Registered Nurse or Registered Nursing Associate - Bolton Short Stay

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year Band 5
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Nurse, Nurse associate
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
What our staff and trust colleagues said about us:
  • Thank you all for being amazing, continue to be the kind, caring and compassionate individuals you are. I am very proud to work alongside each of you
  • Thank you for guiding me and teaching me in my new role, it's a privilege to learn from you all

Bolton is an acute cardiology and respiratory medical ward with a high turnover of patients. We have a five bedded Coronary Care Unit, and care for patients requiring Non Invasive Ventilation (NIV).We have up to 34 beds in our busiest months. We also take a number of other patients from other medical specialities for cardiac monitoring, such as electrolyte imbalances.

The ward is led by Sister Rachael Dealhoy, a team of dedicated Band 6 Sisters, and a supportive Matron. All new RNs are given a minimum of 4 week super nummary time, and will be assignment a mentor to guide them through this time. You will be offered the opportunity to undertake key clinical skills training including cannulation, phlebotomy, ECG recording and NIV training. We run our own in house CCU training competency.

Main duties of the job

Once settled on the ward there are opportunities to attend the trust leadership programme and band 6 development posts.

Newly qualified nurses will be join our Preceptorship programme with dedicated study time away from the ward.

We recognise staff achievements through regular appraisals, making a difference and team of the Month awards.

We support and guide staff with revalidation.

We also have lots of social events throughout the year, as we feel it is important to celebrate each other's successes and take time away from the ward to decompress.

I wanted to take a moment to express my sincere gratitude for all your hard work and dedication in providing excellent care to patients, your compassion and tireless efforts make a real difference in the lives of those in need, I'm grateful for the opportunity to have worked alongside such an amazing team. Thank you for all that you teach me

As a student nurse I am grateful to have the opportunity to learn from the nursing staff on Bolton Ward. I am proud to be part of the ward

About us

At Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust we provide outstanding care to both our patients and our staff. We support staff through benefits, health and wellbeing initiatives and opportunities for personal and professional development.
  • An inclusive and supportive culture our Trust encourages staff to bring their whole selves to work and active Staff Networks identify areas for improvement.
  • Staff Recognition - as well as regular appraisals, we recognise staff with our Making a Difference, Team of the Month Awards & Colleague Recognition Awards
  • Employee Support and wellbeing - we have a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme, counselling service and fast track physiotherapy service for employees.
  • Staff Benefits - We have a range of staff benefits and schemes to support staff health, engagement, wellbeing and inclusion.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You are really welcome to come and have a look around or ask questions -

1) To work as a member of the Multi-disciplinary team to provide specialised nursing care for patients requiring highly advanced ward based care, including cardiac monitoring and NI

2) In consultation with senior staff, the post holder will help plan, co-ordinate, implement, and evaluate care for patients.

3) Maintain standards in accordance with ward /Trust policies and procedures and NMC code of conduct

4) Maintain a safe working environment, being aware of the necessity to comply with Health & Safety regulations and the Environmental Health Act, and to attend mandatory training courses.

5) Maintain safe custody of all drugs and medicines and when trained demonstrate the manipulation, dexterity and co-ordination of IV drugs.

6) To work unsupervised at times, using ward Protocols and Policies. The duties outlined in this role specification serve as a guide to the current and major responsibilities of the post

Person Specification



  • NMC Registration

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust


Harrogate Hospital

Lancaster Park Road



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