The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, situated in south Manchester, is the largest cancer treatment centre of its kind in Europe, and an international leader in cancer research and development.
CRITICAL CARE UNIT
Permanent positions available
Band 5 (AFC)
The Critical Care unit at The Christie is looking for the very best nurses to work within our cancer speciality and help maintain our excellent patient outcomes and patient experiences. Our CCU is only one of two critical care facilities dedicated entirely to cancer patients in the United Kingdom.
This environment is challenging, exciting, supportive and actively facilitates the development of specialised skills. You will enjoy working as part of a highly skilled and motivated team to deliver excellent patient care. Our commitment to ongoing staff development and the support of a modern career framework is apparent through the variety of educational opportunities available and clinical support offered by our Practice Educator.
We aspire to be compassionate, supportive, personal and open; patient and family experience is central to everything we do. Therefore, with solid clinical skills, we expect a deep awareness of the special needs of our patients, along with the ability to support and care for them and their families throughout their stay.
You will preferably have post registration experience in an acute hospital setting, together with a genuine interest in developingacute cancer care skills and the ability to uphold our team’s values.
Contact Hazel Evans (Senior Sister) on ( Phone number removed ) for Informal visits/further information.
The closing date for this post may be extended if there are insufficient applicants or brought forward if there is a high volume of applicants.
All positions within the Christie are subject to the receipt of satisfactory written references, medical clearance, and evidence of your Right to Work in the UK. Some roles will require a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. Applicants invited to attend for interview will again be made aware of this at the point of invitation. Please note if you are successfully appointed to a post with this Trust, you will be required to pay for your own DBS Disclosure.
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If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, I regret that on this occasion your application will have been unsuccessful.
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(Please note that CV’s (except for medical Consultant and Junior Doctor positions) will not be accepted as part of the application process. You will be judged solely on the information you provide on the application form). Late applications will not be accepted.
Overseas candidates wishing to apply for this position and who would require immigration sponsorship, may wish to self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the post on the UKBA website.
The Trust is working towards being an Equal Opportunities employer and recognises the potential of a diverse workforce. You should be aware the Trust operates a No Smoking Policy and therefore employees are not permitted to smoke at work.
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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