Working with us

Please wait, loading

Rotational Staff Nurse - Surgical Acute Admission.

Band 5

Main area
General surgery
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
438-RC1580
Site
RPH
Town
Preston
Salary
£23,023 - £29,608 per annum, pro rata
Closing
02/01/2019 23:59

The surgical unit at Royal Preston Hospital has an exciting unique opportunity for experienced registered nurses. Do you have an interest in assessment and nursing of surgical acute admissions?  Come and join the dynamic surgical team on a combined, rotational post working in the surgical assessment unit and the acute admissions wards.

We can provide a stimulating and fully supportive environment which will enhance your development whilst allowing you to actively contribute to the deliverance of a high standard of patient care.

Our Acute surgical assessment unit is a fast-paced, challenging but very rewarding environment, where as a Team we are committed to providing the highest standards of care and pride ourselves in supporting all our staff, to learn and develop.

The current surgical assessment unit is based at the Royal Preston Hospital and is due to expand with future plans that include all the surgical specialities having access to this service. The current unit is soon to move to a purpose built exciting new location with state of the art facilities

As we are developing a new unit we are looking to build a team of enthusiastic, hard-working, motivated staff who provide excellent care with compassion and we are offering you the opportunity to join us.

We are looking to create and develop a new team who have an interest in the care and experience of patients requiring assessment and treatment for a variety of different surgical conditions. You will be joining a team who are dedicated to the high standard of nursing care given to our patients, who have a passion for nursing as well as an enthusiasm for championing the needs of the patient and their families and carers.

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals is one of the largest foundation trusts in the North West. We provide a range of specialist tertiary services including Cancer, Renal, Plastics, Vascular, Neurosciences and Specialist Mobility and Rehabilitation. We are the Major Trauma Centre and the Vascular Centre for Lancashire and South Cumbria. This means our hospital delivers the latest treatment for a broad spectrum of serious, complex and uncommon conditions. We also provide the local hospital services for the 400,000 population of central Lancashire from our Hospitals in Preston and Chorley.

The current surgical assessment unit is based at the Royal Preston Hospital and is due to expand with future plans that include all the surgical specialities having access to this service. The current unit is soon to move to a purpose built exciting new location with state of the art facilities

As a new team we are looking to build a team of enthusiastic, hard-working, motivated staff who provide excellent care with compassion and we are offering you the opportunity to join us.

We always put patients first, and believe that creating a positive working environment, where staff feel valued, supported and empowered, will enable us to achieve this for every patient, every time. We expect every single member of staff to treat patients, families and colleagues with care and compassion, and to work together to achieve the very best outcomes. As an organisation we believe that every staff member plays a vital role in the delivery of excellent care with compassion, we are proud of our hospitals, and of the quality of care we provide for our patients, and that makes this a great place to work.

As a Teaching Hospital we are committed to your continuous personal and professional development, so it will come as no surprise for you to hear that we offer a wide range of clinical and non-clinical development opportunities ranging from time management to interview skills. We are keen to provide all our staff with the opportunity to learn, which means some of our courses are provided via online learning through our own dedicated Trust site, so staff can develop knowledge as and when they want or need to.

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: 10th January 2019

London Healthy workplaceApprenticeships logoNo smoking policyStonewall equality policy. Equality and justice for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and trans people.Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) - BronzeAge positiveDisability confident employerWorkplace Wellbeing Charter Logo

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.

Documents to download

To print a document or save it to your computer, please click with your right mouse button on the document title and select "Save Target As...". You can then save the document in a suitable place on your computer ready to print it out. Clicking with the left mouse button will open the document in a new window (if your web browser can do so).

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

jill.forshaw2@lthtr.nhs.uk 07526178907

lisa.Elliott@lthtr.nhs.uk 07415230785

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
01257 245462