Principal provider of acute care services in the county of Cornwall | Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
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Live, work and enjoy Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly at Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust.

Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
General Medicine / Elderly care
Band 5
Full-time and Part-time hours available
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West Cornwall Hospital
Penzance, Cornwall
£22,128 to £28,746 pa pro rata
21/01/2018 23:59



Staff Nurse

Medical 2 Ward is based at the West Cornwall Hospital in Penzance. Medical 2 Ward cares for a variety of eldercare and general medical patients as well as taking patients directly referred by GP’s, Urgent Care or transferred from other hospitals. This is reflected in the wide variety of illnesses in their patients. In addition to eldercare and medical patients the ward provides post-acute care of trauma and surgical patients. The Medical 2 ward is expert in complex discharge planning, forging links with community and external services including the volunteer sector.

The team at WCH have been leading the way with a number of initiatives to improve patient care for patients with dementia and memory loss, including a Memory Café. The post-holder must be willing to learn and will have opportunity to attend formal study sessions.

We are looking for an energetic, forward thinking flexible and self-motivated individual to join our teams.

There are full-time and part-time hours available. The post involves a variety of nights, weekdays and weekend shifts.

For further information, please contact Adrian Evans, Charge Nurse Medical 2, on 01736 874220.

Proposed Interview date: Wednesday 07th February 2018

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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

Adrian Evans, Charge Nurse Medical 2, on 01736 874220.