Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was established as a NHS Trust in 2011, and as a NHS Foundation Trust in November 2014. We deliver a wide range of community-based healthcare services in Wigan, Bolton, Halton, Warrington, Oldham and St Helens, as well as some networked services, offender healthcare and specialised community dental services across a much larger geography.
Our focus is on ensuring that our colleagues across the organisation are supported to deliver services of the highest quality and that by doing so we help bring forward local strategies aimed at delivering integrated, place-based services in partnership with primary care, social care and other health and care providers.
We are committed to ensuring that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation or is disadvantaged by requirements that cannot be justified. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a job vacancy, and consider them on their abilities. Job shares will be considered for all posts.
We are looking to recruit a Paediatric Nurse Clinician to work as part of the Urgent care Centre team, who will be responsible for providing high quality health care and information to the public. An opportunity exists for an experienced and highly motivated Paediatric Advanced Nurse Practitioner with relevant experience who is committed to making a valuable contribution to the further development of these successful and pioneering services.
The services offer treatment for minor injuries and minor ailments 365 days per year, and are open from 7am – 10:30pm.
If you have post qualification experience in A&E, acute medicine, Urgent Care or Walk in Centre with recent experience in the treatment of acute illness and minor injuries we would like to hear from you.
What we offer
We offer a great package with inclusion in the following benefits to name but a few:
NHS Pension Scheme
Up to 6 weeks annual leave with the opportunity to purchase an additional 4 weeks annual leave
Access to a Staff Health & Wellbeing Hub which offers advice, support and schemes including Occupational Health services which include self-referral access to medical assessment facilities, Physiotherapy and a Counselling Helpline service which can be accessed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Staff Salary Sacrifice Scheme including a Childcare Vouchers Scheme
A to Z list of staff benefits and discounts
Opportunities to join our Staff Champions and Staff Engagement Group
Optional Annual Health Checks, Flu Vaccines and Healthy Lifestyle Initiatives
Special leave provisions, including some over and above statutory entitlements
Please ensure that you read the Job Description which also includes the person specification before applying for this post.
For an informal chat or further information regarding this post please contact:
Melanie McLaughlin (Clinical Service Manager)
Paul O’Brien (Nurse Clinician)
If the advertised post requires a DBS check the successful candidate will incur the cost of the DBS check which will be taken in three equal monthly instalments from salary.
We advise that you complete and submit your application form as soon as possible, because should we experience a high level of interest in the post it may be closed early.
Any applicant who applies for a position online will be contacted thereafter using the email address provided upon login. Please ensure that after application you check your emails often to ensure that you do not miss any communications from Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.
Bridgewater is an equal opportunities employer:
We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce that reflects our local communities, we therefore welcome applications from everyone with the necessary attributes for the job, irrespective of age, disability, gender/gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religious belief or other personal circumstance. We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. An interview is guaranteed to any applicant with a disability who meets the essential criteria of the person specification. If you require any reasonable adjustments to the application process please contact the Recruiting Manager for this post.
It is important that your application meets the minimum requirements of the person specification, as we will shortlist against these details. If you do not hear within 4 weeks of the closing date, you may presume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.
In the event that a high volume of suitable applications are received, the post may close prior to the specified closing date.
* Any applicant who applies for a position online will be contacted using the email address provided upon login. Please ensure that after application you check your emails (via NHS jobs site) often to ensure that you do not miss any communications from the Trust.
The Trust has taken the decision to recharge successful candidates for the cost of their DBS disclosure. This post requires a(n) Enhanced / Standard DBS disclosure. The current price of this is £48.43/£30.43. The Trust will pay the initial costs, which will be recovered, in installments, from your first three salary payments.
Please note that in addition to a structured interview, a selection of the following Selection techniques may be used, particularly for senior posts, and vacancies which attract a high volume of applications.
Data Input Tests
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