Come along to the RMCH open day for nurses
The Royal Manchester Children's Hospital is holding an event to
encourage nurses, whether experienced, newly qualified and student
nurses to apply for a new wave of jobs.
Our Recruitment Café is being held in the Out-patients
Department on Saturday 21st November between 10.00 am
and 1.00 pm. There will be the opportunity to meet staff from all
our wards and departments, as well as our Staff Benefits
Coordinator, a representative from the Royal College of Nursing and
one of our Practice Education Facilitators who will be talking
about development opportunities.
Sue Rothwell, Modern Matron said: "We are inviting
prospective staff to come along and gain an insight into working
life at RMCH. It will be very informal and an invaluable
opportunity to ask questions without the stress of an interview
At RMCH, our vision is to be recognised internationally as a
leading healthcare provider; excelling in quality, safety, patient
experience, research, innovation and teaching; dedicated to
improving health and well-being for our diverse population. With
371 beds it is the largest single-site children's hospital in the
There are numerous benefits to working at RMCH. Because we value
our staff and their contribution every day, we recognise the need
to provide on-going support. We achieve this by starting your
employment with a two week generic induction to all new staff
followed by up to a four week supernumerary period which provides
cohort support through the induction period. In addition to a
mentor for all newly qualified nurses, we offer a buddy to all new
staff. We use a structured competency based framework and aim to
support staff through IV training within six months and mentorship
within 18 months of qualifying.
Drop in to our Recruitment Café and enjoy a brew and cake whilst
hearing about the amazing new job opportunities at RMCH.
Please call 0161 701 2293 for further information or questions,
Notes to Editors:
- Royal Manchester Children's Hospital is part of Central
Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust which is also
made up of Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester Royal Eye
Hospital, Saint Mary's Hospital, University Dental Hospital of
Manchester, Trafford Hospitals and Community Services.
- Royal Manchester Children's Hospital provides specialist
healthcare services for children and young people throughout the
North West, as well as nationally and internationally.
- The hospital sees 185,000 patient visits each year across a
range of specialties including oncology, haematology, bone marrow
transplant, burns, genetics, and orthopaedics.
- RMCH is the largest single site children's hospital in the