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Band 5 Staff Nurse - Major Trauma Ward 226

Band 5

Main area
Trauma & Orthopaedics
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
205-3616868-B
Site
Royal Stoke
Town
Stoke on Trent
Salary
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
20/01/2022 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

We have a very exciting opportunity for a Band 5 Staff Nurse to join our Major Trauma Ward  226 nursing team.

We welcome applications from individuals who feel they can meet the demands and needs of this specialist area.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will have good communication skills and should have experience of working in an acute hospital setting ideally within a trauma and orthopaedics setting. We are looking for a committed team player who has high standards and is passionate about improving the patient experience.

Ward 226 cares for often a variety of patients with complex conditions and needs that are undergoing significant trauma and surgery and require specialist skills and knowledge to aid and maximise their recovery.

If you feel you have these attributes, please apply!

Please note the University Hospitals of North Midlands (NHS) Trust, do not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.

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 see contact information details

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Registered Nurse on NMC Register
Desirable criteria
  • Mentorship or equivalent

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Experience in an Acute Hospital Setting
  • experince of completing dressings
Desirable criteria
  • Acute Trauma Ward experience
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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
Caroline Jennings
Job title
Senior Sister
Email address
caroline.jennings@uhnm.nhs.uk
Telephone number
01782 675257
Additional information

Matron Katie Shaw - 01782 679939

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