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Staff Nurse-Trauma and Orthopeadics

Job Description

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'Be part of the team that delivers 'Excellent patient care in world class hospitals'

The Trust has 5 Values as defined by the Star Chart. Applicants are advised to familiarise themselves with these Values, which can be found by clicking on the 'Trust Objectives 2015-16' document via the link on the right of the screen.

Our latest achievements include:

  • St Helens Hospital rated outstanding (CQC 2016)
  • Whiston Hospital rated good with outstanding features (CQC 2016)
  • Best Patient Experience in the NHS (CHKS Top Hospitals Awards 2015)
  • Best in the NHS in the Patient Led Assessment of the Care Environment (PLACE 2014 and 2015)
  • Cancer services rated 4th best in the country by Macmillan Cancer Support 2014
  • Ranked one of the highest in the country for extremely positive feedback received from patients (Friends and Family Test, NHS England)
  • Ranked highest in Cheshire and Merseyside for staff recommending the hospitals for the care of their friends and relatives (Staff Friends and Family Test, NHS England)
  • Ranked in the top 100 places to work in the NHS (NHS Employers and Health Service Journal 2014 and 2015)
  • Top in the North West and 7th nationally for staff recommending the Trust as a place to work (Staff Friends and Family Test, NHS England 2014)

At StHK, numerous dedicated nurses have commenced or enhanced a very promising career by attending our recruitment days. Once you become a StHK nurse, you will find that the support received from staff and the gratitude of well treated patients gives you the energy and desire to thrive in a fast paced environment – all for a great cause: to deliver 5 start patient care. Before you know it, you will be up-skilling and preparing for your next career challenges in the Trust, in the community or in healthcare in general.

Why not apply and attend the event for the Trauma and Orthopaedics Directorate, which consists of:
• 18 bedded Elective Orthopaedic Ward
• 25 bedded Hip Fracture Ward
• 32 bedded Orthopaedic Trauma Ward

Whether student or qualified, as a nurse you will benefit from:
- supernumerary period;
- access to funded CPD courses, including the most sought after: mentorship;
- modern learning environment in the Education, Training and Conference Centre with well-equipped clinical skills and simulation training rooms and also a library;
- in house Health, Work and Wellbeing Department;
- subsidised restaurant and on site car park;
- childcare vouchers;
- car lease programme.

In addition, all newly qualified nurses will be enrolled onto a 12 month preceptoship with dedicated Practice Education facilitators based on site.

All nursing posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Closing date: 01st November 2016
Shortlisting date: 02nd November 2016
Interview date: w/c 7th November 2016

For further details / informal visits contact:
Lynn Ashurst, Matron,  ( Phone number removed ) 

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to undertake this commitment.

The Trust is a non-smoking site. Failure to follow this rule could lead to disciplinary action.

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Please be aware, that we may close a vacancy earlier than stated, should a sufficient number of applications be received from which a shortlist can be confirmed therefore you are advised to apply at your earliest convenience.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require 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.

UK Registration

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