Staff Nurse - Respiratory / ICU rotational post

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum, pro rata for part time candidates
Closing date
6 Jun 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Respiratory nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Staff Nurse - Respiratory / ICU rotational post

An exciting opportunity has been created for newly qualified nurses joining our organisation.

We would like to offer a year placement on our busy & innovative Respiratory unit where we care for patients with Type 1 & Type 2 respiratory failure.

Once you have developed expertise in this area we would then like to offer you the opportunity to build upon that knowledge & skill by joining the Intensive Care unit as a band 5.

We would like to ensure that you are developed to your full potential & offer opportunities to support this development in both the Respiratory unit & In ICU.

Main duties of the job

The post-holder is responsible for developing, implementing and reviewing planned nursing care, and for the maintenance of associated records for patients in the given clinical area.

He/she works as an effective team member, assisting in the management and the organisation of work as required.

The post-holder displays effective communication skills and works as a role model for good practice, supporting and developing others asrequired.

About us

Reading sits on the river Thames and is served by great road and rail links to London, Oxford and Southampton. With excellent leisure and shopping facilities, and a thriving cultural scene, Reading is a wonderful place to live, work and play and provides excellent facilities for families, including some of the best state and private schools in the UK.

The CQC recently rated the care provided by The Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust as Good.

Our values; Compassionate, Aspirational, Resourceful, Excellent, reflect the type of Trust we aspire to be and you can join our dedicated and talented staff to make this happen.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Works as an effective team member. Actively promote excellent team and interdisciplinaryrelationships.

Demonstrates good personal communication. Establish and maintain effective communication with individuals/groups about difficult or complex issues.

Demonstrate appropriate assertiveness and ability to challenge others when the rights of patients and others may be infringed.

Works with team to maintain high standards of cleanliness in the clinical area and a well maintained Ward/Department environment.

Actively promotes diversity, including race diversity, both in the delivery of the Directorates services and in management and development of staff within the clinical area. Assists theWard/Department Manager to sustain relationships that promote dignity, rights and responsibilities. Identify and take action to address discrimination and oppression.

Ensure own practice complies with DataProtection/Confidentiality/Caldicott principles

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse -part 1
  • Willingness and motivation to increase personal knowledge of subject area



  • Experience as a registered Nurse

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