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Band 5 Registered Nurse

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a motivated, caring and inspirational Registered Nurse to join our dynamic, dedicated and friendly team on the Clinical Decisions Unit here at Bolton Hospital.

We have fantastic opportunities for Nurses to gain experience in acute and emergency medicine across our large and impressive footprint. These experiences, coupled with tailored, individualised training will expand your portfolio and support your personal and professional growth realising your true potential.

The Clinical Decisions Unit is a 13 bedded state of the art acute assessment area caring for patients who present to hospital via numerous emergency and acute pathways. We are equipped with a full bedside cardiac monitoring suite and centrally monitored base. A role on CDU will be exciting, fast paced and challenging but most importantly, rewarding and it will expose you to unique experiences and learning opportunities that will support your growth and professional development into future senior nursing roles. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work alongside a well established and highly skilled team of dedicated acute physician, Nurse consultants, Advanced practitioners, ward based pharmacists and a full multidisciplinary team.

This is a busy and dynamic team who excel in delivering high quality patient centred care.

If you would like to discuss these opportunities or arrange an informal visit, please contact me on the telephone number below.

Main duties of the job

Job responsibilities

The successful applicant will ideally have experience of working within an adult acute or urgent care division, and possess knowledge and a range of skills that cover all aspects of Acute Medicine. They will need to show a willingness to learn and develop. They will need to be self-motivated with a desire to improve patient care through application of safe and effective nursing practice planning, delivering and evaluating care in line with organisational procedures and the NMC code of conduct.

For detailed job description and main responsibilities please see the attached job description and person specification for the role, alternatively please see contact details below.

About us

About us

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust is an integrated provider of acute, intermediate and community health care serving the population of Bolton. This provides us with an opportunity for our services to work closely with our partners in primary care and the local authority to ensure a seamless service for our patients.

Here at Bolton our patients are at the heart of everything we do. We ensure our patients receive the highest quality of Care and are guided by our trust Values. We are proud that our Trust is a centre of excellence for maternity, neonatal and care for children, and that it has been rated as Good by the Quality Care Commission (CQC). This is in recognition of the patient experience and quality of care that our staff provide to patients. It is also supported by our Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professional Framework for Professional Practice.

The Acute Adult Care Division is one of four Clinical Divisions in the Trust that includes Emergency Care, Complex Medicine and Specialist Medicine. The Division contains the busiest single site Emergency Department in Greater Manchester and has inpatient wards providing acute medicine, complex and specialist medicine services. It provides a range of specialist out-patient and community services and is committed to providing excellent clinical performance and patient care.

Our Values



o Integrity



Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and person specification for further information. Please feel free to contact me to discuss these opportunities in more detail.

Person Specification



  • 2 years
  • Supervisor in practice
  • ILS


  • Acute medicine experience
  • AIMS
  • ALS
  • Sepsis Management
  • Experience of providing specialist link role service



  • NMC registration


  • BSN / BSc Degree or DipN

Demonstration of core values


  • Awareness of the trust values
  • Professional, caring and compassionate
  • Willingness to learn


  • Governance awareness
  • Confident practice

Employer details

Employer name

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust


Bolton Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Minerva Road, Farnworth



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