Sister/charge Nurse Gastro Unit
NHS AfC: Band 6
NHS AfC: Band 6
2 Year Secondment
37.5 hours per week
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£30,401- £37,267 pa
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".
We are looking for a positive, enthusiastic forward thinking band 6 nurse to work with our existing team to help lead the Endoscopy unit forward.
Experience in Endoscopy nursing is essential as is an understanding of the daily pressures of running a busy 5 room (plus ERCP) Endoscopy Unit.
The post holder will be required to work clinically within the Endoscopy Department procedural rooms and to take charge as required including deputising in the absence of the nurse manager. They will also be expected to support the Unit Manager with administrative tasks.
There is an on call commitment to this role.
You will be supported to develop within your role by the Unit Nurse Manager and the existing Band 6 team within the Endoscopy Unit.
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Any invitation to interview will be sent to you via email using the email account stated on your application form.
Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction following start in post. The amount of £23+£4 (standard disclosure) or £40+£4 (enhanced disclosure) can be deducted from salary, in manageable monthly installments for up to 3 months following commencement of employment.
Applicants are encouraged where possible, to register for the DBS update service, which will save the cost of repeated disclosures between employers, in return for a annual registration fee of £13.
Please Note that for Volunteers requiring a DBS check no charge will be made
Please ensure that you read the Person Specification attached below as your application will be judged against this.
Please note that every effort will be made to keep the vacancy live until published closing date, though there may be instances where such interest is generated, that for administrative reasons the post may close earlier.
Please note that in line with national NHS guidelines this Trust operates a strict non-smoking policy. Members of staff are not permitted to smoke on Trust premises or grounds at any time nor take breaks during working hours for the purposes of smoking.
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.
Documents to download
* Job Description
* Person Specification
* Condition of Service
* Working for the Trust
* Guidance on Pre-Employment Checks
* Statement on Recruitment of Ex-Offenders
* About the Trust
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Further details / informal visits contact
For an informal discussion or visit to the Unit please contact Nurse Manager Lynne Butler [Click here to apply]
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