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Staff Nurse - General Medicine/Elderly Care Ward 2 (Band 5)

East Cheshire NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata
Closing date
25 May 2024
We have an exciting opportunity for a Band 5 Registered Nurse to join our friendly and supportive acute medical and nursing team who are committed to providing and maintaining high standards of patient care, specialising in general medicine nursing.

You will be joining a dedicated and enthusiastic nursing team who will help and support you whether you are starting out in your career or have years of experience.

Everyday within this role is different and offers the opportunity to deal with a variety of patient needs.

Hours per week: 37.5 (part time hours also available)

Main duties of the job

The role of a Staff Nurse is to be part of the assessment, planning, delivery, and evaluation of high-quality nursing care. Working as part of a multidisciplinary team, the staff nurse will ensure patients receive the highest level of care, delivered using a holistic, patient-focused approach, while ensuring high standards of documentation are maintained.

The successful applicant will possess excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a busy team.

About us

Whether you are just starting out in your career or are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, East Cheshire NHS Trust is the right employer for you. An organisation with a real sense of community we actively support and develop our staff to ensure our patients receive the best quality care, delivering the right care first time, every time.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. We will be checking the vaccination status of all new starters as part of ongoing monitoring.

Please be aware that this post requires an Enhanced with Barred list Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, the cost of which is payable by the successful candidate. If you have lived or worked abroad for 6 months or more in the last 5 years you will need to obtain an overseas police clearance. Further information can be found on the additional information links at the bottom of the advert.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please read the attached Applicant Pack prior to completing your application form to find out more information.

Please download a copy of the Job Description and Person Specification located under the Supporting documents heading to read more about the advertised role.

As part of making your application we encourage you to review the Trusts Careers webpage for more information about working for East Cheshire NHS Trust.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. The Trust is a Disability Confident Leader and as such, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification).

Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close the advert prior to the advertised closing date should we receive a large number of applications.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Person Specification



  • Good standard of general education
  • Current first level registration in General / Adult nursing


  • Acute Medicine experience and elderly care experience



  • Demonstrates commitment to own personal development.
  • Demonstrates competence in Assessing patient condition and plan and implement care
  • Effective documentation of care delivery.


  • Demonstrate evidence-based decision making



  • Act with professionalism and integrity
  • Ability to delegate safely
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and action.


  • Ability to problem solve
  • Ability to promote effective communication.
  • Demonstrate commitment to patient care and the Trust by adopting a flexible approach to work.



  • Experience of using a multi-disciplinary approach to patient care


  • Experience of managing a group of staff to deliver patient care.
  • Involvement in using evidence to implement improvements in practice/protocol or procedures.
  • Evidence of designing and delivering education to junior staff

Employer details

Employer name

East Cheshire NHS Trust


Macclesfield District General Hospital

Victoria Road


SK10 3BL

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