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Newly Qualified Nurse- July Recruitment event

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts
£28,407 to £34,581 Per annum
Closing date
18 Jun 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a newly qualified nurse who has recently completed undergraduate study in the UK or are you a student nurse who will be joining the NMC register within the next 6 months?

We are recruiting newly qualified ADULT nurses across the following divisions-



Cancer and Associated Specialties

Achieve your potential at Nottingham University Hospitals ( NUH ) NHS Trust, rated 'outstanding' for caring by the CQC, and the only organisation in Europe with ANCC Pathway to Excellence and Magnet recognised Hospitals.

Here at NUH, there are so many opportunities to find the right career for you. We're a busy, acute Trust, with a huge breadth of clinical areas, offering the opportunity for our newly qualified nurses, midwives and operating department practitioners to develop new skills and care for a variety of patients.

Should you be successfully shortlisted you will have the opportunity to:

Have an interview at a NUH Recruitment Event on-

13th July 2024

** Please look out for adverts from other divisions who will be recruiting at our recruitment events in 2024 **

Main duties of the job

Assess the care needs of patients and develop a programme of evidence based practice care which is evaluated and amended as appropriate without direct supervision.

To maintain clinical competence through CPD and mandatory training requirements.

To ensure clear and timely record keeping of all assessments and care provided

Maintain good communication with patients and their relatives including the MDT

Utilise NUH evidence based policies and guidelines to ensure safety of care and maintains professional understanding of EBP used

About us

At NUH, as a newly qualified nurse we can offer you:

A team from the Institute of Care Excellence, offering continuing professional education, careers coaching and development opportunities including: a preceptorship programme, an acute care skills course, resilience focused clinical supervision and clinical academic careers.

Access to the largest Shared Governance programme in the UK, with over 80 staff councils at ward level, giving our workforce a voice and supporting a culture of innovation.

An ambitious and forward thinking professional environment, recognised for empowering nurses, midwives and theatre practitioners to lead and innovate.

Utilising evidence based practice and research to advance nursing science and compassionate care.

Our nursing teams are Patient Experience Network National Award winners (2018) and finalists in (2019) and have opportunities to work on improvement initiatives that are co-produced with those who use our services

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder is required to have recently completed undergraduate study and have NMC registration as a ADULT nurse with a NMC PIN or will complete undergraduate study within the next 6 months.


Please see the job description which is attached for the key responsibilities.

NUH is a large acute teaching hospital and there are opportunities to develop key skills across all divisions.

At NUH we are pleased to be able to offer all newly qualified nurses a supportive preceptorship period. This is led by the practice education team at the Trust and this programme includes-

Preceptorship Induction- an introduction to preceptorship at NUH and access to the preceptorship portfolio.

Acute care skills course- a 5 day course developing skills to recognise, treat and escalate the care of a deteriorating patient in a safe and timely manner.

Medicine safety study day- a 1 day study session highlighting measures to ensure the safe administration of medicines.

Resilience focused clinical supervision- these sessions are available to all nurses who join the Trust, this type of supervision provides the opportunity to have a safe and confidential environment to share experiences alongside other newly qualified nurses.

Careers conversations- NUH host monthly careers conversations to discuss career opportunities, this event can also be used to seek support with role related packages or access a one to one resilience focused clinical supervision session with a member of the practice education team.

Preceptorship pledge- All newly qualified nurses will have a preceptor allocated to them within the clinical area, a preceptorship pledge has been created to support this role ensuring that all preceptors are aware of their responsibilities when supporting colleagues.

Person Specification



  • NMC Adult registered nurse with PIN / to complete undergraduate study in the UK within 6 months



  • Delivering care to a group of patients
  • Supervision of non registered staff and students
  • Competent in medicines management



  • Demonstration of effective written and verbal communication
  • Demonstrate IT skills


  • Well written and presented application form

Planning and organisational skills


  • Ability to prioritise care and own workload
  • Ability to respond to change in needs

Physical skills


  • Able to use medical equipment
  • Able to undertake manual handling procedures

Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts


Nottingham University Hospitals



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