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4159 - Staff Nurse

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
29 Nov 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
If you are a newly qualified staff nurse please apply via our Trust Wide advert where you will have the opportunity to specify your area of choice, please call 01226 435389 or 07821 808097 for further details.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Registered Nurses to join a new General Medicine ward at Barnsley District General Hospital, Ward 32 General Medicine.

We are looking to appoint enthusiastic flexible individuals who have excellent interpersonal skills who will work effectively within our team.

We are dedicated to delivering a high standard of evidence-based care, ensuring a supportive, friendly and safe environment for both patients and staff.

The role also involves managing the flow of a daily caseload of patients through the ward area, and liaising with a wide range of other members of the multi-disciplinary team to facilitate speedy, appropriate and safe return to the community.

You must be able to promote clinical excellence through your own practice and youmust also be aware of the Trusts values and behaviors by showing respect, courtesy and professionalism at all times.

We will expect you to accommodate a flexible shift pattern, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to manage time, prioritise workload along with the ability to work under pressure.

A period of induction and preceptorship is provided.

Informal visits are welcomed and encouraged to come and look at what we do and meet some of the team.

Main duties of the job

The post holder is expected to carry out all relevant forms of care without direct supervision.

The post holder will have responsibility for the assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care.

The post holder will promote clinical excellence through his/her own practice, participating in evidence based practice.

The post holder is expected to demonstrate to, and supervise, support and develop both qualified and unqualified staff including students.

Maintain a high standard of clinical work when carrying out nursing procedures.

Responsible for the safe custody of medication, including checking and administration.

Ensure compliance with our clinical governance framework, you will motivate colleagues, champion service user safety and dignity and drive continuous improvement.

About us

Please note that the Trust reserves the right to close a position early.

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing Trust achieving a Good rating in our most recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) assessment and achieving significant progress in the delivery of our strategic objectives. We are proud of the commitment of our staff to ensuring a strong and sustainable future for this organisation which is highly valued by our local communities.

There has never been a better time to join Barnsley Hospital. It is moving at pace and a we can do this attitude is evident right through the organisation, where staff are engaged for change and committed to being part of the journey to sustainability and growth.

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and fair treatment to all applicants regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, mental or physical disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age or offending history.

The cost of the DBS (criminal records check) for Band 6 and above roles only will be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction.

Certificates of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who may require sponsorship under the skilled worker or health & care visa route.

**Please note funding for travel and associated relocation costs may not be covered by the Trust**

Job description

Job responsibilities

Job Description for 3164

Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details of the role and responsibilities.

Supporting Documents

Please refer to the values-based recruitment guidance and associated documentation.

Person Specification



  • 1st level registered

Knowledge and Awareness


  • Quality, audit and its application.
  • Current healthcare issues.
  • Health and safety.
  • Confidentiality.
  • Risk management.
  • Clinical governance.
  • Statutory and professional requirements.

Trust Values


  • In around 100 words please describe what Equality & Diversity means to you and why they are important.
  • In around 100 words please describe what motivates you to do a good job.

Employer details

Employer name

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Pogmoor Road


South Yorkshire

S75 2EP

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