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DATE ADDED: Fri 15/05/2020

Staff Nurse

Bolton, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent

Acute Adult Division
B1 - Acute Frailty Ward
Here at Bolton our patients are at the heart of everything we do. We ensure our patients receive the highest quality of Care and are guided by our trust Values. This is reflected in our latest CQC report. It is also supported by our Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professional Framework for Professional Practice.
We are therefore looking to recruit motivated, hardworking nurses who have excellent communication skills & a passion for their role and improving patient care When working clinically we expect you to perform with passion and drive, provide clinically excellent care, and be supportive to patients, relatives, and other MDT members. As a registered nurse you will be expected to promote and lead the delivery of an excellent standard of patient centred care in a supported environment.
There are exciting opportunities (Full and Part Time) to join our highly motivated, dynamic and hardworking team within elderly medicine. We are looking for nurses with a minimum of 12-months post registration experience, ideally with a passion for frailty and a background in complex medicine.
Ward B1 is a 23 bedded male and female ward elderly care ward supported by 2 excellent consultants and a ward-based therapy team.
We provide care for acutely unwell elderly patients and support them through to discharge. The role provides opportunity for experience of care of the acutely unwell patient. The role also includes support for the complex discharge process. This involves working with the multidisciplinary team and attending multidisciplinary meetings around discharge, best interest meetings and continuing health care meetings with the safeguarding team and social workers. We also care for patients awaiting Intermediate care and are require more rehabilitation or an increased care package
There are opportunities to gain experience around the discharge process, dementia care and rehabilitation. You will also learn more about the continuing health care process and the discharge process as a whole, you will work with occupational therapists, physiotherapists, medical staff and a discharge planning nurse to ensure your patients receive the best care.
If you would like to know more about the ward or have an informal visit then please do not hesitate to contact us.

The vision of this Trust is to be recognised by the people of Bolton and beyond as an excellent provider of health and care services and a great place to work. We are striving to attract, recruit and retain high calibre skilled staff which reflect our communities. We are an inclusive employer who trains and develops our staff in a positive learning environment. We aim to be consciously inclusive and therefore applications from all sectors of the community are welcomed. We would particularly encourage candidates from a black and minority ethnic (BAME) background and candidates with health conditions or impairments.
From time to time we may need to close a vacancy early when in receipt of a sufficient number of applications. If you are interested in this post and wish to be considered, we strongly advise you to complete and submit your application as soon as possible.