Staff Nurse (UCR/Hospital at Home)

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
8 Jun 2023
An Excellent opportunity has arisen within Hambleton and Richmondshire Urgent Community Response (UCR) and Hospital at home Virtual ward Service. We are looking for skilled and outstanding nurse to join our UCR and hospital at home service within the Community and Growing the Friarage Collaborative.

If you possess innovation, dynamism, drive and are passionate about patient focused care, this could be the opportunity you are looking for.

The community nurse in UCR and Hospital at home virtual ward will support the admission avoidance agenda.

Experience of working in a community setting, working within an emergency assessment unit or rehabilitation would be an advantage and we encourage informal visits to the areas.

The post holder will work as part of the multidisciplinary team as part of the Community UCR and hospital at home service to provide a comprehensive assessment and patient centred care package, utilising support services and liaising with other agencies to ensure the needs of this client group are met.

Main duties of the job

  • To be an active member of the multidisciplinary team by using professional judgement and assuming responsibility and accountability for assessing, implementing and evaluating clinical care for patients to meet their needs in a safe caring environment that promotes dignity, privacy and respect.
  • The post holder will be expected to develop knowledge and skills within the speciality and will assist in the management and organisation of nursing work in the ward/department within the NMC Code of Professional Conduct.
  • The post holder will actively support the admission avoidance agenda, providing high quality care to people in their own homes and will work within a service which enables recognition of the early symptoms of disease provides an appropriate response to exacerbation and sub-acute illness and maintains a high quality service to include palliative care and patients who need on-going input within their own home.
  • The post holder will be expected to work flexibly across 7 days a week, ensuring the 24 hour service is covered, to meet the changing needs of the service, which may include working across the Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland and Hambleton and Richmondshire area

About us

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the leadership development programme, and the Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. This programme aims to:
  • Explore leadership within the NHS
  • Promote Trust Values and Behaviours
  • Develop your Leadership effectiveness and skills
  • Practitioner level in quality improvement, equipping you with the skills to champion, lead and complete quality improvement within your role

After you complete this four and a half days of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses dependent upon your role and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the full job description and person specification document(s) for main responsibilities of the role.

Person Specification



  • Diploma or Degree in Adult Nursing.
  • Registered as fit to practice by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).


  • Evidence of Post Graduate clinical training/ development



  • Experience of Multi-disciplinary working.


  • Experience working within an acute or community setting

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.

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

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Friarage Hospital

Bullamoor Road



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