Registered Nurse - Renal Rotation

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata per annum
Closing date
2 Jun 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Renal nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Ward 50 is the heart of the Renal Services Network, it is a 22 bedded ward and cares for patients at all stages of their journey from diagnosis, dialysis, conservative management and end of life care.

We are looking for a registered band 5 nurse who is kind, caring and is eager to learn about all things Renal, they will become part of a multi-disciplinary, compassionate, collaborative and enthusiastic team who strive to deliver the best care for our patients.

Please note this post is not suitable for applicants who are required to undertake the OSCE training programme. Applicants who do not have current valid UK NMC registration will not be considered for this post.

Main duties of the job

Registered Nurses - Band 5

Renal Services

Are you a band 5 nurse and looking for a challenge? Come and join our friendly, innovative team.

Our services include our nephrology ward, haemodialysis unit and CAPD. These services are based in the local community and NHS hospital settings.

Are you interested in embarking on a rewarding journey caring for renal patients living with their long term condition?

Your professional development is supported by a dedicated team of clinical educators and we also have our own university accredited renal course.

Progression to senior posts is actively encouraged and supported throughout your career.

Come and join our world class team of highly skilled professional nurses and enjoy the wealth of experiences and satisfaction you can gain from rotating through all disciplines of nephrology.

Our renal satellite units are located in Coventry, Leamington, Nuneaton and Rugby.

If you have any questions about this opportunity or would like to arrange a visit to our department please contact Ward 50 Manager Abigail Waddell on 02476 968256.

About us

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

We are extremely proud of our employees across our hospital sites, with high quality patient care at the heart of everything we do.

Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a worldwide leader in healthcare.

We are proud to be recognised as a Pathway to Excellence designated organisation - please click the link for further details about this prestigious award. Pathway To Excellence - University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (

By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. There has never been a better time to join our team.

The Trust is committed to building an organisation that makes full use of the talents, skills, experience, and different perspectives available in our diverse society. We want everyone to feel they are respected, valued, can achieve their potential and receive the most appropriate and relevant care. We will create an environment where the equality and human rights principles of fairness, respect, equality, dignity and autonomy are promoted and are part of the organisation's core values.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Accountable for own actions in accordance with the Code of Professional Conduct.

Contribute to corporate objectives, acting within local, Trust and statutory guidelines and policies at all times.

Effectively communicate information regarding clinical decisions, policy and care pathways to patients/carers and the multi-professional team including situations where difficulties in comprehension occur.

A competent practitioner, teaching, assessing and supervising/providing mentorship to appropriate students or junior staff.

Responsible for clinical assessment of a group of patients and management of a team, ensuring appropriate care is planned, implemented and evaluated, involving patients and users.

Organisation of cross-departmental/organisational activities to support patient care pathways.

Demonstrate technical and/or practical skills to ensure optimum patient care management including; patient observations; equipment management and administration of agreed invasive tests/procedures.

Participate in the renal rotational programme to gain experience in all areas of Renal Medicine and renal replacement therapies. i.e Peritoneal Dialysis and Haemodialysis.

Utilise and ensure others utilise information and IT systems to secure accurate and timely patient, workforce and resource data.

Manage expected and unexpected clinical events requiring high but unpredictable levels of physical effort according to patient dependency/clinical need, referring to a senior member of staff where appropriate e.g in an unexpected event.

Support patients, carers and others during difficult situations arising in the clinical area, e.g imparting bad news or following an unexpected event.

Maintain a clean, safe environment ensuring adherence to Trust standards of cleanliness, hygiene and infection control at all times.

Promote and monitor adherence to Health and Safety and Trust policy designed to protect healthcare staff and service users from known hazards.

For further details of the job role please see attached job description.

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