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Registered Nurse - Surgical Wards

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
26 Jun 2024
We are looking for Nurses with at least 1 year post-NMC experience, ideally in a surgical ward. Please note that our OSCE programme is closed to new applications.

We are looking for kind, caring, hard working and passionate nurses with an interest in providing exceptional care to patients.
  • Nidderdale Ward - is a multi-specialty Female ward . Covering General surgery, Breast, Gynaecology , Urology and Gastro.
  • Littondale Ward - is a multi-specialty Male ward . Covering General surgery, Urology and Gastro.

We are described as a positive, professional and adaptable teams who thrive to deliver a high standard of care to our patients on a daily basis.

We take pride in our wards and aim to deliver a high quality service and do not shy away from quality improvement and development.

Teamwork is key to our success , as we offer regular appraisals, many training opportunities and regular team time out and study days.

Nidderdale was voted for as 'team of the Year ' at our KITE awards 2023!

Main duties of the job

As a Trust we offer our Registered Nurses:
  • Access to clinical skills training in our Clinical Skills Lab and personal development courses
  • First Line Leadership programme to help develop your leadership skills
  • Highly recommended two-year Preceptorship Programme and your first year of NMC fees paid
  • 4 weeks supernumerary and ongoing mentoring
  • Band 6 development posts
  • Support and guidance with revalidation
  • Rotational option to other surgical departments within the directorate .

To keep up to date with all of our latest Recruitment activity here at Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust follow us on Facebook: 'Team HDFT jobs - Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust' and Twitter: @HDFT_Careers.

If you require an OSCE to gain NMC registration please state whether you have passed your English Language and CBT. These are essential requirements for the role.

About us

At Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust we provide 'outstanding' care to both our patients and our staff. We support staff through benefits, health and wellbeing initiatives and opportunities for personal and professional development.
  • An inclusive and supportive culture - our Trust encourages staff to bring their whole selves to work and active Staff Networks identify areas for improvement.
  • Staff Recognition - as well as regular appraisals, we recognise staff with our Making a Difference, Team of the Month Awards & Colleague Recognition Awards
  • Employee Support and wellbeing - we have a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme, counselling service and fast track physiotherapy service for employees.
  • Staff Benefits - We have a range of staff benefits and schemes to support staff health, engagement, wellbeing and inclusion.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Registered Nurse job summery

1) To work as a member of the multi-disciplinary team and to provide nursing care for patients. This requires detailed knowledge of equipment and specialised information on procedures undertaken in the clinical environment.

2) In consultation with senior staff, the post holder will help plan, co-ordinate, implement, and evaluate care for patients.

3) Maintain standards in accordance with ward /Trust policies and procedures and NMC code of conduct

4) Maintain a safe working environment, being aware of the necessity to comply with Health & Safety regulations and the Environmental Health Act, and to attend mandatory training courses.

5) Maintain safe custody of all drugs and medicines and when trained demonstrate the manipulation, dexterity and co-ordination of IV drugs.

6) To work unsupervised at times, using ward Protocols and Policies

If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact Rachel Little on or 01423 555361

Person Specification



  • NMC Registration (no OSCE training available)



  • 1 year of post-NMC registration Nursing experience (no OSCE training available)


  • Post NMC registration experience in Surgical/Urological/gynaecology nursing

Personal characteristics


  • Demonstrates HDFT's values when providing patient care

Employer details

Employer name

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust


Harrogate District Hospital

Lancaster Park Road



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