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Staff Nurse (Ward 11)

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
25 Apr 2024

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Job Details

Various Hours

The James Cook University Hospital is looking for enthusiastic, dynamic and motivated Registered Nurses to work on our Care of the Older Person's Ward.

You must have:
  • A desire to work with older people on our acute medical wards
  • A passion for older people's care in an acute setting

Main duties of the job

We have one Older People's medicine wards at James Cook University Hospital that cares for older people who are acutely unwell and require admission to hospital. Many of the patients on the ward will have a diagnosis of dementia along with complex medical problems. They will also require long term condition management.

This is an exciting time to be part of our friendly and forward thinking team. We pride ourselves on delivering co-ordinated, person-centred care. We have lots of exciting initiatives happening at present which include the roll out the Trust's Frailty Strategy.

If you are up to the unique challenge of caring for older frail people then this is an excellent opportunity for you. This is an ideal opportunity to develop your skills and learn about a variety of medical conditions such as diabetes, renal, cardiac and respiratory medicine. We also offer a bespoke training programme including dementia training and complex discharge planning.

Nurses from non-acute or non NHS backgrounds are welcome to apply. You will be supported by the Ward Manager, Practice Development Nurse and Clinical Matron in your continued professional development with the appropriate training opportunities.

Joining the NHS brings with it a variety of benefits such as a generous pension scheme and annual leave entitlement, plus benefits gained through the NHS discounts scheme.

About us

Leadership and Improvement Training

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the leadership development programme, and the Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. This programme aims to

Explore leadership within the NHS

Promote Trust Values and Behaviours

Develop your Leadership effectiveness and skills

Practitioner level in quality improvement, equipping you with the skills to champion, lead and complete quality improvement within your role

After you complete this four and a half days of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses dependent upon your role and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Details of the full job description and person specification are available to view when you click to apply for the vacancy and click on the about this job link and the documents will be attached at the bottom of the screen.

Person Specification



  • Diploma in Nursing or healthcare degree or equivalent experience
  • Current NMC Registration



  • Experience: To have had some experience in a busy Older person ward previously
  • Ability to work within the boundaries of the NMC Code of Professional conduct.

Employer details

Employer name

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


The James Cook University Hospital

Marton Road



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