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Staff Nurse Haematology Ward

Band 5

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Haematology Ward
Band 5
Full time: 37.5 Hours Per Week
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Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£24,907 - £30,615 pa pro rata
05/06/2020 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 Hospital Tertiary Haematology Centre has a 20 bedded ward, Macmillan clinics and day centre services. The centre serves a wide patient area throughout Lancashire and Cumbria. It is an extremely busy and exciting place to work and is an ideal environment to increase both your haematology and nursing experience.

An opportunity has arisen for part or full time permanent band 5 nurses within the Haematology Ward. Candidates must have a strong desire to work within the haematology environment, and be willing to complete the module in cytotoxic chemotherapy and biological administration.

We are looking for enthusiastic, highly motivated people who will be able to demonstrate high standards of clinical practice and work well within our established team. In return we offer a friendly yet professional work environment with a good network of support from our practice development team and our senior nurses within haematology.  We also offer an array of further continued professional development and opportunities to participate in clinical audit and research.

If you would like to visit or speak to a member of the Team please contact: Ward Manager Vicky Ralph or Matron Amanda Langton.

These positions are available to Student Nurses, we would also welcome applicants who are interested in a Secondment Opportunity.

Flexible Working Patterns may also be available upon discussion, such as Night Shifts or Part-time hours, please discuss at Interview stage.


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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

Victoria Ralph
Tel: 01253 953403