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Staff Nurse - Respiratory

Band 5

Main area
Respiratory Medicine
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time and part time available
Job ref
438-RC2947
Site
Royal Preston Hospital
Town
Preston
Salary
£24,214 to £30,112 pa, pro rata
Closing
25/09/2019 23:59
Interview date
07/10/2019

We couldn’t think of anything better than having YOU join our amazing Respiratory family on Ward 23! We look forward to welcoming you with open arms and supporting you in the career of your dreams. If you are caring and compassionate, thrive in a fast paced environment and want to experience new opportunities within your role, this was made for you!

We are looking for Newly Qualified and experienced  Staff Nurses to work on our 28 bedded acute Respiratory Ward.  As a respiratory centre of excellence we care for a variety of patients with acute and long term conditions which include:- COPD, Asthma, Interstitial Lung Disease, Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma, Vocal Cord Dysfunction, Bronchiectasis, Tuberculosis, Motor Neuron Disease, Pneumothorax, pneumonia and pleural effusions.

You will have the opportunity to develop specialist skills such as; drainage of an intra pleural catheter, obtaining capillary blood gases, care of patients post endo bronchial coil insertion and management of chest drains.

We love a positive 'can do' attitude and are looking for someone to join our fantastic team that change lives every single day. Commitment to undertake ongoing training and development is essential, you will be given a full development programme which will be provided to enhance your professional practice.  Our commitment to you is to provide a supportive and highly motivated environment to enable this to happen. 

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.

 

You are more than welcome to come and meet the team and have a look around our unit and see for yourself how great this job is for you!

 

Interview date: 7th October 2019

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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

Unit Manager, Emma Moon - emma.moon@lthtr.nhs.uk