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Staff Nurse - Discharge Lounge - Band 5

Job Description

1 Permanent Vacancy for 23 hours per week: Two long days

About the Department

The discharge lounge is a 13 seated or 4 bedded/6 seated clinical area that cares for male and female patients, 8am until 8pm. The patients are admitted from many of our wards including Medical Emergency Assessment Unit, Emergency department and the ward areas Caring for medically fit patients who are awaitng discharge home

The environment can be very busy providing care to the medically fit and facilitating a safe discharge in a timely manner that at times can be very demanding.

The nursing team are caring, friendly, and compassionate and provide a high standard of nursing care.

About the Role

We are looking to recruit to the post of band 5 staff nurse to join our existing team . This is an exciting opportunity for either an experienced nurse or a registered nurse looking to expand their practice. The discharge Lounge will offer a varied experience, of multidiciplinary working, providing the candidate with plenty of opportunities to gain and build on clinical skills and share knowledge gained in previous areas. The position involves working a flexible shift pattern of both long days Monday to Friday and shorter shifts at a weekend. Training and career development will be available.

What we’re looking for

The ideal candidate will have recent experience of working within the nursing setting He/She will have experience of multidisciplinary working and will demonstrate excellent communication skills.

Please note that we do not accept CVs

Applications from applicants requiring Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

The United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the largest hospital trusts in the country. We provide a comprehensive range of hospital based medical, surgical, paediatric, obstetric and gynaecological services to over 800,000 people across the county of Lincolnshire. The Trust’s core values are:

- Patient Centred
- Safety
- Compassion
- Respect and
- Excellence

ULHT recognises that everyone is different, and values the unique contribution that individual experiences, knowledge and skills make in delivering quality healthcare and becoming a model employer. We are committed to transforming our organisational culture by actively committing to implementing the Trust Single Equality Scheme, and other policies, such as the Dignity in Care policy and the Dignity at Work policy. We will continue to promote equality and challenge discrimination in all service provision, recognising and meeting the needs of the diverse communities we serve. We will strive to provide an environment in which people want to work and to be a model employer leading in good employment practice.

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