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Staff Nurse - Pershore Community Hospital

Herefordshire & Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata for part time
Closing date
1 Jun 2023
Job summary

Do you want to work for a Trust that C.A.R.E.S?

Here at Pershore Community Hospital we are passionate about delivering outstanding care to our patients and continually strive to provide a seamless transition from a hospital environment back into the community. Various hours available.

Our hospital is predominately Nurse and Therapy led allowing our passionate RNs to exercise their clinical practice alongside developing management and leadership skills in a friendly, dynamic and supportive environment.

We want your courage, your ambition, your ability to respond and willingness to learn and develop.

We want you to feel empowered to make a real difference to your patients, enabling the frailest to feel supported as they transition into the next stage of their lives.

Whatever your nursing background, it is your ability to inspire your team, adapt and integrate methods of care to support your patients that will help us all, at HWHACT, to ensure we can continually deliver our vision and values by working together for outstanding care.

Main duties of the job

As a Staff Nurse you will be responsible for providing care to people admitted to our ward for rehabilitation, and be able to work closely as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Our focusispromoting the comfort and wellbeing of patients, enablingthemto live as independently as possible.

Pershore is a small but friendly team to work with. As a team we encourage ongoing learning and development through reflection and clinical supervision which we try and embed in our daily practice. Our nurses are required to facilitate the day to day running of the ward, administering medications, working alongside all members of the MDT as well as patients, their families and carers to provided 24/7 rehabilitation to enable the highest level of independence and quality of life. Our nurses are required to attend meetings as needed such as MDT and CHC or Discharge Planning, as well as support, inspire and assess students joining our humble profession.

About us

We are community hospitals, neighbourhood teams and community health services across Worcestershire and the provider of Mental Health and Learning Disability services across both Herefordshire and Worcestershire. We work in partnership with other organisations to keep our community well at home for as long as possible.

We provide services for people of all ages, across a range of settings, experiencing both physical and/or mental health conditions.

We have an open and supportive culture, recognised by the CQC and other external regulators. We want you to thrive, offering you every opportunity to develop. We will support you; help you fulfil your ambitions with a varied and flexible training programme; and empower you to make positive changes within your team or service. We endeavour to offer an attractive work-life balance, with flexibility in our approach to help you get the most out of your career.

We provide our staff with direct access to a wealth of resources to support their wellbeing, from our Staff Mental Health and Wellbeing Hub, to wellbeing festivals or access to free online exercise classes.

At the core of our values, we are committed to equality, diversity, inclusion and human rights. We take every opportunity to strengthen our approach to equality and diversity in delivering best patient care and the employment of our staff.

We would encourage you to visit the Trusts Recruitment Microsite, click the Employer Website link.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full details of the duties and criteria for the role please refer to the job description and person specification attached.

Person Specification



  • NMC Registered


  • Accredited courses in Palliative Care, Tissue Viability, Diabetes, Dementia
  • Mentor Award



  • Experience gained during pre-registration training


  • Experience in caring for patients with frailty



  • Confidence to teach student nurses, patients, carers and members of the multidisciplinary team
  • Understanding of evidence-based nursing, multidisciplinary working, clinical governance
  • Awareness of Audit
  • Evidence of on-going continuing professional development

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