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Medicine & Emergency Care
Band 5
Various Hours Available
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East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
Employer type
Royal Blackburn Hospital
£24,214 to £30,112 pa
17/12/2019 23:59

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Staff Nurse - Ward C3

Band 5

At East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust our vision is to be widely recognised for providing safe, personal and effective care.  We currently provide high quality services and treat over 600,000 people across East Lancashire and the surrounding area. We employ over 8,000 staff, many of whom are internationally renowned and have won awards for their work.

We are looking to appoint band 5 registered nurses either newly qualified or with experience who have a keen interest in patients who have complex discharge needs to join us on ward C3 at the Royal Blackburn Hospital.
Your role will include assessment, planning, delivering and evaluating high standards of nursing care in the ward environment. You will be responsible for caring for a group of patients under the direction of the senior nurse in charge. There will be opportunities to undertake link nurse roles, multidisciplinary team working and we will enable you to contribute to change and develop your management and leadership skills.

We are looking for individuals with initiative and good communication skills who are flexible, innovative and dynamic in outlook with a keen sense of team-working and willingness to learn. The ability to work a variety of shift patterns including weekends and night duty is essential.

If you would like to be part of this new team of nurses and you can bring new ideas and innovate change then this role is for you.

Dear Potential Applicant,

It is important you are made aware of the changes which East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust has implemented with regard to charging for the cost of undertaking Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) Checks (previously known as Criminal Records Bureau or CRB) and how this may impact upon you.

As this position is exempted from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and involves work that is identified as a regulated activity as defined in the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (2006), any offer of employment is provisional upon a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.
The cost of an Enhanced Disclosure will be £48.00, which includes a small handling fee.

In line with other NHS organisations in the North West Region, the Trust is now passing the charge for undertaking a DBS check on to candidates in the event they are successfully appointed into the post for which they have applied. Candidates can choose whether to pay this over 1-3 months as a deduction from the monthly salary. By applying for this vacancy you are agreeing to this undertaking in the event you are successfully appointed.

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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

Chris Russell - Ward Manager -