Community Staff Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 5

Main area
Nursing
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
Temporary
Hours
37.5 per week
Job ref
382-CN17-18-A
Site
South Central Neighbourhood
Town
Blackpool
Salary
£22,128 - £28,746 per annum
Closing
Today at 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”.


A exciting opportunity has arisen to join our busy Community Nursing Service in Blackpool.  We are seeking a keen and enthusiastic qualified nurse to provide high quality care to patients. The post holder should possess good communication skills both written and verbal, have evidence of ongoing development and be able to work independently. 

 If you would like to work in an area where your opinions and clinical judgements are valued, then this could be the job for you.

 We can offer you support and training to consolidate your nursing skills and enable you to continue to develop.

A car driver with use of a vehicle is also essential.

When applying for this position, it is essential that you read the job description and person specification.  Please use the supporting information space to demonstrate your ability to undertake this role, drawing on your skills, knowledge and experience.

Please note, people reviewing your application will be seeking evidence that you meet the essential criteria of the person specification.

In line with the Department of Health guidelines, the Trust operates a strict smoke free policy.

No smoking policyDefence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) - BronzeCommitted to disability confident

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

Carol Swallow
Senior Nurse
South Central Neighbourhood
01253 951649

If you have problems applying, contact

Recruitment Department
Aster Offices
Telephone
01253 957251