawe has a cutting edge, dynamic cardiothoracic surgery and heart and lung transplant department with 8 cardiac and 5 thoracic surgeons, 2 associate specialists, 10 registrars, 3 deanery core trainees and 3 clinical fellows. Supported by ANPs and Specialist Thoracic and Cardiac Nurses. This post does not have approval from the Deanery or RCS but it is equivalent to our approved CST/ F2 posts. The post-holder will have full entitlement to annual and study leave (pro-rata) and will have full access to in-house training and education The Trust would support appointee to register with the ISCP portal enabling them to maintain their e-portfolio. Candidates must have, or be eligible for, GMC registration that allows them to work in posts that are not recognised for training There are 7 Consultant cardiac surgeons and 6 Consultant thoracic surgeons providing secondary, tertiary and quaternary cardiothoracic services, as we are also one of the five English heart and lung transplant centres. The Clinical Fellow will be attached to a team of one or two Consultants for 12 months. Most of the commitments are at Wythenshawe Hospital but the postholder may be required to assist his/her Consultant at some satellite clinics. The job will cover ward, theatre and clinic duties. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in the on call rota (1:6 Band 1A). (ST 1/2 equivalent) A fabulous opportunity to develop new and valuable clinical and non-clinical skills and open doors to many career paths.

Please note that the closing date is given as a guide, we reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. You are advised to submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameMr Nnamdi NwaejikeJob titleConsultant Cardiac SurgeonEmail addressNnamdi.nwaejike@mft.nhs.ukTelephone number0161 291 2686Additional contact information




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.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system - TRAC systems. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to MFT transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.