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ESD Stroke Nurse

Job Reference: 370-NAM6REH-251A

Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Therapies Acute Services
£30,401 to £37,267 pa

We are an NHS Foundation Trust providing first class services at Warrington Hospital, Halton General Hospital and the Cheshire and Merseyside Treatment Centre in the North West of England.

Our mission is to be Outstanding for our patients, our communities and each other.

In order to realise this goal, we recognise that we need the engagement and collaboration of our staff, our patients and local population and our partners across the health and care system.

Our vision is to continue to deliver high quality, safe and sustainable health and care services for the local population of Warrington and Halton and beyond. Our approach to healthcare is based on our five core values: Workforce Together, Excellence, Accountable, Role Models and Embracing Change.

Working at Warrington and Halton means joining a team of 4,200 staff and professionals who local people look to keep them well and support their well-being. If you embrace these values and are motivated to making a difference to our patients, we'll look forward to receiving your application.

Stroke Nurse

Our vision is high quality, safe healthcare and our staff working together to provide excellent health care services. If you’re passionate about making a difference and would like to be a part of our exciting and progressive NHS Foundation Trust then we welcome you to apply below.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking, friendly and motivated Stroke Nurse to join our established ESD stroke team based at Warrington Hospital and Halton Hospitals.

The successful candidate will work alongside a team of physiotherapists, occupational therapists and therapy assistants. Working in close collaboration with the stroke specialist nurses, SALT and orthoptists, liaising directly with the stroke consultants and GPs to support the management of our client group.

As part of the stroke therapy team you will work collaboratively to complete assessments, interventions and demonstrate sound clinical reasoning to enable patients to achieve optimum potential. We are looking for an individual that is driven, resilient and able to problem solve in partnership with their patients. You will be expected to deliver a high standard of evidence based care and have a flexible approach to day to day tasks, in order to meet the demands of the service

The successful candidate needs to be an excellent team worker, have good communication and clinical skills and be able to show evidence of experience in all aspects of stroke care.

The role includes supporting patients that have recently been discharged from inpatient stroke services across the Warrington and Halton borough. Visiting patients in their own homes and with the potential to develop the role further to include 6 month stroke follow up reviews.

The working hours for this post are Monday to Friday, 33 hours per week.

The post is includes working across the two trust sites for therapy services:

Warrington Hospital, Lovely Lane, Warrington WA5 1QG

Halton Hospital, Hospital Way, Runcorn WA7 2DA and also involves working in the community in people’s homes and in intermediate care settings


This job advert may close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, therefore please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

This Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes diverse applications from people with disabilities, from ethnic minorities and all other social groups. We encourage all applicants to share their equality information with us; please read `Be counted` and `8 reasons why’ in the additional information. We operate Family Friendly and Career Break policies.

The Trust operates a Smoke Free Policy which does not permit smoking within the Trust premises and grounds/site.

Please provide e-mail addressess for referees, as this will facilitate a quicker recruitment process. Please check your e-mail account regularly as you will receive alerts from the NHS Jobsite informing you of a message (including notification of interview)

Depending on the classification of the post, in-line with DBS guidelines, a Standard or Enhanced disclosure will be required which may include a check of the ‘Vulnerable Adults List’, the ‘Children’s List’ and/or the Independent Safeguarding Authorities (ISA’s) barred lists.

A charge of £60 (Enhanced) will be made by the successful candidate which will be deducted from the first 3 months’ salary. In addition to this, you will also be required to re-pay any future costs that may arise in relation to DBS fees.

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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