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Staff Nurse - Adults & Bank

Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year p.a. pro rata
Closing date
3 Jun 2024

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We are looking to the future

We recognise how daunting starting at a new place of work may be. Whilst we have over 12,000 staff working here at CUH, we pride ourselves on our community atmosphere and positive team spirit. Our aim is to provide you with a supportive and inclusive environment in which you can thrive. We are committed to helping you with your on-going professional development, through our comprehensive learning & development training programmes.

We are seeking Experienced nurses with exceptional clinical and communication skills - With a clear focus to provide the highest quality care to their patents.

If you are a Newly Qualified Nurse - please apply to our next Newly Qualified Event. This will be advertised shortly on our website. If you have any questions regarding this please get in contact with the Recruitment Team.

If you require sponsorship for a Visa to work in the UK, to avoid disappointment, please check you are not applying from a Red list country - Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England - GOV.UK (

If there is a specific area of work that you are particularly interested in, please include this information within your supporting statement on your application form. Please also indicate if you are looking for permanent or temporary Bank work.

Main duties of the job

To provide a high standard of safe individualized, holistic and evidence-based patient focused care in consultation with the patient, relatives and the multidisciplinary team.

Please note that you cannot apply for an area if it is not listed below.

Please see below for the areas we are currently recruiting for:

Critical Care

Rosie Theatres

Neuro Theatres

Ely Day Surgery Unit

Discharge Lounge

Please see the below link for further information on our clinical areas

CUH Clinical Areas

About us

Come Nurse with us...

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the country. It comprises Addenbrooke's Hospital and the Rosie Hospital. We provide accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge and regional and national specialist services. It's a great place to nurse, work and live.

You will work on a vibrant hospital campus with a friendly community feel we have excellent facilities to practise your skills and abilities to support your career pathway and development. Our values of Together - Safe, Kind, Excellent support the delivery of outstanding care. We have a fully electronic patient record system that is improving health-care quality this is transforming services, improving patient safety and clinical outcomes.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Applicant Information Pack (combined Job Description and Person Specification) for key duties and responsibilities.

The closing date for this advert is Midnight on the 2-June-2024.

Please note you may be invited to a remote interview prior to the closing date of the advert.

Please see below for a video showcasing the fantastic staff and patients at CUH.

If you are currently working at CUH as a Staff Nurse then please review the below link as you may be suitable for our Internal Transfer Scheme. This can be viewed via Connect


Why choose Cambridge University Hospitals?
  • Our values and reputation for outstanding care
  • Opportunities to experience a range of specialities
  • Career and development opportunities
  • Research experience and opportunities
  • �1000 Welcome Subsidy on commencement and up to a further �3000 loan to support your resettlement and contribute towards a deposit or first months rent subject to eligibility - Please note this does not apply to Bank roles
  • Lovely location and quality of life
  • Excellent schools/colleges and transport links (road, rail and air).

Benefits to youWe offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.

We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

Person Specification



  • Current registration with NMC on part one or two of the register
  • Newly Qualified or working towards registering with the NMC


  • Teaching and assessing qualification
  • Other post-basic, health-related courses evidence of continuing professional development and its application



  • Proven clinical practice in an acute hospital setting
  • Experience of utilising reflective practice


  • Experience of mentoring junior staff
  • Experience of teaching junior staff
  • Experience of shift: shift ward management in absence of senior colleagues
  • Clinical supervision



  • Understanding of NMC Code of Conduct and guidelines of professional practice
  • Good theoretical and practical knowledge of nursing within the clinical area
  • Health and Safety awareness
  • Understanding and knowledge of Quality issues and Clinical Governance
  • Awareness of Trust and Ward/Department policies
  • Understanding and knowledge of Quality issues and Clinical Governance


  • Awareness of risk management procedure
  • An understanding of the professional nursing agenda
  • Awareness of broader issues within the Trust and NHS



  • Ability to demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills with all members of the healthcare team, colleagues, patients and relatives
  • Ability to achieve competency in Trust computer systems
  • Practical application of Trust documentation standards
  • Ability to take initiative when required and liaise with the appropriate manager/bleep holder
  • Understanding and maintenance of confidentiality
  • Ability to identify problems and recommend solutions
  • Ability to demonstrate effective time management
  • Ability to plan, organise and prioritise workload
  • Awareness and respect for the cultural and emotional needs of colleagues, patients and relatives
  • Ability to adapt to meet changing workloads and to work under pressure
  • Ability to work well within a team
  • Willingness to adapt to change as the organisation develops


  • Ability to induct and orientate new staff to clinical area and to identify the key learning needs of less experienced staff
  • Practical skills teaching
  • Able to demonstrate practical application of health and safety in relation to acuity and patient/nurse ratio
  • Effective management of equipment and resources

Additional Requirements


  • Flexible approach to working in line with service requirements
  • The ability to understand and behave at all times, towards patients, visitors and colleagues according to the Trust values of Together-safe, kind, excellent
  • Actively promote and value equality, diversity and inclusion, treating others with dignity and respect
  • Compliance with all Trust policies and procedures

Employer details

Employer name

Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Addenbrookes Hospital-All Divisions

Hills Road



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