- Specialist Nurses
- NHS AfC: Band 6
- Full time: 37.5 per week
- £31,365 - £37,890 per annum
- 31/08/2020 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.
Stroke Nurse Clinician
Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
Full-Time - 37.5 hours per week
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum
Are you passionate about Stroke?
Do you want to work as a Clinical Nurse Specialist for this complex group of patients?
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the existing Stroke Nurse Clinician Team at the Trust.
You will provide advanced specialist stroke nursing skills, in particular assessing acute stroke patients in A+E and inpatient areas, supporting thrombolysis treatment and hyper acute stroke care. You will assist in the co-ordination of the Stroke pathway and provide support to patient and their families.
Main duties of the job
You must have excellent clinical skills to ensure our patients receive optimal care with minimal delay. You will provide clinical leadership, expert advice to all staff and be able to recognise, at an early stage, any intervention required for acutely ill patients.
We are looking for a highly motivated individual who has at least 3 years post registration experience in a stroke / neuro hyper acute setting. You should also have excellent interpersonal skills and a professional manner, be able to prioritise and organise your own workload and be able to work under pressure.
Working for our organisation
Whilst being an integral part of the Stroke Team, based on the Acute Stroke Unit and Accident & Emergency Dept, you must have the ability to work as an autonomous practitioner across the Trust, promoting teamwork and effective communication between all disciplines involved in the care of Stroke patients.
The role requires working across a 7 day week, day and night shift patterns, but consideration will be given to candidates wishing to work part-time and/or job share.
This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS (with barred list for vulnerable adult's disclosure)
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
For further information about this role please see attached job description and person specification.
Advert date: 29th July 2020
Closing date: 31th August 2020
Shortlisting date: 1st September 2020
Interview date: 9th August 2020
- Registered Nurse
Knowledge and Experience
- Post Registration experience in speciality or related field
- Audit experience
- Understanding of current key issues in Stroke Nursing
Skills and Abilities
- MDT working
- Able to act as a leader - manage and motivate staff
- Up to date clinical skills in order to ensure quality of services
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
- Lucy Enright
- Job title
- Stroke Nurse Specialist
- Email address
- Telephone number
- 01704 705067
- Additional information
For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact Lucy Enright.