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Registered Nurse

Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa
Closing date
24 Sep 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Ward 12 is a 32 bedded acute general medical ward which specialises in diabetes and endocrinology. We nurse a variety of patients with multiple health needs.

We are a busy ward, with patients who have complex health and social needs and require complex discharge packages too!

The team are dedicated, caring and nurturing- the ward is a perfect environment for both newly qualified nurses and those looking for a change in their current role.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will provide a high standard of nursing care by assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating programmes of patient care. To work closely with the department / ward manager and multi-disciplinary team members in monitoring and maintaining policies, standards of nursing care, staff and service development within the department / ward environment.

To carry out all relevant forms of care under supervision and when proficient demonstrate procedures of care supervise junior qualified and / or unqualified staff including student nurses whilst maintaining a safe working environment

About us

Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides hospital services to a growing population of around 700,000 people living across Bedfordshire and the surrounding areas across two busy hospital sites in Bedford and Luton. Both hospital sites offer key services such as A& E, Obstetrics-led Maternity and Paediatrics.

You will be joining a friendly, high performing Trust committed to ensuring the health and wellbeing of staff. As one of the largest NHS Trusts in our region you will have access to a programme of high quality training and development to help you grow your career.

We have state-of-the art facilities placing us at the heart of cutting edge health care. The Trust continues to be committed to delivering the best patient care using the best clinical knowledge and technology available.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder must be able to actively demonstrate and proactively deliver effective and personal care, which is safe for the patients, in a calm and compassionate manner to every patient, every time. This should be at the core of all planning which actively involves the patient and where appropriate, their relatives /carers. With the ability to escalate areas of interprofessional and multiagency care concerns to the ward manager or Matron.

Person Specification

Mentorship/ similar qualification


  • NMC Registration
  • Evidence/ experience with managing unwell/ deteriorating patients
  • Experience with conflict resolution
  • Experience of working within an acute hospital setting


  • Mentorship/ equivalent experience
  • Evidence of ongoing learning
  • Experience of diabetes

application form


  • Experience of working in an acute setting


  • Mentorship/ equivalent experience



  • NMC Registration
  • pin number


  • Experience of ongoing learning
  • Knowledge in diabetes

Employer details

Employer name

Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Luton & Dunstable Hospital

Lewsey Road



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