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Staff Nurse

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts
£28,407 to £34,581 Per Annum
Closing date
26 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity to join a 28 bedded ward which is at the forefront of providing a modern surgery service for colorectal elective and emergency patients as well as gastroenterology patients . Our surgeons are forward thinking and research active so much of our surgery is pioneering and done minimally invasively.

We use the principles of enhanced recovery to improve our patient outcomes. To do this we work closely with a number of specialist teams including Colorectal Nurse Specialists, Stoma Specialist Nurses, Acute Pain Team, Dieticians, Physiotherapists and the Critical Care Outreach Team.

Main duties of the job

In addition to the below summary, you'll need to familiarise yourself with full Job Description and Person Specification documents attached to this advert.

We have a caring and supportive team of nurses dedicated to the continuing delivery of safe and excellent care which is supported by our excellent patient feedback. We are looking for individuals who are enthusiastic, highly motivated and willing to expand their knowledge and practical skills.

About us

With over 19,000 staff, we are one of the biggest employers in the city with a central role in supporting the health and wellbeing of our local population. We play a leading role in research, education and innovation.

Come and join our wonderful team at NUH. We are big believers in diversity and welcome new ideas to help develop our team in order to deliver world class healthcare to the vast patient populations we serve. With endless personal development opportunities available, at NUH we will endeavour to turn your job into a career!

We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, or Disabled, as we are striving to be better represented at NUH.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description and person specification attached to the advert for the full details of the vacancy.

Person Specification



  • Current level one NMC registration


  • Diploma or degree in health / nursing related Studies
  • Continuing professional development/ reflective profile
  • Have or willing to undertake a suitable Teaching & Assessing Qualification
  • Completion of all local competency packages.

Values and behaviours


  • Must be able to demonstrate behaviours consistent with the Trust's We are here for you behavioural standards



  • Supervision of non-registered staff and students


  • Evidence of ability to mentor
  • Demonstrate an involvement in link nurse, or project work



  • Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate basic IT skills


  • Demonstrate Computer literacy & use of IT skills - e.g. e-mail, Excel, PowerPoint and Word

Judgement skills


  • Demonstrate an ability to assess, plan, deliver, prioritise and evaluate patient care
  • Demonstrate an ability to prioritise own workload and recognise, prioritise and respond appropriately to urgent and emergency situations


  • Demonstrate a knowledge of current issues related to the NHS
  • Demonstrate leadership skills & ability to effectively lead a team

Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts


Queen's Medical Centre

Ward E14 Derby Road



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