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Staff Nurse- ITU/CCU

NHS AfC: Band 5

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NHS AfC: Band 5
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£23,023 - £29,608 per annum pro rata
28/01/2019 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.


Staff Nurse ITU/CCU

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust

Critical Care


Full and Part Time Vacancies Available

Band 5

£23,023 - £29,608 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.

Opportunities have arisen for employment of qualified nurses to position of Staff Nurse on Critical Care.

Is patient safety, high standards of care, excellent team working, training and development important to you? If so this is the job for you!!

We are looking to recruit highly motivated, enthusiastic people to band 5 staff nurse vacancies.

Southport Critical Care Unit is a 15 bedded unit comprising of: 4 CCU, 6 HDU and 5 ITU beds. We offer support for multi organ failure and have invested in high performance technology and equipment to help with medical management and rehabilitation of critically ill patients .

We have a robust programme of staff development starting with a supernumerary period and then working through the Step 1, 2, 3 and 4 National Critical Care Competency Framework. There are opportunities for development within each band of staff including extended roles, secondments and of course access to the Critical Care course. Training is provided in house including bespoke clinical skills days and simulation which run on a monthly basis and we have close links with the Medical Education Centre. There is a full time practice educator employed to support this development.

We always strive to provide highest standard of nursing care and work closely with both medical teams and other HCPs both on our unit and in the wider Trust to ensure the very best outcomes for our patients.


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


Date Advertised-7th January 2019

Date Advert Closes - 28th January 2019

Date of Interview - TBC


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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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Julie Webb
Unit Manager
01704 70 5060

If you have problems applying, contact

0151 290 4454