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General surgery
NHS AfC: Band 5
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Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
Employer type
Band 5
25/02/2019 23:59
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Staff Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 5

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 - Ward 10B

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust

General Surgery

12 Months Fixed Term - Maternity Cover

30 hours per week 

Band 5

£23,023 - £29,608 Pro Rata


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 an enthusiastic, ambitious, passionate and motivated individual to join our dynamic nursing team on a fixed term contract to cover maternity leave.

Ward 10B is a busy short stay surgical ward with a dedicated surgical assessment unit.

Assisting in the delivery of a patient-centred, clinically effective and dynamic service from admission to discharge, you should be caring, compassionate, forward thinking, well organised and have a positive attitude towards flexibility and change. You will be delivering evidence based nursing care to a variety of general surgical patients in an exciting, challenging but supportive environment.

In return we can offer you access to training and development programmes which support your career progression.

So why not join are team and really make a difference!

We actively encourage you to come for an informal visit and meet our friendly team.

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


Advertising Date - 4th February 2019

Closing Date - 25 th February 2019

Interview Date - To be Confirmed

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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

Donna Murphy (Senior Sister)

Nicola Mawdsley (Sister) 

01704 704502

If you have problems applying, contact

0151 290 4454