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IASH Nurse Assessor

Band 6

Main area
Integrated Access St Helens
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
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Nightingale House, Whiston Hospital
St Helens/Prescot
£26,565 to £35,577 per annum
23/01/2018 23:59

North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (formerly known as 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust until 1st April 2017), provides physical health, mental health and learning disability services across the North West region. The Trust employs around 4000 staff across our sites and also has a Temporary Bank which offers the flexibility of working shifts around other commitments.

We are committed to providing safe, compassionate care and look to appoint people who are as passionate about patient care as we are.


An exciting and challenging opportunity has arisen for NMC registered RN 6 Nurse to work in our Integrated Access St Helens Team.

The post holder would welcome the challenge of working within the multidisciplinary team, working alongside all disciplines, in the community. You will be a valued member of an increasing team working in partnership with the Local Authority. There are a number of elements within IASH and you will be diverse in your ability to offer your skills in each area. We are becoming the first port of call for services within St Helens and you could be part of that service development. This is a very exciting opportunity!

As a highly committed nurse, looking for a fresh challenge, you will have the unique opportunity to work as an autonomous practitioner within our team undertaking clinical assessments, providing relevant treatment and providing high standards of care to all who access our service.

The ability to undertake autonomous clinical examinations, make differential diagnoses and formulate treatment plans is an essential requirement.

We strongly advise that you attend for an informal chat which will give you an insight into the role undertaken by the Band 6 role within the IASH team.

The IASH Team provides a wide range of services to our local population Acute Services, Out of Hours Services and Primary Care.

In return we offer the opportunity to be part of an exciting, challenging and developing service, with the ability to work autonomously within a robust framework of regular support, supervision and training opportunities.

If you feel you have the qualities we are looking for and the drive to make changes happen, then we would like to meet you.

This post is subject to a an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check. Successful candidates will either have a valid DBS check with the Trust or will be required to pay for the cost of the DBS Disclosure which is £47.50 for an enhanced disclosure, the cost of which will be deducted from first salary.

As an employee of North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Trust, you will receive the following benefits:

• Free 24 hour access to our Health and Well-being Centre and Gym at the Hollins Park site, including tai chi and pilates classes
• 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays (29 days after 5 years’ and 33 days after 10 years’ service)
• Access to the NHS pension scheme
• The opportunity to access a range of NHS discounts, such as the NHS Electronics Scheme, Salary Sacrifice Car and Bikes for Staff Schemes
• Regular supervision and access to a range of training courses at our Education Centre
• Access to our Library at Hollins Park House, providing resources to support you in your development and/or research

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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

Karen Wade

07831 598826

If you have problems applying, contact

01925 664856

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