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Staff Nurse

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
North Sheilds
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata per annum
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen within the Emergency Surgery and Elective Care Business unit with the development and extension of the Urology services within the Trust.

We are looking for a highly motivated band 5 staff nurses to join our team within the Urology diagnostic and treatment services. The positions will be based at North Tyneside or Hexham, but the successful candidates will be required to work across the Trust 3 main sites of North Tyneside, Hexham and Wansbeck.

You will be expected to show commitment, flexibility and good interpersonal skills to provide high standards or care for those patients accessing our services.

The hours of work will predominantly Monday to Friday, but evening and weekends will be required.

Main duties of the job

We are predominantly a nurse led service, with consultant cover daily. We encourage staff to complete training in advanced skills to enable them to plan, assess and care for patients, undergoing diagnostic investigations for both benign and malignant urological disease.

Duties will include:

Assisting with diagnostic procedures.

Administrating chemotherapy for the treatment of bladder cancer.

Teaching patient's intermittent self-catheterisation.

Urinary flow studies.

Candidates please note that full or part time will be considered for this post. This post will include across site working .

About us

We manage three major locality hospitals at North Tyneside, Wansbeck and Hexham, plus a number of smaller community hospitals and clinics from Tynemouth to Berwick on Tweed, covering one of the largest geographical areas of any NHS trust in the country. Leading in innovation and quality - opening a state of the art Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital, the first of its kind in England. Do you want to work in one of the best performing NHS organisations in England? Work in an organisation that supports its staff and focuses on staff experience as much as it does the experience of its patients? You can live and breathe in an area that has the cleanest air, cost effective living, great nightlife, some of the best schools with a wealth of history available on your doorstep. Sound too good to be true? Well it isn't, this is what you get when you work for Northumbria Healthcare, this is the Northumbria Way! Please read 'applicant guidance notes' before submitting your application.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To assess, plan, implement and evaluate pathways of care, under the supervision of department manager.

To be responsible for the organising and co-ordination of the nursing services in the department in the absence of senior staff on a regular basis.

To exercise accountability as set out in the NMC code of professional conduct.

To be responsible for all nursing care standards and to maintain high clinical standards.

To role model compassionate and inclusive leadership in order to shape the creation of a collective leadership culture within the Trust.

Person Specification



  • 1st Level live NMC registered Nurse
  • Mentorship qualification or relevant qualification (essential requirement for post, expectation this will be completed within an 18 month period)


  • Diploma/degree in nursing
  • Post Registration qualification in specialty
  • D32/33
  • PP126/7

Employer details

Employer name

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


North Tyneside General Hospital

Rake Lane

North Sheilds

NE28 8NH

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