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Staff Nurse

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

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Staff Nurse - Ward E2

Ward E2 is looking to recruit band 5 Staff Nurse to join our enthusiastic and friendly team. Ward E2 is General Medicine ward. The candidates will have the opportunity develop their clinical skills and assessment and knowledge in a General Medicine ward Successful candidates will have the opportunity to provide high quality nursing care to our patients.

We are looking for highly committed and motivated staff to join our team.

Recently qualified applicants will be supported through their Preceptorship.

Main duties of the job

Working as a registered Nurse within our team you will have the opportunity to work with a range of multidisciplinary team, nurse specialist.

Our innovative approaches to care based on our quality improvement programme means that medicine remains varied, no two days are the same which enable you to develop your leadership skills and respond to change.

We understand that your nursing career is one part of your life.

We are committed to helping you achieve this work life balance. We have invested in wellbeing resources that staff can use.

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

Job description

Job responsibilities

Main Duties and Responsibilities

The post holder will be responsible for effectively delivering skilled nursing care to patients using a systemic approach of assessing planning, implementing and evaluating to ensure a high standard of care. The post holder will assist in the admission and discharge processes for patients in line with local procedures.

They will provide support with the effective patient admission pathways and effective discharge planning using their clinical skills to agree admissions and manage/report any impact on shifts/ workload and staffing levels.

They will proactively engage with patients, relatives and carers to seek their views, gain agreement and keep them informed about their treatment and care. They will demonstrate compassion by recognising and responding to individual needs in a warm, thoughtful, sensitive and helpful way.

Maintain registration, and nursing competencies, and comply with NMC code of Professional Conduct and related documents.

To be flexible to work within other areas or departments to meet the demands of the trust workforce model and changing service needs.

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.

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.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications


  • Current 1st level Registration


  • Relevant post registration courses appropriate to the clinical area
  • Teaching and Assessing certificate



  • Computer literacy


  • Evidence of continuing professional development (CPD)



  • Experience of supervising others
  • Experience of working in clinical areas
  • Experience of delivering patient care

Skills & Abilities


  • Effective time management
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Resource management
  • Ability to work effectively in a team

Employer details

Employer name

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust


Stepping Hill Hospital

Poplar Grove



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