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Staff Nurse

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum / pro rata
Closing date
5 Dec 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
1st Level live NMC registration is required for this role.

Ward 4 NSECH is a 24 hour emergency admissions ward specialising in joint gastroenterology and medicine , treating both male and female adult patients with acute medical conditions.

Our staff nurses provide a high quality service in a safe environment where the needs to each patient are cared for in a professional and holistic manner by using all available specialist knowledge and skills. The wellbeing of all our patients relies on appropriate and timely assessment, investigation, treatment and care.

Our ward can be a busy and challenging environment. In joining our team, you will bring your skills and passion to provide the highest quality patient-focused care and compassion for our patients. You must be a team player with excellent communications skills and have the ability to work using your own initiative as well as part of the wider team.

The post is fully rotational days/nights and covers seven days a week.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be expected to work as part of a dynamic nursing team delivering all aspects of care to the patients.

You will have the opportunity to develop in this specialised field as well as continuing development as a Band 5.There are a huge range of learning opportunities available.

You will find your contribution is valued and that you are supported through an excellent management and teamwork approach, working as part of a multi-disciplinary team. We offer comprehensive learning and development support and excellent training opportunities to broaden your experience, knowledge and skills.

We offer flexible working patterns which includes a well-balanced combination of days, nights and weekends in order to meet the needs of the trust and ensure a fair and equal working environment.

Our nursing teams are focussed on the six C's, and we aim to provide a high quality service in a safe environment where the needs of each patient are cared for.

About us

We manage three major locality hospitals at North Tyneside, Wansbeck and Hexham, plus a number of smaller community hospitals and clinics from Tynemouth to Berwick on Tweed, covering one of the largest geographical areas of any NHS trust in the country. Leading in innovation and quality - opening a state of the art Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital, the first of its kind in England. Do you want to work in one of the best performing NHS organisations in England? Work in an organisation that supports its staff and focuses on staff experience as much as it does the experience of its patients? You can live and breathe in an area that has the cleanest air, cost effective living, great nightlife, some of the best schools with a wealth of history available on your doorstep. Sound too good to be true? Well it isn't, this is what you get when you work for Northumbria Healthcare, this is the Northumbria Way! Please read 'applicant guidance notes' before submitting your application.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care working as a member of the ward team under the direction of the Ward Manager.

To be responsible for the organising and co-ordination of nursing services in the ward/department in the absence of senior staff on a regular basis.

To exercise accountability as set out in the NMC Code of Professional Conduct.

To be responsible for all nursing care standards and to maintain high clinical standards.

To role model compassionate and inclusive leadership in order to shape the creation of a collective leadership culture within the trust. This means demonstrating a consistent leadership style which (a) engages, enables and empowers others (b) uses coaching to promote ownership of learning and quality improvement and (c) facilitates team working and collaboration within teams / departments and across organisational boundaries.

Person Specification



  • 1st Level live NMC registered Nurse
  • Evidence of qualification to undertake the supervision, teaching and assessing of students (essential requirement for post, expectation this will be completed within an 18 month period).


  • PP126/7
  • D32/33
  • Post Registration qualification in specialty
  • Diploma/degree in nursing

Employer details

Employer name

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


The Northumbria

Northumbria Way


NE23 6NZ

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