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Staff Nurse - Older Person Assessment Unit

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
21 May 2024
Acute Adult Division - Acute Adult care - MAU and OPAU

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Adult Registered Nurse to join our friendly team on MAU and OPAU (Ward D1 and D2 ) as a staff nurse. We are a 24 and 22 bedded acute assessment unit specialising in acute medicine, frailty and emergency admissions. It's a great and interesting time to join our fast paced, thriving team.

We are looking for a highly motivated nurse who wishes to contribute to our vision of providing compassionate nursing care. We are seeking to recruit nurses who can make a difference with their dedication, expertise, compassion and inspiring leadership skills.

We are a proud team who are able to provide you with experience and skills which will help to enhance your future career opportunities.

Main duties of the job

You will be required to work shift patterns but we are happy to discuss this with you, and also have a conversation about part-time working if that suits your personal circumstances. We have a separate process for newly qualified nurse recruitment and are seeking applications from nurses who have sufficient post-registration working experience.

We are absolutely committed to your development and will create a dedicated personal development plan for you to make sure your career aspirations and training requirements are fully supported.

About us

The Acute Adult Care Division is one of four Clinical Divisions in the Trust that includes Emergency Care, Complex Care and Specialist Medicine. The Division contains the busiest single site Emergency Department in Greater Manchester and has inpatient wards providing acute medicine, rehabilitation and specialist medicine services. It provides a range of specialist out-patient and community services and is committed to providing excellent clinical performance and patient care.Our teams are fully multi-disciplinary and you can always expect a warm, friendly, and welcoming working environment.

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust is an integrated provider of acute, intermediate and community health care serving the population of Bolton. This provides us with an opportunity for our services to work closely with our partners in primary care and the local authority to ensure a seamless service for our patients.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Here at Bolton our patients are at the heart of everything we do. We ensure our patients receive the highest quality of Care and are guided by our trust Values. We are proud that our Trust is a centre of excellence formaternity, neonataland care for children, and that it has been rated as Good by the Quality Care Commission (CQC). This is in recognition of the patient experience and quality of care that our staff provide to patients. It is also supported by our Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professional Framework for Professional Practice

The aims of this Trust are to improve the health of and provide the best possible care to the population in which we serve and ensure that our staff has joy and pride in their work. We are striving to recruit a workforce that reflects the communities in which we serve. We value our staff and can offer excellent opportunities for further training and development. We are keen to reflect our local population and therefore applications from all sectors of the community are welcomed

We would love to hear from you and would encourage you to give us a call if you would like to find out more.

Person Specification



  • Evidence of recent professional development
  • Willingness to expand clinical role
  • Awareness of changes within Nursing Practice


  • Evidence of post registration experience in an acute hospital setting



  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to prioritise/cope with pressure
  • Able to obtain and evaluate information to aid decision making


  • Able to use technology to find and appraise evidence
  • IV Cannulation/Venepuncture

Employer details

Employer name

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Bolton Hospital

Minerva Road



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