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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/09/2020.

Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 438-RC4115-A

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Staff Nurse
RPH and CDGH, Preston
£24,907 - £30,615 Per Anum, Pro Rata

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More than your usual ward nurse opportunity, this role is essential first line defense in the fight against COVID-19. Perfect hours if you need to work days due to your personal responsibilities.

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and enthusiastic registered nurse to join our COVID-19 screening POD team based across RPH and CDH.

The team performs swabbing on staff and patients in a drive through clinic.

Your role will include scheduling of appointments via telephone with staff, answering calls, booking tests onto quadramed, performing swabbing, maintaining adequate records and reporting of results to staff and managers.

The shifts at CDH are 8-4pm Sat-Wed.
The shifts at RPH are 8.30-4.30pm 7 days per week.

We require enthusiastic individuals who are organised, methodical and able to use their own initiative. In addition you must have-

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Knowledge and experience with hospital IT systems
• Flexibility to work across both sites although you will be based at one site predominantly.
• Ability to work as part of a team as well as make decisions autonomously.
• Be prepared to be on your feet all day, working outdoors - this is not your usual ward based role

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameClaire WoodsJob titleOperational LeadEmail addressclaire.woods@lthtr.nhs.ukAdditional contact information

Please contact Claire Woods by email

Virtual tours can be arranged

If you are successful in obtaining a position with our Trust which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check. As a registered body with the DBS, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will conduct the administration of this application on your behalf and the cost will be recovered from your salary, either as a one-off payment or over 3 months. Currently the charges made by the Disclosure and Barring Service are - Standard DBS check £30.20 and Enhanced DBS check £48.20. The level of check required depends on the role that you have been offered.

Successful applicants will be contacted by e-mail. Please ensure that email addresses are provided for your referees wherever possible

The NHS Constitution outlines what staff working in the NHS can expect from their employer and what is expected of you. Lancashire Teaching Hospitals is committed to the NHS Values and Pledges as expressed in the Constitution.

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. An interview is guaranteed to any applicant with a disability who meets the essential criteria of the person specification.

If you have any difficulty applying on line, please contact the Recruitment Team.


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.

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

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