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Staff Nurse

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust
£29,828 to £36,311 per annum pro rata for part time INC HCAS
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a staff nurse post at Milford Hospital. Milford Hospital is a 30 bed acute frailty unit, it has two wards and specialises in orthopedic geriatric patients recovering post-surgery.

Supported by the junior sisters / charge nurses & senior sister, you will be responsible for the delivery of care working closely with the multi-disciplinary team.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a dynamic staff nurse, wanting to expand their current skills. We are looking for a person with drive, enthusiasm and commitment to achieve high standards of nursing care, as well as our goals and aspirations in the future. We have fantastic opportunities for training and career development at the trust. Free transport to and from shift can be arranged if required.

Informal enquires about this position are very welcome.

Please be advised that there is currently no sponsorship for this role and applicants must already hold a UK NMC Pin.

About us

Royal Surrey is a compassionate and collaborative acute and community Trust. Recognising that our 5000 colleagues are our greatest strength, we offer a comprehensive health and wellbeing program along with a commitment to developing and advancing your career. Our diverse and welcoming Royal Surrey family will ensure you that you feel valued from your initial interview through your entire tenure.

We are clinically led and provide joined up care by bridging the gap between hospital and community services alongside regional specialist cancer care. Our main acute hospital site is in Guildford with community hospital sites at Milford, Haslemere and Cranleigh. We provide adult community health services in homes across Guildford and Waverley.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) have given us an overall rating of Outstanding.

Royal Surrey has a strong reputation and history to build on. We are proud of our achievements and we are investing in our colleagues through our commitment to supporting professional development as well as investing more than �45 million in our physical environment and new equipment in the next few years. There has never been a better time to join us.

Although it isn't the Trusts normal practice, adverts may close early, so you are encouraged to submit an application as soon as possible.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

As a registered, accountable and autonomous nurse to act in the best interests of your patients at all times and take personal responsibility for your actions and decisions. To be responsible for patient assessment, planning of care, implementing and supervising safe and compassionate care, and evaluating the effectiveness of care. As an NMC registrant facilitate learning and development of others. You will demonstrate leadership qualities and be open, transparent and trustworthy. As a Trust employee act with integrity and uphold the values and beliefs of the Trust and the NMC Code of Conduct.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse Part 1 or 12
  • Evidence of recent professional updating and relevant personal development
  • Demonstrates professional awareness and knowledge


  • Understanding of current issues in Acute NHS setting
  • Consolidation of Nurse Training
  • Can demonstrate up-to-date clinical credibility/competence
  • Knowledge of clinical governance issues such as complaints handling, clinical risk management
  • Knowledge of current NHS and Professional issues

Knowledge and Skills


  • Excellent customer care skills


  • Good communication skills
  • Competencies in tasks such as IV additives/ECG recording and venepuncture or willingness to undertake
  • Computer skills

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust


Milford community hospital



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