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0384 - Staff Nurse

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
6 Dec 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 gain experience and contribute to the excellent standards of care we strive to deliver in our Emergency Department. The department sees in excess of 101,000 per annum, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, working closely with other acute trusts in South Yorkshire. Our Emergency Department has expanded and therefore we are looking to recruit a professional and enthusiastic band 5 staff nurse. This is a permanent post for adult registered nurses. Although post registration experience would be preferred, do not let this put you off. A caring, compassionate, patient centred approach are the most important qualities for us.

We are looking for nurses who are enthusiastic and motivated, who can demonstrate a kind and compassionate attitude who have a desire to provide effective and efficient Urgent and Emergency Care. With a strong nursing leadership, dedicated ED Matron and professional development nurses to guide and support you in conjunction with an allocated mentor. We provide high quality emergency care and give structured support and development to all our nurses including a tailored induction at the start. We take great pride in being part of a top performing trust and top performing Emergency Department.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will have a responsibility for the assessment of care needs and the implementation of programmes of care, including discharge, and or transfer to appropriate care setting. We also expect you to appropriately assess patients and prioritise them on arrival to A& E along with being able to work in all the areas within A& E i.e. Resus/Central Area/Paediatric area and Minor Injuries with senior support or advice available if required. You will be expected to adhere to the NMC Professional Code of Conduct, be conversant with and adhere to the Health and Safety procedures laid down by the Trust reporting untoward incidents and completing appropriate forms.

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 0384

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



  • Previous A& E experience.



  • RGN 1st Level registered.


  • RSCN

Knowledge and Awareness


  • Understanding the need for confidentiality.
  • Awareness of health and safety requirements.
  • Knowledge of mentorship/preceptorship.
  • Knowledge of standards/audit.

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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