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Registered Nurse

Isle of Wight NHS Trust
Newport, Isle of Wight
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata, per annum
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are recruiting for a Registered Nurse who wishes to join #TeamIOWNHS in the Emergency Department. You should share our passion and drive to ensure that our patients receive quality and compassionate care and work with us to ensure the Trust continues its journey towards great people, great place.

Previous candidates need not apply

Main duties of the job

Attached you will find the person specification document which provides more detail about the essential and desirable skills and experience needed for this role. We highly recommend you review this document and use it when completing your application as these criteria are used by hiring managers as guidance during shortlisting.

For an overview of the main duties of the role please see the 'Job Description and Main Responsibilities' section below. To understand the day-to-day responsibilities in more detail please read the full job description document attached.

We are passionate about providing excellent CARE, which is why our values are Compassion, Accountable, Respect and Everyone counts. Our mission is to make sure that our community is at the heart of everything we do and that we hold our values across all our services.

We are committed to endorsing inclusion, diversity and multiculturalism throughout out services and as such, our procedures and policies ensure that applicants are always treated fairly throughout the recruitment process.

Why not come and see for yourself the CARE we give to our patients and staff. Apply to be part of our team today.

About us

The Isle of Wight NHS Trust is the only integrated acute, community, mental health and ambulance health care provider in England. We serve a population of approximately 150,000 residents, making the services we offer variable and personalised with a flexible approach to our service users.

Working for our Trust brings a variety of benefits, including an onsite day nursery, cycle-to-work scheme, discounts at local businesses and gyms, and the opportunity to hire Trust's beach hut in Ryde. We offer many flexible working opportunities, speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement for you and if it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

The Isle of Wight is a unique and stunning gem located off the South Coast of England, a short ferry journey from Portsmouth and Southampton, with journey times taking from as little as 10 minutes. London can be reached in 90 minutes by rail from Southampton or Portsmouth. The island offers an amazing coastline with beautiful countryside, year-round events, festivals and award-winning attractions.

Our 2020-2025 strategy sets out to ensure that we continue to be a provider of excellent and compassionate care. As part of this strategy, we are proactively taking steps to ensure that we recruit and retain the highest quality of talent to provide CARE and we would welcome applications from under-represented groups to ensure our Trust is an inclusive and diverse employer.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Provide a high-quality standard of care for patients in an environment conducive to learning for all staff.

To ensure that relationships and own behaviour is managed in line with the Trusts competencies.

Take charge of the ward/clinical unit in the absence of the Sister/Charge Nurse/Team Leader and deputy

Act as an advocate for patients at all time, to ensure the highest levels of care are delivered.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse with live NMC Pin.


  • Completion of work based learning nursing modules
  • Completion of required the Trusts mandatory training updates.



  • Evidence of relevant post basic study.
  • Able to make judgements based on evidence based practice and translate this for use in the ward environment
  • To be able to demonstrate understanding of current developments in the NHS and their implications for nursing and quality care for patients

Physical Skills


  • Physically capable of performing the role and responsibilities expected of the post holder e.g. manual handling of patients.



  • Professional / role model
  • Flexible.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Can demonstrate the key competencies of the Employees Qualities Framework.
  • Communicate with patients and relatives demonstrating compassion and a professional approach.



  • Ability to develop effective working relationships on an individual and multi-disciplinary basis with all levels of staff.
  • Ability to effectively organise workload.
  • ability to practice independently ability to take responsibility and show evidence of leadership skills.
  • Ability to adapt and respond to changing circumstances.
  • Able to work autonomously and lead others, demonstrating awareness of own limitations and seeks out appropriate advice and support.

Communication Skills


  • Core 1, Level 3. Develop and maintain communication with people about difficult matters and/or in difficult situations.

Employer details

Employer name

Isle of Wight NHS Trust


St Mary's Hospital

Parkhurst Road

Newport, Isle of Wight

PO30 5TG

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