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Staff Nurse (UCR Service)

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

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

37.5 Hours per week (Urgent Community Response)

The post holder will support the needs of any individual's complex health issues and acute episodes of ill health requiring an urgent 2 hour response, and agree care plans, utilising the single assessment process and escalate to senior staff when necessary.

Main duties of the job

  • To be an active member of the multidisciplinary team by using professional judgement and assuming responsibility and accountability for assessing, implementing and evaluating clinical care for patients to meet their needs in a safe caring environment that promotes dignity, privacy and respect.
  • The post holder will be expected to develop knowledge and skills within the speciality and will assist in the management and organisation of nursing work in the ward/department within the NMC Code of Professional Conduct.
  • The post holder will actively support the admission avoidance agenda, providing high quality care to people in their own homes and will work within a service which enables recognition of the early symptoms of disease provides an appropriate response to exacerbation and sub-acute illness and maintains a high quality service to include palliative care and patients who need on-going input within their own home.
  • The post holder will be expected to work flexibly across 7 days a week, ensuring the 24 hour service is covered, to meet the changing needs of the service, which may include working across the Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland and Hambleton and Richmondshire area

About us

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

Please see the full job description and person specification document(s) for main responsibilities of the role.

Person Specification



  • Diploma or Degree in Adult Nursing.
  • Registered as fit to practice by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).


  • Evidence of Post Graduate clinical training/ development



  • Experience of Multi-disciplinary working.


  • Experience working within an acute or community setting

Employer details

Employer name

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Redcar Primary Care Hospital

West Dyke Road


TS10 4NW

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