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Staff Nurse Lancashire Suite

NHS AfC: Band 5

Main area
Cardiology
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
Permenant
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
382-CAR89-19
Site
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Town
Blackpool
Salary
£24,214 - £30,112 pa
Closing
30/08/2019 23:59

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is ideally situated just a forty five minute drive from Manchester. The Trust provides services to the 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire, as well as specialist tertiary care for Cardiac and Haematology patients. We employ more than 6,500 staff, have approximately 900 beds and have a planned turnover in excess of £410m for 2017/2018.

 

As one of the United Kingdom’s largest coastal resort, Blackpool has plenty to offer its residents – it’s not just a good place to work; it’s a great place to live. In addition to its bustling centre and historic seafront, the town is world famous for its many attractions, including the famous Blackpool Tower. Blackpool also offers a number of scenic cycling routes round our local parks and across the surrounding countryside, as well as boasting panoramic views of the coast on its picturesque Promenade. Further afield, Blackpool also benefits from less than three-hour connections via rail to Edinburgh in the north and London in the south.

 

Our strategic vision for 2020 is:

As a high performing Trust, operating as part of an integrated care system, we will provide high quality, safe and effective care. This will be achieved in a financially sustainable way, through our skilled and motivated workforce”.


A vacancy has arisen for 1 Band 5 full time Registered nurses with in the Lancashire suite. The Lancashire Suite is a busy cardiothoracic and cardiology private patient ward. The Lancashire Suite is expanding its procedures to undertake urology, general and orthopaedic surgeries. This position will provide the successful candidates with a broad knowledge base with in the realm of cardiology and cardiothoracic nursing. Experience in these areas would be desirable but not essential. The post are internal rotation. The successful candidates will be expected to work effectively as part of a team and will receive full training and orientation to the Directorate from our PD Sister.

Your duties will be to provide a high standard of direct nursing care, the post is subject to satisfactory references and DBS clearance

No smoking policyDefence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) - SilverDisability confident committed

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further details and to visit the unit please contact Jacqui Higgins on 957862