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Neonatal Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Family Care
Band 5
Temporary for 12 months
Part Time - 22 Hours Per Week
Job ref
Burnley General Teaching Hospital
£24,214 - £30,112 per annum
23/08/2019 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.

The single East Lancashire Neonatal unit is based in the Lancashire Women and Newborn Centre, which is a level 3 offering the highest level of therapies for premature and sick babies. The Neonatal Unit at LWNC has 6 intensive care cots, 8 high dependency cots and 20 special care cots with a total cot capacity of 34 cots.

The Newborn centre caters for a birth rate of 6500 per year Approximately 5000 deliveries (medium-high risk) occur on the hospital site. The remaining ~ 1500 deliveries are managed in 3 birthing centres, 2 based in the community in Blackburn and Rossendale and a co-located birth centre in Burnley on the hospital site.

We are currently looking to employ band 5 neonatal nurses, experience is preferred although not essential to join our amazing team her at the Lancashire women and new born centre in Burnley. Applicants will be required to have an up to date portfolio of NMC/ CPD with evidence of continuing professional development seen at interview.

Please refer to the job description and personal specification for further information and please do not hesitate to contact the recruitment manager for any queries with regard to the advert

General duties will include providing nursing care to a range of infants from Transitional care, Community care, Special care. Further training and development will be given in order to care for high dependency and Intensive care infants. 

Candidates will need to demonstrate motivation and a commitment to undertaking specialised training and development for the role.

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.  By applying for this vacancy you are agreeing to this undertaking in the event you are successfully appointed.

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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.

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