Staff Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 5

Main area
Trauma and Orthopedics
NHS AfC: Band 5
37.5 x3
Job ref
£22,128-£28,746 pa,pr
29/05/2018 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.


The Trust provides a range of local hospital services across its two main sites ranging from adults and children’s A&E, Intensive Care and a range of medical and surgical specialties, women’s and children’s services and consultant led Maternity Care. We also host the Northwest Spinal Injuries’ Centre.

Located near vibrant and attractive cities, Liverpool and Manchester offer a unique and unlimited shopping experience in addition to arts, culture, music, nightlife and tourism, whilst you can enjoy the convenience of coast life in Southport.

We have been awarded University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust, by the University of Liverpool.

We offer excellent staff benefits to all clinical and non-clinical staff, and can offer you flexible working, in house education programs, annual personal development plans and development opportunities.

We are recruiting staff who can demonstrate our organisational values of Supportive, Caring, Open & Honest, Professional and Efficient to ensure we deliver the best patient care.

We encourage a diverse workforce, and promote equality throughout the Trust.

Come and join a friendly organisation to enhance your future prospects.

An exciting opportunity has arisen on the orthopaedic ward on Ward 14A at Southport Hospital.

Ward 14A is a 30 bedded acute orthopaedic trauma ward. The ward is divided into 4 side rooms and 4 bays – one of the bays being utilised for patients that have additional care needs.
We have support from two Trauma Nurse's and have a strong multi-disciplinary team approach with the therapy team being based on the ward and offering a seven day service.
There are many opportunities within the ward to expand your knowledge and skills and you will encounter a rich amount of experience from those who already work here and we hope that through experience and hard work you will enjoy working with us and become confident and competent practitioners. We look forward to welcoming you.

You will also enjoy one of the most competitive and flexible benefits packages offered by any employer in the UK.
Some of the benefits of working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS

Trust include:

• Flexible Working

• Opportunity to work Long shift pattern (12hr) to provide a positive work life balance

• Fully supported preceptorship programme for newly qualified nurses

• Annual personal development review to support career aspirations

• The CQC review stated that our employees are Fantastic, Caring and Proud

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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

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further details / informal visits contact:
Catrina Horn 01704 704889

If you have problems applying, contact

0151 290 4455