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Registered Nurse - Community Hospital

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata/pa
Closing date
30 Apr 2024
Are you looking for a challenge to gain knowledge and experience of the core areas of complex patient care and discharge on anew community hospitalDischarge to Assess (D2A) Ward?

We are looking to recruit enthusiastic Band 5 Registered nurses who will deliver a high-quality patient care and thrive on the opportunities this post offers. Community health care is changing and fast developing, and it is an exciting time to be a part of the Discharge Business Unit!

The posts advertised will be for one of the wards across the business unit, we have 2 at Sir Robert Peel, Tamworth and 2 at Samuel Johnson Community Hospital, Lichfield.

The world population is ageing, and we are all familiar with the challenges of meeting the needs of the growing number of older people here at Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital/Samuel Johnson Community Hospital and we all work tirelessly to ensure the right care and support services are in place when older people need them.

It's important to celebrate longevity and it is equally vital that longevity is coupled with an excellent quality of life and a sense of personal and social well-being. Thus, our vision for our patients is they should live long and healthy lives, enjoying an active, fulfilling and independent existence- in which the ageing process becomes a positive rather than a negative experience.

Main duties of the job

As a Band 5 Registered Nurse you will be responsible and accountable for the delivery of high quality, effective, and compassionate nursing care, including: assessment, planning, implementing and evaluating of holistic and individualised care. This will be in line with local, Trust wide and national policies, procedures, values and behaviours.

Closing date of applications: 30 April 2024

Interview date: 14 May 2024

About us

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:
  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development
  • On-going support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts about our Trust:
  • We see on average 4810 OP appointments per day.
  • We are the 4th busiest Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients department in England - an average of 2077 per week.
  • An average of 1115 patients are seen in A& Es across our network every day - 3rd largest in the country.
  • Our hospitals admit an average of 195 emergency patients daily.
  • Last year we undertook almost 33,700 planned surgical operations in our 57 operating theatres.
  • We are one of only 7 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres.
  • We carry out more than 140 elective procedures each working day.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and Person Specification. To apply please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account.

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Person Specification



  • NMC Registered



  • Relevant experience

Communications and Interpersonal Skills


  • Communicates condition related,Sensitive information to patients,Public and staff.Understands and overcomes barriers to coummunication and acceptance


  • Motivation,reassurance,facilitation and influencing skills

Values and behaviours


  • Evidence of openness, Compassion and Excellence

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust


Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital/Samuel Johnson Community Hospital


B78 3NG

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