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Qualified Band 5 staff nurse

NHS AfC: Band 5

Main area
Community
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
Permanent: Includes nights and weekends
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Nights and weekends)
Job ref
331-C5110721
Site
Millom Community Hospital
Town
Millom
Salary
£24,907 - £30,615 Pro rata Per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
01/08/2021 23:59

''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay has been nationally recognised as the UK’s most inclusive NHS organisation. As such we have a firm commitment to strengthening the diversity of our workforce, and therefore welcome and encourage applications from likeminded people who can support our ambition to become effortlessly inclusive. We are particularly keen to hear from protected groups – including BAME, LGBT+ and people with a disability.


Job overview

An exciting Opportunity has arisen for a dedicated and flexible Band 5 staff nurse to join our nursing team here at Millom hospital.

The role will be an integrated post working both on the in-patient ward and in the community as part of the district nursing team.

We are looking to recruit a qualified nurse into a full time 37.5 hour post which includes nights and weekend based on  internal  rotation in line with Trust policy.

The role of the successful candidate would include taking charge of the 9 bedded in patient unit and participating in all patient care needs and using the IT systems to ensure accurate  documentation is completed.  It would also involve rotating onto the district nursing team to support patients in our community by providing wound care, venepuncture, insulin administration and holistic assessments etc.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate would become an employee of MBHT and would be required to work in line with all trust policies and procedures. 

The successful candidate while working on the ward  would be required to carry out patient clinical observations, administer medications including preparing and setting up syringe drivers, deal with emergency situations and deliver a high standard of basic nursing care needs including washing and dressing, feeding and ensuring our patients are safe at all times.

 

Working for our organisation

We operate from three main hospitals-Furness General Hospital (FGH) in Barrow, the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI), and Westmorland General Hospital (WGH) in Kendal, as well as a number of community healthcare premises including Millom Hospital and GP Practice, Queen Victoria Hospital in Morecambe, and Ulverston Community Health Centre. 

FGH and the RLI have a range of General Hospital services, with full Emergency Departments, Critical/Coronary Care units and various Consultant-led services. 

WGH provides a range of General Hospital services, together with an Urgent Treatment Centre, that can help with a range of non-life threatening conditions such as broken bones and minor illnesses. 

All three main hospitals provide a range of planned care including outpatients, diagnostics, therapies, day case and inpatient surgery. In addition, a range of local outreach services and diagnostics are provided from community facilities across Morecambe Bay. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading.

You can also read more information about University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay visiting our website https://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/  

Person specification

Nursing qualification

Essential criteria
  • Qualification
Desirable criteria
  • Post registration clinical courses appropriate to area

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Experience of working with MDT members.
Desirable criteria
  • Previous experience

Clinical skills

Essential criteria
  • Skills appropriate to area
Desirable criteria
  • Knowledge and skills obtained in a relevant Band 5 post
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Andrea Armstrong
Job title
Ward manager
Email address
andrea.armstronh1@mbht.nhs.uk
Telephone number
01229402614
Additional information

Julie O Brien Deputy ward manager

01229402619