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Staff Nurse - Critical Care

Band 5

Main area
Critical care
Band 5
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Royal Preton Hospital
£23,023 - £29,608 per annum, pro rata
07/02/2019 23:59

Are you looking for a new challenge? Have you ever thought about working at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals?

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals has two hospitals – Royal Preston Hospital and Chorley District General Hospital.  Preston has a 28 bedded Critical Care Unit and Chorley a 4 bedded high dependency unit.

This is an exciting time within Critical Care we are in the process of expanding our capacity to 34 beds on the Preston site. 

Lancashire Teaching Hospital Trust is the specialist regional centre for a mixture of specialties:

  • Major trauma centre
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurology
  • Vascular surgery
  • Maxillo-facial and plastics
  • Upper Gastro-intestinal
  • General surgery
  • Renal and dialysis
  • Respiratory
  • Gynaecology
  • Oncology and Radiotherapy

We have exciting opportunities within our expanding Critical Care service. We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated nurses to join our innovative and rapidly expanding team.

We will be taking applications for newly qualified for 2019.

If you have any queries as to whether you are eligible to apply, please do not hesitate to contact our department on the details below.

We are a friendly unit that offers a flexible and comprehensive induction. All staff have a supernumerary period – this is flexible to be expanded depending on previous experience.

All posts are rotational days/nights and across Preston and Chorley sites.

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.

Interview date: 1st and 2nd March

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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

Lead Clinical Educator Kelly Fielding via or 01772 528102


If you have problems applying, contact

01257 245472