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Staff Nurse Ward 223

NHS AfC: Band 5

Main area
Cardiothoracic Surgery Ward 223
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Part time hours also available)
Job ref
205-3512400-C
Site
Royal Stoke
Town
Stoke on Trent
Salary
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum (pro rata)
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

The Heart Centre at the University Hospital of North Midlands is a tertiary centre delivering high quality Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery to the population of Staffordshire, Shropshire, East Cheshire and North Wales.

The level of activity within centre continues to grow year on year and we are proud to be developing exciting innovative programs such as TAVI, Atrial appendage Occlusion and MICAB (minimally invasive coronary artery bypass)

We provide coronary artery bypass grafting, heart valve and lung surgery plus chest trauma as part of the regional Trauma Centre status of UHNM

We have a 32 bedded pre and post-operative inpatient ward of which 8 beds are for level 1 care, it also incorporates a dedicated pre admission service.

Cardiothoracic Critical Care is a 16 bedded department of level 2 and level 3 facilities providing invasive and non-invasive treatment to patients requiring emergency and elective cardiothoracic surgical care.

Main duties of the job

We currently have a vacancy on ward 223 providing an exciting opportunity for a Band 5 Staff Nurse to join the team in the Heart Centre

You will act as a credible and professional role model whilst developing both personally and professionally to achieve your maximum potential delivering on the implementation and development of care standards to reflect the “Proud to Care” initiative and will ensure that nursing practice is evidenced based according to Professional and National guidelines.

You will be responsible for ensuring that quality; safe, patient focused care is delivered within the Heart Centre, working with the other ward, departments and professions within the MDT to ensure efficient service delivery.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, flexible, committed to the provision of excellent standards of care, a good communicator, and motivated to build on existing professional development.

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 Amy Hobbs (details below)

Person specification

Qualification

Essential criteria
  • 1st Level NMC registration
Desirable criteria
  • teaching or mentorship qualification

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Registered nurse experience
Desirable criteria
  • Evidence of care giving in an acute care setting
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.

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Amy Hobbs
Job title
Senior Sister
Email address
amy.hobbs@uhnm.nhs.uk
Telephone number
01782 675010
Additional information

01782 676223

If you have problems applying, contact

Address
University Hospitals of North Midlands - Royal Stoke
Springfield Building, Floor 2 (Trust HQ)
Newcastle Road
Stoke on Trent
Staffordshire
ST4 6QG
Telephone
Office: 01782 671437 OR VOIP: 01782 228396