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Band 6 Sister

NHS AfC: Band 6

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Band 6 Sister
NHS AfC: Band 6
37.5 per week
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23/01/2019 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.


Band 6 Sister

Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust

Observation Ward

Permanent Contract

Full time - 37.5 Hours

£28,050- £36,644

Please be aware that we may close a vacancy early than stated, should a sufficient number of applicants be received, you are therefore advised to apply at you 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 District General Hospital. This includes adult's and children's accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Women's and children's, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk Hospital.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Sister to join our team on the Observation Ward within the Accident and Emergency Department.

We are looking for a highly motivated and forward thinking nurse with a positive and proactive attitude to improving patient care and team working, ensuring the best care for patients on Observation ward.

Observation Ward consists of 9 bed spaces, 2 of which are side rooms. There is a mixture of male and female patients. Observation Ward cares for patients admitted from Accident and Emergency needing longer observations. For example, patients sustaining a head injury, further Occupational Therapy/Physiotherapy assessments, treatment for overdoses, and mental health patients. 

The team on Observation Ward are friendly and supportive and we aim to provide our patients with a positive patient journey. We are passionate in getting it right for our patients and families first time. The team works well together to provide a safe and supportive environment to ensure patients receive the highest standards of care.

The successful candidate will be supported in to the new role, work closely with members of the MDT and be expected to drive and lead the team forward to continue the positive work we do.

If you are interested in finding out more about the post, please feel free to contact us and we would be delighted to arrange any informal visits. 

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

Advertising Date - 9th January 2019

Closing Date - 23rd January 2019

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

Katy Sharples 01704 704652