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Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 408-WUTH-18-216-G

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Medicine Division
Wirral University Teaching Hospital, Wirral
£24,214 to £30,112 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 a nurse who is passionate, conscientious and motivated to make a difference?

Ward 27 is a 29 bedded female medical ward who pride ourselves on our specialist skills that enable us to look after some of the hospitals most vulnerable patients. We provide specialist care to our patients with confidence and compassion. We have made many improvements over the past 12 months which are highlighted in our latest audits and ward accreditation report. We are a team who are proud of our skills and our determination to work together so that both patients and staff are safe and supported.

We are well known for our support given to students and preceptors, ensuring they feel confident and competent in their role, allowing motivated and driven staff to move along to their more specialised and desired roles. Ward 27 is definitely a ward that will provide you with all the skills and knowledge required to provide high standards of care to your patients. You will also be given opportunities to further your knowledge and experience as spoke placements can be offered to other areas such as Infection Prevention and Control, Safeguarding and Tissue Viability.

We have implemented a discharge tracker on the ward to help improve patient flow, accommodate discharges and prioritise patients within our specialty. This role has been a huge support to the nursing team as they now have more time to concentrate on giving care to those who are acutely unwell.

These posts are suitable for newly qualified applicants and applicants with post registration experience. This post will give you the opportunity to have a voice within nursing, have input into the priorities and strategies for ward 27, and that of the Trust as a whole. This will help drive us forward as an enthusiastic and inspirational team.

For further details / informal visits contact:

If you require further information or would like an informal visit, please contact Sr S Williams on 0151 678 5111 ext 2305

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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