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Staff Nurse - Newquay

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per Annum / Pro Rata
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Successful applicants will be invited to attend an Assessment Centre at Carew House, Bodmin on 21st June 2024. This will be a morning or afternoon to be confirmed.

We are looking to recruit a motivated, enthusiastic and clinically capable Band 5 Trained Nurse to join our nursing team for our 19 bedded Ward at Newquay Community Hospital. The Trained Nurse role requires the post holder to be committed to the ongoing development of the ward and multi disciplinary team working. We aim to deliver the highest standard of patient and rehabilitative care to our predominantly elderly patients.

The ideal applicant will possess relevant inpatient ward experience and a good level of organisational, communication and clinical skills relevant to the post and be able to act as a positive role model.

You will be undertaking a range of Early, Late and Night duties on a rotational basis in order to support 24 hour nursing care, 7 days per week. Although based at Newquay Community Hospital, a flexible working approach is required to support other hospitals in the locality as service needs require.

We require motivated, forward thinkers with a can-do attitude and a passion for nursing. In return we will support you in your career and involve you in the future development of services.

Main duties of the job

The assessment of care needs and the development and implementation of programmes of care in the ward setting

To be a team leader and provide all forms of nursing care without direct supervision.

To provide mentorship to pre and post registration students and Healthcare Assistants undertaking the National Vocational Awards.

Newquay Community Hospital offers a range of services focusing on assessment, rehabilitation and palliative care.

Facilities Include: 19 inpatient beds, Minor Injury Unit, Out-patient department, Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Departments, X-ray Department and Community Nurse Base.

About us

We're an NHS community and mental health provider Trust based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver community and hospital-based care to improve people's physical and mental health. We also provide specialist support to people with dementia or a learning disability.

We are a people organisation and people matter to us. As part of the team, you'll help support the health and wellbeing of the people who live and visit this beautiful part of the UK.

Over 4,000 people make up the Trust. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, plus admin and support staff.

We work in people's homes, in community clinics and bases. Some staff work from one of our 13 community hospitals. Our aspiration is to have great people, provide great care, be a great place to work and a great partner.

Just over 568,000 people live here. A third of people who live in Cornwall are supported by acute hospital services in Devon. As a result, we also work closely with our partners in Devon. In the summer, and during other holidays lots of people choose to visit the area. This increases the numbers of people who use our services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view a detailed job description and person specification including the main responsibilities of this role please see supporting documents.

Person Specification

Education / Qualifications and Relevant Experience


  • RGN 1st Level registration
  • Evidence of team working
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development


  • Experience of working within a community hospital and working in care of the elderly ENB 941 an advantage
  • First Degree or Diploma (or working towards)

Employer details

Employer name

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Newquay Hospital

St Thomas Road



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