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Staff Nurse - Millbridge Ward

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust
£29,828 to £36,311 a year inc HCAS
Closing date
10 Jun 2023

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Millbridge ward is the Royal Surrey Hospital NHS Foundation Trusts acute medical gastroenterology ward. We are a 30 bedded unit with a very varied age range of patients admitted with a vast range of gastroenterology related and general medical conditions. There are 6 monitored beds which allow us to provide a high quality of patient care to those with deteriorating and acute conditions, including bleeding oesophageal varices and other complications arising from liver and inflammatory bowel disease.

Having close links with the University of Surrey facilitates very good opportunities for Nurses to support their clinical development and experience in mentoring student nurses. We also support additional learning and on-going development for staff.

If you would like to work in an acute fast-paced environment which will help develop your clinical, decision-making and prioritisation skills, then please contact us for further information on 01483 571122 ext 2594 (Bec Gordon, Senior Sister) or Sreeja Sukumaran (Medical Matron) on ext 6870.

If successful with your application you will be required to attend our assessment centre on the 23rd June 2023.

Main duties of the job

We work closely with the alcohol liaison team to provide safe and effective support to patients experiencing adverse effects from alcohol withdrawal and long term related conditions. We also work closely with the Nutrition nurses, IBD specialist nurses among others, in order to provide support for patients with their conditions.

About us

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust is a friendly, supportive, busy but welcoming acute and community Trust that is ambitious about developing our services and your career.

Our compassionate, caring and friendly colleagues make up our Royal Surrey family and are at the heart of what we do. We all have a passion for learning, continuous improvement and excelling together through innovation, research and development. There are over 4,500 members of our Royal Surrey family.

We are clinically led and provide joined up care by bridging the gap between hospital and community services alongside regional specialist cancer care. Our main acute hospital site is in Guildford with community hospital sites at Milford, Haslemere and Cranleigh. We provide adult community health services in the community and homes across Guildford and Waverley.

We have received an overall Good rating from the CQC with Medical care (including older peoples care), End of Life Care and Maternity services being deemed Outstanding by the CQC. We are investing in our colleagues through our health and wellbeing programme and a commitment to supporting professional development as well as investing more than �45 million in our physical environment and new equipment in the next few years.

There has never been a better time to join us.

Job description

Job responsibilities

As a registered, accountable and autonomous nurse to act in the best interests of your patients at all times and take personal responsibility for your actions and decisions. To be responsible for patient assessment, planning of care, implementing and supervising safe and compassionate care, and evaluating the effectiveness of care. As an NMC registrant facilitate learning and development of others. You will demonstrate leadership qualities and be open, transparent and trustworthy. As a Trust employee act with integrity and uphold the values and beliefs of the Trust and the NMC Code of Conduct.

To provide a high standard of individualised patient care reflecting individual competencies and education that involves relatives/carers as appropriate. To be responsible for the nursing care of a defined group of patients. To assist in the management and organisation of the nursing service in the clinical area including the teaching and management of more junior staff or those in training.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse Part 1 or 12
  • Evidence of recent professional updating and relevant personal development



  • Demonstrates professional awareness and knowledge


  • Understanding of current issues in Acute NHS setting
  • Must have an understanding of the background to and aims of current healthcare policy/national guidance/CQC/ and appreciate the implications of this on engagement
  • Consolidation of Nurse Training
  • Can demonstrate up-to-date clinical credibility/competence
  • Knowledge of clinical governance issues such as complaints handling, clinical risk management
  • Knowledge of current NHS and Professional issues

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust


Egerton Road




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