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Staff Nurse - Stroke

Band 5

Main area
Acute stroke
Band 5
Full time and part time hours available
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Royal Preston Hospital
£23,023 - £29,608 pa, pro rata
21/10/2018 23:59

Exciting opportunities have arisen for newly-qualified and experienced staff nurses wanting to develop their skills and knowledge in our Acute Stroke ward at Royal Preston Hospital.

Ward 21 is our rapidly developing and forward thinking acute stroke unit based at Royal Preston Hospital, with an established nursing team who strive to provide an excellent standard of care to all patients. The ward provides a 24 hour nurse/consultant led outreach service for thrombolysis, which involves working in the emergency department, aided by the use of telemedicine technology, for out of hours review and assessment. The team are constantly optimizing the services in accordance to our patient requirements and welcome applications from dynamic individuals with strong interpersonal skills that will look forward to the challenges of nursing patients who have had a stroke or TIA (transient ischaemic attack). 

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, at no cost to you.

We believe that you will want to join our growing nursing community that adds value and makes a difference to people’s lives.

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: 

We encourage candidates to visit the department prior to the interview date. Please contact the the ward via the contact details below to arrange a visit.

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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If you have problems applying, contact

01257 245051