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Staff Nurse - Oxborough Ward

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust
King's Lynn
£28,407 to £34,581 a year Per annum
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Are you ready to join a forward thinking and professional team and participate in the provision of a high standard of patient centred evidence-based nursing care.

Are you willing to make a change to healthcare and patients that are in your care, act as a role model for other staff.

Are you willing to go that extra mile for your patients and really make a difference?

If you answered yes to any of those questions, then we want to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for innovative and compassionate people to join our multidisciplinary team within our busy 33 bedded Gastroenterology - offering specialised and excellent care for gastroenterology patients as well as other general medical conditions.

We want people who have a vision for implementing change in order to offer a gold standard service to our patients, whilst continuing with your professional development to continue our work in ensuring we maintain the fantastic Quality Assurance Visit standards.

In return for your expertise and dedication, we offer you the opportunity to be a part of the vision and will provide you with the opportunity to further your knowledge in both the clinical skills required in assessment of our patients with the addition of management of patients with complex needs in order to provide holistic care.

If this role fits your profile we would love to hear from you.

About us

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) King's Lynn is West Norfolk has a superb unspoilt coastline with pretty villages, all with their own individual charm. The medieval port of King's Lynn has some very interesting architecture.

We provide a comprehensive range of specialist and general acute services to around 331,000 people across West and North Norfolk, in addition to parts of Breckland, Cambridgeshire and South Lincolnshire. We have more than 4,000 staff and volunteers and approximately 500 beds on a single site. Some specialist services and clinics are provided in community facilities, such as the North Cambridgeshire hospital in Wisbech. We work in partnership with neighbouring hospitals for the provision of tertiary services.

In February 2022 the QEH the Care Quality Commission rated the Trust as 'Good' in all of the core services they inspected, and recommended the Trust moves out of the recovery support system (formerly special measures).

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for further information about this role.

This vacancy is for Registered Nurses with full NMC registration in the UK. If you are an internationally trained nurse that has not passed their OSCE (objective structured clinical examination) you will not be considered for this role and will be automatically rejected, so please do not apply.

However we do support Internationally Trained Nurses with their OSCE through the Norfolk and Waveney Recruitment Hub . Please note that we adhere to the NHS Code of Practice and cannot recruit from red list countries

If you are a new registrant, we look forward to welcoming you onto the RCN accredited Preceptorship Academy at the QEH. This programme offers a supportive development transition into your new role as a registered member of the team. If you would like further information, please email the team

Person Specification

Education/ Qualifications


  • Registered Nurse with the NMC
  • Degree/Diploma in Nursing or equivalent


  • Teaching and Assessing qualification
  • Undertaken mentorship training



  • Relevant experience of looking after patients in a healthcare environment


  • Relevant Post-Registration clinical experience



  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Confident and calm attitude with an ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to provide holistic nursing care
  • Teaching, assessment and supervision of others


  • Clinical Governance experience
  • Risk Management experience
  • Knowledge of professional issues in nursing incorporating NMC and IPAC

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

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHSFT


The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Gayton Road

King's Lynn

PE30 4ET

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