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Staff Nurse - Respiratory High Care Unit

Band 5

Main area
Respiratory Medicine
Band 5
Full time and part time hours available
Job ref
Royal Preston Hospital
£23,023 to £29,608 pa pro rata
16/11/2018 23:59

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Trust is one of the Largest trusts in the north west of England. In joining a Trust that provides many specialist tertiary services, delivers award- winning teaching and development pathway, leads national and international clinical trials and research studies and gives excellent care with compassion - you will have an unparalleled opportunity to learn, grow and flourish in a supportive and innovative environment, whilst working with some of the UK's leading health experts. 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic staff nurses to join our dynamic team, working within a 6 bedded Respiratory High Care Unit. 

Working as a staff nurse within our team will allow you to develop your acute care skills whilst working along side an experienced multi disciplinary team, providing you the opportunity to be at the forefront of a new and exciting development within our respiratory service. 

To succeed in this role you will need to:

  • Dedicated to placing our patients at the centre of all you do
  • Be motivated and enthusiastic 
  • Possess the ability to work autonomously, with excellent clinical skills and time management
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Work well as part of a team

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you. 

Hear what staff members on our ward have to say about working on Ward 23 by clicking the link! :

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.

We can offer you a comprehensive induction, preceptor ship package and annual appraisal to support your to develop your knowledge and skills

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: 

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

Rebecca Tuson Ward Manager

01772 522524 / 01772 523541

If you have problems applying, contact

01257 245051