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Registered Nurse - All Departments

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata per annum
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Provide optimum quality of care to patients, offering support to the multi-professional team. Will take management responsibility for an identified area on regular shifts.

Main duties of the job

Please note this post is not suitable for applicants who are required to undertake the OSCE training programme. Applicants who do not have current valid UK NMC registration will not be considered for this post.

We are looking for Experienced Nurse Practitioners who want to work for an aspiring World-Class provider of healthcare to the patients, visitors and communities that we serve. In exchange for your motivation, experience, positive attitude and commitment to our Trust, we can offer you a nursing position with exciting career opportunities.

About us

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

We are extremely proud of our employees across our hospital sites, with high quality patient care at the heart of everything we do.

Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a worldwide leader in healthcare.

We are proud to be recognised as a Pathway to Excellence designated organisation - please click the link for further details about this prestigious award. Pathway To Excellence - University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (

By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. There has never been a better time to join our team.

The Trust is committed to building an organisation that makes full use of the talents, skills, experience, and different perspectives available in our diverse society. We want everyone to feel they are respected, valued, can achieve their potential and receive the most appropriate and relevant care. We will create an environment where the equality and human rights principles of fairness, respect, equality, dignity and autonomy are promoted and are part of the organisation's core values.

Job description

Job responsibilities

UHCW currently have vacancies available across numerous specialties (listed below), please identify which specialty you are interested in when prompted on your application form. More information on these specialty areas is provided in the additional information links on the right side of this page.

Areas of Opportunity

Clinical Support:
  • Theatres (Rugby and Coventry)

  • General Surgery
  • Trauma and Orthopaedics

Specialist Medicine & Ophthalmology:
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Neurosciences:
  • Stroke part time flexible evening hours available
  • Neurology

  • General Medicine

Accountable for own actions in accordance with the Code of Professional Conduct. Contribute to corporate objectives, acting within local, Trust and statutory guidelines and policies at all times.

Effectively communicate information regarding clinical decisions, policy and care pathways to patients/carers and the multi-professional team including situations where difficulties in comprehension occur.

A competent practitioner, teaching, assessing, and supervising/providing mentorship to appropriate students or junior staff.

Responsible for clinical assessment of a group of patients and management of a team, ensuring appropriate care is planned, implemented, and evaluated, involving patients and users.

Organisation of cross-departmental/organisational activities to support patient care pathways.

Demonstrate technical and/or practical skills to ensure optimum patient care management including patient observations equipment management and administration of agreed invasive tests/procedures.

Utilise and ensure others utilise information and IT systems to secure accurate and timely patient, workforce, and resource data.

Manage expected (and occasional unexpected) clinical events requiring high but unpredictable levels of physical effort according to patient dependency/clinical need, referring to a senior member of staff where appropriate e.g., in an unexpected event.

Support patients, carers and others during difficult situations arising in the clinical area, e.g., imparting bad news or following an unexpected event.

Promote and monitor adherence to Health and Safety and Trust policy designed to protect healthcare staff and service users from known hazards.

The Recruitment Centre:

If your application is shortlisted, you will be invited to attend a Recruitment Centre. This Recruitment Centre is intended to provide you with the opportunity to demonstrate how you would treat our patients and staff for whom we care, with the compassion, courtesy, dignity, and respect they deserve.

Recruiting to Values:

To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trusts Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trusts Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trusts Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

Please see attached job description for further details.

Person Specification



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Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust


University Hospitals Coventry

Clifford Bridge Road



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