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Staff Nurse - Gastroenterology (Ward 24)

Band 5

Main area
Band 5
Up to 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Royal Preston Hospital
£23,023 - £29,608 pa, pro rata
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Are you looking for a motivating and rewarding career? Do you thrive on a challenge and want to make a difference to patients at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in the Medicine Division?

Exciting opportunities have arisen for band 5 staff nurses who are both experienced and newly qualified nurses in our busy and friendly Gastroenterology Ward. We are a rapidly developing and forward thinking ward with an established nursing team who strive to provide an excellent standard of care to all patients.

We are looking to appoint dynamic individuals with strong interpersonal skills that will look forward to the challenges of nursing patients who have Gastric problems. This role would be suited to an individual who is highly motivated, committed and enthusiastic, have strong clinical skills and a desire to develop and consolidate knowledge and skills in caring for patients.

Alongside working with a dynamic team of experienced nurses you will be expected to assume responsibility for maintaining high standards of nursing care and optimising patient experience, the ability to provide clinical leadership and management of the ward. You will be joining a dynamic forward thinking multidisciplinary team committed to delivering high quality services to our client group.

We will provide you with a full induction programme, accessible support and advice from the Medical Directorate Team. We will provide extensive on-going training and personal development with annual appraisals.

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: 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

Jacqueline Marlow, Ward Manager
Tel: 01772 522319

If you have problems applying, contact

01257 245472