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Registered Nurse - Ambulatory Care Unit - Huntingdon

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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An exciting opportunity has become available within the Urgent Care and Emergency Division for a Band 5 Registered Nurse.

The job is based in the Acute Assessment Unit and Ambulatory Care Unit which provides a huge wealth of opportunity to learn new skills. The areas are fast paced and see a huge variety of patients with different conditions.

We are passionate supporters of our nursing team and are looking for a motivated band 5 Nurse to join us. We support individuals developing their career and encourage our nurses to be fully rounded with a large range of skills which can be demonstrated in a manner which reflects the Trust's values and standards

You will have an opportunity to work in both areas, supported by the Matron and Divisional Head of Nursing.

Please note that we can only consider applications from individuals with a live NMC registration or UK nursing students awaiting their PIN, as we are currently unable to support OSCE.

Main duties of the job

As a band 5 working in both the Acute Assessment Unit and Ambulatory Care, you will be responsible for the assessment and care of acutely ill patients at the beginning of their journey in the hospital.

The role also involves arranging transfer of patients to the appropriate wards, facilitating discharges and working alongside the multi-disciplinary team.

In Ambulatory Care you will attend to patient coming in as both emergency day cases for assessment and treatment as well as planned cases for ongoing treatments and review.

About us

We are dedicated to fostering diversity and inclusivity within our workforce and warmly welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, with a particular emphasis on encouraging those from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, as well as candidates from our local area.

As part of our commitment to supporting our employees we offer a range of benefits including:
  • Generous annual leave entitlement starting at 27 days and increasing to 29 days after five years of service and 33 days after 10 years of service, in addition to the national Bank Holidays (pro-rata for part time staff)
  • Membership of the NHS Pension Scheme:
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Enhanced hourly rates for unsociable hours e.g. night shifts, weekends, bank holidays
  • Opportunities for career development and training to help you progress in your role
  • Wellbeing support and activities to promote a healthy work environment
  • Access to our in-house physiotherapy service
  • On-site canteens offering subsidised meals
  • Subsidised staff parking (currently free)
  • Free Stagecoach Bus Travel to and from work within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

We strive to create a supportive and inclusive workplace where employees feel valued and empowered to excel in their roles. Join us and become part of a team dedicated to making a positive difference in our community.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for further information regarding the role.

Person Specification



  • RN Adult or equivalent
  • Live NMC registration or undertaking nurse training
  • Evidence of professional development
  • Willingness to complete teaching/mentorship course


  • Recognised teaching/mentorship course



  • Variety of placements whilst undertaking nurse training


  • Post-registration experience in an acute setting
  • Previous experience in specialty

Key Skills


  • Good verbal and written English which can be evidenced at interview or IELTs level 7 (in all elements) or above
  • Ability to undertake venepuncture and cannulation or being willing to achieve competency

Employer details

Employer name

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust


Hinchingbrooke Hospital

Parkway Hinchingbrooke


PE29 6NT

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