Skip to main content

This job has expired

Registered Nurse - Maternity

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
29 May 2024

View more

Band 5
Full Time
We are looking for a highly motivated, compassionate Band 5 Nurse to join our fantastic Maternity teams at Ipswich Hospital. If you are a nurse who is wishing to explore an interest in maternity care, this is the right post for you.

By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to increase your wealth of knowledge and experience by delivering care to patients as they start their journey into parenthood. The post holder will have a holistic approach to providing care and will be able to communicate effectively within the multidisciplinary team.

The post holder will be responsible for delivering high quality, evidence based clinical care to women and their babies on the postnatal ward. This is fixed term/ secondment post until 31/12/2025and it is ideal for someone looking for an opportunity to develop their clinical skills, knowledge and understanding in a new field of practice.

Main duties of the job

o To meet the needs of the Trust with regard to Induction, mandatory and statutory trainingo To work within the framework for Clinical Governance to provide effective, high quality individualisednursing care to patients and relatives/carers and to contribute to the continuing development of nursingpractice.o To ensure high standards of patient care at all times, in line with Trust policies and guidelineso To work as an effective member of the nursing and wider multi-professional healthcare teamo To work within the Trust's Competency Framework for Registered Nurses, the Ward/ DepartmentPhilosophy and the NMC Code of Conduct/ Professional Standards for the Protection of Patients

About us

We are ESNEFT and we provide hospital and community health services to almost one million people across east Suffolk and north Essex. Our dedicated staff deliver care from acute hospitals in Colchester and Ipswich, community hospitals, surgeries, community clinics and in patients' own homes.

We are one of the largest NHS organisations in England, employing more than 12,000 staff. We pride ourselves on supporting our staff. We offer a wide range of training and development opportunities, as well as flexible working options.

Along with supporting you to achieve your career goals we offer a generous pension scheme, unsocial hours payments (where applicable), 27 days annual leave on commencement (pro rata) and access to a range of NHS discounts. Our Staff Health and Wellbeing programme offer a variety of services.

Our philosophy is that Time Matters to everyone. Across the Trust, we concentrate on improving the things we do and removing those which cause time delays for our staff and patients.

We are investing in our commitment to Time Matters with a partnership with leading electronic patient record (EPR) supplier Epic. This digital transformation will bring what's widely regarded as the world's best EPR system to ESNEFT, transforming life in hospital for staff and patients.

Find out about living and working here -

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full details of the responsibilities and duties of this role please see the attached job description.

Person Specification



  • oWorked within the healthcare setting


  • oExperience in acute setting
  • oUndertaken preceptorship
  • oParticipation in research/audit.



  • oRegistered Nurse Level 1 or 2, or awaiting results
  • oEvidence of continuing professional development


  • oCoaching qualification
  • oWillingness to undertake further education

Employer details

Employer name

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust


Ipswich Hospital

Heath road



Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert