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Staff Nurse - Bleasdale - Neurology

Band 5

Main area
Band 5
  • Full time
  • Part time
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Royal Preston Hospital
£25,655 - £31,534 Per annum/Pro Rata for part time
Salary period
31/10/2021 23:59

Job overview

This is an exciting time for our Neurology speciality service plans, and we may have the opportunity you’re looking for!

 We are a very supportive team creating a positive environment for learning and progressing. We have vacancies for experienced and newly qualified staff with excellent training and development programmes including Preceptorship and Leadership modules. Supernumerary status for new starters with bespoke learning outcomes.

Many of our staff were former student nurses

One who is now a staff nurse wanted to come back here as they said “We are the best team she ever worked with and learnt so much.”

Another student said  “The speciality is so interesting and challenged her on a daily basis to use all her knowledge and skills but learned new things all the time.”

One of our band 6 sisters initially a student on the unit said “she couldn’t imagine working in any other speciality or with any other team and couldn’t have achieved her professional attainments without the support and opportunities made available to her.

Main duties of the job

Our new regional unit comprises of 21 beds, 18 acute neurology and 3 neurology rehabilitation beds. Offering great potential to develop skills in managing acutely unwell patient and working closely with our multidisciplinary colleagues.

We strive to provide an excellent standard of care to all our patients and support to their families. We love making a difference and working together with our multidisciplinary colleagues as a close family to gain the rewards of making a patients journey enjoyable and successful.

Working for our organisation

We have 9000 fantastic people working hard to deliver quality services to our patients.  Whatever your role, you help look after 370,000 people in our local area & give specialist care to 1.5 million people across Lancashire & Cumbria.

Working with us gives you the knowledge and sense of pride that every activity you do genuinely does make a difference to support our patients & staff, ensuring we keep thriving & delivering outstanding healthcare right across our local towns.

You’ll have access to varied development opportunities, learn new skills, meet fab people & do things you’d never have done.  

You’ll make an impact, be challenged to think differently, be bold & help innovate to keep improving things. Everything we do centres around patient care and enhancing their experience which means your role is pivotal and something really to be proud of.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Feel like this role could be for you? Looking for some more information? Please don't hesitate to download and read through our detailed job description and person specification for a more in depth view into this role!

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • • Appropriate NMC registration
  • • Diploma in Nursing
  • • NMC recognised mentorship qualification or willingness to work towards 18 months commencement in post
  • • Evidence of continuing education or development
Desirable criteria
  • • Degree

Knowledge and Experience

Essential criteria
  • • Knowledge of clinical governance and the relevance to practice
  • • Knowledge of relevant policies and procedures
  • • Demonstrates competency during internship
Desirable criteria
  • • Knowledge of ethical issues
  • • Knowledge of leadership and management
  • • Research and development
  • • Experience of mentorship and ability to identify learning and development needs
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Emma Noon
Job title
Ward Manger
Email address
Telephone number
01772 524312