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Staff Nurse - Necton Ward

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust
King's Lynn
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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We are looking for professional, compassionate Registered Nurses to join our established and dedicated team on Necton ward. Are you willing to make a change to healthcare and patients that are in your care? Are you willing to go that extra mile for your patients and really make a difference?

If you answered yes to any of those questions, then we want to hear from you!

This vacancy is for Registered Nurses with full NMC registration in the UK. If you are an internationally trained nurse that has not passed their OSCE (objective structured clinical examination) you will not be considered for this role and will be automatically rejected, so please do not apply.

However we do support Internationally Trained Nurses with their OSCE through the Norfolk and Waveney Recruitment Hub . Please note that we adhere to the NHS Code of Practice and cannot recruit from 'red list countries'

If you are a new registrant, we look forward to welcoming you onto the RCN accredited Preceptorship Academy at the QEH. This programme offers a supportive development transition into your new role as a registered member of the team. If you would like further information, please email the team

Main duties of the job

As a Registered Nurse you will work with all members of the Ward/Department clinical team and within the multi-disciplinary framework. You will maintain a high standard of patient care under thedirection of the Ward/Department Sister/Charge Nurse, taking the lead in clinical areas when competent, in the absence of a senior member of staff.

Necton ward also runs an Acute Respiratory Unit (ARCU) so you will have the opportunity to work in this are and improve your skills managing acutely unwell respiratory patients.

At all times, you will work in accordance with the principles governed by the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) and Trust Policies.This role requires you to practice and adopt the National 6 C's which are Care, Compassion, Communication, Commitment, Competence and Courage. The 6Cs of nursing stand for the professional values and behaviours and commitment to always deliver excellent care to our patients.

About us

There's never been a more exciting time to join TeamQEH. We're working on a once in a generation opportunity to build a new state-of-the-art hospital to open in 2030 and we are also carrying out on one of the biggest pieces of digital transformation work we've ever undertaken.

Our new electronic patient record (EPR) will replace paper-based patient records from 2026 and will lead to better, safer, joined-up care at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and beyond.

At The QEH we provide a comprehensive range of specialist, acute, obstetrics and community-based services to around 331,000 people across west and north Norfolk, North Cambs and South Lincs.

We are an ambitious organisation that upholds our values of kindness, wellness and fairness. We strive for continuous quality improvement, recently demonstrated in our 2024 CQC maternity inspection rating our services as 'Good', and we are proud to be a place to learn and grow through recognised learning and apprenticeships.

We recognise and reward our 4,000 staff and volunteers, priding ourselves on a community atmosphere and positive team spirit. We have approx. 530 beds across 33 wards and have newly built education and training facilities, a range of modern award-winning centres alongside a talented team of people ready to give you a warm welcome. We love working here and think you will too.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for further information about this role.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse with the UK NMC
  • Degree/Diploma in Nursing or equivalent


  • Teaching and Assessing qualification
  • Undertaken mentorship training



  • Relevant experience of looking after patients in a healthcare environment


  • Relevant Post-Registration clinical experience
  • Risk Management experience
  • Clinical Governance experience

Skills, Abilities and Knowledge


  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to use IT to support clinical practice
  • Accurate documentation with attention to detail
  • Able to teach, assess and supervise others
  • Strong understanding of confidentiality


  • Knowledge of professional issues in nursing incorporating NMC and IPaC

Employer details

Employer name

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHSFT


The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Gayton Road

King's Lynn

PE30 4ET

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