Staff Nurse – All Specialties

Location
Wigan, Greater Manchester
Salary
£21,909
Posted
23 Sep 2016
Closes
30 Oct 2016
Ref
302-16-785
Nursing Field
Elderly Care, Theatre
Job Type
Permanent

As an organisation we are committed to placing the patient at the heart of everything we do, and in the provision of safe, effective care that acknowledges and ensures dignity. With this in mind we are seeking to recruit people who share the Trust’s values and beliefs, in the following areas;

  • Acute Medical and Surgical Assessment Units
  • Acute Medical and Surgical Wards
  • Child Health – Paeds & Neonates
  • Care of the elderly
  • Theatres
  • Orthopaedics
  • Endoscopy unit

If you have a particular interest in a specialism not listed, please do contact us to discuss further.

Please note that some Units operate Monday to Friday services.

Newly qualified staff will join the Trust with a salary of £21,909 (band 4 pay point 16) whilst awaiting professional registration and initial NMC fees paid by the Trust. Successful candidates will also enjoy full training and support via our bespoke preceptorship package and mentoring from our experienced staff. All you need is a desire to learn and a commitment to delivering the highest standards of care for our patients.

To view all of our current vacancies, please visit our Recruitment Website.

For further information:

To discuss specific vacancies, please call 01942 244000 and ask to bleep either the Medical, Surgical or Orthopaedic Matron as appropriate.For general enquiries, please contact the recruitment team on 01942 822351.

Newly qualified staff will join the Trust with a salary of £21,909 (band 4 pay point 16) whilst awaiting professional registration and initial NMC fees paid by the Trust. Successful candidates will also enjoy full training and support via our bespoke preceptorship package and mentoring from our experienced staff. All you need is a desire to learn and a commitment to delivering the highest standards of care for our patients.

About our Trust

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust  are the proud providers of acute hospital services to the people of the Wigan Borough and surrounding area. At WWL, we demonstrably value our staff believing that ‘happy staff, makes for happy patients’.  We have a recognised track record in staff engagement, leadership development and living our values ‘the WWL Way’. 

As an organisation we are committed to placing the patient at the heart of everything we do, and in the provision of safe, effective care that acknowledges and ensures dignity. With this in mind we are seeking to recruit people who share the WWL’s values and beliefs.

*Since 2014 our trust has been honoured to receive more than 25 local, regional and national prominent awards, including the prestigious HSJ Provider Trust of the Year Award and the HSJ Patient Safety award for 2014–15. These awards both recognise and demonstrate we are one of the fastest improving and highest performing trusts in the UK. In addition we were recently named as one of 2015's best places to work by the HSJ. 

To read more about our Awards and Achievements please visit our website.

We have recently opened a new Orthopaedic Centre which will revolutionise the way we work and care for our patients. Other major developments include a new Fertility Unit, and Cancer Care Suite, ensuring that we remain at the forefront of providing the best possible care in the right environments for our patients.

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What Our Staff Say about Us 

Here are some excerpts from our recent anonymous Staff Survey

"I am proud to work for WWL and to help the organisation provide first class healthcare to my community."

"WWL is a great place to work and staff are always encouraged to do their best."

"I love coming to work. I'm so proud to work here, the Trust has improved amazingly. It's the best place I've worked at for a long time, I wouldn't want to work anywhere else."

"I always give 100% and I get immense satisfaction from my role."

"I am proud to work for WWL which puts its quality of care of our patients at the forefront of everything it does."

Recruitment Information 

Our Trust prefers candidates to submit applications online. Please contact the Recruitment Team on 01942 822351 if you have difficulty applying online.

The recruitment information for candidates document attached includes details of local places where you can access the internet, as well as other useful information about the recruitment process, and our employment terms and conditions.

Applications are scored against the person specification; therefore we recommend that you use the supporting information section of your application form to demonstrate how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the role, providing illustrative examples where possible. 

We endeavour to inform all applicants of the outcome of their application by email, and we also use SMS text messaging to notify candidates of an interview invitation.

Please note that senior positions (AFC band 8B or above) will be expected to participate in the Senior Manager on Call rota.

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