Staff Nurse - Ward 17 Respiratory

Band 5

Main area
Medicine and Long Term Conditions - Various Wards
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 Hours/Week
Job ref
407-17.514-B
Site
Various Medicine and Long Term Conditions Wards
Town
Walsall
Salary
£22,128 to £28,746 pa
Closing
27/02/2018 23:59

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust provides integrated acute and community Healthcare in the West Midlands serving a population of 260,000 residents. Walsall Manor Hospital houses the full range of district general hospital services. The £170 million development was completed in 2010 and we are continually upgrading. Construction of the new integrated critical care unit has commenced and is due to be completed 2017, and plans to extend the neonatal unit are underway.

We provide high quality, friendly and effective community health services from multiple sites covering Walsall. Our multidisciplinary services include rapid response and homebased care, so that those with long term conditions and the frail elderly can remain in their own homes.

We are recommended by colleagues as a place to work which is supported by the trusts promises to work as part of a team, be supported to maintain high standards and appreciate every individual. We are committed to investing in our workforce by recruiting to Nursing, Midwifery, Allied Health Professional and HealthCare Science vacancies.

 

We have already made substantial progress following our CQC visit and this has been recognised by NHS Improvement. We are committed to delivering high quality care in our wards and services and as part of our improvement plans.


 

Are you an experienced nurse looking for a change in career direction, newly qualified or about to qualify? If you are and are interested in developing skills and experience in Acute Respiratory Nursing then we would love to hear from you.

Ward 17 is the Trust’s dedicated 25 bedded respiratory ward which provides Acute Respiratory Care. If you join our team you will have the opportunity to gain experience in acute respiratory nursing and develop skills in NIV (non-invasive ventilation), tracheostomy & care, chest drains and much more.

We can offer you:
• Mentorship from our supportive team
• Preceptorship
• Development of Non-invasive ventilation skills
• Tracheostomy care skills
• Respiratory specific teaching and courses.

We are looking for an enthusiatic nurse whom has the drive to support us in taking our services forward. Whether you are newly qualified, have experience within this specialty, or are an experienced nurse from another specialty, if this is you- we encourage you to apply.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Senior Sister Michelle Crutchley
Ward 17- Respiratory Medicine

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
Walsall Manor Hospital
Moat Road
Walsall
WS2 9PS

01922 656500
Extension: 7326

If you have problems applying, contact

Walsall Manor Hospital
Moat Road
Walsall
WS2 9PS
Telephone
01922 721172 Ext 4627