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Staff Nurse

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
26 Nov 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
RGN Nurse - Physical Health

Previous applicants need not apply

Are you an enthusiastic RGN Nurse with a passion for providing and developing high quality coordinated health, care and community services for local people? We may have the opportunity you are looking for. Exciting opportunities are now available to work in a purpose built rehabilitation and nursing unit - Albion Mill in Blackburn.

Intermediate Care at Albion Mill is a true Health and Social Care Partnership between the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council (BwD), Local Primary Care (LPC) GP Federation and Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust (LSCFT). It is based within a new 'state of the art' facility which also offers Extra Care Accommodation and a vibrant Community Hub with a full range of services from a community caf, wellbeing services, hair salon and much... much...more, right in the heart of Ewood, Blackburn.

We are looking for enthusiastic, compassionate, motivated and creative individuals who can join our vibrant team. An ability to work independently, be a positive role model and demonstrate the Trust's values is essential.

Applicants are required to have a relevant professional qualification and relevant experience of working with adults including undertaking case management, care co-ordination and multi-disciplinary team working.

For an informal discussion please contact us on the details provided.

Main duties of the job

We look forward to meeting you and supporting you in your new role.

Using your excellent communication and interpersonal skills, you will develop excellent working relationships with a range of health, care and community partners and expertly attend regular multi-disciplinary team meetings to ensure local people and patients achieve positive outcomes.

To work as part of the 24-hour ward based nursing team, under the direction of the ward manager, providing high quality holistic person centre nursing care to patients.

The staff nurse role carries delegated responsibility for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of evidence based nursing to patients in their own homes and other community settings.

Your role will be to ensure local people who are in need of a short period of intense rehabilitation receive effective care in a safe co-ordinated way.

Your role will work alongside health, social care and voluntary sector partners to provide a dynamic integrated model of care for local people and patients.

To assume delegated responsibility for the supervision of the team in the absence of the ward manager when required.

About us

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of services including secondary mental health care across this area. Specialist provision comprises inpatient child and adolescent mental health services, perinatal mental health and forensic services including low and medium secure care.

The Trust also provides a range of physical health and well-being services in the community alongside a range of partners in the Lancashire, Cumbria and Sefton area.

Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust encourages flexible working, we believe that a positive work/life balance benefits NHS employees through improved health and wellbeing. We would consider working patterns such as term time, part time, compressed hours, flexi-time and career breaks. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.

For more information please visit our website via Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS FT

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please note: Work is ongoing to transform adult physical health services across the Pennine Lancashire Footprint supported by commissioners within the Lancashire and South Cumbria system. This transformation aims to ensure service users in Blackburn with Darwen and East Lancashire receive equitable service provision from one service provider. From around 1st April 2024, the service provider will be East Lancashire Hospitals Trust. Staff employed by LSCFT will therefore transfer from LSCFT to East Lancashire Hospitals Trust around 1st April 2024 as part of this wider transformation plan.

Please see attached the job description and person specification for more information about this role.

Person Specification



  • First level registered nurse.
  • Diploma/Degree in Nursing



  • Ability to work effectively within an MDT
  • Evidence of supervision of assistant staff / students
  • Knowledge and appreciation of lone working risks



  • Treatment of a broad range of conditions.
  • Multi-disciplinary/multi-agency collaborative working

Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust


Albion Mill



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