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Staff Nurse- Ward 15

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
26 Apr 2024

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Due to the expansion of our nursing team we have a exciting opportunities for passionate and can do band 5 Nurses.

Ward 15 Surgical Ward

Ward 15 provides complete care for patients with disorders relating to the gastrointestinal tract, vascular and medical patients. Ward 15 provides care to patients with acute Surgical and other complex acute conditions. Ward 15 also cares for patients post operatively.

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

Work as a member of the multi-disciplinary team and undertake delegated tasks from the ward sister/charge nurse.

Following successful completion of foundation gateway will be required to take charge of ward/department for a span of duty.

The postholder will always work within the NMC's Code of Professional Conduct.

For more information or to request an informal visit please contact Leander Tasker Ward Nurse Manager - Ward 15 on 0151 529 6802

Within 48 hours of your interview we will be in a position to provide an outcome and a quick recruitment process.

Main duties of the job

You should have a keen interest in providing high quality harm free, patient centred care in a busy, fast paced, ever changing and often challenging environment.

For this role you will need to demonstrate excellent communication skills, you must display a positive and professional manner, have a non judgmental attitude, be open to change and have the drive and commitment to aim to get it right for every patient every time.

If you can prove you are compassionate, and have strong and clear communication skills please contact us today and join one of the hardest working but most friendly teams in nursing!!Applications are welcome from anyone eligible to work in the UK.Overseas candidates will be responsible for their own travel expenses incurred.Important: All communications regarding the progress of your application, including any interview arrangements, will be sent electronically to the email address from which you applied. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis. Where possible please provide an email address for your referees.

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

Clinical ResponsibilitiesParticipate in maintaining a 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 affect patient care.Maintain nursing records 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 benchmarking within the unitEnsure due regard is given to customs, values and spiritual beliefs of patients.Providing information and support to patients/carers, and ensuring all those involved in the care are aware of changes in the patients condition.Assist in the safe custody, checking and administration of drugs.To develop the clinical knowledge and skills to care for acutely ill patients admitted via both planned and unplanned routes.To undertake expanded practice, under supervision, in order to optimise patient care and in accordance with ward/department and Trust policies.Involve patients and carers in the planning and delivery of care.Ensure effective lines of communication within the ward/department multidisciplinary team.

Person Specification



  • Post registration experience and successful completion of band 5 foundation gateway competencies
  • Experience within relevant clinical setting
  • Evidence of maintaining a clinical learning environment
  • Evidence of working with students


  • Recent acute hospital experience [including as a student nurse]



  • Ability to organise workload and delegate tasks appropriately
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to support less experienced staff
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic IT skills, including e-mail and word processing



  • Supportive of colleagues
  • Ability to work in changing environments
  • Committed to high standards of patient care.
  • Exemplary personal standards of conduct and behaviour
  • Maintain both personal and professional development
  • Willingness to be flexible and adaptable



  • Registered Nurse, current NMC registration
  • Diploma in Nursing


  • Mentorship/teaching qualification
  • Post registration qualification in relevant specialty



  • Knowledge of current nursing issues and clinical governance
  • Demonstrates awareness of own limitations

Employer details

Employer name

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust



Lower Lane


L9 7AL

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