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AMSS - Staff Nurse - Band 5

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per annum
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
AMSS is the medical short stay unit at Pilgrim hospital where there are opportunities for band 5 experienced and novice nurses. As part of our dynamic team you will deliver care to patients with acute medical conditions in the first 72 hours of their hospital stay.

You will receive development and support from a senior nursing team consisting of a ward manager and two Clinical Practice Educator. We offer a Preceptorship Programme for newly qualified nurses, and the trust has a strong emphasis on staff support and development

The Short Stay Unit is a 48 bedded Unit which specialises in prioritising and delivering first line treatments and care to stabilise acutely ill patients prior to discharging home in a safe, prompt and timely manner.

Although The Short Stay Unit is a very busy and demanding department, it offers a wide variety of acute medical conditions across the ages within adult nursing. The Unit is fully supported by all members of the multi-disciplinary team to deliver care that at all times is outstanding.

AMSS also gives staff the opportunity to self roster to offer our staff shift flexibility and choice.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for the delivery of a consistently high standard of nursing care that meets the individual needs of our patients and those of the Trust

The post holder will demonstrate clinical expertise in the assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of care that puts patients at the centre of this approach.

The post holder will be expected to have the required management and facilitation skills that allows them to supervise the activity of other staff in the clinical setting, promote multi-disciplinary working and facilitate a supportive and learning environment.

The post holder may, on occasions, be required to assume responsibility for the ward / department in the absence of the Sister/Charge Nurse

As a Registered Nurse the post holder is expected to consistently act in accordance with the NMC Code

About us

Our Trust is situated in the beautiful county of Lincolnshire and is one of the biggest acute hospital trusts in England, serving a population of more than 700,000 people. We provide acute and specialist services to people in Lincolnshire and neighbouring counties. We have an annual income of �643 million (22/23) and we employ nearly 8,500 people.

Our Board have recently agreed a new vision statement - Outstanding Care Personally Delivered - stating their ambition for our Trust to be among the best.

We also have a five year Integrated Improvement Plan setting out how we will achieve our strategic objectives, for patients, services, people and partners, the last recognising that our future success depends on our ability to ensure the Lincolnshire healthcare system is successful in achieving its ambition to help people live healthier lives and provide care closer to where people live.

Our latest CQC report increased our ratings for being effective and well-led from 'Requires Improvement' to 'Good'. Our rating for caring remained as 'Good'.

This is in recognition of the huge amount of work that our amazing staff have done to improve the quality of care for our patients in recent years.

We are committed to helping our staff balance their work and home lives and ensure they feel supported, valued and appreciated

Job description

Job responsibilities

What should you do next?

Have a look at the job description, and if you like what you see, then apply today. Dont miss this fantastic opportunity to work with a great team in a supportive environment within a great institution. Your NHS needs you!

Person Specification



  • Current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Previous experience


  • Registered adult/mental health or learning disability nurses must have experience working with adults.



  • Good written , oral and IT communication skills
  • Safeguarding awareness
  • Awareness and Knowledge of the dignity in care agenda.
  • Ability to evidence/demonstrate key values and behaviours in line with the Trust framework


  • Venepuncture Skills

Specific Requirements


  • Able to travel to work on other hospital sites when requested

Employer details

Employer name

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust


Pilgrim hospital

Sibsey road


PE21 9QS

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