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Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
General Medicine
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Various Hours Available
Job ref
382-MED100SEP-19
Site
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Town
Blackpool
Salary
£24,214 - £30,112 pa pro rata
Closing
30/09/2019 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 is an exciting, diverse and large acute division which encompass many specialities – every day is different!

Although a large division within the Trust we still retain a close knit family feel. We will ensure that your skills are utilised in the best possible way and our Senior Nursing Team are committed to ensuring our staff feel supported in their roles, which reflects on patients and their families receiving the best care possible.

We are looking for highly motivated and committed Band 5 Staff Nurses to work across the Specialities of Medicine. There are a variety of posts available including the Acute Medical Unit, Ambulatory Emergency Care Unit, Wards  2, 6,  24 & C General Medical, Ward 3 Oncology, Wards 5, 7, 10 Respiratory ,Ward 11 Endocrinology, Ward 12 Gastroenterology, Wards 23, 25, 26 Acute Care of the Older Person, Haematology Ward, Ward 8 Isolation Unit and our Stroke Unit.

All nurses new to our Division receive protected supernumerary time and training and development opportunities with our dedicated bespoke Practice Development Team. Newly Qualified and Return to Practice Nurses will also receive protected Preceptorship time for 12 months.

 

  
Please note: Applicants that have previously applied for this vacancy need not apply again.

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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

Helen Sherlock 
Nurse Recruitment Lead
Tel: 01253 956452