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Registered Nurse - Peterborough

North West Anglia 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
***Please note we are only able to accept applications from those with a live NMC registration or UK nursing students awaiting their PIN as we are unable to support OSCE at this time***

We have an exciting opportunity to expand our team

Ward MSSU has a total of 31 medical short stay inpatient beds

. Exciting, fast paced and challenging environment within the Urgent and Emergency Care Division

Patients mainly with 72 hour discharge plan

Variety of medical conditions from cardiac to respiratory

Friendly and supportive team with career progression

Main duties of the job

The team is led by the Ward Manager Emma Meade, supported by Band 6 Deputies.

Ward MSSU is a 31 bed medical short stay ward. This is an exciting, fast paced and challenging ward to work on, with a fantastic multi-disciplinary team. We receive our patients from MAU and the Emergency department when they are in need of a short stay in hospital.

A necessity for this role is to have a broad general medicine base. The ideal candidates for these positions would be highly motivated and have a genuine desire to help people in every way they can and also provide the best health care across the board.

About us

We are committed to ensure a work-life balance to all our staff by offering full time and part time roles, flexible working hours on a shift pattern to fit around your family life.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and candidates form our local communities.

Benefits to you

27 days annual leave for new starters, rising to 29 days after five years of service and 33 days after 10 years of service, plus 8 Bank Holidays (pro-rata for part time staff)

NHS Pension Scheme:

Flexible working opportunities

Increased hourly rates for unsociable hours e.g. night shifts, weekends, bank holidays

Career development and training

Wellbeing support and activities

In-house physiotherapy Service

On-site canteens with subsidised meals

Subsidised staff parking (currently free).

Free Stagecoach Bus Travel to and from work within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

Job description

Job responsibilities

Our service is continually expanding and developing, we will offer you training and education to enable you to gain specialist skills to develop within your career, such as senior staff nurses.

We offer a great Trust induction including a 4 specific days for registered practitioners in your first month of employment. We recognise that all qualified nurses have different personal commitments so we value full and part time staff equally. You will be fully supported by the ward to ensure the most positive experience.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse


  • Mentorship Qualification



  • Competence in clinical skills relevant to a staff nurse post including the clinical decision making process
  • Understanding of accountability and responsibility, evidence based practice, reflective practice


  • Mentorship experience
  • ILS

Skills/Ability and Knowledge


  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written with people at all levels
  • Knowledge of holistic care

Employer details

Employer name

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust


Peterborough City Hospital

Bretton Gate



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