Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
General Medicine
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Various Hours Available
Job ref
382-MED100FEB-18
Site
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Town
Blackpool
Salary
£22,128 - £28,746 pa
Closing
28/02/2018 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”.


Staff Nurse
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals are looking for highly motivated and committed Band 5 Staff Nurses to work across the Specialities of Medicine within the Unscheduled Care Division. There are a variety of posts available within the Speciality of Medicine which encompasses Acute Medical Unit, Short Stay Unit, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Endoscopy Unit, Respiratory, Acute care of the elderly, Acute General Medical, Haematology / Oncology, Rheumatology / Dermatology, Infection isolation ward, Critical Care and A&E. We are also recruiting to the Rehab care of the elderly wards based at Clifton Hospital who work closely with the Acute Site, and welcome applicants with an interest within this specialty.
We require enthusiastic individuals with a can do attitude who have the ability to work within our friendly ward teams. They must be as passionate as we are in getting things right first time every time.
Commitment to undertake ongoing in-service training and development is essential. You should be motivated, keen to learn and ready to embrace change. Our commitment to you is to provide the environment for this to happen and ensure that you are part of our defined preceptorship programme.
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.

An enhanced DBS check will be required for this post.
Please note that if you are successful in your application you agree that the Occupational Health Department can access your occupational health records from your current or previous employer (in order to check the status of your inoculations and screening tests). This is an automated process and the information will only be used for these purposes prior to your taking up the position with us.

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 Knowles
Nurse Recruitment Lead
Tel: 01253 956452

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