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Staff Nurse

Job Description

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If you are a caring, dynamic and innovative registered nurse than we would like you to come and work with us in our community based hospitals at Westwood Park, looking after elderly patients The units is managed by the Senior Sister and her team with support from the Elderly Care Consultants from Bradford Royal Infirmary. It is a very exciting time to be working within Elderly Medicine in the Intermediate Care setting because of the interesting developments taking place.

Staff newly appointed into the service will be provided with a competence package and they will be supported and developed in this role to not only become competent elderly care nurses but become nurses who will deliver a “first class” service to our patient’s.

For further information and to arrange an informal visit which are welcomed, please contact the appointing officers as detailed below on  ( Phone number removed ) .

Summary of most important Experience/Skills/Qualifications required

Adult Registered Nurse Qualification with a current NMC PIN number or awaiting registration

Health Service related Degree/Diploma

Previous experience of Care of the Elderly not essential

Interest in managing patients with long term conditions

Highly motivated individual with excellent interpersonal skills

Bradford is situated in the heart of Bronte Land, with easy access to the Moors and with a World Heritage Site of Saltaire Village on its doorstep. Bradford also has the National Film and Photographic Museum with an up and coming state of arc shopping facilities. Staff appointed to the Trust will have access to the staff gymnasiums on both hospital sites with fitness classes being run. Some of the staff benefits will include the cycle to hire scheme and access to childcare facilities. An excellent pension scheme including life assurance cover is also available.

Closing Date: 30 October 2016

Interview Date: 8 November 2016

Publication: Internal


Directorate: Medicine Care of the Elderly

Appointing Officer: Name: Andrea Hudson, Denise Booth, Joanne Strachan -  ( Phone number removed ) 

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