Staff Nurse (Medicine, Surgery, Emergency Department & Theatres)

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
9 Oct 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse, Theatre nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Registered Staff Nurse / Soon to Qualify (Medicine, Surgery, Emergency Department/ A& E, Theatres)

37.5 hours per week


�28,407- �34,581 per annum

Closing date: Monday 9th October 2023

Interview Date: Thursday 14th September 2023

Areas of opportunity throughout the Trust:

We are looking to recruit into different specialities across #TeamEliot including Medicine, Surgery, and A& E and Theatres!

Please note, this post is not suitable for those who are required to complete their OSCE training programme.

We are unable to accept applicants who do not have a current valid UK NMC PIN number or those who are from red-list countries.

We are happy to accept applicants that are currently UK-based student nurses.

This post may close early due to high numbers of applicationsso you are advised to apply promptly.

All correspondence for this vacancy will be sent by email please check your account regularly including your Junk and SPAM areas.

A great and friendly place to work, so bring your passion, commitment and expertise and enjoy the opportunities to make a difference every day.


Main duties of the job

Are you a Staff Nurse looking for a change of environment? Here at George Eliot Hospital we are looking for band 5 nurses to join our existing teams across the Trust. We offer a friendly environment and provide support in your clinical development giving you the opportunity to work for an organisation supporting its local community.

We welcome newly qualified nurses and those within their last 12 months of study and can offer a fully supported preceptorship programme with a dedicated facilitator.

Experienced staff are welcome and will have opportunities to develop their careers.

Some of the benefits of working with us include low cost onsite parking, a subsidised staff restaurant and a purpose built onsite education centre.

Please mention the areas you are interested in on your application form in the supporting evidence, as we strive to have people working within their interests or specialities.

About us

Here at George Eliot our vision to 'excel at patient care' takes centre stage. An ever evolving clinically-led acute service provider we are on a journey to continually provide high quality, safe and responsive services delivered by inspiring, friendly and compassionate staff who share our corporate values which underpin everything we do. Our values are not just words on a piece of paper, they bond us together, reflect our ambition and shape who we are:

Effective Open Communication

eXcellence and safety in everything we do

Challenge but support

Expect respect and dignity

Local health that inspires confidence

Benefits: Our benefits include but are not limited to: On-site nursery, 27 days minimum annual leave plus bank holidays, cycle to work scheme, flexible working, on-site discounted gym, extensive in-house course learning directory, buying and selling of annual leave, subsidised restaurant, tranquillity garden and generous subsidised on-site parking.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Responsible for the assessment, planning implementation and evaluation of nursing care for a specified group of patients as delegated by senior nursing staff, involving patients and carers where appropriate.

Acts as a team leader, delegating appropriate tasks and supervising the standard of care delivered by unqualified staff and learner nurses in the ward team.

Deliver a high standard of nursing care without direct supervision, based upon a sound evidence base.

Undertakes and documents a comprehensive, systematic and accurate nursing assessment of the physical, social and spiritual needs of the patient where appropriate.

Creates and utilizes opportunities to promote health and well-being of patients in their care.

Manage a group of patients throughout a shift as delegated by nurse in charge.

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for further details.

Person Specification

Experience and Knowledge


  • Undertaken wide experience during training in an acute setting
  • Able to demonstrate clinical knowledge, skills and expertise
  • Demonstrate the use of evidence based practice in a care setting
  • Demonstrates the awareness and impact of clinical governance
  • Critical analytical skills
  • Knowledge and application of NMC Code of Conduct


  • Evidence of Research or Clinical Audit

Qualifications & Training


  • NMC Registered
  • Nursing Degree/Diploma/Nearing the completion of NMC approved nurse training


  • Post Graduate Qualification / Evidence of Continuous professional development
  • Evidence of teaching/supporting others

Employer details

Employer name

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust


George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust

College Street


CV10 7DJ

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