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Staff Nurse Ward 16

NHS AfC: Band 5

Main area
Trauma & Orthopaedics
NHS AfC: Band 5
Part time: 22.5 per week
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Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£24,214 to £30,112 pro-rata
26/02/2020 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


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a part time band 5 post working on a 12 bedded elective orthopaedic ward we specialise in elective orthopaedic mainly hip and knee replacements following an enhanced recovery pathway. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, dedicated, forward thinking nurse who will be committed to the role with a determination to ensure patients on the ward receive the highest standards of care. Our patients have varying degrees of dependency which will mean organising and prioritising care accordingly whilst being able to recognise and manage deteriorating patients. 

The post is a rotational post consisting of days/nights & weekends and you must be punctual and flexible. You will need to have excellent communication skills and be able to liaise with patients, relatives and other members of the multidisciplinary team as well as you colleagues on the ward. 

We will offer a full induction to the ward and you will receive full support from the ward manager, ward staff and the practice development sister to help address any current or future development needs.



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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

Sister Dawn Horth 01253957124