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Registered Nurse

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata per annum
Closing date
23 Sep 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you an enthusiastic Registered Nurse looking for the opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills, or soon to be a newly qualified nurse starting their career and unsure which clinical area you would like to specialise, if so the Surgical division is the place for you!

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust are passionate about supporting our staff with a comprehensive career pathway ensuring the opportunity to develop your career with access to in-house training and a number of CPD opportunities.

The nursing leadership team within Surgery are forward thinking and proactive, and proud to be leading from the front with drive and enthusiasm. Working collectively and supporting colleagues to deliver high quality patient care

Main duties of the job

D2 is a 21 bedded medical escalation ward within the surgical business group and we care for patients of different specialities including general medicine, cardiology, general surgery, urology and others.

If you are an enthusiastic, ambitious, passionate, and motivated staff nurse looking for a ward which is fast-pace and has a highly advanced team supporting you throughout your career journey then D2 is the home for you.

You will have the opportunity to work with an extensive multi-disciplinary team consisting of doctors, registered nurses, advanced nurse practitioners, dieticians, pain specialist nurse, tissue viability specialist nurse, colorectal and stoma team nurses, social workers, infection control and pharmacy and many more!

We offer a bespoke induction period and are passionate in supporting your training and career development in which best suits your practice experience. On joining the Trust, you will be allocated an experienced Mentor. And you will be supported by our experienced nurses.

We value the skills you can bring, and we will support you in developing a comprehensive set of skills in the initial assessment patient, escalation of clinical conditions and the holistic approach to care we strive for the unwell and deteriorating patients.

About us

We hold a unique position in the Stockport community as the provider of healthcare and we are one of its largest employers.

Our mission is to make a difference every day. Our values are that we care, we respect, and we listen

We believe that the best organisations are those that reflect the communities they serve. We are therefore seeking to improve the diversity of our workforce to make it truly representative of our local population.

We actively encourage applications irrespective of race, age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage & civil partnership, or pregnancy or maternity. Recognising those communities that are underrepresented within our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from you.

We recognise that flexible working is important. We take requests for flexible working seriously, consider any request we receive and try to work with you, so we can explore if your request may fit with the needs of the service.

The salary for the role is only one part of the excellent package of benefits we offer to you:
  • Between 27-33 days of annual leave plus bank holidays
  • NHS pension scheme membership
  • Salary sacrifice schemes for lease cars, home electronics and more, to make your salary go further
  • NHS Staff discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary finance - for loans, savings, budget planning and tips on managing debt
  • Stockport Credit Union- for local financial advice 3033

Job description

Job responsibilities

There are many good reasons to work at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust. A dynamic integrated Trust with integrity and vision, exactly the same qualities youll see in yourself. Stockport NHS Foundation Trust aims to be the organisation of choice for patients and an employer of choice for staff. In order to continually improve all aspects of our patient experience, we rely upon having a highly skilled, motivated, diverse, productive and patient focused workforce.

The post holder will be a Registered Nurse responsible for the delivery of high quality patient care and uphold the Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC) professional standards. Working as part of the multi-disciplinary team they will be an accountable practitioner responsible for the assessing, planning, evaluating and co-ordinating of care delivery .

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing the Trusts policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately.

If successful, this vacancy will require an enhanced DBS check at a cost of �41.90. This cost will be deducted from your first Trust salary.

In addition to this it will be a condition of your employment that you will join the DBS update service and pay the annual subscription fee of �13.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications


  • Current 1st level Registration


  • Relevant post registration courses appropriate to the clinical area



  • Computer literacy


  • Evidence of continuing professional development (CPD)

Skills & Abilities


  • Effective time management
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Resource management
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Ability to work effctively in a team
  • Problem solving
  • Motivated
  • Demonstrates a positive can do approach to change
  • Attention to detail
  • Shows enthusiasm for achieving results
  • Demonstrates an awareness of patient dignity & respect
  • Effective communication - written & verbal



  • Experience of working in clinical areas.
  • Experience of delivering patient care.


  • Experience of supervising others

Employer details

Employer name

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust


Stepping Hill Hospital

Poplar Grove



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