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Registered Nurse - Plum Tree Ward - Hinchingbrooke

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Are you an enthusiastic and motivated registered nurse with a keen interest in working in the acute environment. We are seeking compassionate staff to join our medical ward.

Plum Tree Ward (Hinchingbrooke)-isa 30 bedded general medical ward specialising in Gastroenterology. Plum tree is a busy ward with a wide scope of learning opportunities. There is an established medical team who work closely with the nursing team to provide holistic patient centred care. Staff members on the ward are supported by the senior team to develop new skills and expand existing skills.

Main duties of the job

To work within a clinical team alongside the Ward Manager/Deputy Sisters and the Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) to provide high quality care to patients in the ward.

You would develop skills to look after patients who require acute care and discharge planning including encouraging them to maintain and improve their mobility.

About us

We are committed to ensure a work-life balance to all our staff by offering full time and part time roles, flexible working hours on a shift pattern to fit around your family life.We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and candidates form our local communities.Benefits to youo 27 days annual leave for new starters, rising to 29 days after five years of service and 33 days after 10 years of service, plus 8 Bank Holidays (pro-rata for part time staff) o NHS Pension Scheme:o Flexible working opportunities o Increased hourly rates for unsociable hours e.g. night shifts, weekends, bank holidays o Career development and training o Wellbeing support and activities o In-house physiotherapy Service o On-site canteens with subsidised meals o Subsidised staff parking (currently free).o Free Stagecoach Bus Travel to and from work within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for further information regarding the role.

Person Specification

Education/ Qualifications


  • Registered Nurse


  • Teaching/Mentorship qualification
  • Post registration experience



  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English - appropriate to be able to effectively communicate with patients, relatives and colleagues, multi-disciplinary team and external agencies.
  • Awareness of issues relating to healthcare provision.
  • Awareness of current professional issues both national and local.
  • Knowledge of holistic care



  • Understanding of Accountability and responsibility, evidence based practice and reflective practice
  • Competence in clinical skills relevant to a staff nurse post including the clinical decision making process.
  • Ability to function as part of a multidisciplinary team


  • Mentorship experience
  • ILS

Key Skills


  • Able to meet deadlines.


  • Able to inspire and motivate others
  • IT literate

Employer details

Employer name

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust


Hinchingbrooke Hospital

Hinchingbrooke Park


PE29 6NT

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