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Staff Nurse - Paediatrics

Band 5

Main area
Band 5
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£24,214-£30,112 per annum,pr
27/08/2019 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 - Paediatrics

Ormskirk District General Hospital

Paediatric Unit

Full / Part time hours available

Permanent/Temporary Contracts

Band 5

£24,214-£30,112 per annum, pro rata

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.

The Children’s Unit comprises of the Children’s A&E Department, Children’s ward, Day Case, Assessment & Observation 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 10 Cot Level 2 Neonatal Unit.

Vacancies have  arisen for Band 5 Children’s Nurses to join our busy Paediatric and Neo-Natal Units.

We are looking to employ a motivated and forward thinking individual 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.

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


Advertised date: 13th August 2019

Closing date: 27th August 2019

Interview date: 9th September 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

For further information/informal discussion, please contact:
Shirley Coward Paediatric / Neonatal Matron on 01695 656287 or Ascom 3793
Linda Connolly Assistant Matron or Amanda Collinson on 01695 656150