Staff Nurse-Haemodialysis

York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata
Closing date
28 Sep 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Part Time
We have exciting opportunities for a Band 5 Staff Nurse to join our friendly Nurse led Haemodialysis Team at Harrogate Satellite Renal Unit.

Harrogate Satellite Unit is a 8 station Haemodialysis Unit caring for patients with chronic kidney disease. We are part of York Renal Services which also has a main unit at York Teaching Hospital and a satellite unit in Easingwold.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated nurse who demonstrates excellent communication and leadership skills to join us. You will be part of a dynamic forward thinking multi-disciplinary team delivering high quality individualised evidence based care. In addition to possessing excellent communication and people skills, you must also work well under pressure and use your initiative.

No previous dialysis experience is required as a comprehensive training package will be provided, although you should be able to demonstrate an interest in renal nursing. Ongoing support will be provided by other members of the nursing team and the Renal Clinical Educator.

Although based at Harrogate the successful candidate needs to be flexible to cover occasional shifts at York or Easingwold if there is a clinical need.You will be part of a dedicated team of nurses, and will also be expected to take part in the limitedout of hour's on-call service as required.

Our unit is open from Monday to Saturday - 06:30am to 00.00pm, 6 days per week (closed on a Sunday).

Main duties of the job

  • Maintain a high standard of patient focused care in accordance with York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust policies and procedures
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment
  • Provide assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care for patients, ensuring accurate written records are kept.
  • Communicate with patients and carers to ensure they have access to appropriate information.
  • Promote and maintain positive relationships between all staff involved in the care of the patient
  • Act in accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Council Code of Conduct
  • Undertake duties on different wards/departments as and when required by service demands
  • Demonstrate personal responsibility for compliance with infection control policies and procedures
  • Education and Training

Thisdescription indicates the main functions and responsibilities of the post. It is not intended to be a complete list. It will be amended as necessary in the event of future changes.

About us

Our benefits

We offer a range of benefits to support our staff including:
  • Access to the NHS Pension Scheme, providing generous benefits upon retirement, as well as a lump sum and pension for dependants
  • 27 days holiday rising to 33 days (depending on NHS Trust service)
  • A variety of different types of paid and unpaid leave covering emergency and planned leave
  • Confidential advice and support on personal, work, family and relationship issues, 24/7, from our Employee Assistance Programme
  • NHS Car Lease scheme and Cycle to Work scheme
  • An extensive range of learning and development opportunities
  • Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping, motoring, cinema and finance from a range of providers

For further information on the fantastic range of benefits we offer please visit the Trust's dedicated Staff Benefits pages.

Job description

Job responsibilities

A full description of the role is available in the attachment: job description

We also offer a number of other benefits for our Band 5 Staff Nurses which include the following:
  • Refer a Friend - You will receive a �250 payment if you refer a nurse to us who subsequently takes up employment in our Trust (paid after the new starter completes 4-months in post).
  • Pre-registered Nurses will be paid Band 5 pending their pin

Pre-registrants Preceptorship

We are proud to offer our Multi-Professional Preceptorship Programme to all newly registered practitioners. This is a wonderful opportunity to welcome you into your new teams and our Trust, providing you with support and guidance as you develop in confidence and competence whilst transitioning from student to autonomous professional.

Preceptorship lasts 12 months and you will be assigned a preceptee who will support coach, mentor and guide you through regular meetings, along side a programme of structured learning

For more information please see the documents attached or contact the Preceptorship team

Working for the Trust

Across our organisation, people are guided by values that were co-developed with staff: we are kind we are open and we pursue excellence.

Our values play into our ambition to develop a more diverse workforce, truly representative of our communities. We welcome applications from everyone, while working with our Staff Networks - including our Race Equality, LGBTQ+, Disability and Carers Networks - to increase the number of applications we receive from different backgrounds. If there is anything we can do to make our application process more accessible to you, please contact:

As part of seeking to become more inclusive, we will consider requests for flexible working from the start of your employment. It may not be suitable for every role, but we will try and be supportive where we can. We would encourage you to speak to the recruiting manager named within this advert to discuss any requirements you may have.

Armed Forces Friendly Employer

We are holders of the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, which is helping actively promote SaBRE - Supporting Britains Reservists and Employers. This means that we have made a statement of intent to support all Defence personnel, including with applications for employment.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

Our Trust continues to strongly encourage our staff to be vaccinated against COVID19, this remains our best defence to protect our patients, ourselves and everyone else.

Person Specification

Professional Knowledge


  • Evidence of IPC knowledge with vulnerable adults
  • Current issues in health care Standards of Professional Practice


  • Awareness of speciality

Qualifications & Training


  • Registered nurse
  • Willingness to undergo training as necessary

Practical and Personal Skills


  • Good written and verbal skills
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload
  • Enthusiastic and self motivated, committed to working with people

Employer details

Employer name

York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Harrogate Satellite Renal Unit

Harrogate Renal Unit, Heatherdene, Lancaster Park Road, Harrogate HG2 7SY



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