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We are now accepting applications from experienced Theatre nurses to join Warrington and Halton Teaching Hospitals on a full-time permanent contract.
Warrington and Halton Hospitals (WHH) is located on the banks of the famous River Mersey, the town of Warrington is equidistant from both Liverpool and Manchester (and their respective airports), and within easy reach of the Peak District, North Wales and the Lake District.
The Trust employs approximately 4,100 staff to provide first class services in three locations across the northwest of England: Warrington Hospital; The Nightingale Building (formerly known as Halton General Hospital); and The Captain Sir Tom Moore Building (previously named Cheshire and Merseyside Treatment Centre). The Trust was named as one of the 100 Best Places to Work in the NHS by the Health Service Journal in 2014.
Why working as a Registered Nurse for the NHS?
As an NHS Nurse you will enjoy plenty of work benefits as well as a starting salary (Band 5 pay scale) of £24,907 gross per annum – (Pre OSCE salary: £21,142). Other NHS staff benefits include:
- Enhancements for “unsocial” working hours, nights and Saturdays +30%, Sundays and Public (Bank) Holidays +60%.
- Overtime and additional shifts available.
- 27 days of paid holidays + 8 public holidays.
- Excellent professional development opportunities.
- Enhanced NHS Pension scheme, excellent maternity and paternity leave packages, discounts in local shops, restaurants and more.
For more details about working for the NHS please visit our Candidate Section.
Candidates will be provided with a comprehensive 6 week OSCE training course and sit the exam on week 7. Following the successful completion of the NMC registration the candidates will then attend the standard NHS induction and will be further supported and mentored within their ward or area of specialty.
- Nursing degree at post-secondary level leading to registration as a general nurse (minimum 3 years in length, containing minimum of 500 hours of clinical practice).
- Proof of successfully passing the NMC Part 1 Computer Based Test (CBT).
- Proof of English language proficiency in line with the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s requirements.*
- Minimum 1 year of working experience in acute hospital setting as a Registered Nurse (academic internships not considered).
* For other information about NMC English language requirements and exemptions please click here.