Staff Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 5

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NHS AfC: Band 5
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£21,478 - £27,900 (pro rata)
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Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life.

We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.

The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to our SCOPE values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff. You can see what some of our staff have to say about working with us and learn more about our area and what we do by clicking on the youtube videos in the 'further links' section.

Please note that all successful applicants to non-medical positions will be subject to a six-month probationary period.


Job title: Staff Nurse Day Surgery/Endoscopy
Employer: Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
Department: Planned Care – Treatment centre
Location: Ormskirk district General Hospital
Salary: £22,128- £28,746
Hours: Various
Job Type: Permanent
Staff Group: Nursing & Midwifery
Pay Scheme: AfC
Pay Band: Band 5

Working Pattern: Treatment Centre and Endoscopy working hours range from 07:30 to 18:00 and flexibility within these times is required.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated RGN to work in our friendly and busy endoscopy department based within the Treatment Centre at Ormskirk Hospital and in the Endoscopy Suite based at Southport Hospital.
The Treatment Centre sees approximately 12,000 patients per year for endoscopy and also covers day surgery procedures. Endoscopy procedures include; gastroscopy, colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, bronchoscopy and cystoscopy. Day surgery includes urology, ENT and vascular treatments. There is a wide range opportunities to expand your learning and development needs within these specialties’. We consider the Treatment Centre to be an innovative and creative environment for those nurses pursuing a career in day surgery and endoscopy nursing. The endoscopy unit on the Southport site carries out emergency and inpatient endoscopy procedures and cross site working will be required.

• Be a Registered General nurse or Registered Nurse Part 2
• Previous day surgery desirable and endoscopy experience is essential.
• Ability to work in x-ray department environment essential.

We can offer you,
• A very modern department with a day surgery area and great expanding endoscopy facilities.
• Excellent opportunities for professional development that includes endoscopy, day surgery, urology, ENT and vascular treatments.

Your professional development will be supported by our own internal development programmes.
For further details / informal visits contact:
For an informal discussion or visit contact Sister Amanda Brown on 01695 656488 or Senior Sister Louise Williams -Denton on 01695 656472

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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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