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Staff Nurse Orthopaedics Ward 3B

NHS AfC: Band 5

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NHS AfC: Band 5
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Whiston Hospital
£22,128 - £28,746
19/06/2018 23:59

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"Be part of the team that delivers "Excellent patient care in world class hospitals"

The Trust has 5 Values as defined by the Star Chart. Applicants are advised to familiarise themselves with these Values which can be found by clicking on the 'About Us' pages on the Trust internet site. 

Our latest achievements include:

  • St Helens Hospital rated outstanding (CQC 2016)
  • Whiston Hospital rated good with outstanding features (CQC 2016)
  • Best Patient Experience in the NHS (CHKS Top Hospitals Awards 2015)
  • Best in the NHS in the Patient Led Assessment of the Care Environment (PLACE 2014 and 2015)
  • Cancer services rated 4th best in the country by Macmillan Cancer Support 2014
  • Ranked one of the highest in the country for extremely positive feedback received from patients (Friends and Family Test, NHS England)
  • Ranked highest in Cheshire and Merseyside for staff recommending the hospitals for the care of their friends and relatives (Staff Friends and Family Test, NHS England)
  • Ranked in the top 100 places to work in the NHS (NHS Employers and Health Service Journal 2014)

In the 2017 Staff Satisfaction Survey the Trust was rated best nationally in the following areas,

  • as a place to work
  • a place to receive treatment
  • staff satisfaction in the care they deliver 
  • staff satisfaction with the resources available to them and the support they receive

Staff Nurse

Whiston Hospital

Trauma & Orthopaedics

2 x Permanent positions

Full time - 37.5 hours per week

Band 5

£22,128 - £28,746

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the leading acute Trusts in the North West of England. We provide a full range of acute adult services to our local population of circa 350,000 and provide tertiary services across a much wider area in the North West, North Wales and Isle of Man. We are a Major Trauma Unit and the Mersey Regional Burns Unit.

Our '5 Star Patient Care' strategy is at the heart of all that we do; supporting our vision to provide world class services for all our patients by getting it right for every patient, every time.

An exciting opportunity has arisen on the Orthopaedic Ward at Whiston Hospital for dynamic staff nurses to join the team of highly motivated and committed nursing staff on Ward 3B. The Trauma & Orthopaedic department work across both Whiston and St Helens hospitals providing day case, in patient and out patient services to elective and non elective adult and paediatric patients.

We are looking for a highly motivated professional to join our Trauma and Orthopaedics team. The post holder is required to have excellent communication skills, be enthusiastic with a passion for excellence within the delivery of patient care, be able to work as a member of the team and will provide high standards of care. The successful candidate must possess a caring, compassionate and positive manner and have excellent communication skills.

A flexible approach to the working environment is essential for this position, as the post holder will be expected to rotate from day to night duty.

This post requires an Enhanced DBS with both Children’s and Adults barred list.

Advertising date: 25th May 2018
Closing date: 14th June 2018
Interview date: To be confirmed

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Lynn Ashurst


0151 290 4106


Emma Lubertino

Ward Manager

Ext 5591

If you have problems applying, contact

0151 676 5491