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Specialist Pain Nurse - Pain Service

Job Reference: 408-WUTH-19-347

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Arrowe Park Hospital, Wirral
£37,570 - £43,772 pa

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.

Are you seeking to develop your skills in patient management for acute and chronic pain. We are looking for a practitioner to support the acute and chronic pain team on a full time basis for a secondment to the team. The ideal secondee will have high clinical standards with an emphasis on pain management. The potential candidate will be well organised and be able to work as part of a multi disciplinary team. The team are a dynamic clinical team who have clear aspirations to develop both the team and the patient care that they deliver.

The successful candidate will work under the direction of the clinical lead and specialist nurse in pain to support patient assessment, education and support to the wards with all things relating to acute and chronic pain. There is no requirement for non medical prescribing for this secondment.

An informal interview will be undertaken with a presentation. It is anticipated that the interview will take place early June.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Rachael England

Specialist Pain Nurse- Perioperative Medicine

Lee Bennett - Associate Director of Health Care Professions

Telephone Number: 01516785111 Ext: 7405 Bleep 2709


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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).

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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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