Staff Nurse

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and caring Band 5 Staff Nurse to join the Ward 8 nursing team at County hospital, UHNM. Ward 8 is a 31 bedded unit. We specialise in Day Surgery and Surgical procedures requiring recovery over a 23 hour period. Due to the diverse variety of surgical procedures that take place on ward 8 we are able to offer a wealth of learning opportunities.

Main duties of the job

You will be NMC registered Nurse, preferably with experience in Surgical Nursing. You should have a keen interest in the above specialities. And in turn, we will provide you with a robust induction to the area, a friendly and welcoming team that will support you in your journey with us. You will have the opportunity to learn from existing staff members, the CNS teams as well as the chance to see the surgeries first hand!

About us

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.

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff is really important to us. We offer a range of options for our staff to help maintain a good work-life balance including full time, part time hours and bank hours. We are also committed to offering flexible working wherever we can and where relevant to the role and the service, agile working. You can select your preferences upon application.

Job description

Job 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 Julie Williams

(see contact details)

Person Specification



  • NMC registered



  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Motivated and the ability to motivate others
  • Desire for knowledge and awareness of own limitations
  • Positive approch to problem solving
  • Good communication skills
  • Good written and non-verbal skills



  • 1 year experience in surgical nursing


  • 6 months experience in surgical nursing
  • Interested in surgery

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