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2nd Aug 2018
Do something amazing and join the land of remarkable people!
Saturday 15th September 2018
Applications from experienced Nurses only
As a world leader in healthcare and research, we have built something amazing - ‘Alder Hey in the Park’. A hospital for children designed and inspired by children. Along with a radical and ambitious vision, the Children’s Health Park is the future design of paediatric care and there is nothing like it anywhere else in Europe.
We have already earned our place as one of the world’s leading children’s hospitals, thanks to innovation and pioneering medical work. We treat 270,000 patients and perform over 13,000 surgical procedures every year.
Our catchment area has a population of over 7million, stretching from Cumbria, through Lancashire, Merseyside, most of Cheshire, parts of Shropshire, North Wales and the Isle of Man.
Children from nearly every part of the UK, and from around the world, visit Alder Hey for specialist treatment. We are recognised as a Centre of Excellence for children with cancer, cardiac, spinal and brain disease. We have been designated by the Department of Health as a national centre for craniofacial surgery and epilepsy surgery. Alder Hey is also a designated Paediatric major trauma unit.
We are excited to be recruiting experienced Band 5 nurses to join our fantastic nursing team here at Alder Hey in the Park to care for our children and young people across our various wards and departments.
We value the skills and experience you would bring to Alder Hey to further enhance the already outstanding care that we deliver to the patients and their families. We currently have vacancies in the following areas: Cardiac, Neuro/Orthopaedic and Oncology with some supporting information below.
Ward 1C is a specialized ward which houses both the cardiac unit and the surgical neonatal unit. The ward is part of the critical care floor in the children’s health park and incorporates 10 cardiac high dependency beds and 13 cardiac inpatient beds. You will be joining us at an exciting time, as we continue to grow our cardiac services.
We are looking for highly motivated, experienced cardiac nurses, who are enthusiastic about delivering a high quality service to our patients and families. We can offer you opportunities to improve your knowledge base, extend your clinical skills and attend regular bespoke cardiac study days to aid your professional development. Support will be given by the Clinical Educator, Ward Manager and Matron.
Oncology/Haematology. The Oncology/Haematology Unit Is a Regional Principal Treatment Centre caring for patients with cancer and non- malignant haematology condition. If you have experience or an interest in this field and possess IV skills and competencies we would love to hear from you. The Oncology/Haematology unit is a 13 bedded inpatient ward, which has a purpose built autologous transplant suite, a Teenage and Young adult unit and a 10 bedded daycare ward. The unit offers successful candidates ongoing training programmes and mentorship
Ward 4A is an acute, busy surgical ward that provides high quality care, recognized nationally, to both neurosurgical and orthopaedic patients. The 32 bedded ward also contains 6 Neurosurgical HDU beds and 4 Increased Dependency Orthopaedic beds .With a wide variety of specialized operative procedures including major spinal surgery, neurosurgical tumour removal ,neuro-endovascular and craniofacial surgery ,being undertaken this is an excellent place to consolidate your existing knowledge in these specialties and to learn further skills. As the Trust is a Major Trauma Centre, 4A has huge role to play in caring for patients presenting from all across the North West with acute head and multiple trauma. We have recently expanded our consultant teams in both specialties and are now looking to recruit nurses who have previous experience to join our team. Educational and professional support will be provided to suit your individual needs.
To be offered an invitation to our event, please submit an application detailing in your supporting statement your preferred area of work and the reason why.
Should you have any questions please contact Recruitment@alderhey.nhs.uk
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