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Registered Nurse

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year Per Annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Job summary

Deene B WardAre you ready for a new challenge? Or expand on skills you already have?We are seeking exceptional individuals who are enthusiastic, energetic and thrives in the acute nursing environment to apply for this exciting opportunity. We would welcome applications from both newly qualified nurses and those with post qualification experienceDeene B Ward is an acute Surgical Ward and longer Stay Ward specializing in General Surgery, Urology and ENT patients. We work closely with the emergency admissions ward DASU and the other surgical wards. You will be required to provide support, specialized knowledge and expertise in the day-to-day care and management of surgical patients on the ward. Working within this very busy environment will provide you with an opportunity to demonstrate your clinical skills. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to develop clinical skills and expertise in surgical wound care and skills. We would actively encourage and promote professional development.

Main duties of the job

To undertake the care of surgical patients, support colleagues and be an active team member of Deene B. To undertake clinical skills as required. To utilize communication skills with patients, families, and colleagues. To support the ward management team in delivering a high standard of patient care and to assist them to improve quality and patient safety in the ward environment. To work closely with specialist nurses and members of the multi-disciplinary team.

About us

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest employers in the area and we are on an exciting journey.Our mission is to provide safe, compassionate, and clinically excellent patient care, by being an outstanding employer for our people. We have entered into a Group Model with neighbouring Northampton General Hospital and have become University Hospitals of Northamptonshire.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on the advertised role, please refer to the job description located under the Supporting Documents heading. The full person specification can be accessed under the Shortlisting Criteria section of the document.

Person Specification



  • Diploma/Degree
  • NMC Registered Nurse


  • Teaching/Assessing qualification
  • Evidence of continued professional development

Knowledge and experience


  • Identification, assessment and development of patient needs and development of programmes of care


  • Post registration experience ( 2 years)



  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to assess,plan,implement and evaluate clinical care
  • Hand/eye co-ordination e.g. for preparation of drugs and injection

Key Competencies/ Personal Qualities & Attributes


  • Be able to show compassion to patients and staff
  • Be a team player
  • Organisational skills

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