Staff Nurse General Medical Ward 23

Band 5

Main area
General Medical
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Various Hours available
Job ref
382-MED54-18
Site
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Town
Blackpool
Salary
£21,909 - £28,462 pa pro rata
Closing
11/03/2018 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”.


Unscheduled care division
Staff nurses, WARD 23. GENERAL MEDICAL WARD.
Band 5

We are currently looking to recruit Permanent Band 5’s to work as part of our motivated and supportive team on Ward 23. Ward 23 is a Care of the Older Persons Ward, which specialises in Frailty Assessment. We care for a variety of patients with both acute and long term conditions including Respiratory, Oncology, Frailty, Endocrinology and Gastroenterology.
Anyone interested in joining our team must display an enthusiastic and dynamic approach in caring for our acute elderly patients. As a permanent fixture in our team you must be adaptable and willing to learn and develop within the role. Our commitment to you is to provide the environment for this to happen and ensure that you are supported in your role. We have an excellent multi-disciplinary team who ensure that our patients care is delivered safely, effectively and compassionately.

If you are motivated to deliver high standards of care and have the personal qualities and characteristics as outlined in the Blackpool Person then this could be the post for you.
Opportunities or career progression are excellent.

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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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If you would like and further information then please contact Gemma Smith on 953423

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