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Acute Medical Unit
NHS AfC: Band 5
37.5 hours per week
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St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
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£23,023 - £29,608 per annum
03/03/2019 23:59
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Staff Nurse- AMU

NHS AfC: Band 5

If you are an NHS At Risk applicant, please state this in your supporting information section of your application form.

"Be part of the team that delivers "Excellent patient care in world class hospitals"

The Trust has 5 Values as defined by the Star Chart. Applicants are advised to familiarise themselves with these Values which can be found by clicking on the 'About Us' pages on the Trust internet site. 

Our latest achievements include:

  • St Helens Hospital rated outstanding (CQC 2016)
  • Whiston Hospital rated good with outstanding features (CQC 2016)
  • Best Patient Experience in the NHS (CHKS Top Hospitals Awards 2015)
  • Best in the NHS in the Patient Led Assessment of the Care Environment (PLACE 2014 and 2015)
  • Cancer services rated 4th best in the country by Macmillan Cancer Support 2014
  • Ranked one of the highest in the country for extremely positive feedback received from patients (Friends and Family Test, NHS England)
  • Ranked highest in Cheshire and Merseyside for staff recommending the hospitals for the care of their friends and relatives (Staff Friends and Family Test, NHS England)
  • Ranked in the top 100 places to work in the NHS (NHS Employers and Health Service Journal 2014)

In the 2017 Staff Satisfaction Survey the Trust was rated best nationally in the following areas,

  • as a place to work
  • a place to receive treatment
  • staff satisfaction in the care they deliver 
  • staff satisfaction with the resources available to them and the support they receive

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Staff Nurse
Ward 1C Acute Medical Unit
37.5 hours per week

Band 5

£23,023 - £29,608  per annum

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the leading acute Trusts in the North West of England. We provide a full range of acute adult services to our local population of circa 350,000 and provide tertiary services across a much wider area in the North West, North Wales and Isle of Man. We are a Major Trauma Unit and the Mersey Regional Burns Unit.

Our '5 Star Patient Care' strategy is at the heart of all that we do; supporting our vision to provide world class services for all our patients by getting it right for every patient, every time.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Acute Medical Unit at Whiston Hospital for dynamic staff nurses to join the team of highly motivated and committed nursing staff on Ward 1C.

We are seeking enthusiastic nurses, with a passion for excellence within the delivery of patient care. Post qualifications experience will be an advantage, however a period of preceptorship will be available to the successful candidate and all dynamic and proactive nurses are invited to apply.

The AMU offers a supportive working environment alongside opportunities to develop individual clinical competence. These are ideal posts for newly qualified members of staff who wish to get a board spectrum of experience at the start of their nursing career.

A flexible approach to the working environment is an essential requisition for this post as they will be expected to rotate to both days and nights.

The post holder will be expected to deliver care of the highest standard and work closely with other members of the multi-disciplinary team. The ability to work as part of a team is essential.

This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS (with barred list for vulnerable adult’s and children’s disclosure).

Advertising date: Monday 11.2.19

Closing date:  Sunday 3.3.19
Short listing date:  Monday 4.3.19
Interview date:  TBC

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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

Ste Riley Ward Manager via 0151 426 1600 ext. 1382/2455.

If you have problems applying, contact

0151 676 5491