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Registered General Nurse/ Staff Nurse (Full Time)

County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per Annum
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you friendly, keen to learn, and a team player? If so keep reading as this could be your opportunity to join our well established team here on Franziska willer at sedgefield community hospital. We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic staff nurse to join our team. We are a busy 26 bedded rehabilitation unit which is nurse and therapy led. Ensuring an intergrated approach for the benefit of out patients

As a team we strive towards delivering a high standard of care and this is reflected in the feedback we receive from the patients and relatives who have had experience of being on our ward.

Main duties of the job

Franziska Willer ward s a 26 bedded elderly rehabiltation ward. We accept patients from the acute wards, direct from accident and emergency and from other organisations.

The main duties of the role are:

-Plan and deliver high quality of care to patients adhering to the trust policies and procedures.

-Maintain a high standard of documentation

-Demonstrate excellent communication skills both written and verbal

-Plan and deliver safe admissions and discharges

- Be responsible for the delegation of tasks to other members of the team

-Work well as a team player but also show initativeFr

About us

If you are being interviewed you must accept an interview slot in the system to continue, even if you have arranged with the manager

You must be able to produce ALL certificates stated essential in the person specification or you will not be able to complete pre-employment checks

We provide hospital services from two acute sites - Darlington Memorial Hospital and University Hospital of North Durham. We have a centre for planned care in Bishop Auckland and provide care from community hospitals in Chester-le-Street, Shotley Bridge, Barnard Castle, Sedgefield and Weardale as well as over 80 other community based settings and providing care in patients' homes.

We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as BAME and disabled people are currently under-represented

From April 1 2024 we are unable to offer sponsorship for healthcare roles that do not meet the minimum salary �23,200, to apply you must have Right to Work in the United Kingdom. If you are in the UK on a VISA please ensure you have no restrictions that would prevent you from taking this post

Full Job Descriptions can be found in the adverts supporting documents

Job description

Job responsibilities

As a staff nurse on FW ward at Sedgefield community hospital you will be responsible for the planning, organisation and delivery of care to patients, assessing individual needs to develop, implement and evaluate programmes of care. You may depending upon experience also be responsible for supervision of junior staff within the team.. Excellent communication skills are required and you must have the ability to work well on your own initiative or as part of a team. You should possess good organisational skills and be able to contribute to the development of flexible working arrangements within the team. You must be clinically up to date with nursing skills and motivated to develop professionally

Person Specification



  • RGN with current NMC registration


  • 1st LEVEL DEGREE / mentoring qualification

Special Skills & Knowledge


  • Excellent Clinical skills, effective communication , including negotiation skills. Basic IT skills


  • Venepuncture, cannulation, wound care



  • Clinical skills course/ leadership courses

Statutory Registration


  • Active 1st Level NMC Registration

Special Requirements


  • Flexible

Employer details

Employer name

County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust


Sedgefield Community Hospital

Salters Lane




TS21 3EE

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