Staff Nurse

Recruiter
Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Chorley, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Jun 2019
Closes
20 Jun 2019
Ref
1173536069
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust is a great place to work and has a sound future as a leading provider of excellent services. The Trust invests in its staff and seeks to provide them with opportunities for training and personal development.

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2002 and authorised as a Foundation Trust on 1st December 2007. The Trust provides health and wellbeing services for a population of around 1.5million people. The services provided include community nursing, health visiting and a range of therapy services including physiotherapy, podiatry and speech & language. The Trust specialises in inpatient and community mental health services. Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust covers the whole of the county and employs around 7,000 members of staff across more than 400 sites.

We are looking for Mental Health Nurses to work in our new inpatient unit in Chorley.

At Lancashire Care Foundation Trust (LCFT), we are passionate about the quality of care we deliver and are looking for nurses who can help deliver excellent care.

Are you a compassionate, respectful team player committed to promoting excellence, teamwork and accountability?

Do you have excellent communication skills that would enable you to work within a challenging environment that constantly strives to provide the best possible experience for our service users and their carers?

We are looking for experienced RMN's to work on our inpatient wards at Chorley Hospital.

In order to apply you will be a Registered Mental Health nurse currently practicing.

We have opportunities in:

  • Avenham Ward (Female PICU)


  • Duxbury Ward (Female Acute)


  • Worden Ward (Male Acute)


As a nurse in LCFT you will be central to providing high quality care and be given opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge.

In return we can offer you:-

  • NHS Terms and Conditions
    • Excellent annual leave entitlement: 27 days, rising to 29 after five years NHS service and rising to 33 after 10 years

  • Training and development

  • Purchase of Annual Leave

  • Occupational Health Service including access to counselling and physiotherapy services

  • Confidential Employee Assistance Programme

  • Variety of discounts from local attractions and businesses

  • Salary sacrifice schemes


  • NHS Pension


  • 1:1 support from Clinical Educators


  • Access to flexible working arrangements


  • Staff Health and Wellbeing Package


  • Child Care Vouchers


  • Talent Management Programme


We are looking for nurses who are passionate about people and delivering high quality care.

Please note: This post is subject to an enhanced DBS Clearance. As part of the pre-employment checks, successful candidates will be required to pay for their own DBS check at a cost of £50. Deductions will be taken from the first 3 months salary.

If you are not invited to interview within 3 weeks of the closing date, then please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful, as it is not possible to contact all unsuccessful candidates. It is important that applicants log in to the website and check their Trac account on a regular basis to read and respond to any emails they may have received. If you do not have regular access to email/internet please advise the team of suitable contact details.

All posts are subject to the nationally agreed Agenda for Change terms and conditions.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Laura Holdcroft, Modern Matron: 07786 191447

Please ensure that you read the Person Specification attached below as your application will be measured against this document. Applications from job share partners are welcome and other forms of flexible working will be considered for all posts.

For all posts which require a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check please be aware of the DBService Code of Practice, a copy of which is available by logging on to the DBS website.

You are advised to consider applying for LCFT vacancies as soon as possible as in some instances vacancies are closed as soon as a sufficient number of applications have been received. If you are not invited to interview within 3 weeks of the closing date then please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful, as it is not possible to contact all unsuccessful candidates.

Lancashire Care is committed to celebrating difference as an asset and we know that recruiting talent from diverse backgrounds helps to create a more flexible, creative and effective workforce. We welcome applications from people regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, religion or belief or sexual orientation. If there is anything you'd like to discuss in relation to your application then please ask.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system - TRAC systems. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to LCFT transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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