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Trust Wide
NHS AfC: Band 5
Full/Part Time
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Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Royal Bolton Hospital
£21,909 to £28,462 pa pro rata
03/04/2017 23:59
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Staff Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 5



Amazing, caring nurses wanted!!

Are you a Nurse who is passionate about the 6 Cs of Nursing and who always puts the needs of the patient first? If so we have opportunities for you to join our amazing nursing team here at the Discharge Lounge in Bolton NHS Foundation Trust.

The Discharge Lounge is an essential part of the Trust. It is critical to the smooth flow of patients through the Hospital and ensuring safe discharge of people to their homes and elsewhere.

You will need strong organisational and clinical skills as the Discharge Lounge is a busy and demanding area to work in.

The Discharge Lounge are part of the Contingency Team therefore at times you will be asked to assist with clinical work on the ward

We are an integrated acute and community Trust committed to excellent clinical performance and patient care. We are in a very strong and stable position both operationally and financially. We have made a major investment into our nursing workforce over the last two years and we absolutely value the excellent care our nurses provide to our patients. We are located in the north west of England very close to the cities of Manchester and Liverpool as well as the Lake and Peak Districts.

You will have compassion, excellent interpersonal skills and a desire to develop your knowledge and expertise further whilst driving the quality of your care forward.

Our nurses think our Trust is a great place to work and develop, please see some of the comments from our nursing workforce below!

Some comments about working at Bolton from our existing nurses (taken from our recent ‘friends and families test’):-

‘There is, on my unit a real sense of team. The hospital as a whole is friendly and welcoming.’

‘I have always felt very supported in my role as a nurse, the training I have received has been excellent.’

‘Supportive, friendly place to work.’

‘I have worked in several trusts and have enjoyed working here.’

‘I work in an excellent, well supported team.’

‘I enjoy my place of work.’

‘I enjoy working in the Trust.’

No smoking policyCare quality commission - Good

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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Further details / informal visits contact

Janet Lynskey, Matron, Flow Team, on 01204 390390 extension 3912.

If you have problems applying, contact

01204 390820