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Newly Qualified Registered Nurse - Ipswich

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata, per annum + unsocial hours (as applicable)
Closing date
5 Mar 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a student nurse or newly qualified registered adult nurse looking to commence your career in Autumn 2024?

Then join us at one of our recruitment events to find out about our variety of exciting opportunities. You will have the chance to speak to many different specialities about their roles and hear how we will support you as you transition from student to Registered Nurse.

Interviews will take place on the day so you could walk away with an offer!

Open days will take place:

15 March - Ipswich Hospital, 9am - 5pm

18 March - Colchester Hospital, 9am - 5pm

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We offer both full and part time roles in our acute and community sites.

ESNEFT's offer to you:
  • An opportunity to start work as a band 4 Pre-registration Nurse, whilst awaiting NMC Registration confirmation
  • High quality 12 months Preceptorship Programme followed by ongoing continuing development opportunities
  • A named Preceptor from day 1
  • Internal Transfer Scheme allowing you to transfer between different areas across ESNEFT, including a large range of specialties across all site

Please identify your particular clinical interest, area and site of work preferred within your supporting statement on your application form .

Main duties of the job

Liaise appropriately with all key members of the multi-disciplinary team and service users related to the speciality.

To be responsible for all aspects of patient care including the assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of direct patient care with indirect supervision from senior staff.

To support the Charge Nurse/Senior Sister to monitor the safety and quality of care for patients.

About us

One of the largest Trust's in East Anglia, East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) provide hospital and community health services to people living across a wide geographical area. We deliver care from two main hospitals in Colchester and Ipswich, six community hospitals and in patients' own homes. You will be joining a team of almost 12,000 amazing colleagues providing care to approximately a million people.

Along with supporting you to achieve your career goals we offer a generous pension scheme, unsocial hours payments (if applicable), 27 days annual leave on commencement (pro rata) and access to a range of NHS discounts. Our Staff Health and Wellbeing programme offer a variety of services. We offer a range of flexible working opportunities.

Our philosophy is that Time Matters to everyone. Across the Trust, we concentrate on improving the things we do and removing those which do not work or cause time delays for our staff and patients.

To support our employees to achieve their career aspirations you may be eligible to obtain a qualification via an apprenticeship. All successful applicants will be required to undertake a skills review to facilitate this. For full details please see the attached Apprenticeship Handbook.

If you are passionate about patient care and want to develop your skills and knowledge then we are keen to hear from you.

Find out about living and working with us -

Job description

Job responsibilities

To be responsible for unsupervised assessment of patient care needs and development, implementation and evaluation of plans of care, ensuring high standards of evidence based care.

To undertake all nursing procedures in accordance with Trust policies and ensure that these procedures and policies are understood and adhered to by all staff, within own management responsibility.

To ensure accurate and comprehensive nursing records are maintained using appropriate written and electronic documentation.

To monitor and record planned vs actual staffing levels and escalate issues when necessary.

For full details please see attached job description

Person Specification



  • experience as student adult nursing or newly qualified nurse adult
  • Proven communication skills and ability to negotiate
  • Ability to work as a team and form professional relationships with colleagues



  • Newly qualified (within 8 months) or due to qualify within 8 months

Personal skills


  • oAbility to demonstrate initiative and solve problems
  • oSkilled in use of computer/key board

Employer details

Employer name

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust





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