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Community Staff Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 5

Main area
Community Nursing
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full and Part Time Hours available
Job ref
382-CN183-17
Site
South Primary Care Centre
Town
Blackpool
Salary
£22,128 to £28,746 pa pro rata
Closing
26/10/2017 23:59

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is situated on the west coast of Lancashire, and offers a full range of district hospital services and community health services to a population of 1.6 million in Lancashire and South Cumbria.

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 services across the wider region.

We employ more than 6,500 staff, with a turnover in excess of £370m in 2014/2015 and have approximately 900 beds.

Our main activities are

  • Cardiovascular care at our Cardiac Centre.
  • Accident and Emergency at Blackpool Teaching Hospital
  • Community Midwifery and Women and Childrens Services.
  • Clinical research with an 80-strong team of nurses and doctors
  • Community nursing ans school nursing
  • Recovery and rehabilitation for a variety of conditions including brain injury, stroke and elderly care.
  • Sexual health and family planning services
  • Wellbeing and lifestyle including mental health services, heart health campaigns, and smoking cessation services.
  • End of life and palliative care.

Between April 1 2014 and March 31 2015 we treated 100,662 day cases and inpatients (elective and non-elective), 329,257 outpatients and had 83,303 A & E attendances. The total number of community contacts was 1,228,494.

The Trust houses a state of the art Simulation & Skills Facility that provides training for all grades of staff to improve the safety and quality of the service that we offer our patients.

We run a portfolio of in-house courses that can be accessed by all staff to enhance their professional development needs. The training is supported by the use of modern equipment including part task trainers for such skills as venupuncture and full body manikins for the practice of emergency drills.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for 2 Community Nurse to join our busy Integrated Community Nursing and Therapy Neighbourhood team. The team is part of the New Models of Care being developed in Blackpool.
We are seeking keen, proactive and enthusiastic qualified nurses to provide high quality care to patients. The post holders should possess good communication skills both written and verbal, have evidence of ongoing development and be able to work independently.

If you would like to work in an area where your opinions and clinical judgements are valued and used to drive a developing service, then this could be the job for you.

We can offer you support and training to consolidate your nursing skills and enable you to continue to develop.
A car driver with use of a vehicle is also essential.

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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

Kay Dalton
team Leader
South Neighbourhood Community Health Team
Blackpool
01253951604 / 07941037745

If you have problems applying, contact

Recruitment Department
Aster Offices
Telephone
01253 957251