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Staff Nurse - A3 Orthopaedic

Job Description

This post provides an excellent career opportunity for someone who is clinically credible but wishes to further develop management and leadership skills.

The University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust is a major acute teaching Trust with an annual income over £400 million. The Trust is recognized as a centre of clinical excellence and provides a wide range of health services to the areas of South Manchester, South Trafford, North East Cheshire and West Stockport.

Voted the Best Hospital in October 2014 by patients in the Manchester Evening News and holding the accolade of Britain’s Greenest Hospital, the Trust puts patient care at its heart and recruits staff that are open, honest and focused.

UHSM has built an enviable international reputation on five unwavering principles of clinical excellence, research and development, teaching, learning and for treating patients with compassion, respect and dignity.
Ward A3 is a fast-paced dynamic elective orthopaedic ward , dedicated to delivering high standards of nursing care to patients undergoing elective orthopaedic surgery. Due to service expansion, we are currently looking to recruit highly motivated band 5 staff nurses with a passion for delivering high quality care.

We are interested in hearing from both experienced and newly qualified nurses, who are highly motivated, aspirational and caring individuals, to come and join us and work within our well established nursing team. This is an excellent opportunity to gain knowledge and experience within this specialty and further develop your surgical clinical skills.

The successful candidate will be passionate about the nursing profession, and patient care. They will be enthusiastic and professional with a good work ethic and the ability to adapt into our friendly multidisciplinary team. They will be flexible and possess the ability to think quickly and work in a busy orthopaedic ward.

You will be supported by your mentor/preceptor, but will also have the support of the trust practice based educator team through the Trust Preceptorship Programme and on-going CPD. The trust has strong links with local universities and the UHSM Academy based at our Education and Resource Centre supports numerous in house training opportunities, together with the Critical Care Skills Institute, the Practice Based Educators and the Trust Specialist Nurses.

We can offer training, flexibility, friendliness and a caring environment, in which to work and provide a number of benefits, some of which include:
- Exceptional Preceptorship programme and on-going CPD
- Excellent Employee Health & Wellbeing support
- Ample on-site car parking facilities or Cycle to Work Scheme
- Excellent transport links to Central Manchester and surrounding areas
- Car Leasing Scheme
- Annual personal development review to support career

For further details / informal visits contact:
For further information regarding this post, please contact Alison Coy Ward Manager A3 on  ( Phone number removed )  or ( Email address removed )

PLEASE NOTE: UHSM is committed to supporting its current employees move into new roles as a result of organisational change or other circumstances. We therefore reserve the right to prioritise current staff who may need to be redeployed into this role.

UHSM has five core PEOPLE values. These values bring together our very talented team and they guide us in the way we work.

Patient first – we put our patients and customers first. We aim to exceed their expectations every time to earn their trust and loyalty.

E xcellence – we are dedicated to developing excellence. We strive to continuously improve the quality of care we give to our patients.

One team– we aim to attract, excite, develop and retain exceptional people. We work as one team, delivering our best to our patients by supporting each other.

oPen – we embrace innovation and learn from our mistakes. We measure everything we do and we openly share information.

Leadership – we believe in leadership at all levels. We demonstrate personal courage and role model the behaviour we expect from others.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

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 Visas and Immigration department 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 the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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