Qualified Nurse or Midwife

  • Job Reference: 00268944-1
  • Date Posted: 10 June 2021
  • Employer: Manchester NHS Foundation Trust
  • Website: https://mft.nhs.uk/
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £21,867 to £133,283
  • Sector: Call Centre / Customer Service, Healthcare & Medical, Charity, Social care
  • Job Type: Full Time, Part Time, Flexi, Contract

Job Description

About Us

There has never been a better time to look for your next and best career move by joining Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust; the largest NHS Trust in England as a Nurse or Midwife.

We’re proud to be the UK’s largest NHS Trust but more importantly, proud of our integrated health, teaching, research and innovation campus in the thriving city of Manchester that offers a unique range of services to our diverse communities across the North West and much further afield.

Support is the cornerstone of everything here. Join MFT and you join an organisation that cares for everyone. Bringing together 10 hospitals and community services from across Manchester, Salford, Trafford and beyond, we pool our knowledge, skills and resources to be the best for our patients, and each other. Everyone plays their part in providing outstanding care. And everyone has the opportunity to grow in a diverse, endlessly supportive environment where high quality patient care is taken incredibly seriously.

Forces Friendly Employer

At MFT, our aim is to be recognised as an outstanding Forces friendly employer- this includes welcoming applications from ex-military personnel but also from your families and for those individuals who are involved in the Reserve Forces and Cadets Schemes.   The great news is that being part of the armed forces community has provided you with endless transferrable skills and knowledge and coupled with your personal life experience, this makes your very marketable to an organisation likes ours.

We totally appreciate the unique experience you can bring to our organisation including outstanding skills as a qualified Allied Health Professional plus importantly, upholding the values and behaviours in line with those of MFT which are; Everyone Matters, Working Together, Dignity and Care & Open and Honest.

To be a Nurse or Midwife at MFT is to be part of something special. That’s why we need amazing people who are adaptable to new roles, responsive to change and always looking to improve and develop innovative practice.

Our nursing opportunities include adult critical care, adult surgery, adult specialist medicine, adult acute and rehabilitation, children’s nursing, community nursing and theatre nursing.  Midwifery career options can be sought in a variety of settings too – at St Mary’s Hospital and it’s Managed Clinical Service located at North Manchester General Hospital and Wythenshawe Hospital, including newly-qualified Band 5 posts with a supportive preceptorship package, Band 5 and 6 midwifery posts in both hospital and community settings, and continuity of carer posts, as well as rotational midwives and specialist midwifery roles.

When you’re a nurse or midwife at MFT you’re part of something special.  As a Single Hospital Service and the largest NHS University Teaching Hospital, we are a pioneering place for research and development, and are proud of our many medical breakthroughs.   But, most of all we are proud of our people. Many of our staff have had recognition of their work clinically, and academically both regionally and nationally achieving a number of awards and accolades and as a Trust we are incredibly proud of our individuals and teams.

All the support you need

There are lots of similarities between MFT and the armed forces which make us an employer of choice for the armed forces community –in our case, improving the health and life chances of the thousands of patients our services hospitals serve.

We also realise that making a transition to a new role or sector for some is most likely going to be daunting.  That’s why our team are dedicated to developing wrap around support for skilled people such as yourself to demonstrate that we’re the very best organisation to help you take your career on a new and exciting trajectory. To find out more about how we support both existing, ex-military personnel and their families, click here https://mft.nhs.uk/careers/supporting-members-of-the-armed-forces/

MFT are dedicated to developing wrap around support for skilled people from the armed forces community to demonstrate that we’re the very best organisation to help you take your career on a new and exciting trajectory.

Here are some of the ways we are committed to doing this:

  • We award 10 Days Paid Special Leave for active Reservists to assist you with additional military training and annual camps.
  • We award 5 Days Paid Special Leave for Cadet Forces Adult Volunteers (CFAVs) to assist you with additional CFAV training and annual camps.
  • We provide advice on the application and selection process
  • We connect you with MFT Employees from the Armed Forces Community
  • We run dedicated ‘Work Experience’ placements *where Covid restrictions allow
  • We deliver quarterly Information sessions – delivered in partnership with the GM Health and Social Care Careers Hub and other GM NHS organisations; advertised within Events onCareer Transition Partnerships via this link: www.ctp.org.uk/events
  • Showcasing our vacancies advertised through platforms such as, Career TransitionPartnership https://www.ctp.org.uk/and Forces Families Jobshttps://www.forcesfamiliesjobs.co.uk/
  • Partnership with ‘Walking with the Wounded’s Employment Programme’ who have adopted an Individual Placement & Support (IPS) model to support members within the Armed Forces Community to seek employment within MFT

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 or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for these roles. As an organisation we are truly committed to being an employer of choice that recruits and develops staff fairly, so that talented people choose to join, remain, and develop within the Trust.

Our aim is to be a diverse workforce that is representative at all job levels and we therefore positively welcome applications from the diversity of the population we serve. Equal opportunities are a key guiding principle to all our work including that our recruitment practices provide equal access to all.


At MFT, we offer a unique and comprehensive NHS benefits package including access to a wide range of development and health & wellbeing programmes.

Join us now, and you’ll be at the forefront of a pioneering health and social care system as well as being a valued team member with the largest NHS Trusts in the country.  We truly hope you take the leap with us!  To seek our current vacancies, click here: https://mft.nhs.uk/careers/search-apply/ . We’re looking forward to hearing from you!