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Staff Nurse (ENT OPD) - Fixed Term 12 Months

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
Reading and Henley-on-Thames
£28,407 to £34,581 pro-rata per annum
Closing date
27 May 2024

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Band 5
Full Time
Band 5 Staff Nurse (ENT OPD)

**Full Time / Part Time**

This is a fixed-term post for 12 months to cover maternity leave.

An opportunity has arisen for you to join our dynamic, patient-focused and friendly Ear, Nose and Throat Outpatient Department.

We offer a variety of treatments and outpatient procedures including caring for patients within Plastic Surgery.

Our nursing team support clinics cross-sites - with the majority of activity taking place in Townlands Hospital in Henley-on Thames.

Main duties of the job

New starters are provided with a period of induction, theoretical and in house-based learning opportunities, and have the support from a designated preceptor in practice. We work closely with the practice education team.

If you have any ENT, Plastic or Preoperative assessment experience this would be an advantage but not essential, as training would be given.

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

About us

Henley-on-Thames and Reading both sit on the river Thames and are served by great road and rail links to London, Oxford and Southampton. With excellent leisure and shopping facilities, and a thriving cultural scene, Henley-on-Thames and Reading are wonderful places 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

Reading and Henley-on-Thames


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