University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust covers a large geographic area which encompasses the Furness peninsula, the city of Lancaster and the Lake District. We provide a comprehensive range of acute and support hospital services to a population of 350,000 based around Morecambe Bay. One of the largest employers in the area, we have approximately 6,000 staff working across five sites; Furness General Hospital (Barrow in Furness), Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Westmorland General Hospital (Kendal), Ulverston Community Health Centre and Queen Victoria Centre (Morecambe). By joining us you will be part of a progressive team committed to diversity, excellence and achievement.
We are delighted to offer you the opportunity to work in a Ward environment. You will work in support of and under the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN), providing nursing care and assistance to patients.
You will also be expected to undertake some administrative duties, such as recording patient information. Provide basic patient care and document that care in the patient records.
There will be some general ward duties, such as stock control, patient meals – Customer care being paramount, helping to provide a quality service for the patients and the Trust.
Anyone newly appointed to the trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period (this includes bank staff). This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.
This advert will potentially close before advertised date once required number of applications have been received.
For Further Details / Informal Visits Contact
NameAmanda SharpAdditional contact information
Amanda Sharp Ward 2 Manager on ******** ext. 51008
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