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0311 - Staff Nurse

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced staff nurse with at least 6 months experience, to join our amazing team in a brand new 13 bed Intensive care unit, at Barnsley Hospital.

We are looking for individuals who are committed to providing high quality care within a multidisciplinary framework of holistic care delivery.

In return we offer a supportive environment in which to develop your skills and enhance your professional development.

Education is part of our philosophy. We actively encourage personal development and provide opportunities to pursue professional interests and further study with strong links to Sheffield Hallam University. We provide a competency-based development system.

This position will enable the successful applicant to develop their knowledge and skills in caring for critically ill adults within a highly supportive environment.

You will have a comprehensive induction programme depending on your previous experience supported by the units clinical educator and you will work with an experienced team of doctors, nurses, physiotherapists and other allied professionals.

This post will include shift work, consisting of days, nights, weekends and bank holidays, we support flexible working patterns and part time hours can be offered.

Main duties of the job

Working within a highly skilled, dynamic multi-disciplinary team, in our busy and energetic 13 bedded Adult Critical Care Unit, which accommodates both level 3 and level 2 patients. This is an excellent opportunity for, energetic, enthusiastic staff nurses with at least 6 months acute experience, to provide a high standard of care to patients within a challenging, yet supportive acute hospital setting.

In return we will provide exciting learning opportunities within both the clinical and educational setting to enable you to continue to develop and grow.

As part of our Adult Critical Care commitment to enhance the working lives of our staff, we offer flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies and staff benefits including an excellent pension scheme. We are committed to providing a

culture of continuous learning, which actively supports the professional and personal development of our staff.

Follow us on Twitter @BarnsleyICU to see more of what we are about.

About us

Please note that the Trust reserves the right to close a position early.

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing Trust achieving a Good rating in our most recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) assessment and achieving significant progress in the delivery of our strategic objectives. We are proud of the commitment of our staff to ensuring a strong and sustainable future for this organisation which is highly valued by our local communities.

There has never been a better time to join Barnsley Hospital. It is moving at pace and a we can do this attitude is evident right through the organisation, where staff are engaged for change and committed to being part of the journey to sustainability and growth.

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and fair treatment to all applicants regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, mental or physical disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age or offending history.

The cost of the DBS (criminal records check) for Band 6 and above roles only will be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction.

Certificates of Sponsorship

For individuals who may require sponsorship under the skilled worker or health & care visa route please use the link below to check your eligibility. Health and Care Worker visa: Overview - GOV.UK (

**Please note funding for travel and associated relocation costs may not be covered by the Trust**

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details of the role and responsibilities.

Person Specification



  • Ward experience post qualification

Skills and Abilities


  • Ability to work in a team
  • Effective interpersonal/communication
  • Decision-making
  • Teamworking
  • Organisational and problem solving


  • IT skills



  • Registered nurse

Knowledge and Awareness


  • Quality, audit and its application
  • Current healthcare issues
  • Health and Safety
  • Confidentiality
  • Risk Management
  • Clinical governance
  • Statutory and professional requirements

Values based questions


  • Describe a time when you were under pressure but remained calm, compassionate and focused at work.

Employer details

Employer name

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Pogmoor Road


South Yorkshire

S75 2EP

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