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Staff Nurse A&E

Band 5

Main area
Emergency Dept
Band 5
Various Hours Available
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Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£22,128 to £28,746 pa pro rata
29/10/2017 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.

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS FT is situated in the busy, vibrant, town of Blackpool where regeneration of the town is actively moving forward. As a busy holiday destination we have plenty to see and do including Blackpool Tower and Ballroom, bars, cafes and restaurants and theatres with major West End productions.

Close to the Lake District, a walker’s paradise, Manchester and Liverpool, providing airports close at hand, Blackpool is home to both young & senior professionals, families and couples. With plenty to offer both in and out of the workplace, Blackpool Teaching Hospitals can provide the professional standards of quality and commitment to you.

Full Time and Part time posts are available offering exciting opportunities to join us in our busy and transforming Emergency Department.
Our department covers and provides a service to a population of approximately 450,000 residents, increasing during our busy holiday seasons.
The learning and development opportunities are vast with a dedicated training and development nurse in the department. We offer both internal and external courses to help you to develop to your full potential in Emergency nursing.
We consider the Department to be an innovative creative and friendly environment for those nurses who wish to provide high quality patient centred care.
Our team includes Advanced Nurse Practitioners, ENP’s, Mental Health Liaison, Nurse led thrombolysis team, Occupational therapists and physiotherapists.

You must,
• Be a Registered nurse with 6 months post registration experience
• Previous Emergency Nursing experience preferable.

We can offer you,
• A modern forward thinking department with dedicated paediatric facilities providing 24 hour service.
• Excellent opportunities for professional development supported by our own programmes tailored to meet your needs.
• Clinical supervision, Preceptorship and Mentorship.

Internal rotation to night duty is a requirement of the post.

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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

For further details / informal visits contact:
SR Catherine Hey / SR Andrea Lewis or SR Tara Hassett, Department Managers on 01253 956704.
Matron Sue Roberts on 01253 300000 bleep 980

If you have problems applying, contact

01253 951159