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Staff Nurse

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata per annum
Closing date
6 Mar 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking to recruit a band 5 staff nurse to work within our gynaecology services. Our services include working in an outpatient setting on all our major sites, emergency gynaecology at the Northumbria hospital and Ward 6 North Tyneside General Hospital, which is our dedicated pregnancy loss unit.This will include working weekends and Bank holidaysdependentupon the demands of theservice.We are seeking to recruit enthusiastic, highly-motivated and caring staff member to work in this area. The successful candidates will be expected to work as part of a dynamic nursing team delivering all aspects of care to patients.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidates will be expected to work as part of a dynamic nursing team delivering all aspects of care to patients. The post will be based at Wansbeck General Hospital but the post holder will be required to work regularly at other sites within the Trust. working within the nurse led services providing, all training will provided in house.

About us

We manage three major locality hospitals at North Tyneside, Wansbeck and Hexham, plus a number of smaller community hospitals and clinics from Tynemouth to Berwick on Tweed, in addition to our state-of-the-art Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital, the first of its kind in England. We also care for people in their homes and provide services from facilities in local communities such as health centres. We give people greater choice and control over their care to help them to live independently at home and avoid hospital admission where appropriate. High quality patient care is at the heart of everything we do and we strive to ensure every single patient and service user has an exceptional experience with us. We have one of the most extensive patient experience programmes of any trust in England.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care working as a member of the ward team under the direction of the Ward Manager.

To be responsible for the organising and co-ordination of nursing services in the ward/dept inthe absence of senior staff on a regular basis.

To exercise accountability as set out in the NMC Code of Professional Conduct

To be responsible for all nursing care standards and to maintain high clinical standards

To role model compassionate and inclusive leadership in order to shape the creation of acollective leadership culture within the trust. This means demonstrating a consistent leadershipstyle which (a) engages, enables and empowers others (b) uses coaching to promoteownership of learning and quality improvement and (c) facilitates team working andcollaboration within teams / departments and across organisational boundaries.

Person Specification



  • 1st Level live NMC registered Nurse
  • Evidence of qualification to undertake the supervision, teaching and assessing of students (essential requirement for post, expectation this will be completed within an 18 month period).


  • PP126/7
  • D32/33
  • Post Registration qualification in specialty
  • Diploma/degree in nursing

Employer details

Employer name

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Wansbeck General Hospital


NE63 9JJ

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