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Staff Nurse

Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Part Time
Are you an experienced nurse with current full UK NMC registration and NHS experience, a newly qualified nurse, a nurse returning to registered practice or a student nurse looking for their first post who is compassionate about caring for patients?

Do you want to work for an organisation that will fully support you in your career development?

We want you to work for us. WUTH is on an exciting journey as we aim is to deliver the highest quality of care for every patient and we want talented nurses to join our team.

Do you have a passion for delivering outstanding care?

An exciting opportunity has become available for a band 5 registered nurse on Ward 36

Our nursing workforce is made up of a good mix of experienced and new staff who work together to make the environment a happy place to work and learn.

We currently have a vacancy for a full time band 5 Nurse who takes pride in delivering quality and compassionate care.

Main duties of the job

As a major teaching hospital we are renowned as a leader in the region for education and training, so you will be fully supported through your nursing career and development.

You should have good communication and interpersonal skills, enabling you to work effectively as part of the team and deal with complex and sensitive situations in a professional manner.

You will be required to demonstrate commitment to excellent patient experience, in line with the Trust Care Values, and in support of our patients.

As a new member of the team you will be given the opportunity to learn new skills, working with all members of the MDT to deliver excellent standards of care.

You will have opportunities to learn, develop and progress in a caring and supportive team.

A Trust preceptorship programme is available to all newly qualified staff. All staff are encouraged to progress with their personal and professional development with access to formal and informal study days.

About us

All new colleagues can expect to receive a warm and friendly Wirral welcome from the very first time they make contact with us. We are described as competent and caring staff by our patients.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is situated on The Wirral peninsula which has a stunning coastline and beautiful countryside surroundings, with great activities for its residents.

We are one of the largest and busiest acute Trusts in the North West of England, comprising of the Wirral's only Emergency Department. We provide a high quality range of acute care services and employ over 6,000 staff, who serve a population of approximately 400,000 people across Wirral, Ellesmere Port, Neston, North Wales and the wider North West footprint.

We have approximately 855 beds trust-wide and our financial turnover is in excess of �337m.

The Wirral is easily accessible with excellent transport links including motorway, train, bus or ferry and within easy reach to the major cities of Liverpool, Chester and Manchester as well as neighbouring North Wales.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please find the attached Job description/Person specification which outlines the main duties of the role.

Person Specification

Qualifications, Specific Experience & Training


  • 1st Level NMC Registration
  • Evidence of Professional Development
  • Suitable for newly qualified or experienced staff nurse
  • Experience of maintaining accurate records
  • Relevant clinical knowledge and experience


  • Act as a practice supervisor
  • Willing to undertake Practice Assessor Training
  • Relevant Degree or willing to register to work towards degree
  • Relevant or willingness to undertake relevant module/course
  • NHS Experience
  • Awareness of Health Policies and the changing NHS environment

Knowledge and Skills


  • Awareness of evidence based practice
  • Good organisational/time management skills
  • Ability to deal with an acute workload
  • Good communication skills written and verbal
  • Ability to recognise the importance of team work
  • Competent in organising/prioritising own workload and that of others
  • Ability to communicate confidently and effectively at all levels
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Excellent communicator (verbal and written)
  • Able to deal with conflict
  • Able to support and advise the team
  • Act as a positive role model


  • Student nurse assessor/supervisor
  • Evidence of ability to act as a preceptor/mentor to new staff
  • Evidence of involvement in producing teaching strategies/packages
  • Relevant clinical knowledge/experience of the specialty
  • Evidence of an initiative which has changed or enhanced clinical practice
  • Competent in organizing own workload and that of others
  • Good problem solving abilities
  • Good time management
  • Awareness of Health Policies and the changing NHS environment

Personal Attributes


  • Self-motivated
  • Enthusiastic
  • Self-Confident
  • Ability to be sensitive and empathic
  • Recognises own development needs and able to set personal objectives
  • Has identified methods of dealing effectively under pressure
  • Embrace the Core Values
  • Communicate formally on first contact
  • Deal with everyone in a polite, friendly and welcoming manner
  • Ensure all communications are open, honest and accurate
  • Value people's time and protect it as much as possible
  • Make an environment friendly and safe for all
  • Listen to what people say and take appropriate action
  • Supporting safe patient care
  • Good patient experience and communication
  • Maintain own competence


  • Act as a positive role model
  • Ability to deal with conflict

Employer details

Employer name

Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Arrowe Park Hospital

Arrowe Park Road


CH49 5PE

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