Band 5 Staff Nurses

Date Posted: 13 days ago
Salary: £25,655 - £31,534 a year

Job Description

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group was created by bringing together staff and services from two NHS Trusts, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust. The sheer size, scale and potential of our combined service is huge. Together, we’ve a wealth of skills and resources to share and tap into and, a wide range of career paths for you to develop and explore. If you want to join a team of over 19,000 NHS experts in delivering high-quality, local care across Salford, Oldham, Bury and Rochdale and beyond – come and take your place with us.

Job overview

Are you looking for a nursing role that gives you exposure to a variety of patient cases and broadens your experiences as a nurse? Then this role could be the one for you!

Ward 20 and Ward 9 are looking to recruit band 5 Staff Nurses both newly qualified and experienced to join an enthusiastic team committed to delivering the highest standard of care to our patients.

This is an acute medical that is based on our Fairfield General Hospital site in Bury. Working on these wards you will enhance your knowledge and skills as you will be exposed to multiple medical conditions. We support patients in safe, effective discharge and promote fast flow discharges

Main duties of the job

What can you expect from us?

Becoming a part of this team will allow you the chance to gain a variety of transferable skills linked to caring for a range of patients. Previous nurses who’ve worked here have gained exposure to areas such as Cardiology, Respiratory, Haematology, Rheumatology and Gastroenterology through the chance to go on secondment to other areas or link closely with supporting teams. This has allowed them to go on to roles such as Diabetic link nursing and other nursing specialities along with higher band progression.

We understand that the chance to grow and develop your nursing skills may well be important to you so development is fully supported by the management team. There is a strong preceptorship programme in place for newly qualified staff and if you’re a return to practice nurse you will be given the support and skills you need to aid your smooth transition back into nursing.

Working for our organisation

Bury Care Organisation is part of the Northern Care Alliance, one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. Rated as ‘outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission, our Fairfield site delivers innovative patient-centred care, and boasts an award winning Stroke centre and Heart Care unit. Supported by our community services in Bury, a mix of professionals from health, social and voluntary sectors, Bury exemplifies the benefits of a joined up approach to health and social care.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

This 26 bedded ward is managed to support you to deliver a high standard of patient care but also gives you the chance to work towards developing your own skills in the best way for you. Having a new management team has meant there has been renewed focus on all aspects of running a safe ward and has made for an organised ward environment that allows all the staff to work well as a team.

Our Trust is committed to doing right by our Dementia patients and this is one of few wards across the Trust where there is a dedicated activity room that provides and engages our patients in activities. It’s an area that the team are extremely proud of and helped achieve outstanding in medical care from a previous CQC inspection..

What we expect from you?

We are looking for dedicated, committed and reliable individuals who are keen to learn, willing to work together as a team but are self-motivated and can work independently when needed. This is a forward thinking team so you will need to be someone who can embrace change and get stuck in when needed.

You will be a professional who truly understands the need for care, consideration and respect for our patients but can also apply these qualities to your team members. Our patients and their families require someone with compassion and the ability to empathies with difficult situations and be willing to go the extra mile to do what’s right by them.

In line with the Trust's Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, nationality, religion, marital status, social background or trade union membership.

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website:

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Evidence based clinical knowledge
Desirable criteria
  • Teaching/mentorship qualification


Essential criteria
  • IT skills
  • Excellent comunication skills

We reserve the right to close the online vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post you are advised to complete and return your application form as soon as possible.

All communications to applicants will be via the email address provided on your application form and all further correspondence will be through email, therefore please ensure that you regularly check your emails after the closing date for this post.

You are advised to check Spam and Junk folders as emails can sometimes go to these folders. Although references are not requested until a conditional offer is made, we would be grateful if you could provide us with email addresses for your referees when prompted by the application form.

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If you have any queries please contact the Manager for this vacancy as detailed in the advert.

This organisation has signed up to the Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment. That means we will recognise your continuous or ‘unbroken’ service in any Greater Manchester local authority or NHS organisation, Transport for Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service or Greater Manchester Combined Authority; giving you access to our service-related benefits.

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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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