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Staff Nurse - Ward 5B Band 5

Job Description

Do you like to have variety in your work - we do !

We get lots of variety in our work , no two days are the same .

Why not look what we have to offer .

Ward 5B is the vascular unit for the Trust , accepting both elective and emergency admissions from the whole of the county. It is a 25 bedded unit undertaking carotid and EVAR surgery as well as the management of complex wounds .

You will be responsible for assessing the patients care needs and the planning and delivery of their nursing care. As part of your role, you will participate in the prevention and control of infection practices participating in research / clinical audits where appropriate. You will act as a role model by upholding and implementing good practice in the workplace, always ensuring the highest standards of patient care and demonstrating commitment to your ongoing professional development. You will be required to communicate with other members of the multi disciplinary team to facilitate safe and timely discharges acting as an advocate for your patients and their carers. You will also be given the opportunity to experience clinics as well as ward work where the ability to prioritise and organise your workload will be paramount.

We are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic and caring individual to join our team on 5B. You will be a first level registered nurse with evidence of continuing personal development and recent experience in a hospital or community setting.

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.

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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