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Staff Nurse

North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust
Stoke on Trent
£25,655 to £31,534 a year per annum
Closing date
28 Jun 2022

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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Staff Nurse - Band 5 - Ward 4, Harplands Hospital

Are you passionate about providing outstanding care to older people?

There is an exciting opportunity to work as a Staff Nurse within Ward 4, Harplands Hospital. We are looking for kind, dedicated band 5 registered nurses. Due to our commitment to parity of esteem where we value physical and mental health equally, we would welcome RMN's, RGN's and RNLD to support our friendly multidisciplinary team. Your voice and expertise is exactly what we need within our outstanding organisation.

We are a 15 bedded assessment ward for patients over the age of 65, who generally have dementia or some form of cognitive decline. We believe in putting the patients at the centre of what we do and we tailor our multidisciplinary team around the patient's individual needs. In return for your time and dedication we will offer you a bespoke membership package and a career development plan as we believe that coaching and mentoring will embrace your potential. We are an inclusive organisation and value your authenticity; we want you to bring your whole self to work.

We would welcome an informal visit or chat- please do not hesitate to contact Tom Sandford (Ward Manager) on 01782 441 704 or

Main duties of the job

To act as a named nurse / care co-ordinator, to be responsible for the assessment of needs and the planning, delivery and evaluation of care for these Patients and to deliver specific interventions according to assessed need. To oversee the nursing care process and to provide direction and supervision to junior staff in meeting patient needs. To provide supervision and leadership in respect of maintaining and developing standards of practice and implementing change.

About us

Our vision is 'To be Outstanding in all we do and how we do it.' Our team prides themselves on compassion, team work and resilience.

The Team will offer a full induction package.

Our Trust is on an incredible journey of innovation and we'd like you to be part of it. To excel you will be an enthusiastic, caring and compassionate person who is looking to work within a Trust that is ambitious to perform well and has been told by the Care Quality Commission that it is the fastest improving Mental Health Trust in the Country.

In return we offer;

A competitive progressive salary

We cover the cost of your DBS Check (£44)

Competitive staff benefits such as weekly offers and discounts

Individual Personal Development Plan and Career Progression

Excellent pension scheme available

27- 33 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays (pro rata)

Job description Job responsibilities

Key Duties/Responsibilities:
  • To act as named nurse / care coordinator with responsibility for the planning and delivery of care to this patient group.
  • To act as Nurse in Charge of the clinical area on a regular basis.
  • To act as a Change Agent and actively seek to develop practice.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Valid nursing (RMN/RGN/RNLD) registered qualification
Experience Essential
  • Demonstrate the ability to carry out all care needs without direct supervision

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