Staff Nurse

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata per annum
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Part Time
Job summary

Wren & Osprey Outpatients

Would you like the opportunity to work in a dynamic Outpatients Department where we are committed to providing the best care possible for patients? Would you like the opportunity to work in a department that prides itself on the service it provides?

If the answer to the above questions is YES then the Outpatients Department at the Great Western Hospital in Swindon is the place for you! We are a dynamic and forward thinking department looking to recruit enthusiastic qualified band 5 nurses to join our team on Outpatients.

You will work closely with colleagues and you will be given the opportunities to learn about the various specialties that Outpatients support. You will also be able to develop and utilise various clinical skills within our department. Teamwork is an essential part of this role as you will be working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

Main duties of the job

This is a great opportunity to join our clinical or non-clinical teams to create a positive and motivating environment within our trust. Come and join our team in this exciting time of change as we pride ourselves, our staff and our services on excellence whilst also encompassing our STAR values.

This is an exciting opportunity for qualified nurses to extend their knowledge and skills in all specialties and gain experience in supporting an Outpatient setting.

You will be responsible for managing and supporting a wide range of specialty clinics and developing services according to patient demand and need.

The department is supported by friendly, dedicated, highly skilled - consultants, clinicians and nursing professionals.

About us

We will expect your values and behaviours to reflect the STAR Values of the organisation:

Service - We will put our patients firstTeamwork - We will work togetherAmbition - We will aspire to provide the best serviceRespect - We will act with integrity

The successful applicant will be an NHS employee and may therefore have contact with vulnerable service users. During the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been necessary to take significant steps to protect the health and safety of our staff, service users and those attending our sites. In order to comply with our duty of care, we require our staff to have the COVID vaccine and we will ask for proof of vaccination during the recruitment process. Vaccination will be a condition of employment unless an exemption applies.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will be responsible for the delivery of high quality care to a defined patient group either within the acute hospital or community based setting. They are responsible for the assessment, planning, deliveryand evaluation of evidence based individualised patient care within the boundaries of their role. The post holder will contribute to the continuing development of standards of care including developments of nursingstandards and monitoring of outcomes. The post holder will be expected to continue with their own professional development.

Person Specification



  • First Level Registered Nurse
  • Current/live registration with the Nursing Midwifery Council.
  • Evidence of continuing professional development


  • Diploma/Degree qualification
  • Teaching/Assessor Qualification e.g. ENB 998 or equivalent.
  • Qualification or experience in teaching and assessing
  • Leadership qualification



  • Recent experience nursing patients in an acute / community setting or recently completed a Return to Nursing course.
  • Able to demonstrate effective consolidation of nursing knowledge and practice after qualification and Preceptorship.
  • Working within a multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • Experience within a range of patient/client care groups.

Knowledge & Skills


  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • I.T. Literate.
  • Ability to document details clearly and accurately.
  • Good interpersonal skills and is able to deal with difficult/sensitive situations.
  • Ability to prioritise and organise own workload.
  • Willingness to undertake training and assessment for further clinical skills.
  • Able to undertake audits.


  • An understanding of the structure for the delivery for Community and social care services

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