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Staff Nurse

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
Newcastle under lyme
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Band 5
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to work on a dynamic fast pace specialised surgical unit.

The Elective Surgery Unit is a 44 bedded unit incorporating all surgical specialities including vascular, breast, gynaecological, urology, ophthalmology, maxio-facial, plastics, general surgery and ENT. The unit predominately provides care for a high volume of day case surgical patients making the unit fast paced and very varied. The unit also has a facility to accommodate patients requiring a 23 hour stay in hospital and supports other surgical wards. Unique to the unit is our nurse led discharge pathway which allows nursing staff to use their judgement alongside surgically instructions to safely discharge patients.

The successful applicant will work as part of an experienced team delivering a high standard of care. Expected to be able to work as part of a team, have excellent communication skills, behighly motivated and enthusiastic and keen to develop knowledge and skills around specialised surgery.

Main duties of the job

Day Surgery and Admissions can offer you
  • A friendly and supportive team
  • Experienced friendly staff
  • Trained mentors (3 months preceptorship)
  • A ward based mentor and coach
  • Supported learning competencies specify to the ward i.e nurse led discharge
  • Opportunity to become a link nurse

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. Based across two sites, Royal Stoke in Stoke-on-Trent and County Hospital in Stafford, we are proud to serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales.

All of our employees make a valuable contribution regardless of role here at UHNM and we are proud of our wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their true potential.

UHNM create and encourage a culture of inclusion, providing equal opportunities for career development that are fair and transparent. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture in which all staff feel valued and respected. In return we ask all of our employees to make a commitment to the values, co-created by or staff, patients and carers, and that unite us as a Trust.

At University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust we know that investing in, supporting and developing our staff has a direct impact on the quality of care that we deliver. Our employees are as important as our patients and the population that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Diverse unit due to multiple Specialities

varied shifts including nights

Please contact SSR Dianne Phillips for further information and to discuss the role

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications


  • oRegistered Nurse on NMC Register


  • oRecognised qualification in teaching or education



  • oExperience as a student or registered nurse in an acute hospital setting

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust


Ward 104/105 RSUH

Newcastle road

Newcastle under lyme


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