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Band 5 Staff Nurse - Major Trauma Ward

Band 5

Main area
Trauma & Orthopaedics
Band 5
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (24 hours)
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Royal Stoke
Stoke on Trent
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum
Salary period
25/01/2022 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

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

The UHNM NHS Trust covers Royal Stoke Hospital in Stoke on Trent and County Hospital in Stafford. Royal Stoke a large acute teaching hospital, with a Turnover of £360 million. Located in Stoke on Trent and Stafford, UHNM is close to the M6, within commuting distance of culturally diverse major conurbations, such as Manchester and Birmingham and surrounded by rural pleasures, including the Peak District National Park.

Each year Royal Stoke cares for over 600,000 people providing emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care. It is a leading teaching hospital in partnership with Keele University and has a patient-centred clinical research facility providing state-of-the-art facilities.

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 Katie Shaw (details below)

Person specification


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


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

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Katie Shaw
Job title
Telephone number
01782 679939
Additional information

If you have problems applying, contact

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