NHS AfC: Band 5
NHS AfC: Band 5
37.5 hours per week
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£24,214 - £30,112
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 Fylde and Wyre NHS Foundation trust is a busy acute hospital, treating more than 80,000 day case and in patients last year.
The Surgical Directorate in June 2011 opened Phase VI which will is a purpose built state of the art building encompassing theatres and wards. The Surgical Admissions Unit (SAU) currently has a vacancy for a Staff Nurse. This is an internal rotational vacancy. We are looking for flexible, enthusiastic team player who has excellent communication skills and is committed to helping to deliver first class care. In exchange we offer the chance to work in a supportive environment where a full induction will be given
* SAU comprises of 17 beds 1 treatment room and 6 comfortable chairs in a waiting area. SAU assess Surgical, Urology and Gynaecology patients. The unit is operational 24 hours a day 365 days a year. Referrals are received from The General Practitioner / Urgent Care Centre, Accident and Emergency and Referral from Consultant in the Out Patients Clinic.
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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.
The Trust does not offer interview expenses to shortlisted candidates unless indicated in the advert.
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.