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Band 6
Fixed term: 12 months
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
£35,392 - £42,618 Per Annum, Pro Rata
Salary period
08/06/2023 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy Sister/ Charge Nurse

Band 6

Job overview

Dear Potential MFT Employee, I would like to thank you for looking at MFT in your job search. MFT is uniquely positioned as a healthcare leader in the North West of England. We think we offer unique opportunities and benefits.

F2/F5 are innovative wards caring for a wide range of day case patients undergoing invasive cardiology procedures such as coronary angiogram, coronary angioplasty, pacemaker implantation, and long stay patients with conditions such as heart failure, endocarditis, myocardial infarction.

This will be an ideal opportunity for a staff nurse with 3 years cardiology  experience who is eager to expand and progress their nursing practice. On appointment the successful candidate/s will receive full support in education and preceptorship/mentorship.

We are looking for individuals with a genuine interest in Cardiology who are hard working and passionate about delivering high standards of patient care and are motivated towards maintaining and improving their own skills.

A flexible approach to shift patterns is essential. Flexible working hours can include Part time, and job share.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for providing care post procedure and discharging patients who have undergone the cardiac procedures mentioned above. The post holder will also be responsible for co-ordinating the movement of staff and patients between the two wards ensuring patients receive the appropriate level of care. You will have the opportunity to develop your leadership and management skills with the full assistance of the ward manager and matron.

Applicants should have experience of providing pre, post and discharge care of day case cardiology patients. You should be motivated, innovative and dynamic in your thinking and practice and be able to work as an integrated member of the ward team.

Working for our organisation

MFT is England’s largest NHS Trust with a turnover of £2.5bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We’re creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year. 

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you’ll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary. 

We’ve also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive; our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we’ve launched in September 2022. 

We’re proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What’s more, we’re excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable. 
At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience you’ll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the ‘Supporting Documents’ heading.   So that you’re even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, you’ll need to take time to read the ‘Candidate Essentials Guide’ that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification.  This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how ‘we care for you as you care for others’.  Most importantly, it also contains critical information you’ll need to be aware of before you submit an application form. 

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. If you are unvaccinated, there is helpful advice and information available by searching on the ‘NHS England’ website where you can also find out more about how to access the vaccination.

Diversity Matters

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 age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post.  As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you.  If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at

We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Relevant cardiology experience
  • Degree or Diploma
Desirable criteria
  • teaching qualification
  • degree level 6 study


Essential criteria
  • Cardiology experience
  • Experience of working on own and part of a team
  • Ability to supervise and support junior staff
  • Evidence of teaching and assessing skills/ability
  • Awareness of clinical audit + IQP
Desirable criteria
  • leadership/management experience
  • evidence of mentorship/ preceptorship role

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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