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Staff Nurse - Medicine and Emergency Care For Students Due to Qualify

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year Pro rata
Closing date
30 Sep 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a Student Nurse looking for their first post within Medicine?Then look no further as here at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust we can offer post qualification roles within a variety of specialisms within our Integrated Care team. We know your first post is critical to help embed all your learning and so have developed a 12 month preceptorship programme to help with this transition from student to a newly qualified health professional. We have many reasons that make us proud to work at ELHT and below is just a highlight of some of them

Main duties of the job

o Building on the development of our first dementia friendly ward in 2014 (C5), the dedication of staff on this ward, resulted in them being awarded the prestigious Quality Mark in 2015 based on reviews submitted by patients. Run by the Royal College of Psychiatrists, the Quality Mark was established to encourage hospital wards to become involved in improving the quality of essential care of older people and to recognise good care provision, as identified by patient feedback.So you can see why you need to think seriously about what working at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust could do for your career. To make the process as simple as possible we suggest that you start to apply for a post, up to 6 months prior to completing your course. Clicking on the link below takes you to our online form. Complete this and you will then be invited to interview at our regular recruitment events. At this stage we will be seeing that you are suitable to join the trust and hopefully make you a conditional offer of a job with us. At the interview we will gather any preferences that you may have as regards your first post but we are conscious that with 6 months left of your course these could change. Therefore about 3 months before you qualify you will be asked to confirm your preferred area to work in. Once we have everyone's preferences we will then allocate accordingly. We work hard to make sure that you are happy with your first posting and are happy to consider rotational post also.

About us

o 2015 saw the Trust in the top 25 out of 135 in a national league table of how staff feel about working for their organisation, and the quality and safety of the care they are able to deliver. The assessment was made against 20 key findings from the national staff survey.o ELHT was included in a shortlist of the 100 'Best Places to Work' compiled by the Health Service Journal and Nursing Times. The Trust was also one of only 42 selected of Acute Trusts nationally recognised by the publications as leading the way as the best place to work.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Even after you have started with us there will be opportunities to rotate with the various areas and develop your skills. The areas covered by this programme are listed below. Medicine for Older People Endocrinology Gastroenterology Respiratory

Person Specification



  • Registered 1st Level or equivalent as verified by the NMC


  • To have knowledge of current research applicable to the post's specialist area.

General Intelligence


  • Able to take on board new ideas, skills and knowledge.
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Be numerate.

Special Aptitudes


  • Able to manage the care for a group of people and prioritise workload with minimal supervision
  • Be proficient at calculating medication doses
  • Able to write basic reports
  • Able to train less qualified carers/learners.
  • Moving and handling, customer awareness, computer/keyboard skills.


  • Able to present reasoned discussion.
  • Evidence of continuous development.

Employer details

Employer name

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust


Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital

Haslingden Road



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