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Job summary

Main area
Emergency Department
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time: 37.5
Job ref
409-2695508
Employer
St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Whiston
Town
Whiston
Salary
£31,365 - £37,890
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
27/10/2020 23:59
Interview date
03/11/2020

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St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust logo

Alcohol Liason Nurse

Band 6

Are you looking for a new challenge?

We are looking for an experienced Registered Nurse to join our expanding and experienced team, as a Substance Misuse Nurse, based in the Emergency Department at Whiston Hospital.

The post holder should be able to manage their own caseload under supervision. You should have substantial training experience, and facilitate training both internally and externally.

The successful candidate will benefit from joining a forward thinking, friendly and effective team of dedicated individuals providing 5 Star Care to patients with alcohol and drug misuse.

This position requires an Enhanced DBS Certificate, with the checking of the Vulnerable Adult’s Barred List.

Interviews for this position will take place on Tuesday 3rd November 2020. They will be competency based, and applicants may be required to complete a presentation as part of this process.

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is the BEST acute Trusts in England for the THIRD year running!

The Trust is currently the only acute Trust in Cheshire and Merseyside, and is one of few in the entire country, to achieve the title of OUTSTANDING, rated by the Care Quality Commission.

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 also 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.

Our latest achievements include:

  • Acute Trust of the Year – HSJ Awards November 2019
  • Trust rates Outstanding by the CQC – March 2019
  • Best in the NHS, Patient Led Assessment of the Care Environment 2017 and 2018
  • The Trust achieved top marks in the country for areas including; cleanliness, food, privacy and dignity, facilities for patients living with dementia and disabilities, conditions, appearance and maintenance of the hospital buildings.
  • Top 100 places to work in the NHS (NHS Employers and Health Service Journal)
  • Best acute Trust in England (NHS Staff Survey 2017,2018 and 2019)
  • Best Patient Experience in the NHS (CHKS Top Hospitals Awards 2015)

In the NHS Staff Survey 2019 the Trust scored the highest marks in the following areas;

  • Best place to receive treatment in the NHS (for 2nd year running)
  • Top Acute Trust for treating its staff fairly with regards to career progression (for 3rd year running)
  • Quality of care (best score for 5th year running)
  • Staff engagement (best score for 4th year running)
  • Staff morale (best score for 2nd year running)
  • Bullying and harassment (best score for 2nd year running)
  • Safety culture (best score for 2nd year running)

Our staff rated our Trust as the best place to work and receive treatment. The Trust has also been recognised, for the third year running, as being the top acute Trust in the entire country for staff engagement, staff motivation, and pride in the quality of care we provide to patients.

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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

Emma Grace

Substance Misuse Team Leader

0151 478 7579 / Emma.Grace@sthk.nhs.uk

 

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