Staff Nurse - Ward B4

Recruiter
East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Blackburn, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 Nov 2019
Closes
08 Dec 2019
Ref
1299441148
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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.

Ward B4 is a 24 bed ward within Medicine for Older People. We work closely with the Acute Stroke Ward and care for patients with complex needs and a variety of medical conditions.
We have a dedicated Multidisciplinary Team that is motivated and enthusiastic to provide safe effective and personal care for all our patients, their families and carers.
As a team we welcome and support new starters and learners and there are lots of opportunities for professional development.
We actively encourage personal development and ongoing education.

The team strives to achieve continuing improvement and we would like band 5 Registered Nurses who are as equally keen to join us.

As a registered nurse working on the ward you will be allocated to care for patients with a variety of medical conditions.
You will assess patients individual needs, provide and implement an appropriate individualised care plan for each patient and evaluate effectiveness of care provided.
As a registered nurse you are required to work within NMC guidelines and code of practise and to adhere to all hospital policies.
You will be expected to contribute to the development of the team which will include supervision and training of junior staff and students.

We require a band 5 Registered Nurse who is keen to join our team. We will provide supervision and support. Candidates will need to be able to demonstrate the principles of the 6cs and willingness to develop and learn new skills.

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.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Michelle Livesey, ward manager on 01254732111 or e mail ( Email address removed )

The salary advertised is for 37.5 hours pw. Salaries will be pro-rata if the hours are less than this. For posts on AfC payscales, new entrants to the NHS will normally commence on the first pay point.

The vacancy may close before the closing date if sufficient applications have been received. Please complete your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Shortlisting is completed anonymously with candidates being assessed against the essential criteria for the post.. Therefore only applicants who can clearly demonstrate how they meet our person specification criteria in their application will be short-listed.

Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS)

If the role you are applying for is identified as either controlled or regulated activity as defined in in the Safeguarding vulnerable Groups Act (2006) any offer of employment is provisional upon a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

The Healthcare sector is exempted from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

In line with other NHS trusts, the DBS check charge is paid by the successful candidate who has been offered the post. Candidates can choose to pay this over 1-3 months as a salary deduction. However, if you are applying for a post as a BANK worker, the payment must be made in full before the offer can be progressed. By applying for this post you agree to this undertaking.

The cost of an Enhanced Disclosure will be £44.00 and for a Standard Disclosure £27.00 which includes a small handling fee.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme.

If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Telephone 01254 732075 or email ( Email address removed ) or write to Employment Services, Parkview Offices, Haslingden Road, Blackburn, BB2 3HH

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer - please see attached for further information

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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