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Staff Nurse - Hopkins Ward (Urology Elective & Emergency ward)

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

Job Details

Band 5 Staff Nurse - Hopkins Ward (Urology Elective and Emergency ward)

Hopkins ward is a 21 bedded urology ward looking for highly motivated, innovative and enthusiastic Band 5 Staff Nurses to join our team.

We care for elective Urology admissions in a fast-paced environment and pride ourselves in striving for excellence in patient experience but also emergency admissions through A& E and our Urology clinic.

We care for a variety of patients undergoing major and minor surgery, and adopt a strong focus on patient safety.

We care for urology patients and have an excellent working relationship with the multi-professional teams with the collective aim of providing excellent patient care.

We have multi-specialty ward rounds daily and host a variety of clinicians engaged in teaching and education ensuring plenty of learning opportunities for nursing staff.

Main duties of the job

All new starters are provided with a period of induction, theoretical and ward-based learning opportunities, and have the support from a designated preceptor in practice.

We work closely with the practice education team who will also provide ward-based support to new staff members.

We are looking for dedicated and dynamic nurses, committed to delivering excellent patient care within a friendly and supportive team.

About us

Reading sits on the river Thames and is served by great road and rail links to London, Oxford and Southampton. With excellent leisure and shopping facilities, and a thriving cultural scene, Reading is a wonderful place to live, work and play and provides excellent facilities for families, including some of the best state and private schools in the UK.

The CQC recently rated the care provided by the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust as Good.

Our values: Compassionate, Aspirational, Resourceful, Excellent, reflect the type of Trust we aspire to be and you can join our dedicated and talented staff to make this happen.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder is responsible for undertaking and recording comprehensive nursing assessment and planning, delivering and evaluating high standards of evidenced-based nursing care to a diverse group of patients.

Deliver care without direct supervision and be accountable for the care delivered and any omissions of care.

Teach and supervise more junior staff, students and the non-registered nursing workforce.

Be accountable for care or any omissions of care that you delegate to others.

Act as role model, delivering care with empathy and compassion as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Please refer to the attached Job Description & Person Specification for further details.

Person Specification

Education / Qualifications


  • Registered Nurse - part 1
  • Current NMC registration
  • Evidence of recent continuous professional development



  • Experience (through placement or employment ) of working in an acute clinical environment


  • Experience in speciality may be an advantage

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Berkshire Hospital

London Road



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