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Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 408-WUTH-19-351

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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.

Acute Medicine are seeking outstanding individuals to join the current team of enthusiastic and forward-thinking Band 5 staff nurses within this rapidly developing specialty.

This opportunity will give you personal, focused development in acute medicine and will provide you with the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge and competencies as an Acute Medicine nurse.

We have robust preceptorship programme that supports newly qualified and new to the Trust nurses and a developmental programme that equips all nurses with the fundamental competencies in basic care and extended roles. We have close ties with our clinical skills lab and training and education department to develop our nurses to degree and Masters level.

The unit is well supported by the medical sub-specialities, diagnostics and critical care, emergency care and surgical divisions. We are offering full and part-time posts and are dedicated to health and well-being of staff. All substantive positions will be rotational day and nights, we have a variety of shift patterns from 12 hour shifts to 6.25 hour shifts specific to supporting patient flow and acuity. However, we are committed to Trust flexible working policy and have our own health and wellbeing lead.

We are therefore inviting applications for Band 5 qualified nurses who are seeking to expand their knowledge and skills within Acute medicine.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Acute Medicine Unit & Ambulatory Care Unit

Ward Sister - Sister Ruhamma George

Telephone: 0151 604 7101 Ext: 7430

Medical Short Stay Unit

Ward Sister - Sister Lauren Forbes

Telephone : 0151 678511,Ext :2600

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.

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

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