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Staff Nurse - Discharge Lounge, Worcestershire Royal Hospital

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
2 Dec 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time



Full Time 37.5 hrs per week

8.00 am to 8.00 pm over 7 day period to include weekends.

We are looking for a motivated nurse, forward thinking and compassionate nurse to work within our nursing team to deliver our quality care agenda to the highest standard.

The primary function of the Discharge Lounge is to provide timely availability of beds enabling patient flow and safe discharges from hospital to home, improving patient flow across the Trust.

You must be a Registered General Nurse, experience in medical nursing is an advantage. The post would be suitable for qualified and newly qualified nurses. You will pride yourself on delivering high standards of nursing care, be flexible and have the ability to work in a busy environment caring for patients with haematological diseases.

In return you will receive development and training, also the support of a committed team of general and specialist nurses.

We require enthusiastic individuals who can work flexibly within the team over 7 day periods. Hours of work are from 8.00 am to 8.00 pm to include weekends over a 7-day period.

For an informal visit or for more information please contact:

Senior Sister Gifty Aidoo via the hospital switchboard on 01905 763333 extn: 33471 or Claire James - Matron on direct Dial 01905 733883 or via Switchboard on Bleep 788.

Main duties of the job

We require enthusiastic individuals who can work flexibly within the team over 7 day periods.Hours of work are from 8.00 am to 8.00 pm to include weekends over a 7-day period.

About us

Our purpose is simple - Putting Patients First. We are looking for exceptional colleagues who can help us achieve this.

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is a large acute and specialised hospital trust that provides a range of local acute services to the residents of Worcestershire and more specialised services to a larger population in Herefordshire and beyond.

The Trust operates hospital-based services from three sites in Kidderminster, Redditch and Worcester

Our workforce is nearly 6,800 strong, and our caring staff are recognised as providing good and outstanding patient-centred care. You could be one of them.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us to achieve our Vision - working in partnership to provide the best healthcare for our communities, leading and supporting our teams to move 4ward. Our 4ward behaviours, which we ask all staff to demonstrate, underpin our everyday work and remain firmly at the heart of all we do.

Our objectives are simple:
  • Best services for local people
  • Best experience of care and best outcomes for our patients
  • Best use of resources
  • Best people

Better never stops, and our Clinical Services Strategy provides a clear future vision for our Trust, our hospitals, our services and our role in the wider health and care system.

We are proud to have achieved Timewise accreditation - this means we are committed to embedding flexible working within our organisation as a flex positive employer.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Using your clinical experience and skills you will work with your team as a named nurse to maintain accountability for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating programmes of care within the framework of team nursing.

Acting with compassion you will put patients at the centre of all you do.

You will communicate effectively with patients and their carers regarding their care and educate patients where there is a need.

You will communicate effectively with the Multi-Disciplinary Team to ensure high quality patient care.

You will show commitment to sustaining and developing your clinical competence and professional awareness.

You will provide supervision, support and education to unqualified staff and students.

This role will require you to work variable hours in order to fulfil the needs of the ward.

You will show courage by embracing new ways of working and doing the right thing by the people you care for, including speaking up when you have concerns.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse on sub part 1 or 2 of the professional register.
  • Evidence of continuing education.
  • IV drug administration competencies.


  • Diploma / Degree.
  • Teaching & assessing qualifications.



  • Experience at Band 5.
  • Interest in teaching others.
  • Willing to develop.
  • Supervision / Organisational skills.
  • Awareness of Health and Safety.
  • Time management skills.


  • Keyboard / computer skills.

Employer details

Employer name

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust


Charles Hastings Way




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