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Band 5 Registered Nurse - Ward 12

Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
11 Jun 2024

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Ward 12 currently has vacancies for Registered and Newly Qualified Nurses to enhance their medical skills on our general medical ward. We are actively looking for dynamic individuals who have a heart for excellence. Ward 12 is a 30 bedded mixed medical unit delivering nursing across a variety of specialties. We are looking for enthusiastic individuals with a passion for care and quality. Ward 12 would be an ideal environment for qualified nurses, looking to broaden his/her skills.

Main duties of the job

The Ward and our organisation will support you with bespoke training and development plans exposing you to a variety of learning opportunities including access to university accredited/CPD courses. You will be working with committed nursing and multi-disciplinary teams who will do their best to support you in both your professional and personal growth.

Please see attached job description. Role does required an internal shift rotation of both days and night duties.

About us

Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides hospital services to a growing population of around 700,000 people living across Bedfordshire and the surrounding areas across two busy hospital sites in Bedford and Luton. Both hospital sites offer key services such as A& E, Obstetrics-led Maternity and Paediatrics.

You will be joining a friendly, high performing Trust committed to ensuring the health and wellbeing of staff. As one of the largest NHS Trusts in our region you will have access to a programme of high quality training and development to help you grow your career.

We have state-of-the art facilities placing us at the heart of cutting edge health care. The Trust continues to be committed to delivering the best patient care using the best clinical knowledge and technology available.

Please note that vacancies may close prior to the advertised closing date when sufficient number of applications have been received. Please ensure that you make your application as soon as possible.

All new staff will be subject to a probationary period covering their first six months in post. Travel between hospital sites may be required.

Please review all documents attached to this advert to ensure you familiarize yourself with all requirements of the job.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see functional aspects of the job attached or alternatively the NHS Knowledge and Skills framework for a Registered Band 5 nurse for an inpatient setting

Person Specification



  • Current NMC PIN


  • Working towards a teaching and assessing qualification



  • Experience of working in an acute hospital setting


  • Evidence of further education, training and on-going learning

Personal attributes


  • Able to demonstrate reflective practice and work as a team player

communication skills


  • Excellent written and verbal communication


  • Counselling or coaching skills

Employer details

Employer name

Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Ward 12 Luton and Dunstable Hospital

Lewsey Road



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