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Staff Nurse Recruitment

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Southport and Ormskirk General Hospital
£23,023- to £29,608 per annum, pro rata (if Part-Time)
17/01/2019 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.


Job Title - Staff Nurse 

Site Location - Southport & Ormskirk

Speciality - Various (Rotational) 

Status of Contract - Permanent

Full/Part-Time hours available, Nights/Days (Multiple Vacancies across the Trust)

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Salary; from £23,023- to £29,608 per annum, pro rata if part time

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.

Are you looking to start your career in the NHS, wanting to return to practice or searching for that next move within the NHS or from the Armed Forces?
Do you care about delivering high quality, compassionate care to patients and share our values?

If you are looking for a fulfilling role with great people as colleagues, we have job opportunities to discuss with you.

We have a number of Registered General Nursing posts available across Medical and Surgical specialities.

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust is seeking highly motivated and forward thinking individuals to join our Nursing team.

The roles are general staff nurse vacancies focused on opportunities for night duty contracts or rotational (days/nights) located across the Trust. Successful applicants will enjoy working with clinical teams dedicated to providing safe, high quality services to our patients, continual improvement and personal development opportunities.

As a registered nurse, the successful candidate will be responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of a variety of differing patient care across diverse clinical settings. To succeed you must be a registered nurse or student nurse who is committed to the delivery of high quality patient care and be able to work effectively and efficiently within a very busy environment. You must also possess strong decision making skills, high level of communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work within a multidisciplinary team.

We are recruiting on a monthly basis and have the following recruitment events:

Saturday 2nd February 2019 11AM - 3PM

Venue - Clinical Education Centre, Southport District General Hospital

Some of the benefits of working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust include:
• Flexible working
• Opportunity to work long shift patterns (12 hour) to provide a positive work life balance
• Fully supported preceptorship programme for newly qualified nurses
• Annual personal development to support career aspirations
• A workforce the CQC described as “Committed, compassionate, and passionate staff who are willing to go above and beyond to do their best for patients.”
• Automatic membership of the NHS pension scheme
• Good access and transport links in the North West
• Affordable accommodation – both rental and buying

If you wish to be considered for a Staff Nurse position at Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust please submit an online application and we will advise you of the monthly interview opportunities.

Date Advertised - Thursday 13th December 2018

Date Advert Close - Thursday 17th January 2019

Date of Interviews - TBC

These posts will be subject to an Enhanced DBS (with barred list for vulnerable children/adult's 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

Recruitment, 0151 290 4455 or email


Carol Fowler, Assistant Director of Nursing on 01704 704908 or email

If you have problems applying, contact

0151 290 4454