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Staff Nurse (Ward 38)

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Various Hours

Following a successful trial, The James Cook University Hospital is looking for enthusiastic, dynamic and motivated Registered Nurses to work on the newly opened, therapy led, Ward 38.

You must have:
  • A desire to work with in an innovative and integrated multidisciplinary team
  • A passion for person centred care

Staff may be required to relocate.

Main duties of the job

Ward 38 has been established to care for medically fit individuals who are awaiting packages of care, short term placement or ongoing rehabilitation who no longer require acute medical care .

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a newly formed team to support this recent development in the trust . The ward's focus is on delivering co-ordinated, person-centred care and ensuring safe and effective discharge and ongoing rehabilitation.

This is an ideal opportunity to develop your skills Nurses from non-acute or non NHS backgrounds are welcome to apply. You will be supported by the Ward Manager, Practice Development Nurse and Clinical Matron in your continued professional development with the appropriate training opportunities.

Joining the NHS brings with it a variety of benefits such as a generous pension scheme and annual leave entitlement, plus benefits gained through the NHS discounts scheme.

About us

Leadership and Improvement Training

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the leadership development programme, and the Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. This programme aims to

Explore leadership within the NHS

Promote Trust Values and Behaviours

Develop your Leadership effectiveness and skills

Practitioner level in quality improvement, equipping you with the skills to champion, lead and complete quality improvement within your role

After you complete this four and a half days of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses dependent upon your role and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Details of the full job description and person specification are available to view when you click to apply for the vacancy and click on the about this job link and the documents will be attached at the bottom of the screen.

Person Specification



  • NMC
  • Diploma in Nursing or healthcare degree or equivalent experience
  • Current NMC Registration



  • Experience working within an acute setting
  • Commitment to evidence-based practice
  • Ability to work within the boundaries of the NMC Code of Professional conduct.



  • Commitment to adhere to Trust Policies and Procedures and to contribute to an implement policies in own area and propose changes
  • Ability to use initiative to make a decision within sphere of work and/or knowledge recognising where assistance is required
  • Good information technology skills

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

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

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


The James Cook University Hospital

Marton Road



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