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Staff Nurse - Infectious Diseases/Palliative Care/Haematology

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per Annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Palliative care nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Complex medical ward 8B Medical Directorate at Liverpool University Hospital (New Royal site) for a dynamic, committed, compassionate and highly enthusiastic staff nurses to join a hardworking and close knit team.

The post is for a full time position to work 37.5 hours per week on internal rotation. Shifts consist of long days, early shifts/late shifts and night shifts.All candidates must posses a UK NMC registration.

Ward 8B is a 28 bedded ward caring for patients from 3 specialities ( Infectious diseases/ palliative care/haematology)

Exciting opportunity to gain knowledge and develop clinical skills in all areas with opportunities with in house teaching and external courses.

Main duties of the job

You will be responsible and accountable for the assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of nursing care.

You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team caring for patient and undertaking delegated tasks from the ward manager/ward sister with the opportunity to improve and expand on your clinical knowledge.

On 8b there is a supportive, friendly team making staff feel valued and motivated. We put patients at the heart of all that we do and working collaboratively to deliver the very best for our patients.There is an excellent preceptorship programme designed to facilitate efficient development of competence, confidence and expertise. Support will be given at a clinical level by a Preceptor, and from a wider organisational structure including the Preceptorship Lead, Clinical Skills team and Learning and Development.You must possess a caring, compassionate and positive manner and have excellent communication skills.

About us

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was created on 1 October 2019 following the merger of two adult acute Trusts, Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust.

The merger provides an opportunity to reconfigure services in a way that provides the best healthcare services to the city and improves the quality of care and health outcomes that patients experience.

The Trust runs Aintree University Hospital, Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool University Dental Hospital and the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.

It serves a core population of around 630,000 people across Merseyside as well as providing a range of highly specialist services to a catchment area of more than two million people in the North West region and beyond.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Participate in maintaining safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for all patients and carers and maintain agreed standards of nursing care.

Determines nursing priorities and plans patient care. Informs the nurse in charge when changes in circumstances may effect patient care.

Maintaining nursing recorded in accordance with the NMC and Trust Guidelines

Maintain and improve quality of patient care through contribution to the development of Essence of Care and clinical bench marking within the unit.

Ensure due regard is given to customs, values and spiritual beliefs of patients.

Assist in the safe custody, checking and administration of drugs.

Person Specification



  • Up-to-date knowledge of current nursing issues Infection Control issues
  • Computer skills awareness



  • 1st level Registered Nurse ( NQN considered)


  • Venepuncture



  • Experience of liaising with multi professional teams at all levels



  • Good interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal
  • Evidence of Organisational skills
  • ability to work as part of a team flexibility

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