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Staff Nurse - Medicine

Band 5

Main area
Band 5
Full time and part time available
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Lancashire Teaching Hospitals
Preston & Chorley
£23,023 - £29,608 pa, pro rata
14/11/2018 23:59
Interview date

Are you Caring and Compassionate? Newly qualified or registered? We welcome you to join one of our friendly medical wards at Lancashire Teaching Trust Hospitals!

Our specialty makes us exciting, ambitious and forward-thinking and we are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our friendly nursing team.

This exciting opportunity will allow individuals to work alongside teams who are devoted to continually improve the quality of care and enhance the patient’s experience, as well as ensuring safe and seamless discharge planning.

In return for commitment and dedication we offer a comprehensive preceptorship package with the teacher practitioner and the opportunities to learn and develop nursing skills to support patients admitted with acute and complex medical conditions. Furthermore we will provide a

  • SUPPORTIVE ENVIRONMENT –where individual staff contribution is recognised
  • FAMILY FRIENDLY POLICIES - flexible working, child care facilities

This is a great opportunity to join our clinical teams to create a positive and motivating environment within our trust. Come and join our team in this exciting time of change as we pride ourselves, our staff and our services on excellence.

If you are highly motivated, wish to learn new skills and be part of a team that delivers an excellent quality service then please apply today.

We have Band 5 vacancies in various wards and can offer you experience and training in the following specialties;

  • Cardiology Wards (CCU and Cardiac Catheter Suite)
  • Respiratory Wards (Level 2 Non- invasive ventilation higher care unit)
  • Stoke Acute & Rehabilitation wards
  • Renal Ward & Dialysis Unit
  • Acute Medicine (MAU & Ambulatory Assessment)
  • Neurology Acute & Rehabilitation wards
  • Elderly - Long term conditions

We can provide bespoke rotational development options to allow individual career pathways “Novice to Expert”

Please state your preference in your supporting information.

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.

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

Anita Hore, Recruitment & Retention Lead on 07545733307 or via email


If you have problems applying, contact

01257 245051