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Staff Nurse - Gastroenterology Ward 4D

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

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Staff NurseBand 5Permanent37.5 hours per week

This is your chance to work in a friendly, professional and supportive organisation!

We are looking for dynamic and enthusiastic Band 5 nurses who would like the opportunity to become part of a brand new purpose built hospital in a city centre location.

Full time and part time hours will be considered and will involve working internal rotation from days to night shifts. The applicant is also expected to work bank holidays and weekends.

Ward 4D ( formerly ward 5y)is a busy ever evolving adult gastroenterology ward with a range of patients of all ages and gastro medical conditions.

No previous experience is required for any applicants wishing to apply but would be an advantage if you have some background experience in caring for adults in a hospital setting with gastrointestinal medical conditions.

The ward offers the suitable candidate the opportunity to work within our respected multidisciplinary team. There are opportunities to continue with further study in the gastro field.

We expect our nursing team to adhere to the trusts values and behaviours at all times and the ward sister expects all the staff to work to the high standards set out by the trust.

Main duties of the job

  • The post holder will be responsible and accountable for the assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of nursing care.
  • Work as a member of the multi-disciplinary team and undertake delegated tasks from the ward manager/charge nurse
  • Following successful completion of foundation gateway will be required to take charge of ward/department for a span of duty
  • The post holder will always work within the NMC's Code of Professional Conduct

About us

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was created on 1 October 2019 following the merger of two adult acute Trusts, Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust.

The merger provides an opportunity to reconfigure services in a way that provides the best healthcare services to the city and improves the quality of care and health outcomes that patients experience.

The Trust runs Aintree University Hospital, Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool University Dental Hospital and the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.

It serves a core population of around 630,000 people across Merseyside as well as providing a range of highly specialist services to a catchment area of more than two million people in the North West region and beyond.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Clinical Responsibilities
  • Participate in maintaining a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for all patients and carers and maintain agreed standards of nursing care.
  • Determines nursing priorities and plans patient care. Informs the nurse in charge when changes in circumstances may affect patient care.
  • Maintain nursing records in accordance with the NMC and Trust Guidelines.
  • Maintain and improve quality of patient care through contribution to the development of Essence of Care and clinical benchmarking within the unit
  • Ensure due regard is given to customs, values and spiritual beliefs of patients.
  • Providing information and support to patients/carers, and ensuring all those involved in the care are aware of changes in the patients condition

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse, current NMC registration
  • Diploma in Nursing


  • Mentorship/teaching qualification
  • Post registration qualification in relevant specialty



  • Post registration experience and successful completion of band 5 foundation gateway competencies
  • Experience within relevant clinical setting
  • Evidence of maintaining a clinical learning environment.
  • Evidence of working with students


  • Recent acute hospital experience [including as a student nurse]



  • Knowledge of current nursing issues and clinical governance
  • Demonstrates awareness of own limitations



  • Supportive of colleagues
  • Ability to work in changing environments
  • Committed to high standards of patient care
  • Exemplary personal standards of conduct and behaviour
  • Maintain both personal and professional development
  • Willingness to be flexible and adaptable



  • Ability to organise workload and delegate tasks appropriately
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to support less experienced staff
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Good written and verbal communication skills


  • Basic IT skills, including e-mail and word processing

Employer details

Employer name

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Liverpool Hospital

Prescot Street


L7 8XP

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