Staff Nurse

Band 5

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Band 5
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£23,023 - £29,608 pa,pr
24/07/2018 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.


Job Title - Staff Nurse

Site Location - Ormskirk

Speciality - Paediatrics

Status of Contract - Fixed Term Maternity Leave Cover

Full or Part-Time considered

Band 5

Salary; from £23,023 to £29,608 per annum, pro rata

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 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.

The Children’s Unit comprises of the Children’s A&E Department, Children’s ward, Day Case, Assessment & Observation Unit, Neonatal Unit, Outpatient Department and Children’s Community team.

Within Paediatrics, we provide care for Children up to 16 years old with Medical, Day surgical/ENT/ Ophthalmic and Orthopaedic conditions.

We also have a 12 cot Level 2 Neonatal Unit

Temporary vacancies have arisen for Band 5 Children’s Nurse to join our busy Neonatal and Paediatric Unit.

We are looking to employ motivated and forward thinking individuals who strive to further develop their existing clinical skills in these areas whilst contributing to the ever changing environment, supporting both senior and junior colleagues within a friendly caring team.

The post will be rotational and the ability to work as part of a team is essential.

Applications are open to experienced Children’s nurses or Students / Newly Qualified nurses who have undertaken at least 50% of their placements at Ormskirk Hospital.

Date Advertised - 10th July 2018

Date Advert Close - 24th July 2018

Date Shortlisting to commence - TBC

Date of Interviews - TBC

This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS (with barred list for Children disclosure). 

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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

Shirley Coward Paediatric / Neonatal Matron on 01695 656287 or Ascom 3793
Linda Connolly Assistant Matron on 01695 656674

If you have problems applying, contact

0151 290 4455