Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 20,000 staff.
We are responsible for running a family of nine hospitals across six 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 Apply
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
Manchester Foundation Trust (MFT) are proud that we care for our staff as much as our patients.
This Trust is a leading integrated health, teaching, research and innovation campus in the thriving city of Manchester. We offer a unique range of services to the North West, treating and managing the simplest to the most complex conditions and diseases. For our nurses, it means the chance to gain diverse experience in pioneering teams. We have opportunities for both highly motivated newly qualified and experienced nurses in the Division of Medicine.
We have opportunities across all of our services for Staff Nurses at Band 5. The Directorate of Adult Integrated Medicine encompasses eight wards specialising in a variety of areas of Medicine. The Directorate is dynamic and innovative and is looking to source enthusiastic, motivated individuals with a passion to support members of their local community following illness or injury. Our nurses develop skills in Acute Illness Management, Clinical Skills, and a wide variety of other areas depending on the area they choose to work in.
The Division of medicine has embraced the MFT’s “What Matters to Me,” campaign and use it to ensure we find out what is most important to our patients, get to know them well and support them to be involved in all decisions about their care. We believe carers are key partners in care, and as such all wards are signed up to John’s Campaign. We are committed to use a person centered approach in all we do.
Specialities within the Division of Medicine are;Older People’s Care
At MRI Wards 45 & 46 are dedicated to the care of older people both wards have been awarded the prestigious Quality Mark for Elder Friendly Wards and in 2017, Ward 45 was named the Trusts “Most Improved Ward,” and was very proud to achieve Gold in their Accreditation. Many of the patients we care for are living with Dementia and we are passionate about ensuring our ward environments are calm, therapeutic and support the needs of people who are frail or have cognitive impairment. The team are passionate about “Ending PJ Paralysis,” and together with our team of Therapeutic Activity Coordinators we ensure that our patient’s days are filled with meaningful and therapeutic activities such as Music and Film group sessions, Arts and Crafts and Reminiscence Time.Respiratory Medicine
Wards AM1 & AM2 predominately care for patients with acute and chronic respiratory problems. Nurses on these wards will routinely care for acutely unwell patients and become proficient in the knowledge and skills they need to ensure these patients have the best possible outcome. Specialist skills utilised in this area include titration of Oxygen based on Capillary Blood Gases, administering and monitoring Non-Invasive Ventilation in patients with Type 2 respiratory failure and patients who are being treated for Pleural Effusions and Pneumothoraces. Nurses in this area will also be trained to manage artificial airways such as Tracheostomies and Laryngectomies. Our Respiratory wards can also offer a rotation between, the Accident and Emergency unit and the Acute Medical Unit for nurses who want to maximise their Acute Illness Management exposure.Stroke
Ward 31 specialises in delivering Acute Stroke Care and Stroke Rehabilitation in line with national best practice guidelines for Stroke Care. We are a very friendly team who work closely together as an Multi-disciplinary Team (MDT) to achieve the best outcomes for our patients. The team has a great professional support network which includes regular interaction and team meetings that allows us to grow, learn and develop together. Alongside the standard preceptorship programme nurses working in this area will d