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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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£30,401-£37,267 pa, pr
24/07/2019 23:59
Interview date

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

7a Ward

Permanent Contract

37.5 Hours

£30,401-£37,267 pa, pr

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  ward 7a within  the Urgent Care Division .

Ward 7A is a 28 bedded Cardiology ward.We work closely with Liverpool heart and chest hospital to provide diagnostic scans and treatment plans for our patients.

We have links with the Cardiac rehab team and the heart failure team in the community to provide ongoing treatment for our patients.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate effective leadership skills to support the band 7 in the running of the ward areas. You will need to have good general nursing knowledge and skills to ensure safe, supported care is continued to discharge.

 A good working knowledge of the discharge process both complex and routine is essential. You will need to be proactive and have the ability to problem solve within time constraints. Experience with red 2 green is desirable.

You will be required to support junior staff on the ward including new starters and student nurses. 

You will possess an RGN qualification with at least 2 years working as band 5 and be educated to diploma or degree level or relevant experience.

If you are interested in finding out more about the post, please feel free to contact us to arrange an informal visits. 


Advertising Date: 10th July, 2019

Closing Date: 24th July, 2019

Proposed Interview Date: 8th 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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Further details / informal visits contact

 Sister Naomi Williams  01704 704207