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Staff Nurse (XR05)

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
22 Sep 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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Band 5 vacancies available at our R& S Dialysis Unit. Mon - Sat working No nights Full-time/part-time hours available Build rapport with long term Chronic illness patients Specialist dialysis training given Typical shifts are: Early 06:30- 14:30/Mid-shift 10:00 18:00 Please contact for further info or to book an informal visit R& S - Senior Sister Vicky Fairclough 0113 2063885

Main duties of the job

To provide and be responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individualised programmes of care. To deliver care without supervision. To take charge of the ward or department as necessary in the absence of the Sister or Charge Nurse. To participate in the in-service training, preceptorship and mentorship of junior staff, post basic learners and students. To take responsibility as the prime care provider for a group of patients. To promote confidence in our commitment to provide excellent and compassionate patient care. To maintain personal development.

About us

The Leeds Renal Services lies within the Abdominal Medicine Surgery (AMS) Clinical Service unit at Leeds Teaching Hospital Trust. The renal service receives referrals for adults for the management and treatment of disorders of the kidney. The spectrum of disease ranges from mild disorders to life threatening conditions. All the renal consultants see patients with general nephrological problems and, in addition, have their own special interests. The main renal unit is at St James's University Hospital, where inpatient, outpatient, pre-dialysis, haemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis and transplantation services are provided. Nurse-led outpatient clinics also take place at St James's. The sub-regional kidney transplant service for West, East and North Yorkshire is located at St James's University Hospital. Thank you for considering your career with us in Renal Services, Abdominal Medicine & Surgery at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

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Job description

Job responsibilities


Registered Adult Nurse (Level 1 or 2)


Ability to demonstrate and explain skills to other staff.

Willing to undergo relevant training as necessary.


Literate and numerate.

Ability to perform accurate drug calculations.

Competent in written, and verbal communication skills.

Competent in the use of information technology.

Able to organise and prioritise workload.

Understand the skills and knowledge required to develop team members.


Current issues in healthcare.

Standards of Professional Practice.

Personal Attributes

Ability to work as part of a team.

Committed to working with people.

Demonstrates a commitment to personal development.

Compassionate, enthusiastic and motivated.

Flexible and adaptable.

Professional and patient focussed.


Person Specification

Other criteria


  • Good written and verbal skills
  • Able to provide and be responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individualised programmes of care
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload
  • Understanding of skills and knowledge required to develop team members



  • Registered Adult Nurse Level 1 or 2.
  • Has current registration on the appropriate part of the NMC register

Skills & behaviours


  • Caring, compassionate and motivated.
  • Reliable and trustworthy.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.


  • Capable of lateral thinking



  • Current issues in health care.


  • Willing to undergo training as necessary
  • Awareness of specialty

Employer details

Employer name

Leeds Teaching Hospitals


Seacroft Hospital

York Road


LS14 6UH

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