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Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 408-WUTH-19-350-B

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

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 caring, kind and compassionate?

We are looking for exceptional nurses to join our team on Ward 33. Whether you are about to qualify, newly qualified or an experienced staff nurse, we want to meet you because we have great opportunities to offer you within our trust.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the biggest and busiest acute trusts in the North West of England. We operate from two main sites Arrowe Park Hospital and Clatterbridge Hospital, while also providing a range of services in community settings. Providing a comprehensive range of high quality acute care services, we employ approximately 5,600 staff who serves a population of approximately 400,000 people across Wirral, Ellesmere Port, Neston, North Wales and the North-West.

We are focused on providing exceptional patient and family-centered care to the communities we serve. We deliver this through integrated, seamless, continuous pathways of care enabled by innovation and leading-edge technology. Central to our strategic development is the transformation of services locally with our health and social care partners in Wirral, and regionally with partners delivering acute services across Cheshire.

Ward 33

We are a 25-bed medical ward caring for acutely ill adults, medically optimized patients and patients, who have stepped down from our cardiology ward.

If you are a passionate, motivated, innovative, dynamic and driven nurse, who is committed to providing high-quality nursing care within a multidisciplinary team and wish to develop your skills and competence within medicine, we want you to join our team.

You will be required to deliver quality care in line with the Trust care values, commitment, dedication and enthusiasm for the role. In return, we offer opportunities for our nurses to develop in all aspects of their practice through internal and external training, for care standards to be maintained and evidence based practices to be delivered.

Our team will value you offer training specific to the needs of the ward. You will have opportunity to develop your clinical skills in acute illness management.

A full induction package will be offered to you and we will support you in all aspects of yourcareer development.. We are extremely committed to supporting your continuing professional development and will be offering a robust education framework that is tailored to your individual needs.

If you are passionate about healthcare and forward thinking we are looking to appoint enthusiastic, motivated registered band 5 nurses. A full induction to WUTH will be offered and you will be supported in your professional development.

We pride ourselves on delivering.

We provide 24 hour care and the successful candidate would be expected to work shifts on an internal rotation basis.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Ward Sister – Kara Powell Ext 7113

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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