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Respiratory Nurse

York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
27 Feb 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Respiratory nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with an interest in Respiratory medicine to join our dynamic Respiratory Nurse Team.

There will be opportunity to develop within the role and expand your knowledge and skills within Respiratory medicine.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be caring and passionate about evidence based patient care which is delivered in a number of different settings. This includes supporting the ward team on the respiratory ward including in the high dependency unit.

They will also in reach into the Emergency department and other speciality wards to support with respiratory patients.

Once trained the individual will also support with clinics.

About us

Our benefits

We offer a range of benefits to support our staff including:
  • Access to the NHS Pension Scheme, providing generous benefits upon retirement, as well as a lump sum and pension for dependants
  • 27 days holiday rising to 33 days (depending on NHS Trust service)
  • A variety of different types of paid and unpaid leave covering emergency and planned leave
  • Confidential advice and support on personal, work, family and relationship issues, 24/7, from our Employee Assistance Programme
  • NHS Car Lease scheme and Cycle to Work scheme
  • An extensive range of learning and development opportunities
  • Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping, motoring, cinema and finance from a range of providers

For further information on the fantastic range of benefits we offer please visit the Trust's dedicated Staff Benefits pages.

Job description

Job responsibilities

A full description of the role is available in the attachment: job description.

Working for the Trust

Across our organisation, people are guided by values that were co-developed with staff: we are kind we are open and we pursue excellence.

Our values play into our ambition to develop a more diverse workforce, truly representative of our communities. We welcome applications from everyone, while working with our Staff Networks - including our Race Equality, LGBTQ+, Disability and Carers Networks - to increase the number of applications we receive from different backgrounds. If there is anything we can do to make our application process more accessible to you, please contact:

As part of seeking to become more inclusive, we will consider requests for flexible working from the start of your employment. It may not be suitable for every role, but we will try and be supportive where we can. We would encourage you to speak to the recruiting manager named within this advert to discuss any requirements you may have.

Armed Forces Friendly Employer

We are holders of the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, which is helping actively promote SaBRE - Supporting Britains Reservists and Employers. This means that we have made a statement of intent to support all Defence personnel, including with applications for employment.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

Our Trust continues to strongly encourage our staff to be vaccinated against COVID19, this remains our best defence to protect our patients, ourselves and everyone else.

Person Specification



  • Ability to demonstrate an interest in ward based respiratory care.
  • Minimum 2 years post registration experience at Band 5 within a ward setting.
  • Evidence of continued professional development


  • Current experience of working on a respiratory ward or as a respiratory nurse.



  • Registered Nurse (Level 1) or equivalent qualification.
  • Recognised teaching/ assessing qualification


  • Post registration qualification in respiratory care.
  • Any current respiratory qualification eg- COPD, Asthma, Spirometry.



  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Ability to work autonomously, in a timely manner.
  • Conflict management
  • Ability to organise and prioritise own and others workload
  • Organisational skills
  • IT skills
  • Leadership skills

Employer details

Employer name

York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Scarborough Hospital

Woodlands Drive


YO12 6QL

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