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Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 408-WUTH-18-241-E

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Trust Wide
Arrowe Park Hospital, Wirral
£24,214 - £30,112 pa pro

All new colleagues can expect to receive a warm and friendly Wirral welcome from the very first time they make contact with us. We are described as “competent and caring staff” by our patients.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is situated on The Wirral peninsula which has a stunning coastline and beautiful countryside surroundings, with great activities for its residents.

We are one of the largest and busiest acute Trusts in the North West of England, comprising of the Wirral’s only Emergency Department. We provide a high quality range of acute care services and employ over 6,000 staff, who serve a population of approximately 400,000 people across Wirral, Ellesmere Port, Neston, North Wales and the wider North West footprint.

We have approximately 855 beds trust-wide and our financial turnover is in excess of £337m.

The Wirral is easily accessible to major airports and has excellent transport links including motorway, train, bus or ferry and within easy reach to the major cities of Liverpool, Chester and Manchester as well as neighbouring North Wales.

We are Wirral University Teaching Hospital (WUTH).

We are the NHS. We are recruiting now.

Are you an experienced or newly qualified nurse who is compassionate about caring for patients?

Do you want to work for an organisation that will fully support you in your career development?

We want you to work for us. WUTH is on an exciting journey as we aim is to deliver the highest quality of care for every patient and we want talented nurses to join our team.

As a major teaching hospital we are renowned as a leader in the region for education and training, so you will be fully supported through your nursing career and development.

We are at the forefront of innovation as a centre of excellence for digital technology. As a chosen Global Digital Exemplar (GDE) site, WUTH is one of the most digitally enabled hospitals in the country, using technology to provide the best possible care for our patients.

If you are a nurse who puts patients at the heart of everything you do, we want you. Successful candidates must have compassion and empathy, protecting the dignity of our patients at all times. You must be self-confident and self-motivated with the flexibility to work in a fast-paced environment as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

Our team supports flexible working and alternative shift patterns, including twilight shifts, early or late shifts and long days.

In return we will offer you:

  • We will pay for your initial NMC registration on qualifying for the first time.
  • Excellent modern onsite accommodation with a 50% discount on accommodation for your first year if you are relocating (subject to availability).
  • A new structured and extensive preceptorship programme and developmental programme with support from a preceptorship facilitator.
  • Access to regular Schwartz rounds and a Mindfulness programme.
  • Access to a multi-professional library, study days and sessions in the clinical skills lab.

If you are successful at interview WUTH invite you to ‘Keep in Touch’ sessions before you start, to help prepare you as a newly qualified nurse.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Debbie Edwards, Divisional Nurse Director (Women & Children’s Division) – Tel: 0151 678 5111 Extn: 2424

Dylan Edwards, Divisional Nurse Director (Surgery Division) – Tel: 0151 678 5111, Extns: 8470, 8385 or 2553

Nicky Martin, Divisional Nurse Director (Medical & Acute Specialities Division) – Tel: 0151 604 7449

Our organisation is seeking outstanding Nurses to join our current committed and compassionate nursing teams. If you are the person we are looking for, then come and join us….

Following your application via NHS Jobs, your information will be imported into our third party recruitment system – Trac Jobs. All subsequent information regarding your application will then be generated from and this is where you will be able to track the progress of your application. This will ensure we deal with your application quickly and efficiently.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in the application, to its third party management system.

Please note; that if you are offered a position, your personal details will automatically be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system (ESR).

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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