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Registered Nurse - Surgery Division

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Theatre nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking to recruit highly motivated nurses who are passionate about the care of patients to join our well-established Surgery Division care team in delivering a 24/7 service (Full Time).

This is an excellent opportunity to join a friendly team who are motivated in promoting the delivery of a patient-centred, clinically effective and dynamic service to our patients.

Do you possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work confidently and collaboratively across professional boundaries? Are you keen and motivated to learn? If so, then your skills are invaluable to us and we would like to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

To meet the needs of the Trust with regard to Induction, mandatory and statutory training

To work within the framework for Clinical Governance to provide effective, high quality individualised nursing care to patients and relatives/carers and to contribute to the continuing development of nursing practice.

To ensure high standards of patient care at all times, in line with Trust policies and guidelines

To work as an effective member of the nursing and wider multi-professional healthcare team

To work within the Trust's Competency Framework for Registered Nurses, the Ward/ Department Philosophy and the NMC Code of Conduct/ Professional Standards for the Protection of Patients.

About us

We are ESNEFT and we provide hospital and community health services to almost one million people across east Suffolk and north Essex. Our dedicated staff deliver care from acute hospitals in Colchester and Ipswich, community hospitals, surgeries, community clinics and in patients' own homes

We are one of the largest NHS organisations in England, employing more than 12,000 staff

We pride ourselves on supporting our staff. We offer a wide range of training and development opportunities, as well as flexible working options

Along with supporting you to achieve your career goals we offer a generous pension scheme, unsocial hours payments (where applicable), 27 days annual leave on commencement (pro rata) and access to a range of NHS discounts. Our Staff Health and Wellbeing programme offer a variety of services

Our philosophy is that Time Matters to everyone. Across the Trust, we concentrate on improving the things we do and removing those which cause time delays for our staff and patients

We are investing in our commitment to Time Matters with a partnership with leading electronic patient record (EPR) supplier Epic. This digital transformation will bring what's widely regarded as the world's best EPR system to ESNEFT, transforming life in hospital for staff and patients

If you are passionate about patient care and want to develop your skills and knowledge, then we want to hear from you. Find out about living and working here -

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full details of the responsibilities and duties of this role please see the attached job description.

Person Specification



  • Worked within the healthcare setting


  • Experience in acute setting
  • Undertaken preceptorship
  • Participation in research/audit



  • Registered Nurse Level 1 or 2 or awaiting results.
  • Evidence of continuing professional development


  • Coaching qualification
  • Willingness to undertake further education



  • Knowledge and understanding of evidence-based practice.
  • Understanding and ability to apply clinical governance principles to practice
  • Knowledge of developments in speciality and current issues driving nursing in general


  • Knowledge of developments in speciality and current issues driving nursing in general
  • Nursing Care of Acutely unwell patients



  • Ability to work effectively in a team and lead as required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to delegate
  • Ability to manage own workload
  • Ability to communicate at appropriate level both written and verbal
  • Motivated and enthusiastic


  • Ability to influence wider MDT.
  • Ability to prioritise workload of clinical area

Employer details

Employer name

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust


Ipswich Hospital

Heath Road



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