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Staff Nurse Acute Stroke & Rehab Unit

Employer
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Blackpool
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
27 May 2024
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals are looking for highly motivated and committed Band 5 Staff Nurses to work on the Acute Stroke and Rehab Unit.

To work as a registered nurse within a ward team within the Unscheduled Care Division.

To prioritise and deliver nursing care and assessment as needed.

Main duties of the job

We are highly focused upon your education, and we have specialist stroke training programmes available in-house as well as external courses. Commitment to undertake ongoing in-service training and development is essential. You should be motivated, keen to learn and ready to embrace change our commitment to you is to provide the environment for this to happen.

We are focused on the care that our patients receive, and that their carers are given the opportunity to be involved in a range of patient educational activities. This will be supported by the Specialist stroke team.

About us

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is situated on the west coast of Lancashire, and offers a full range of district hospital services and community health services to this population.

Commitment to undertake ongoing in-service training and development is essential. You should be motivated, keen to learn and ready to embrace change. Our commitment to you is to provide the environment for this to happen and ensure that you are part of our defined preceptorship programme.

If you are motivated to deliver high standards of care and have the personal qualities and characteristics as outlined in the Blackpool person then this could be the post for you.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please ensure that you have read the attached Job Description and Person Specification before submitting your application.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse (1st or 2nd Level)
  • Willingness to undertake teaching and assessing qualification
  • Willingness to undertake study in relevant speciality subject


Desirable

  • Post Registration qualification*


Experience & Skills

Essential

  • Ability to teach peers within clinical area
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Experience of team and ward management
  • Basic I.T. skills
  • Basic Life Support
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English


Desirable

  • Venepuncture & Cannulation skills


Management

Essential

  • Team Player & Team Leadership qualities
  • Good time management
  • Communicate at all levels


Personal

Essential

  • Ability to establish priorities
  • Assertiveness
  • Decision maker
  • Problem solver
  • Lateral thinker
  • The ability to communicate effectively in English


Employer details

Employer name

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals

Whinney Heys Road

Blackpool

FY3 8NR

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