Staff Nurse A&E

Band 5

Main area
Emergency Dept
Band 5
Various Hours Available
Job ref
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£22,128 to £28,746 pa pro rata
13/03/2018 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”.

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 957382