Staff Nurse- Maxillo Facial

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust
£29,828 to £36,311 a year including HCAS
Closing date
4 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Part Time
Job summary

Band 5 Staff Nurse Maxillo Facial OPD 22.5hrs

We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual who will be responsible for carrying out holistic and autonomous research based nursing care to patients attending clinics for consultations and treatments. You should be able to demonstrate ongoing professional development.

Our department provides a nurse led Wound care Clinic, undertakes minor procedures and has a strong focus on facial deformity, head and neck malignancy, as well as oral surgery and facial trauma.

Main duties of the job

Do you enjoy working as part of a small team? Have you an ability to work in a busy and sometimes challenging environment?

Do you have a special interest in:-
  • Wound care for head and neck patients
  • Minor operations / Theatre experience
  • Maxillo Facial and Oral surgery

If youve answered yes, you may be who we are looking for!

Training will be given to the successful candidate willing to offer their commitment to our small but multi-skilled team.

For further information Senior Sister, Jenny Jeffery, 01483 571122 x4602 or Surgical Matron, Anna Caffarey, 01483 571122 x 6940

About us

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust is a friendly, supportive, busy but welcoming acute and community Trust that is ambitious about developing our services and your career.

Our compassionate, caring and friendly colleagues make up our Royal Surrey family and are at the heart of what we do. We all have a passion for learning, continuous improvement and excelling together through innovation, research and development. There are over 4,500 members of our Royal Surrey family.

We are clinically led and provide joined up care by bridging the gap between hospital and community services alongside regional specialist cancer care. Our main acute hospital site is in Guildford with community hospital sites at Milford, Haslemere and Cranleigh. We provide adult community health services in the community and homes across Guildford and Waverley.

We have received an overall Good rating from the CQC with Medical care (including older peoples care), End of Life Care and Maternity services being deemed Outstanding by the CQC. We are investing in our colleagues through our health and wellbeing programme and a commitment to supporting professional development as well as investing more than �45 million in our physical environment and new equipment in the next few years.

There has never been a better time to join us.

Job description

Job responsibilities

As a registered, accountable and autonomous nurse to act in the best interests of your patients at all times and take personal responsibility for your actions and decisions. To be responsible for patient assessment, planning of care, implementing and supervising safe and compassionate care, and evaluating the effectiveness of care. As an NMC registrant facilitate learning and development of others. You will demonstrate leadership qualities and be open, transparent and trustworthy. As a Trust employee act with integrity and uphold the values and beliefs of the Trust and the NMC Code of Conduct.

To provide a high standard of individualised patient care reflecting individual competencies and education that involves relatives/carers as appropriate. To be responsible for the nursing care of a defined group of patients. To assist in the management and organisation of the nursing service in the clinical area including the teaching and management of more junior staff or those in training.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse Part 1 or Part 2.
  • Evidence of recent professional updating and relevant personal development.



  • Demonstrates professional awareness and knowledge.


  • Understanding of current issues in Acute NHS setting.
  • Consolidation of Nurse Training.
  • Can demonstrate up-to-date clinical creditability/competence.
  • Knowledge of clinical governance issues such as complaints handling, clinical risk management.
  • Knowledge of current NHS and Professional issues.

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