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Job summary

Main area
Nursing
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
844-2768683-I
Employer
Wirral Community Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Clatterbridge Hospital
Town
Wirral
Salary
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum / pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
22/04/2021 23:59

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Wirral Community Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Staff Nurse

Band 5

The values at our HEART, focus on how we all provide care to patients.

Health and wellbeing at the heart of everything we do

Exceptional person-centred care

Actively supporting each other

Responsive, professional, innovative

Trusted to deliver

Wirral Community Health & Care NHS Foundation Trust provides high quality community health and social services which are responsive to the needs of our local population. Services are delivered by our dedicated and innovative health professionals and supported by equally committed staff behind the scenes. We strive to continue developing and improving our services by working with and listening to our populations, partners, commissioners and staff.

Working for Wirral Community Health & Care NHS Foundation Trust offers you a great opportunity to be a part of a talented, passionate and committed team delivering excellent community based services throughout Wirral and surrounding areas.

Do you want to be a part of a team striving to make a difference in our community? Are you looking for a new challenge? Are you ready to make a difference to patient care?

Job overview

At Wirral Community Health & Care NHS Foundation Trust, we pride ourselves in providing the best possible care for our patients and we can only achieve this through our dedicated and committed staff. We are looking for proactive and dynamic individuals to join our multi-disciplinary team in our new Community Intermediate Care Centre. This is an exciting new initiative for the Trust and whilst the Centre may be temporary at this stage, the roles are permanent and staff will be offered suitable alternative roles if necessary. The bedded centre will focus on providing high quality, integrated care for patients from within the local adult population with sub-acute health care needs. 

To join our multidisciplinary team you will: 

  • Be a registered nurse with current professional registration
  • be committed to delivering a high standard of care and supporting change management
  • be an excellent communicator who will innovate , inspire and promote patient safety whilst supporting the ward team.
  • be an advocate for our patients, able to identify changes in need and be instrumental in planning for their current and future care.

This post involves 7 day working and internal rotation to nights and there are full time and part time opportunities available.

Valued. Supported.  Empowered.

As a valued member of our Trust, your manager will support you in setting personal goals for the year as part of your induction and ongoing learning and development. You will be encouraged to undertake training to assist you to excel in your role with the Trust and ensure you are equipped to reach your full potential in this role.

About the Community Intermediate Care Centre

The Centre is an integrated team of clinical staff and professionals including Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Social Workers. The centre will be an integral  step up/step down facility that supports the recovery and recuperation of our patients following medical and surgical illness and also provides palliative care and manages the planning of complex discharge packages. One of the fundamental principles of the centre is to support our patients with their reablement and self care, encouraging them to reach their optimum level of independence.

Benefits & Rewards

The Trust offers a competitive starting salary and access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:

  • Annual leave of 27 days plus bank holidays (this may increase depending on NHS service)
  • Pension scheme
  • Flexible working and job share opportunities
  • Salary sacrifice schemes e.g. public transport loans, cycle schemes
  • Staff discount schemes e.g. Discounted  leisure centre membership
  • In house training
  • Free on-site parking (dependent on site)
  • Personal resilience training
  • Mindfulness support
  • Staff counselling service
  • Active staff council
  • Support for carers
  • Fast track physiotherapy service

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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

Name
Helen Lundy
Job title
Quality Lead - Nursing
Email address
helenlundy@nhs.net
Telephone number
0151 514 2888 ext 3228
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