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Staff Nurse - Ward B4

Band 5

Main area
Medicine and Emergency Care
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time: 37.5 hours per week but part time will be considered
Job ref
435-MEC-175-20
Site
Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital
Town
Blackburn
Salary
£24,907 to £30,615 per annum
Closing
29/09/2020 23:59

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.

Ward B4 is a 24 bed ward within Medicine for Older People. We work closely with the Acute Stroke Ward and care for patients with complex needs and a variety of medical conditions.
We have a dedicated Multidisciplinary Team that is motivated and enthusiastic to provide safe effective and personal care for all our patients, their families and carers.
As a team we welcome and support new starters and learners and there are lots of opportunities for professional development.
We actively encourage personal development and ongoing education.

The team strives to achieve continuing improvement and we would like band 5 Registered Nurses who are as equally keen to join us.

As a registered nurse working on the ward you will be allocated to care for patients with a variety of medical conditions.
You will assess patients individual needs, provide and implement an appropriate individualised care plan for each patient and evaluate effectiveness of care provided.
As a registered nurse you are required to work within NMC guidelines and code of practise and to adhere to all hospital policies.
You will be expected to contribute to the development of the team which will include supervision and training of junior staff and students.

We require a band 5 Registered Nurse who is keen to join our team. We will provide supervision and support. Candidates will need to be able to demonstrate the principles of the 6cs and willingness to develop and learn new skills.

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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.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Jacqueline Green:

01254 732111 or email Jacqueline.Green@elht.nhs.uk