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Newly Qualified Staff Nurse Positions

Worcestershire Acute 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
Are you a nursing student in your final year and looking for an opportunity to join our great nursing teams as Staff Nurse? We know that our success depends on the commitment and dedication of our staff and we aim to recruit and retain the best staff possible could this be you?

Whether you are on placement at our Trust or elsewhere, we would love to talk to you around what you are looking for and what we can offer you, and by making an application here will begin that conversation.

We pride ourselves in providing a progressive, supportive environment with a dynamic and motivated team. We are seeking both newly qualified and experienced nurses to come and join our team. We are able to offer exciting developmental opportunities and training programmes.

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust provides a range of services over three hospitals sites (Worcestershire Royal Hospital, Alexandra Hospital and Kidderminster Treatment Centre).

We offer:
  • Induction with a supernumerary period
  • An assigned mentor
  • Training from our Professional Development Team
  • Preceptorship programme for newly qualified nurses
  • CPD opportunities
  • Celebration of success and achievement with our Shining Star Awards

So if you want a new start, there couldnt be a better time to join us.

For any informal enquiries please email

Main duties of the job

Using your clinical experience and skills you will work with your team as a named nurse to maintain accountability for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating programmes of care within the framework of team nursing.

Acting with compassion you will put patients at the centre of all you do.

You will communicate effectively with patients and their carers regarding their care and educate patients where there is a need.

You will communicate effectively with the multidisciplinary team to ensure high quality patient care.

You will show commitment to sustaining and developing your clinical competence and professional awareness.

You will provide supervision, support and education to unqualified staff and students.

This role will require you to work variable hours in order to fulfil the needs of the ward.

You will show courage by embracing new ways of working and doing the right thing by the people you care for, including speaking up when you have concerns.

About us

Our purpose is simple - Putting Patients First. We are looking for exceptional colleagues who can help us achieve this.

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is a large acute and specialised hospital trust that provides a range of local acute services to the residents of Worcestershire and more specialised services to a larger population in Herefordshire and beyond.

The Trust operates hospital-based services from three sites in Kidderminster, Redditch and Worcester

Our workforce is nearly 6,800 strong, and our caring staff are recognised as providing good and outstanding patient-centred care. You could be one of them.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us to achieve our Vision - working in partnership to provide the best healthcare for our communities, leading and supporting our teams to move 4ward. Our 4ward behaviours, which we ask all staff to demonstrate, underpin our everyday work and remain firmly at the heart of all we do.

Our objectives are simple:
  • Best services for local people
  • Best experience of care and best outcomes for our patients
  • Best use of resources
  • Best people

Better never stops, and our Clinical Services Strategy provides a clear future vision for our Trust, our hospitals, our services and our role in the wider health and care system.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will develop, implement and evaluate programmes of care including discharge planning for each patient.

You will safeguard vulnerable adults.

You will participate in preceptorship programmes as appropriate and act as a facilitator / mentor / preceptor / role model to less experienced staff.

You will educate patients and their carers as required where a need has been identified, including information on adopting a healthier lifestyle.

You will complete patient documentation correctly.

You will communicate effectively with patients, carers and members of the multidisciplinary team.

You will be responsible for developing and sustaining your own knowledge, clinical skills and professional awareness in accordance with NMC requirements and to maintain a professional portfolio with evidence of reflective practice.

You will assist in the training and development of student nurses and health care assistants and complete assessors training as required.

You will contribute to research and development programmes within the ward / department.

You will contribute to the setting and monitoring of measurable standards of care and be accountable for maintaining standards.

You will participate in handling complaints in accordance with Trust policy.

You will maintain a safe clean ward environment and ensure all appropriate general risk assessments are carried out within 24 hours of admission and document and plan care accordingly e.g. manual handling, pressure risks, slips trips and falls, nutrition, safeguarding.

You will show an awareness of budgeting, exercising care and economy in the ordering and use of equipment.

You will assist in the assessment of staffing requirements, reporting problems to the appropriate manager.

In the absence of a more senior member of staff and as part of your development programme, with support, will be able to undertake clinical / shift management within the department.

Person Specification



  • What inspires you to come an work for Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust?



  • Registered nurse on sub part 1 or 2 of the professional register

Areas of interest


  • We added this space to allow you to tell us which specialties / departments you are interested in working and which hospital sites are you preferred location. If unsure we can discuss this with you more at interview.

Employer details

Employer name

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust


Charles Hastings Way




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