At East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust our vision is to be widely recognised for providing safe, personal and effective care. We currently provide high quality services and treat over 600,000 people across East Lancashire and the surrounding area. We employ over 8,000 staff, many of whom are internationally renowned and have won awards for their work.
Are you an experienced ANP looking to work in a busy, fast paced and challenging department? Here at ELHT we are offering a unique opportunity to work within a modern dynamic service as part of a friendly, supportive multi-disciplinary team. Offering a unique learning environment where Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is encouraged and supported to allow you to reach your full potential within an innovative forward thinking environment.
The Advanced Nurse Practitioner will be an experienced nurse in General Surgery with highly specialist skills. Educated to a Masters level the successful post holder will act as an autonomous practitioner informing clinical decisions, by acting within their professional scope of practice, the post holder will provide safe, personal and effective care for the presenting patient from initial history taking, clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of their care. They will demonstrate safe, clinical decision-making and expert care for patients.
They will work collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary general surgery team to meet the needs of patients, supporting the delivery of policy and procedures, and providing nurse leadership as required.
The post holder will also be required to work on a 6 week rolling rota basis across the Surgical Triage Unit and our newly established Surgical Emergency Ambulatory Care Unit (SAECU) and STAR OPD and HPB ward cover and will have time allocated for admin/CPD.
Enquiries and Informal Visits are welcome, please contact Linda Gregson on [Click here to apply].
This job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.
Dear Potential Applicant,
It is important you are made aware of the changes which East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust has implemented with regard to charging for the cost of undertaking Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) Checks (previously known as Criminal Records Bureau or CRB) and how this may impact upon you.
As this position is exempted from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and involves work that is identified as a regulated activity as defined in the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (2006), any offer of employment is provisional upon a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.
The cost of an Enhanced Disclosure will be £48.00, which includes a small handling fee.
In line with other NHS organisations in the North West Region, the Trust is now passing the charge for undertaking a DBS check on to candidates in the event they are successfully appointed into the post for which they have applied. Candidates can choose whether to pay this over 1-3 months as a deduction from the monthly salary. However, if you are applying for a post as a BANK worker, the payment must be made in full at the time of employment checks. By applying for this vacancy you are agreeing to this undertaking in the event you are successfully appointed.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Jack Carney - [Click here to apply] - ( Email address removed )
Please note that the salary advertised is for full time hours. If this post is less than 37.5 hours per week, the salary will be pro-rata.
This vacancy may close before the closing date if the recruiting manager deems sufficient applications have been received. Therefore it is advised to complete your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
Shortlisting is completed anonymously ; therefore only applicants who can clearly demonstrate how they meet our person specification criteria in their application, will be short-listed.
The Trust is an equal opportunities employer, committed to improving the working lives of our staff and operates a 'Zero Tolerance' policy to aggression, violence, bullying and harassment. In addition, our aim is to help protect children and vulnerable adults by providing a first-class service to the recruitment of people into positions of trust.
We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve.
We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, gender, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, disability or social background. This is a great opportunity for someone to make a difference.
We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that ELHT has an under-representation of BAME employees.
Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. By telephone [Click here to apply] or email ( Email address removed )
Appointments will be made on merit.
Please Note: new entrants to the NHS will normally commence on the first pay point of the relevant band.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see [Click here to apply].
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