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Staff Nurse- Stroke Unit

Job Reference: 347-1919506

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
Stroke unit 10B
Southport, Southport
£24,214 - £30,112 Per Annum

Working at Southport and Ormskirk means joining a team of 3,000 staff and professionals who local people look to keep them well and support their well-being.

We’re a friendly bunch who’ll give you the opportunities to grow your skills and make an impact that gets noticed.

We have a new and dynamic leadership team that’s starting to shape how we’ll care for patients in the years ahead. It’s an exciting time we want people like you to be part of.

So, whether you’re starting out, settling down or simply looking for the next step in your career, there’s a role for you at Southport and Ormskirk.

Staff Nurse




Full time

Band 5

£24,214 - £30,112

We are looking for a proactive and dynamic Band 5 Registered Nurses who are committed to personal professional development to join our team on the Stroke Unit. The successful candidate will need to be committed to providing a high standard of patient care and will work alongside other members of our team to achieve a high standard in line with the National Stroke Guidelines and Stroke Strategy.

The Acute Stroke Unit is a 20 bedded ward. We currently offer acute and rehabilitation care for all Stroke admissions. We aim to provide individualised care to all our patients, working closely with our Stroke Specialist nurses to provide 24 hour specialist care. Our nurses here liaise with a wide variety of the multi-disciplinary team and practitioners, this helps to increase the nurse’s knowledge and provide a high standard of patient centred care.

There are many opportunities on the Acute Stroke Unit for enthusiastic, highly motivated registered nurses, both for newly qualified and experienced nurses, who would enjoy the opportunity to develop high standards of person-centred care.
We offer multi-disciplinary Specialist Stroke training within the Stroke unit. with the recent addition of a practice facilitator we encourage staff to develop their knowledge by supporting them in courses to encourage continual professional development to support re-validation


Advert Date: 22nd August, 2019

Closing Date: 8th September, 2019

Proposed Interview Date: 17th September 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Hannah Hilton

Ward Manager

15B Southport hospital

01704 704232

Please be aware, that we may close a vacancy earlier that stated, should a sufficient number of applications be received, you are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience


Please apply online and expect all future correspondence relating to your application via email. This includes Invitation to Interview. We do not pay interview expenses.

Should your application be successful we will require a reference/references covering a minimum period of three years from your current/most recent employer. Wherever possible provide an email address for your referees.

If you are shortlisted we are required to check your documents to establish both your identity and your right to work in this country at interview. We require at least one item of photographic documentation.

Non-EEA candidates will need immigration sponsorship. You can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post.

You must complete a Declaration of Fitness to Practice form if the post requires a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) assessment, and return it prior to interview. Trust policy is to charge successful applicants for DBS fees.

In submitting an application, you authorise the Trust to confirm any previous NHS service via the ESR IAT process or paper staff transfer form, should you be appointed.

We reserve the right to close the job early should we receive a high volume of applications.

We are unable to respond to all applicants. If you are selected for interview you will be advised within maximum of four weeks.

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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