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Band 6 Quality Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 6

Main area
General Medicine
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (37.5 hours per week)
Job ref
205-3532639
Site
County Hospital
Town
Stafford
Salary
£32,306 - £39,027 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
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.

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Job overview

Band 6 Quality Nurse - County Hospital Ward 12 

Medical Division

An opportunity has arisen on Ward 12  at County hospital for a Band 6 Quality Nurse.  This opportunity will allow the successful candidate to develop both their clinical and leadership skills.

Ward 12 is a 28 bedded ward specialising in Respiratory Medicine and Palliative Care 

Main duties of the job

 

The Quality nurse will support the Ward Manager and Deputy Ward Manager with the implementation and development of care standards ensuring practice is evidence based. They will also lead on the implementation of education and development plans for all staff on the ward ensuring robust systems are in place to record and monitor performance against agreed targets.

Essential requirements:

  • RN with 2 years experience
  • Evidence of degree level study in health/nursing related studies
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to use own innitiative
  • Ability to work as part of a team

 

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 Tracy Burrows (See details below)         

Person specification

RN

Essential criteria
  • Must be registered nurse with NMC
Desirable criteria
  • Excellent communication skills

Experience caring for acute me

Essential criteria
  • Experience of acute patients
Desirable criteria
  • looking to progress
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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.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Tracy Burrows
Job title
Ward Manager
Email address
tracy.burrows@uhnm.nhs.uk
Telephone number
01785 257731
Additional information

Ext: 2998