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Newly Qualified Staff Nurse (Band 5)

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata per annum
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Are you a nursing student in your final year and looking for an opportunity to join our award winning Trust as a Staff Nurse? We know that our success depends on the incredible commitment and dedication of our staff and we strive to recruit and retain the best staff possible in line with our Trust values, could this be you?

We pride ourselves in providing a progressive, supportive environment with a dynamic and motivated team. We are seeking both newly qualified and experienced nurses to come and join our team. We are able to offer exciting developmental opportunities and training programmes.

We offer:
  • Induction with a supernumerary period
  • 1 day Organisational Induction
  • 5 day Clinical Induction
  • An assigned Preceptor
  • Facilitated Study Days
  • Preceptorship programme for newly qualified nurses
  • E-portfolio to map your progression
  • Internal transfer opportunities to allow you to move between department
  • CPD opportunities

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the job

Using your clinical experience and skills you will work with your team as a named nurse to maintain accountability for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating programmes of care within the framework of team nursing.

Acting with compassion you will put patients at the centre of all you do.

You will communicate effectively with patients and their carers regarding their care and educate patients where there is a need.

You will communicate effectively with the multidisciplinary team to ensure high quality patient care.

You will show commitment to sustaining and developing your clinical competence and professional awareness.

You will provide supervision, support and education to unqualified staff and students.

This role will require you to work variable hours in order to fulfil the needs of the ward.

You will show courage by embracing new ways of working and doing the right thing by the people you care for, including speaking up when you have concerns.

About us

About us

We are always looking for enterprising and innovative approaches to the way we provide our services. We are a national centre for telemedicine and introduced telehealth to the UK offender healthcare sector and also provide the service to patients in their care homes. Community matters to us and we are supported by 400 dedicated volunteers and have strong links with Bradford University, Craven College and Leeds City College to ensure we inspire the workforce of the future.

We want to attract staff who embrace our 'Right Care' behaviours of compassion, a commitment to quality of care and working together for patients - we want to make these part of our DNA.

Our Trust Values
  • Commitment to quality of care
  • Compassion
  • Working together for patients
  • Everyone counts
  • Respect & Dignity
  • Improving Lives

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information and full details of the job role please see the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification



  • oStudied to Diploma level or equivalent
  • oRegistered with NMC


  • oDegree in Healthcare/Nursing studies



  • oRecent, relevant post qualification experience of working in an NHS acute in-patient area
  • oRecent experience at a band 5 within an acute hospital setting

Employer details

Employer name

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust


Airedale NHS Foundation Trust

Skipton Road


BD20 6TD

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