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Staff Nurse - Rakehead

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Staff Nurse - Rakehead

Scheme at NHS

  • LocationBurnley, UK
  • Position levelScheme
  • Job period iconPart-time employment
  • Application deadline iconApply by 07 Jan, 2019
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 08 Nov, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
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  • Competitive£ 29,608.0 per year
Employer:East Lancashire Hospitals NHS TrustDepartment:RakeheadLocation:Burnley General Teaching Hospital, BurnleySalary:£23,023 to £29,608 pa

Previous Applicants need not apply

Rakehead is a Specialist Neurological Rehabilitation Unit consisting of 17 beds which includes 1 flat designed especially for patient who are almost ready for discharge to allow them with the support of dedicated staff to have an opportunity to see how they would manage at home. We specialise in the care of patients aged 17 and above who have acquired brain and neurological injuries and require intense Rehabilitation; we accept patients from all areas of the North West.
This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate who is keen to gain new skills, knowledge and experience in the specialised care of our patients at Rakehead, there will be opportunities to complete training and to spend some time with different members of our multi-disciplinary team.
The successful candidate will be expected to:
Provide a high level of nursing care for our patients maintaining patient safety at all times.
Monitor and support junior staff identifying appropriate training and supervision where appropriate.
To be available to offer support and communicate effectively with the patient, family or carers offering safe personal and effective care with the aim to reduce complaints particularly around communication.
You will work closely and communicate effectively with all members of the Multi-disciplinary Team.
Work together with the multi-disciplinary team to promote safe and effective discharges.
Ensure targets are met by completion and compliance of all risk assessments to be completed on the unit.
The successful candidate should be of clean, tidy appearance and demonstrate a concern for personal hygiene, have the ability to move, bend, kneel and possess the qualities required to pass pre-employment medical screening; they should be flexible, consistent, honest and reliable.
Dear Potential Applicant,
It is important you are made aware of the changes which East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust has implemented with regard to charging for the cost of undertaking Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) Checks (previously known as Criminal Records Bureau or CRB) and how this may impact upon you.
As this position is exempted from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and involves work that is identified as a regulated activity as defined in the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (2006), any offer of employment is provisional upon a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.
The cost of an Enhanced Disclosure will be £48.00, which includes a small handling fee.
In line with other NHS organisations in the North West Region, the Trust is now passing the charge for undertaking a DBS check on to candidates in the event they are successfully appointed into the post for which they have applied. Candidates can choose whether to pay this over 1-3 months as a deduction from the monthly salary. By applying for this vacancy you are agreeing to this undertaking in the event you are successfully appointed.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Patricia Grimshaw
01282 804828
Patricia.grimshaw@elht.nhs.uk
Job Type:PermanentWorking pattern:Part Time 23.25 hours per weekPay Scheme:Agenda for changePay Band: 5 Staff Group:Nursing & Midwifery RegisteredSpecialty/Function:Integrated Care Group

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