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Staff Nurse

North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Staff Nurse, Band 5 - Darwin Centre:

Are you passionate about nursing? Would you like to make a difference or take on a new challenge? North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust has an exciting opportunity for a Registered Staff Nurse to join our Nursing Team at the Darwin Centre. We are looking for highly motivated, dynamic and passionate individuals to drive our services forward. If you have a real passion for nursing, and are looking for an exciting, fast moving clinical field to develop your skills, we'd love to hear from you.


***We are unable to accept applications from student/unqualified/about to qualify/international nurses***

Main duties of the job

The post holder is responsible for the delivery of care and for the supervision of non-registered staff who are carrying out all aspects of the caring process. The post-holder will assist in setting and maintaining standards of care, whilst maintaining effective integration with the multi-disciplinary team and assist with the facilitation of a collaborative approach to patient focussed care.

About us

Our vision is 'To be Outstanding in all we do and how we do it.' Our team prides themselves on compassion, team work and resilience.

The Service will be based at the Darwin Centre, our Tier 4 CAMHS Inpatient Unit.

The Team will offer a full induction package.

Our Trust is on an incredible journey of innovation and we'd like you to be part of it. To excel you will be an enthusiastic, caring and compassionate person who is looking to work within a Trust that is ambitious to perform well and has been told by the Care Quality Commission that it is the fastest improving Mental Health Trust in the Country.

In return we offer

A competitive progressive salary

We cover the cost of your DBS Check (�44)

Competitive staff benefits such as weekly offers and discounts

Individual Personal Development Plan and Career Progression

Excellent pension scheme available

27- 33 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays (pro rata)

Job description

Job responsibilities

    • To administer and manage medicines according to policy and local protocol. To assess patient response and provide advice and education to junior staff and both patient and carers in respect of prescribed medicines.
    • Provide support and guidance to junior or less experienced staff in the planning and delivery of care.
    • Maintain the therapeutic milieu, taking a proactive approach, supervising and supporting others in the same. Planning clinical activity in accordance with the needs of the service.
    • Taking prompt action on changes in condition, liaising with other members of the clinical (Multi-disciplinary) team when necessary, reviewing nursing care and communicating any amendments to the care delivery.
    • Develop skills in respect of specific interventions that are appropriate to the clinical area, act as a lead in developing nursing practice in relation to this.

Person Specification



  • Valid nursing (RMN/RGN/RNLD) registered qualification



  • Demonstrate the ability to carry out all care needs without direct supervision

Employer details

Employer name

North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare Trust


Darwin Centre



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