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NHS AfC: Band 5
37.5 hours
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St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
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£22,128 - £28,746
24/09/2017 23:59
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Band 5 Staff Nurse Cardiology Ward 1D

NHS AfC: Band 5

If you are an NHS At Risk applicant, please state this in your supporting information section of your application form.

"Be part of the team that delivers "Excellent patient care in world class hospitals"

The Trust has 5 Values as defined by the Star Chart. Applicants are advised to familiarise themselves with these Values which can be found by clicking on the 'About Us' pages on the Trust internet site. 

Our latest achievements include:

  • St Helens Hospital rated outstanding (CQC 2016)
  • Whiston Hospital rated good with outstanding features (CQC 2016)
  • Best Patient Experience in the NHS (CHKS Top Hospitals Awards 2015)
  • Best in the NHS in the Patient Led Assessment of the Care Environment (PLACE 2014 and 2015)
  • Cancer services rated 4th best in the country by Macmillan Cancer Support 2014
  • Ranked one of the highest in the country for extremely positive feedback received from patients (Friends and Family Test, NHS England)
  • Ranked highest in Cheshire and Merseyside for staff recommending the hospitals for the care of their friends and relatives (Staff Friends and Family Test, NHS England)
  • Ranked in the top 100 places to work in the NHS (NHS Employers and Health Service Journal 2014)
  • Top in the North West and 7th nationally for staff recommending the Trust as a place to work (Staff Friends and Family Test, NHS England 2014 and 2015)

St Helens & Knowley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Band 5 Staff Nurse (Internal Rotation)
Cardiology Ward 1D
37.5 Hours

This vacancy is restricted to Nurses who are in receipt of their NMC PIN only.
Student Nurses can apply via 409-SN637133

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 5 Staff Nurse on Ward 1D. The new post holder will join our already existing, dedicated and friendly team of staff on Ward 1D at Whiston Hospital.

Ward 1D is a 32 bedded medical ward specialising in Cardiology. Ward 1D is an extremely busy ward with a high turnover of patients. The Ward receives patients from clinics, Accident and Emergency as well as the Coronary care unit and Medical Assessment Unit.

The post holder is expected to rotate to both days and nights and is to be flexible in their approach to caring for a group of patients.

The post holder will be expected to deliver care of the highest standard and work closely with other members of the multi-disciplinary team. The ability to work as part of a team is essential.

The Trust has a combined bed capacity of approximately 875 beds at Whiston and St Helens hospitals and provides a full range of acute in-patient, out-patient, day case and emergency services to the local communities of St Helens, Knowsley, Halton and Liverpool, extending to Cheshire, Merseyside, North Wales and the Isle of Man with the Regional Plastic Surgery and Burns Unit.

Why choose a Nursing Career with us?

"Outstanding” (St Helens Hospital) and “Good with outstanding features” (Whiston Hospital) by the CQC 2016
“One of the BEST performing Trusts in the country” (Chief Inspector of Hospitals, 2016 )
Best Patient Experience in NHS (CHKS Top Hospitals 2015)
Best Acute Trust in the NHS (PLACE 2014 and 2015)
Top 100 Best places to work in the NHS (HSJ 2014 and 2015)
Best Acute NHS Trust in England (PLACE 2017)

The Trust has excellent management, robust systems and innovative processes; all of which have underpinned a period of sustained and improved performance as it moves towards Foundation Trust status.

This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS (with barred list for vulnerable adult’s and children’s disclosure).

Closing Date: Sunday 24.9.2017
Interview Date: TBC

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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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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information/to arrange an informal visit please contact Mr Mike Babbs Matron on 0151 426 1600 extension 2613 or bleep 7539 or Sister Sue Phillips, Ward Manager on 0151 426 1600 extension 2632, 1601

If you have problems applying, contact

0151 676 5491