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Staff Nurse

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
Stoke on Trent
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
31 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We have a very exciting opportunity for a Band 5 Staff Nurse to join our Acute Stroke Unit nursing team. The Stroke Unit at UHNM is a regional thrombectomy centre recognised for the treatment that it delivers. It has a strong multi-disciplinary team providing care to Hyper-acute and acute care to people following a stroke.

We welcome applications from individuals who feel they can meet the demands and needs of this specialist area.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will have good communication skills and should have experience of working in an acute hospital setting ideally within a stroke unit or other neurological setting. We are looking for a committed team player who has high standards and is passionate about improving the patient experience.The Acute Stroke Unit cares for a variety of patients with complex conditions and needs post stroke and require specialist skills and knowledge to aid and maximise their recovery.If you feel you have these attributes, please apply!

Please note the University Hospitals of North Midlands (NHS) Trust, do not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research.

The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford.

We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales. We have put together a wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff is really important to us. We offer a range of options for our staff to help maintain a good work-life balance including full time, part time hours and bank hours. We are also committed to offering flexible working wherever we can and where relevant to the role and the service, agile working. You can select your preferences upon application.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this vacancy, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification or contact the Hiring Manager.

Person Specification



  • NMC registration
  • Degree in nursing

Knowledge, Skills & Experience


  • Experience as a student or registered nurse in an Acute hospital setting
  • Understanding of the modern NHS & UHNM strategy


  • Experience as a student or registered nurse in an Acute Stroke service

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust


Royal Stoke Hospital

Newcastle Road

Stoke on Trent


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