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Registered Adult Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 5

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NHS AfC: Band 5
Permanent nights will be considered for suitable applicants
  • Full time
  • Part time
  • Flexible working
Permanent nights will be considered
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Royal Stoke Hospital
Newcastle under Lyme
£25,655 - £31,534 pa pro rata
Salary period
27/01/2022 23:59

If there is a high volume of applications the advert may be closed early. Please apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. (This does not apply to any medical staffing posts)

From 1st April 2022 all NHS workers in England with face to face contact with patients must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Only those with medical exemptions will be excluded from this requirement. Please consider this mandatory requirement when applying for this position.

Important Information: University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust does not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.


Job overview

Ward 230 are looking for highly motivated, enthusiastic and innovative, band 5 staff nurses to join our team.

We are a 35 bedded ward specialising in Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

We have a workforce model focused on providing safe and effective patient care and developing skills and leadership within the nursing team.

Our Clinical Educator for Gastroenterology will support you fully in developing the skills required in this speciality, in addition to the rest of the team who will offer you excellent support and training.

Main duties of the job

You will be responsible for assessing and caring for patients and providing an effective care pathway specific to the individual needs of the patient.

Main duties will include caring for the acutely unwell patient and utilising essential skills to the role such as, venepuncture, cannulation, catheterisation, drug administration including blood products.

We are committed to developing a culture in line with the Trust values, that will improve quality and enhance the patients' experience.  You will be encouraged to play a part in developing new ways of working to achieve this goal.


Working for our organisation

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we’re highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford.

We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales. We have put together a wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For more information on working for the Trust, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

For more details on the post, please contact Laura Gilbert (see contact details)  

Person specification

Registered Nurse

Essential criteria
  • NMC Registration
Desirable criteria
  • Degree


Essential criteria
  • Experience in acute hospital setting
Desirable criteria
  • Recent experience in acute service
Positive about disabled peopleAge positiveArmed Forces Covenant Gold Award

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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

Laura Gilbert
Job title
Ward Manager
Email address
Telephone number
01782 671230