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Staff Nurse Ambulatory Surgery CTS


Main area
Central Treatment Suite
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (37.5 flexible over seven days)
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Royal Stoke
£25,655 - £31,534 pro rata
Salary period
Today at 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

An exciting opportunity has arisen for innovative Band 5 Registered Nurses  in Central Treatment Suite at UHNS.

The successful applicants will be expected to have previous experience of working in a relevant clinical environment. These roles involve work subject to COSHH regulations and a high level of manual handling within regulations 

The expectation is that the post-holders will be highly motivated, enthusiastic individuals with excellent communication skills and be keen to develop their knowledge and skills to meet this demanding role. These key team players in the specialist ambulatory treatment suite are also expected to be instrumental in contributing to providing quality driven care of our patients. The ability to relationship build and network with the multi-disciplinary team is essential.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for:

  • The assessment of patient needs the development of programs of care and for the implementation and evaluation of these programs
  •  Carry out all relevant forms of care.
  •  Provide skilled assistance within the Ambulatory Surgery Department environment and to continue to develop enhanced surgical or treatment skills related to the specialty, commensurate with your level of competence
  •  Supervise and educate junior colleagues.
  •  To act as a role model to students and Nursing Assistants/Nursing Apprentices.
  • To take charge of a specific Ambulatory Surgery/Treatment clinical suite and assessed to be competent.
  • To present a positive professional image of the organization and the Ambulatory team.

Working for our organisation

The University Hospital of North Staffordshire (UHNS) is located on the boarder of Stoke-on-Trent and Newcastle-under-Lyme.  It is one of the largest acute, general hospitals in the West Midlands and currently operates over 3 sites, the Royal Infirmary, Central Outpatients and the City General site.  The Trust has good transport links from the M6 motorway and is approximately 50 miles north of Birmingham and 45 miles south of Manchester. 

UHNS became an NHS Trust in 1993 and was awarded teaching status in 2003.  As a small but growing Teaching Hospital, and the Trust is continuing to develop a portfolio of research, development and innovation to improve services. In 2007 a new jointly managed clinical research facility opened providing state-of-the-art facilities for patient-centred research, and the opportunity to test ground-breaking new treatments.  A five year plan for research, development and innovation is being developed during 2008.

UHNS is the main provider of acute, general hospital services to a population of approximately half-a-million people living in and around North Staffordshire.  The Trust is one of four major tertiary centres in the West Midlands providing a range of specialist services to a wider population of around three million.

The Trust has a turnover in excess of £300m per year and operates with approximately 1250 beds and a workforce of 5978 whole time equivalents (at December 2007). 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see attached the detailed job description and main responsibilities. For further information please contact Phyllis Dunn-  Clinical Lead Nurse on 01782672769 or 01782672761

Person specification

Sylvia Haysted

Essential criteria
  • nmc
Desirable criteria
  • Diploma in Nursing

Phyllis Dunn

Essential criteria
  • NMC
Desirable criteria
  • Diploma in Nursing

Exp rel clinic environment

Essential criteria
  • 6 months
Desirable criteria
  • Excellent communication skills
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

Phyllis Dunn
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Additional information

Please contact Phyllis Dunn on  01782672769 or 01782672761