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Staff Nurse - Renal (Kendal)

Job Description

The Renal Directorate is dynamic and forward thinking and incorporates a 27 station renal unit and 23 bedded nephrology ward plus a 3 bedded acute dialysis bay. The Unit at also serves as a hub for 6 satellite haemodialysis units based in Accrington, Burnley, Blackburn, Blackpool, Kendal and Chorley. We provide a range of dialysis therapies including hospital based haemodialysis, automated peritoneal dialysis, continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis and home haemodialysis.

Satellite Unit, Kendal - Band 5 Full time and part time posts

We require RGN's with recent experience of renal/medical nursing in a hospital setting, who has a genuine interest in developing their skills in this exciting specialty. We can provide a stimulating and supportive environment in which you can develop and actively participate in the delivery of a high quality dialysis service for our patients. We will consider part or full time applicants.

The positions would suit motivated individuals with good communication skills who would enjoy the challenge of a demanding but rewarding work environment.In return we can offer a flexible approach to working and a huge commitment to ongoing professional development.

  • Part and full time positions available in a well-established nursing team with a flexible approach
  • With a varied multidisciplinary team we pride ourselves on providing caring, holistic, patient centred care.
  • A regional renal service providing learning opportunities in all aspects of renal nursing.
  • The directorate have been fortunate to be able to fund a multitude of courses including specialist modules and BSc/MSc modules.
  • There are opportunities for progression as the directorate includes a large number of specialist nursing teams across Lancashire and South Cumbria.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Cathryn Greaves  ( Phone number removed ) 

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If you are successful in obtaining a position with our Trust which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check. As a registered body with the DBS, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will conduct the administration of this application on your behalf and the cost will be recovered from your salary, either as a one-off payment or over 3 months. Currently the charges made by the Disclosure and Barring Service are - Standard DBS check £3020 and Enhanced DBS check £4820. The level of check required depends on the role that you have been offered.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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