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Registered Nurse

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic and motivated registered nurses to work on St Mawes ward.

We are looking to recruit forward thinking, dynamic staff nurses for our new 25 bedded emergency surgical ward

This is your chance to be part of an amazing dynamic General Surgery Team where patient care is at the centre of everything we do.

Can you make a difference to each patient's experience of the NHS?

This is a full-time role for 37.5 hours per week. However part-time opportunities are also available.

Main duties of the job

The right candidate must have the ability to share the vision and skills of the senior staff to work in a developing service where adaptability is essential. Maintaining the delivery of a high standard of care whilst meeting the demands of a diverse service is our priority and the right candidate will be able to evidence working within a team whilst using their initiative to enhance productivity.

This will provide the right candidate a diverse and fast paced discipline of nursing to work within, with many learning opportunities for all the staff. Our patients are treated with a multi-professional approach therefore, the successful candidate must show a good understanding of the dynamics of working within a multidisciplinary to maximise patient outcome and experience. It is essential to demonstrate excellent communication and leadership skills whilst maintaining a positive outlook and working environment to maximise productivity.

About us

Sustainability is integral to the Trust achieving the NHS Net Zero target. All staff are therefore actively encouraged and supported to implement new ways of working within their field of expertise.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To work as a skilled member of the nursing team.

To provide a high standard of compassionate patient centred care.

To lead and supervise the work of other qualified and unqualified staff within the team

To communicate effectively at all levels within the multi-disciplinary team.

To be able to take charge of the ward in the absence of senior nursing staff, as deemed appropriate by the Ward Sister / Charge Nurse or Clinical Matron.

Person Specification



  • Level 1 Registered Nurse with valid NMC registration / students pending registration


  • Assessing & Mentoring qualification



  • Demonstrable experience in an acute Trust within the last twelve months (this can include student placement)


  • Experience within the speciality



  • Understanding of evidence based practice to enhance care
  • Understanding of professional and current issues in nursing
  • Understanding of the importance of research and evidence based practice

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust


Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust




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