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Staff Nurse - Adult Day Surgery Unit (ADSU)

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

Band 5 Staff Nurse - Adult Day Surgery Unit (ADSU)The Adult Day Surgery Unit comprises of 34 day case beds.

We care for patients undergoing day case procedures in a variety of surgical specialties including urology, plastics, orthopaedics, general surgery, maxilo facial, ENT and trauma.

Main duties of the job

We are open Mondays to Saturday. We are a dynamic unit and strive to deliver a positive patient experience.We offer flexible working through the self-rostering system and provide opportunities for nurses to develop both professionally and personally, through local training and external professional courses.

About us

Reading sits on the river Thames and is served by great road and rail links to London, Oxford and Southampton. With excellent leisure and shopping facilities, and a thriving cultural scene, Reading is a wonderful place to live, work and play and provides excellent facilities for families, including some of the best state and private schools in the UK.

The CQC recently rated the care provided by the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust as Good.

Our values: Compassionate, Aspirational, Resourceful, Excellent, reflect the type of Trust we aspire to be and you can join our dedicated and talented staff to make this happen.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be responsible for undertaking and recording comprehensive nursing assessment and planning, delivering and evaluating high standards of evidenced-based nursing care to a diverse group of patients.

Deliver care without direct supervision and be accountable for the care delivered and any omissions of care.

Teach and supervise more junior staff, students and the non-registered nursing workforce.

Be accountable for care or any omissions of care that you delegate to others.

Act as role model, delivering care with empathy and compassion as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Please refer to the attached Job Description & Person Specification for further details.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Training


  • Registered Nurse -part 1
  • Current NMC registration
  • Evidence of recent continuous professional development



  • Experience (through placement or employment ) of working in an acute clinical environment

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Berkshire Hospital

London Road



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