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Job summary

Main area
Outpatients
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
22.5 hours per week
Job ref
287-COR-177-19
Employer
Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Outpatients Directorate RLH
Town
Liverpool
Salary
£24,214 to £30,112 per annum
Closing
11/09/2019 23:59

Employer heading

Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust logo

Staff Nurse - Outpatients

Band 5

We are one of the busiest university teaching hospital trusts in North West England. We manage three hospitals based on two sites: the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool University Dental Hospital and Broadgreen Hospital.  Our hospitals have often been at the forefront of medical breakthroughs during our long history at the heart of the city.

Currently Liverpool has two acute Hospital trusts operating over 4 sites; Aintree University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (AUHFT) and Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital (RLBUHT) which also looks after Liverpool University Dental Hospital.

The trusts, who have a history of collaborative working to fit the needs of the patients of Liverpool and the North West, have identified additional ways to improve the quality and sustainability of services through further partnership. Our doctors, nurses and health professionals have developed a consistent clinical view that it would be in the best interest of patients if they worked as single clinical teams, delivering the same standards of care, in the same way, across hospital sites. This has led to a proposal for both organisations to come together as one, through a formal merger.

It is an exciting time of change for our trusts as we take the best of both organisations to deliver outstanding care for our patients. We also have a focus on staff, with an ambition to make the new organisation the best place for staff to train and work. Merger brings with it an opportunity to reconfigure services, provide more diverse opportunities for career development and attract more research funding, leading to enhancement of staff skills by delivering and performing more innovative treatments and taking part in clinical trials. Joining the trusts at this time is an opportunity to be involved in one of the most significant changes we will see in the local health service and to drive improvements in care.

We will soon be opening a new state of the art hospital. The new hospital will provide every patient with a single bedroom with en-suite facilities. We believe that modern healthcare is as much about privacy, comfort and dignity as it is about pioneering treatments and cutting-edge technology. Please look at our digital pack for videos and further information: http://www.ooh-ar.com/rlbuht_welcome/liverpool_welcome.pdf

 

We currently have a 22.5 hours vacancy in our busy, friendly Outpatient Department, working Monday to Friday including some evening clinics, with a view of having a 7 day service in the near future.  

We are looking for an individual who is an enthusiastic team player, fun, caring as well as hardworking to join our nursing team in the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust. This nursing role involves rotating and working throughout all specialities in Outpatients and managing patient care in environments such as orthopaedics, the breast unit, vascular and a variety of other general medical clinics. Experience in outpatients would be desirable, however newly qualified nurses will also be considered and full training can be provided.

 

If you are passionate about providing the highest standards of care to patients and if nothing but the best will do, we want to hear from you. In return we will provide a stimulating and challenging role for you with full support to integrate into the multidisciplinary team of outpatients.

 

The trust is a vibrant and exciting place to work, with a state of the art new hospital being built and we are proud of the reputation we have for providing the excellence in everything we do, we are forward thinking and will encourage you to contribute your ideas for change and improvement to ensure we continue to do our best. Our aspirations are to be in the top 20 percentile of trusts in terms of high performance and need the right staff to help us achieve this.

 

If you have excellent communication, organisation and delegation skills, and a passionate for providing the highest standards of patient care, we would welcome your application.

 

For an informal visit and / or discuss any questions about this job, please do not hesitate to contact us.

 

 

 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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

Cat Rees 0151 7062553 or Michael.kadungure@rlbuht.nhs.uk