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CENTRALISED ADVERT - BAND 5 NURSES - Foundation / Senior Staff Nurse

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per annum, pro rata
Closing date
28 Jul 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Foundation/Senior Staff Nurse - Band 5 - multiple vacancies

Locations: Oxford, Banbury, Oxfordshire

We would like to welcome you to join our team and be part of our world-renowned teaching hospital and centre of clinical excellence!

Our nursing teams are supported by an excellent framework of practice development, offering ongoing professional development where our nurses are empowered and instilled with a strong sense of professional pride, ensuring that we deliver the highest calibre of care to our patients!

Joining our team provides an opportunity for you to grow your career. Whether you are starting as a newly qualified or an experienced registered nurse, we have a variety of specialty areas for you to choose from, and career pathways tailored to you so you can achieve your ambitions and fulfil your potential.

If you are interested in working in Theatres, then you will need to apply to our separate advert on the following link:

If you are interested in working in Critical Care, then you will need to apply to one of our Critical Care adverts separately to this advert.

Please note that applicants must hold full NMC registration or are due to complete their Nursing degree this year.

Main duties of the job

Whether you want to work in one of our fast-paced surgical wards, our leading cancer centre, our neurology and neurosurgery departments, excellent heart centre or refurbished and expanded emergency department, play a part in our regional major trauma centre orjoin one of our specialist medical departments, we have a vast array of options to develop and grow you as a nurse.

We have sites in Oxford and Banbury and satellite sites across the Thames Valley region for you to choose from.

Start the conversation with us today about our opportunities - and continue your nursing journey by contacting one of our specialist leads to explore the many career options we have to offer you, or apply directly via the link below.

Please note that applicants must hold full NMC registration or are a graduate due to complete their Nursing degree this summer.

Please ensure you include in your supporting statement why you have chosen OUH/Oxford, and the three top areas where you would like to work.


Interview date: 9th July 2024

About us

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trustis one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research. Find out more

The Trust comprises of four hospitals - theJohn Radcliffe Hospital,Churchill HospitalandNuffield Orthopaedic Centrein Headington and theHorton General Hospitalin Banbury.

Job description

Job responsibilities

- Demonstrate and promote a patient and family centred style of clinical practice.- Be responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care from admission to discharge.- Accurately document and report to other members of the nursing team, multi-disciplinary team and family/carers regarding the care given to patients, and communicating changes as they occur.- Respond to emergency situations with composure, maintaining patient safety and seeking immediate support, and supporting the patient, family/carers and other staff as required- Identify and discuss patient needs with the team/staff, patients, carers and the multidisciplinary team. Be able to plan own workload.- Demonstrate a problem solving approach to effectively execute planning, implementation and evaluation of individualised plans of care based on a person centred model of care.- Communicate complex and sensitive information effectively to patients, carers and other staff, overcoming barriers to understanding and providing support during distressing or emotional events.- Maintain patient dignity and confidentiality at all times.

Surgical Emergency Unit Triage: a fast paced and dynamic emergency assessment area, reviewing patients directly from ED, GP, paramedics etc. We see a variety of patients such as colorectal, upper GI and HPB. Nurses take part in rapid nurse assessments, cannulation, venepuncture, and various other extended nursing skills which we will help you develop. Many of our patients have complex needs with co-morbidities which require ongoing management. SEU ambulatory sits as part of triage, reviewing patients who return daily for consultant led care.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Person Specification



  • NMC registered / Due to complete course


  • Previous Nursing experience

Employer details

Employer name

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust



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