Band 5 Registered Nurse - Recovery

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum, pro rata if part time
Closing date
16 Jul 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Can you help us modernise our Theatre Service?

Are you excited by new and innovative ways of working? If so we are looking for both experienced and newly qualified Recovery Practitioners to help shape our future vision.

Working as part of talented team, you will join us in building a positive working environment where training, personal development and the embracing of new ideas are central to all that we do. Our ambitions are big and we're therefore keen to hear from inquisitive individuals with a can-do mindset who are ready to learn new skills. If this is you, please do get in touch.

Main duties of the job

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, giving 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 strong 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.

Care management and educational responsibilities

Contribute to public protection by creating and maintaining a safe environment of care through the use of quality assurance and risk management strategies.

Demonstrate knowledge of effective inter-professional working practices which respect and utilise the contributions of members of the health and social care team.

Delegate duties to others, as appropriate, ensuring that they are supervised and monitored. Manage your own accountability and responsibility when delegating to others.

Demonstrate a commitment to the need for continuing professional development and personal supervision activities in order to enhance knowledge, skills, values and attitudes needed for safe and effective nursing practice.

Utilising the principles of the national framework and local strategy of Clinical Governance and other national initiatives you will participate inn action on improvements in patient care. The post holder will carry out all duties in accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery (NMC) Codes of Conduct, HCPC and Relevant Trust policies.

Previous NHS experience essential.

About us

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust (SFT) is an innovative hospital with a proud heritage and over 250 years of experience behind us. Here we're driven to deliver an outstanding experience for everyone and have been well regarded for the quality of care and treatment we continue to provide for our patients and also our staff.

We are an acute Trust, rated Good by the CQC, with a track record of high performance providing regional and super regional specialist services such as: Burns, Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery, Wessex Regional Genetics Laboratory, Wessex Rehabilitation, Spires Cleft Centre and the Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre. We have about 470 beds and employ over 4000 staff.

We support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. We think working here is pretty rewarding. You can access a range of NHS discounts, receive a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme. On-site benefits include car parking (fee applies), leisure centre, day nursery and holiday play scheme.

Salisbury is an attractive place to live and work and really gives you the best of everything. With easy access to London and local airports, the city of Southampton is only a short train or car journey away or if you prefer the sea, Bournemouth is also accessible. Don't just take our word for it, why not explore what Salisbury has to offer by

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and person specification for full details of roles and responsibilities.

Person Specification



  • First level registered nurse with a Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Degree in Nursing or equivalent level of knowledge
  • Evidence of being caring and compassionate with a good understanding of managing patients with complex needs
  • Ability to assess patients, plan care for a group of patients, deliver care and evaluate the effectiveness of care given.
  • Evidence of being able to think creatively and contribute to service improvement initiatives
  • Understanding of obligations in relation to equality and diversity law


  • QCF Assessor Award or NMC approved Mentorship qualification

Employer details

Employer name

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust





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