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Staff Nurse

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
Stoke On Trent
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Due to our innovative and evolving acute medicine service we have been successful in a new business case which is focused on the nursing workforce on AMU (Acute Medical Unit) at UHNM, allowing us to open up our recruitment of a large number of nursing posts. Our AMU at UHNM is one of the largest units in the country consisting of 58 beds comprising of bay beds, side rooms and 14 Higher monitoring beds which is in our enhanced nursing care area delivering level 1 and 2 care. The business case supports the uplift of our substantial qualified nursing team to enable us to have a 1:4 patient ratio which will enable the unit to continue to move onto the next exciting chapter and evolving our new team to become the showcase ' gold standard' of AMU's in England.

Our new starters are supported by our exceptional practice education team, who have developed a competency package for the unit and the enhanced care element. We aim to provide staff of all grades with the essential knowledge and skills required in our busy, friendly department and we offer a rotation on a shift by shift basis into the enhanced care unit where you will be supported by our team and education practise nurses. New starters will be given a period of supernumerary time with a well organised local induction.

Main duties of the job

In this post you will be responsible for the initial assessment of patients, and providing an effective care pathway within AMU. We are committed to developing a culture in line with our values that improves quality and enhances the patient experience, and you will play a vital part in developing new ways of working to achieve this goal.

Candidates will be a first level registered nurse. You must be flexible to the demands of the service and be able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team. Excellent communication skills are essential for this post.Full and part time hours, are available, 7 days including weekends and public holidays, 12 hour shifts.

36/37.5 hour contracts available

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. Based across two sites, Royal Stoke in Stoke-on-Trent and County Hospital in Stafford, we are proud to serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales.

All of our employees make a valuable contribution regardless of role here at UHNM and we are proud of our wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their true potential.

UHNM create and encourage a culture of inclusion, providing equal opportunities for career development that are fair and transparent. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture in which all staff feel valued and respected. In return we ask all of our employees to make a commitment to the values, co-created by or staff, patients and carers, and that unite us as a Trust.

At University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust we know that investing in, supporting and developing our staff has a direct impact on the quality of care that we deliver. Our employees are as important as our patients and the population that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more information on working for the Trust, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

For more details on the post, please contact Stacey Salt

(see contact details)

Person Specification



  • Registered nurse on the professional register



  • Has experience as a student or registered nurse in an acute hospital setting
  • has experience in acute medical assessment

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust


Royal Stoke

Newcastle Road

Stoke On Trent


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