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Band 5 staff nurse Neurology

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Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Royal Stoke & county hospital
Stoke on Trent & Stafford
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum
Salary period
24/01/2021 23:59

Job overview

We are currently looking for enthusiastic, highly motivated Registered Nurses to work within our Neurology Unit at University Hospital of North Midlands.

We are a dedicated Neurology Unit, consisting of 21 inpatient beds including an elective bed covering Video Telemetry; alongside the elective admissions we also admit directly from the Emergency Department and Outpatient Clinics as required. Within the Neurology Unit we have a Neurological Ambulatory Clinic which is dedicated to patients requiring regular infusions to manage their condition; this is a day case unit which covers Monday to Friday at the present time.

Main duties of the job

As a Registered Nurse, you will work as a team member on the Neurology Unit alongside the multi-disciplinary team and the Emergency Department to provide seamless care to our patients; our common goal is to achieve the best possible outcomes and experiences for our patients and our staff, in line with our Trust vision and Values.

The successful candidate will be expected to undertake training, complete competencies successfully and keep their practice up to date; we offer extended role opportunities and encourage staff to fulfil their potential. You will need a high level of self-awareness and be dedicated in improving patient care and delivery of care in a timely manner.

The candidate is expected to work flexibly and offer assistance across the Trust as required.


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 Rachel Swift (details below)

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Level 1 registered nurse
Desirable criteria
  • recognised qulaification in teaching & assessing
  • recognised Neurosciences qualification


Essential criteria
  • Experience in an Acute hospital setting


Essential criteria
  • Able to demonstrate the requirement for high standards of care


Essential criteria
  • Able to demonstrate good communication skills
  • Able to work as part of a team
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 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

Rachel Swift
Job title
Senior Sister
Email address
Telephone number
01782 676218

If you have problems applying, contact

University Hospitals of North Midlands - Royal Stoke
Newcastle Road
Stoke on Trent
01782 671437 (internal 71437) or VOIP Tel number: 01782 228396 ext 108396