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Registered Nurse T&O Ward 11

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata per annum
Closing date
22 Sep 2023

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The Division of Surgery, Anaesthetics & Critical Care is an integral part of Sherwood Forest Hospitals. We comprise specialist wards for various surgical disciplines, including colorectal, general surgery, trauma orthopedics, elective orthopedics, day cases, adult critical care, and theatres. We are a friendly team that works closely with each other, offering excellent training and education opportunities.

Due to an expansion of the trauma orthopedic bed base, we are opening a new trauma orthopedic ward. We are seeking Registered Nurses who wish to be part of a team that delivers outstanding care to the community we serve. You will work closely with healthcare support workers to provide direct care to our patients and support their relatives during their stay at Sherwood Forest Hospitals.

Wards 11 & 12 will make up the trauma unit, admitting patients with acute injuries regularly requiring surgical input. The unit will be a fast-paced, busy environment, caring for patients both pre- and post-operatively.

Main duties of the job

You will be directly responsible to the Ward Leader/Deputy Ward Leader for day-to-day care delivery on the ward, including the provision of high-quality evidence-based care. On designated days, the post holder will have day-to-day responsibility for directing and controlling all nursing activities in the absence of the Deputy/Ward Leader within agreed-upon resources to provide high standards of nursing care through a dynamic and innovative management style.

You will provide education and support to patients, carers, and staff.

Candidates are expected to demonstrate good communication skills and an understanding of the basic requirements for individualized patient care. They should hold current registration and be willing to pursue further training, maintain flexibility in their working hours, and attend mandatory customer care updates

About us

Thank you for your interest in this role.

Sherwood is nationally recognised as being an excellent place to work and deliver care. We are rightly proud of the 5,500 colleagues who work here, and we are the Health Service Journal's Trust of the Year in 2020.

The Care Quality Commission rated King's Mill Hospital Outstanding and Newark, and Mansfield Community Hospitals Good. Overall, we are rated Outstanding for care.

For the last three years, we have been ranked as the best NHS Trust to work for in the Midlands and in 2020 we were the third best Acute/Community NHS Trust in England.

Happy colleagues deliver better care. Our teams work in a supportive, inclusive environment, which nurtures wellbeing and has opportunities for development and progression. We do not just care for our patients we also care for you.

Our culture of learning, compassion and taking a person-centred approach are at the roots of our organisation. We would love you to join us.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To see the full detailed job description and main responsibilities of the job please refer the job description attached.

Person Specification



  • Well developed communication skills and time management.
  • Effective organisational abilities.



  • First Level Registered Nurse


  • Critical care skills

Further Training


  • Change management and leadership skills
  • Supervisory skills.
  • 997 and 998 or FLIPS
  • Cannulation and venepuncture.
  • ILS



  • Experience in an acute setting

Contractual Requirements


  • Continued Professional Development. Regular Attendance.
  • Ability to work flexibly within working hours of ward/department.
  • Demonstrate professionalism and patient advocacy

Employer details

Employer name

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


King's Mill Hospital

Mansfield Road


NG17 4JL

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