Staff Nurse - General Medicine

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
8 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Would you like to be part of a highly skilled, well organized, friendly team? An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dedicated Registered Nurse's to join the team our Medicine Team

You will play a pivotal role in the care of patients with acute and chronic general medical conditions. You will work alongside our dedicated team of Nursing staff as well as the wider multidisciplinary team, to ensure the smooth running of the service and maintenance of care standards. You will help us to provide a professional and empathetic service to the patients and relatives in our care.

The role offers you a chance to gain valuable experience and sound knowledge base of general medical patients and give you an insight into your future career goals and aspirations. We are lucky to have our own dedicated Clinical Educator who will support you, along with the team from the very beginning.

Full & part time hours.

We pride ourselves on our multi-disciplinary team working to provide every patient with a high standard of individualised care with safe discharging. We provide high standard of care and support to patients and their families at the end of their life.

It is a great specialty to start a career in nursing and for those looking for a new challenge as it offers opportunities to care for patients with many medical conditions. There are also more opportunities; training to become Advanced Clinical Practitioners, Clinical Educators and specialist nurses

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work with all members of the ward team clinical team within the multidisciplinary framework. Maintain a high standard of patients care under the direction of the ward Sister.

Act as a leader in the clinical area, in the absence of more senior members of staff. To work in accordance with the principles set out by the Nursing professional bodies and Trust Policies.

To support the delivery of high quality, safe and compassionate health care service, all staff are expected to act as a role model to others in all aspects of their work and consistently demonstrate the NNUH Pride values.

There is the opportunity to work in one area or a rotational post in the areas of your choice.

We will offer the opportunity to undertake our 18-month preceptorship programme.

There will be the opportunity to attend development courses relevant to the specialty and on-site training including our new dementia training for 2023.

You will be supported to complete enhanced clinical skills and gain competency on the wards.

About us

Join us at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and be part of a workforce of over 10,000 staff!

The NNUH is one of the largest NHS trusts in the UK, providing first-class acute care for around one million people, living in Norfolk and surrounding areas. We are a teaching and research hospital, at the forefront of innovation, home to state-of-the-art facilities, such as the Quadram Institute. We are pleased to work closely with the University of East Anglia, providing teaching opportunities for our staff and placement opportunities for their students. We attract some of the best and leading professionals from across the country and are proud that our workforce represents 94 countries from across the world.

We are a friendly, collaborative hospital, working with local services and home to N&N Hospitals Charity

We can offer you the full range of NHS benefits/discounts and in addition:
  • Flexible working hours
  • Fast Track Staff Physiotherapy Service
  • Multi Faith prayer room
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Excellent pension scheme and annual leave entitlement
  • Wagestream - access up to 40% of your pay as you earn it
  • Free Park & Ride service direct to NNUH site
  • Free 24-hours confidential counselling support
  • On-site Nursery
  • On-site cafes offering staff discounts
  • Support in career development
  • Flexible staff bank
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars, Cycle to Work scheme and home electronics

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the Job Description for the full specification of responsibilities and requirements for this post.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse on the appropriate part of the NMC Register
  • Mentorship preparation programme (or required to complete once in post) if applicable to clinical area


  • Post registration qualification relevant to the clinical area



  • Recent experience of nursing in an acute hospital environment
  • Knowledge/experience of relevant speciality



  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • Ability to maintain high standards of care
  • Competency in clinical skills including enhanced practice relevant to the level of experience and clinical area
  • Time management skills


  • Evidence of participation in clinical audit / patient review



  • Effective role model, demonstrating NNUH's PRIDE values of People focussed, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence
  • Demonstrates understanding and commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

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