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Staff Nurse CDCU

NHS AfC: Band 5

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NHS AfC: Band 5
Fixed term for 1 year
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Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£24,214 to £30,112
20/09/2019 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”.

We have an exciting opportunity for a band 5 Staff Nurse on a one year fixed term contract to join our experienced and motivated workforce on the Cardiac Day Case Unit. Our team work closely with the Cardiology Catheter Labs within the Lancashire Cardiac Centre

Our team admit, recover and safely discharge the elective Cardiology patients requiring one of the below procedures. 

  • Coronary Angiograms
  • Coronary Angioplasty
  • Electrophysiology Studies
  • Atrial Fibrillation Ablation
  • Cardioversions
  • Pacemakers
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)
  • Transoesophageal Echocardiogram (TOE)
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) closure
  • Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) closure
  • Left Atrial Appendage Occlusions

This  position is to cover maternity leave.  You can expect from our experienced team of nurses the support and learning environment to flourish in your new role should you be successful.

We require passionate and motivated individuals who have an interest in Cardiology. For any questions or to arrange an informal visit please contact the Ward Manager Clair Whittle on 01253 957745 or send an email to




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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

Ward Manager Clair Whittle or

Sister Lisa Ogden

01253 957745 or 957726