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Staff Nurse

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Staff Nurse - Acute Medical Unit

This is your chance to be part of an amazing nursing team - where patient care is at the centre of everything we do. Do you want to make a difference to each patient's experience of the NHS as they proceed through their journey? The Acute Medical Unit at the Royal Cornwall Hospital is recruiting now and we want you!

It is not essential to have worked withinemergency medicineto apply for this position as we would welcome all Registered Nurses as we are committed to going the extra mile for you, as you would for our patients. We work together to create a positive team spirit, recognising achievements and celebrating success. We know that happy patients start with happy staff.

If you are looking for professional and personal development then we will support you to achieve this. There is a clear development structure in place, which includes senior ward level nursing as well as Clinical Nurse Specialists involved in delivery of care within the emergency medical speciality. We actively encourage training and development with Mentorship and Care of the Critically Ill Patient degree modules on offer.

Full time and part time hours considered.

Main duties of the job

You must be able to work as part of team and autonomously when required, and be committed to delivering care of a high standard. We work closely with our colleagues in the Emergency Department and on the Same Day Medical Assessment Unit and are looking at rotational posts within our speciality.

To work as a skilled member of the nursing team.

To provide a high standard of compassionate patient centred care.

To lead and supervise the work of other qualified and unqualified staff within the team

To communicate effectively at all levels within the multi-disciplinary team.

To be able to take charge of the ward in the absence of senior nursing staff, as deemed appropriate by the Ward Sister / Charge Nurse or Clinical Matron

About us

Sustainability is integral to the Trust achieving the NHS Net Zero target. All staff are therefore actively encouraged and supported to implement new ways of working within their field of expertise.

Job description

Job responsibilities

PLEASE NOTE: To view the full Job Description and Person Specification, please click the supporting document on the right-hand side.

To be an employee of the NHS you need to successfully complete the following:
  • Identity Checks
  • Professional registration and qualification checks
  • Employment history and reference checks
  • Work health assessments
  • Criminal record check standards
  • Right to work checks

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Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways. Please talk to us at interview about any flexible working arrangements you would prefer or require. While we may not be able to fully accommodate all requests, such requests will not be referenced during the interview scoring process, and we will fully consider and try to accommodate them for successful applicants.

We reserve the right to close this advert early, or when the allocated number of applications has been reached. Please submit your application at the earliest opportunity.

Person Specification



  • Level 1 registered Nurse with valid NMC Registration/students pending registration


  • Assessing & Mentoring qualification or Commitment to obtain assessing / mentoring qualification



  • Ability to plan, prioritize and evaluate nursing care in accordance with NMC Principles


  • Experience within AMU



  • Understanding of evidence based practice to enhance care
  • Understanding of professional and current issues in nursing


  • Understanding of the importance of research and evidence based practice

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust


Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust



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