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Staff Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 5

Main area
Trauma and Orthopaedics
NHS AfC: Band 5
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£23,023-£29,608 pa
21/01/2019 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 - 14A


Trauma and Orthopaedics

Permanent Contract

Band 5

£23,023 - £29.608

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.

 We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated nurse to join our team.We are a 30 bed trauma/orthopaedic ward dealing with upper and lower limb trauma surgery.

We work as a multidisciplinary team aiming for safe care and discharge of the patient

You will be responsible for a group of patients, assessing, planning implementing and evaluating the care

We have a special interest in care of the dementia patient, training and education will be offered in this field

We also have a ward at Ormskirk which deals with planned care of athroplasty patients. There will be the opportunity to rotate to this area

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

Date of Advert - 7th January 2019

Date Advert Closes - 21st January 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

Lynne Sharples

Ward Manager

Ward 14A

Southport District General

Tel 0-1704704889


Penny Sinclair

Matron Planned Care

Ascom 3809


If you have problems applying, contact

0151 290 4454