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Sister/Charge Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 6

Main area
General Medical Ward
NHS AfC: Band 6
Full time: 37.5
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Blackpool Teaching Hospitals
£31,365 - £37,890 pa pro rata
02/06/2020 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 encourages flexible working in all our roles to support staff in maintaining healthy home-life balance.  Working patterns such as; part time working, self-rostering, compressed hours, annualised hours, term time, reverse term time and flexitime working can be explored.  We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview


Blackpool teaching hospitals are looking for highly motivated and committed band 6 Sister/ Charge Nurse to work on Ward C, General Medical Ward. We care for a variety of patients with both acute and long term conditions including Respiratory, Oncology, Care Of the Older Person, Endocrinology and Gastroenterology. We have strong links to all the hospital nurse specialists and community staff to ensure best treatment and continuity.

We require enthusiastic individuals with a can do attitude, they will  demonstrate a passion for Nursing and the ability to work within, and lead our friendly ward teams. They must be as enthusiastic, adaptable, willing to learn and develop within their role. Commitment to undertake ongoing training and development is essential. Internal rotation is a requirement of this post.

If you are motivated to deliver high standards of care and have the personal qualities and characteristics as outlined in the job advert and person spec  then this could be the post for you.

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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

Please contact Ward Manager Michaela Bradshaw 01253957276/955151 for further information.