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Staff Nurse - Sidmouth Ward

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
2 Dec 2023

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It's an exciting time to join us on Sidmouth Ward at the Royal Berkshire Hospital - a 28 bedded 'ward accredited' gastroenterology inpatient unit.

On Sidmouth there are a wide range of opportunities to further your career development and progression and we are looking for motivated and committed individuals to be part of our dynamic team. We work closely with our practice education team and clinical skills in order to offer a wide range of training and exciting opportunities including a well-received 'Gastroenterolgy' Study day which is tailored to suit those both new and longstanding to the field.Whether you're a student nurse looking for your first professional nursing job, you're looking to return to the profession after a break in practice or seeking out the next challenge and opportunity to develop and enhance your nursing skills - this is the job for you.We are looking for caring and compassionate individuals to join us and help care for patients suffering from a wide range of gastrointestinal conditions. We need you to help us make a difference to the lives of those who enter our care and to continue to deliver the high standard of care to our patients.

Main duties of the job

The post-holder is responsible for undertaking and recording acomprehensive nursing assessment and planning, delivering and evaluatinghigh standards of evidenced based nursing care to a diverse group ofpatients.

Is expected to deliver care without direct supervision. Is accountable for the care delivered and any omissions of care.

Is expected to teach and supervise more junior staff, students and the non registered nursing workforce.

Is accountable for care or any omissions of care that he/she delegates to others

Is expected to act as role model, delivering care with empathy andcompassion as part of a multidisciplinary team.

About us

Reading sits on the River Thames and is served by great road and rail links to London, Oxford, and Southampton. With excellent leisure and shopping facilities, and a thriving cultural scene, Reading is a wonderful place to live, work, and play and provides excellent facilities for families, including some of the best state and private schools in the UK.

The CQC recently rated the care provided by the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust as Good.

Our values: Compassionate, Aspirational, Resourceful, Excellent, reflect the type of Trust we aspire to be and you can join our dedicated and talented staff to make this happen.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Manages own workload, co-ordinating and prioritising the care he/she delivers. Recognises his/her limitations and escalates to more senior staff if needed.

Works as an effective team member. Actively promote excellent team and interdisciplinary relationships.

Demonstrates excellent communication skills, including written, verbal and non verbal. Establish and maintain effective communication with individuals/groups about difficult or complex issues. Demonstrate appropriate assertiveness and ability to challenge others when the rights of patients and others may be infringed.

Works with team to maintain high standards of cleanliness in the clinical area and an optimum, well maintained Ward/Department environment.

Person Specification



  • NMC registered (or about to qualify)



  • Experience (through placement or employment ) of working in an acute clinical environment
  • Experience in speciality may be an advantage

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Berkshire Hospital

London Road



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