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Registered Nurse - Oakdale Ward

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
22 May 2024

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One of our new starters said I have been made very welcome and everyone is so helpful. I am enjoying working on Oakdale Ward.

We are welcoming applications from experienced Nurses with an NMC PIN and two years post-NMC registration experience.

If you are looking for a team who supports you to be the best nurse you can be then look no further then Oakdale Ward.

Oakdale is a 30-bedded acute general medical ward which focuses on diabetes and endocrine conditions. We also provide care to oncology and haematology patients and support the cancer services with the oncology triage helpline out of hours.

If you are proactive, self-motivated and committed to providing high quality care on our general medical ward Oakdale then please consider applying.

PLEASE NOTE our OSCE training programme is currently shut.

Main duties of the job

Oakdale Ward provides care to adults with varied medical conditions including diabetes, endocrine conditions, haematology and oncology care. It is a fast-paced working environment, which is always busy so if you like a fast pace then this is the environment for you.

An experienced Ward Manager Arti, a team of dedicated Band 6 Sisters, and a supportive Matron, Tammy, lead Oakdale ward.

As a Trust we offer our Registered Nurses:
  • 2 weeks Supernummery for experienced nurses and 4 weeks for newly qualified Nurses
  • Highly-recommended Preceptorship Programme with protected time away from the ward
  • Practice Educators in each clinical area to help you develop your skills
  • Legacy mentors are on hand to share their experience and support you in your new role
  • First year of NMC fees paid
  • Access to clinical skills training in our Clinical Skills Lab and personal development courses
  • First Line Leadership programme to help develop your leadership skills
  • Band 6 and 7 development posts
  • Support and guidance with revalidation

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About us

At Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust we provide 'outstanding' care to both our patients and our staff. We support staff through benefits, health and wellbeing initiatives and opportunities for personal and professional development.
  • An inclusive and supportive culture - our Trust encourages staff to bring their whole selves to work and active Staff Networks identify areas for improvement.
  • Staff Recognition - as well as regular appraisals, we recognise staff with our Making a Difference, Team of the Month Awards & Colleague Recognition Awards
  • Employee Support and wellbeing - we have a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme, counselling service and fast track physiotherapy service for employees.
  • Staff Benefits - We have a range of staff benefits and schemes to support staff health, engagement, wellbeing and inclusion

Job description

Job responsibilities

Im so glad that I joined HDFT, says one of our Registered Nurses, they delivered everything they promisedsupport, Preceptorship Programme, training etc. What more could I ask for?

When you join one of our wards you can feel confident that there is always someone to offer support and resolve any issues, says one of our Sisters. We understand how it feels to settle into a new environment and nursing role and we all support each other by sharing workloads, knowledge and understanding.

If this sounds like the sort of team you would like to be part of then please consider applying to join HDFT.

Registered Nurse job summery

1) To work as a member of the multi-disciplinary team and to provide nursing care for patients. This requires detailed knowledge of equipment and specialised information on procedures undertaken in the clinical environment.

2) In consultation with senior staff, the post holder will help plan, co-ordinate, implement, and evaluate care for patients.

3) Maintain standards in accordance with ward /Trust policies and procedures and NMC code of conduct

4) Maintain a safe working environment, being aware of the necessity to comply with Health & Safety regulations and the Environmental Health Act, and to attend mandatory training courses.

5) Maintain safe custody of all drugs and medicines and when trained demonstrate the manipulation, dexterity and co-ordination of IV drugs.

6) To work unsupervised at times, using ward Protocols and Policies.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse with current NMC registration (no OSCE training available)



  • Two years post-NMC registration experience


  • Experience in working on a Medical Ward

Personal qualities


  • Displays an understanding of HDFT's values

Employer details

Employer name

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust


Harrogate District Hospital

Lancaster Park Road



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421-LTUC-4106E - M


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