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Staff Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 5

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NHS AfC: Band 5
37.5 hours per week
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Ormskirk Hospital
£23,023 - £29,608 per annum
25/07/2019 23:59

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.

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


Staff Nurse

Ormskirk District General Hospital

Speciality: Endoscopy

Permanent Contract

2x Full-Time posts available: 37.5 hrs per week each post

Band 5

£24,124 - £30,112 per annum


Please be aware, that we may close a vacancy earlier than stated, should a sufficient number of applications be received, you are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.

 Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.

Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk and District General Hospital. This includes adults’ and children’s accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Women’s and children’s services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.

The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.

Are you an experienced nurse looking for a change in career direction, newly qualified or about to qualify? If you are interested in developing your skills and experience in Endoscopy Nursing then we would welcome your application. 

The Endoscopy unit is based within the Treatment Centre at Ormskirk Hospital and sits in the directorate of Planned Care and predominately performs diagnostic procedures. The department has four endoscopic procedure rooms with ward based admission and recovery areas which are single sex areas. Southport Hospital has one procedure room,  and performs a range of both diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures.

If you join our team you will have the opportunity to gain experience in Endoscopy Nursing. Whether you have existing experience within this speciality, or if you are an experienced nurse from another speciality, we encourage your application. Mentor-ship opportunity is available and support will be provided by all of our experienced team.

In return, the Trust is committed to supporting and developing our staff so opportunities for training and other development activities will be provided.

Cross site working between Southport and Ormskirk Hospitals is required for this role.


Please note, this post will be subject to Enhanced DBS Check + Adults' Barred List.


Date Advertised: 11th July 2019

Date Advert Close:  25th July 2019

Proposed Date of Interviews: 1st August 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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Sister Catherine Morris 01695 656472

Sister Amanda Brown  01695 656488