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Staff Nurse - Acute Medical Unit

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year Per annum pro rata
Closing date
2 Jun 2023
We are proud of our high standards of care and our supportive and friendly environment. We are looking for a forward-thinking, motivated, and professional nurse who is committed to providing a high standard of holistic care and can demonstrate an ability to work in partnership with our multi-disciplinary team, patients, and their families. We welcome candidates from a variety of nursing backgrounds and whether you are experienced, looking for a new direction, or newly qualified, we will support you and your nursing journey.

You will join a busy multi-disciplinary team that is dedicated to providing individualized, evidence-based care. You will be self-driven, striving to provide a high standard of nursing care. Your philosophy should be that the patient's needs come first.

If you think you have the right values to offer us and this exciting time in your career and would like to develop your professional knowledge, competence skill, and effectiveness then we would very much like to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

Acts at all times in accordance with the NMC Code of Conduct, and within the principles of the scope of Professional Practice and ensures other members of the team also work within these.Maintain professional working relationships with all members of the cardiac team and effectively contribute to the team's continual development.Provide nursing assistance to the Medical Team during procedures and investigationsUndertakes the nursing assessment of the patient including risk assessments e.g. Tissue viability, moving and handling and nutritionDevise a plan of nursing care based in the nursing assessment, taking into account the medical prescriptionEnsures planned nursing care is delivered safely and effectively taking into account the views of the patient and their relatives. Advise on health promotion and the prevention of illness.Ensures plans of care for patients are written and updated as appropriate.Recognise situations that may be detrimental to the health and well being of the individual and take appropriate action.Works in a team with other nurses liaising with the multidisciplinary team.

About us

Listen to why colleagues think we are a great place to work! -

What does Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust offer you?
  • As part of our BHT family, you'll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.
  • We offer flexible and agile workingopportunities,alongside your NHS benefits ofgenerous annual leave entitlement, pension andaccess toNHS discount schemes.
  • We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.

Why work for us?
  • We're committed to promoting inclusion and making sure all colleagues feel they belong. We encourage new colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.
  • As an employer, we aim to create a workplace where differences are valued and colleagues treat one another with dignity and respect.
  • Greater diversity withinourBHT familyimprovespositive outcomes for the people and communities we serve.

What do we stand for?
  • Our vision is to provide outstanding care, support healthy communities and be a great place to work.
  • Our mission is to provide personal and compassionate care every time.
  • Our CARE values are collaborate, aspire, respect and enable.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a comprehensive list of responsibilities and duties, please kindly refer to the Job Description and Person Specification by downloading the JD and PS attachment in the advert.If you are an internal applicant there is the option for secondment, all applicants must have the endorsement/support of their line manager prior to application.

Person Specification



  • Good general education
  • Registered Nurse (General)
  • ENB 998/371 or equivalent


  • Evidence of further continued professional development
  • First Line Management Course



  • Specialist requirements
  • Experience of teaching students, HCA's and qualified staff
  • Experience of working as part of a team and on own initiative


  • Previous experience as a shift/team leader



  • Able to use computer

Special Conditions


  • able to work Internal rotation to nights

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust


Stoke Mandeville Hospital


HP21 8AL

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