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Staff Nurse - Skipton Renal Satellite Unit

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
4 May 2024


Due to expansion of the service an opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to join the Renal Dialysis team at Skipton Satellite Unit within the specialist medicine division. The unit will be open Monday - Saturday 07:00 to 22:45, and various shifts patterns are available between these hours to ensure safe staffing of the unit.

Located at the 'Gateway to the Dales' the Skipton Satellite Unit is a 10 stationed nurse led haemodialysis unit focused on delivering renal replacement therapy to a group of patients from our specific catchment area. We are part of Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

This post will offer a registered nurse joining this specialist area of practice an excellent learning opportunity. The long term nature of the condition enables the team to build professional relationships with the patient group, without impacting on the Professional Code. The successful candidate will be expected to complete a comprehensive training/ teaching package during an extended supernumerary period. You will have the opportunity to gain ward experience as part of preceptorship period. There will also be an opportunity to gain insight into other areas of the renal service including peritoneal dialysis, transplant and pre-dialysis care. There may be occasions where you will be required to increase your experience working on the renal unit at Bradford.

Main duties of the job

Responsible for the assessment of patients' care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of patient care

Participates in team leadership and the management of the ward/department, including supervision and delegation of work to junior staff as directed by the ward/department manager

Participates in teaching, mentoring and assessing of students, trainees and professional staff

About us

Our People Charter outlines the behaviours we can expect from one another and what you can expect from Bradford Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust:
  • We value people
  • We are one team
  • We care

We're keen to meet people who share these values and are passionate about delivering the highest quality of care to our patients.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached for the job description document for this post for further details in regards to the main responsibilities of the role.

For more information please call 01756796218or email Ward Manager Alyson Lodge ( , Sr Julia McCarthy ( or Sr Michaela Mclachlan (

Closing date may change dependent on the response

Person Specification



  • registration experience at band 5 in NHS setting
  • Haemodialysis experience



  • Good verbal and written command of English.
  • Ability to plan own time and that of junior staff, use own initiative and act independently within the bounds of existing knowledge and skills
  • Ability to assess patient needs and plan, implement and evaluate care appropriately



  • Understanding of Information Governance and Confidentiality



  • UK Registered Nurse (Adult Nursing) ** or 3rd year student nurse
  • IV Skills


  • Evidence of recent and Continuous Professional Development
  • Evidence of recent and Continuous Professional Development ENB 998 or SLIPS Practice supervisor and Assessor course
  • ENB renal nursing or equivalent
  • Phlebotomy and cannulation skills

Other Requirements


  • Demonstrates a commitment to develop both personally and professionally within the role as the service needs require

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Bradford Teaching Hospitals



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