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Staff Nurse - Elderly Care

Band 5

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Band 5
Full and part time available
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Chorley & South Ribble Hospital
£23,023 - £29,608
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Exciting opportunities have arisen for staff nurses wanting to develop their skills and knowledge within Elderly Care at our Chorley & South Ribble Hospital site.

We are looking for newly qualified and experienced nurses to join our team on Rookwood A. The ward is a 24 bedded medical ward that admits older adults with a diverse range of acute and complex medical conditions and we have a number of staff nurse posts available. The team are committed to teaching and supporting staff and are looking for these qualities in new team members. Willingness to undertake training in managing patients with a series of complex acute medical conditions; including evidenced based Dementia Care, are essential parts of the role. Dementia care is of the highest agenda for these wards and thus concentrated efforts are ongoing to ensure positive patient experience from admission to discharge.

We were the first Trust in the country to be awarded ‘teaching hospitals’ status and we provide award winning educational programmes for nursing staff. We also have close links with local universities We want our nurses to be highly skilled we will support you to undertake any study required ranging from short courses to masters level degree's.

We believe that you will want to join our growing nursing community that adds value and makes a difference to people’s lives. Opportunities are available for you to progress further and develop your knowledge and skills.

In addition to the many other benefits of working at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, you may also be entitled to apply for our relocation package. As a Trust we recognise the importance of securing the right candidate for a role; and we therefore offer an attractive relocation package of £1,500 for any nurse relocating more than one hour away from their current address.

For any further information regarding our relocation package, please contact a member of the Recruitment Team.

Please take a look at our video links below which provide information about our Preceptorship programme and the support you will receive as a Newly Qualified Staff Nurse. 

You can also find further information via our Health Academy page: 

Interview date: To be confirmed

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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

Jo Earle, Matron on 01257 245153

If you have problems applying, contact

01257 245051