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Staff Nurse Childrens Ward

NHS AfC: Band 5

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NHS AfC: Band 5
23 hours per week
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Blackpool Teaching Hospitals
£23,023- £29,608 pa
23/09/2019 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”.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Paediatric Staff Nurse to work as part of our Paediatric Unit.

We require an enthusiastic Registered Children`s Nurse to work within our dedicated team.

We offer the opportunity to work in various areas; Children`s Ward, Adolescent Unit, High Dependency Unit and our dynamic Children`s Assessment Unit.

We care for children with both medical and surgical conditions including Oncology where we are a Level 1 POSCU.

We have a dedicated support network with a team of Practice Development Sisters providing both clinical support and a wide range of training.

We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills, enthusiasm to progress and a highly motivated team player.

You will be required to be flexible in your hours to ensure that we can deliver our services with day, night and twilight shifts.

Are you interested in a new challenge or change in your career? We will offer a full induction onto the Unit.

Current vacancy is for part time post- 23 hours


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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

For further details Please contact Michelle Campbell and Sue Cawley Ward Managers  01253 956808

If you have problems applying, contact

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01253 957106