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Staff Nurse - Ward 12C

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per annum (pro rata for part time)
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Newly Qualified or experienced Nurse.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work on a 22 bedded multi speciality Elective Surgical Ward at Wycombe Hospital.

We are looking to recruit a keen, enthusiastic, highly motivated and dynamic individual to deliver and drive high standards of safe patient care.

We have some excellent opportunities for you to expand your clinical skills and be part of our friendly, supportive, proactive team.

In-house specialist training is provided and we actively promote professional development and strive to offer a learning environment where staff feel empowered to enhance their knowledge and skills.

If you are a newly qualified nurse, you will be supported through the Trusts 1 year preceptorship programme.

For experienced nurses, your development will be tailored to your individual needs along with a specifically designed surgical competency passport.

If you think that you would enjoy this challenge, have an approachable manner and excellent communication skills ,are a highly motivated Nurse and would like to work within a supportive and innovative environment we would be pleased to receive your application.

Shifs are based on a 24/7 shift rotation of long days and nights to meet the needs of the service.

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust is dedicated to providing good communication networks and supporting staff`s wellbeing. The trust has a dedicated wellness hub for staff to access.

Main duties of the job

  • Acts at all times in accordance with the NMC Code of Conduct.
  • Supervises the work of the nursing team, ensuring individual programmes of care are formulated accordingly to patient needs and current research/guidelines.
  • Undertakes the assessment of patients including risk assessments e.g Purpose T and falls assessments
  • Ensures planned nursing care is delivered safely and effectively taking into account the views of the patient and their relatives.
  • Ensures plans of care are implemented and updated as appropriate.Advises on the promotion of health and prevention of illness.
  • Acts as link nurse to other specialties.
  • Participates in Audits relevant to the ward area.

About us

Listen to why colleagues think we are a great place to work! - BHT - A great place to work (

What does Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust offer you?
  • As part of our BHT family, you'll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.
  • We offer flexible and agile workingopportunities,alongside your NHS benefits ofgenerous annual leave entitlement, pension andaccess toNHS discount schemes.
  • We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.

Why work for us?
  • We're committed to promoting inclusion and making sure all colleagues feel they belong. We encourage new colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.
  • As an employer, we aim to create a workplace where differences are valued and colleagues treat one another with dignity and respect.
  • Greater diversity withinourBHT familyimprovespositive outcomes for the people and communities we serve.
  • A keen supporter of the Armed Forces Community who know the value of employing a service leaver/veteran and their families

What do we stand for?
  • Our vision is to provide outstanding care, support healthy communities and be a great place to work.
  • Our mission is to provide personal and compassionate care every time.
  • Our CARE values are collaborate, aspire, respect and enable.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a comprehensive list of responsibilities and duties, please kindly refer to the Job Description and Person Specification by downloading the JD and PS attachment in the advert.

If you are an internal applicant there is the option for secondment, all applicants must have the endorsement/support of their line manager prior to application.

If you have a disability that makes submitting this online application difficult and would like assistance, please contact us on quoting the vacancy reference number.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse or student nurse awaiting confirmation
  • Committed to own professional development to enhance practice


  • Post registration Education eg Mentorship, Intravenous drug administration, Intravenous cannulation desirable but not essential.



  • Post registration experience desirable but not essential
  • Previous surgical nursing experience



  • The ability to communicate effectively with patients, relatives and the MDT verbally and non-verbal with clear concise documentation
  • Willingness to reflect and alter communication skills according to the patient/client group and situation
  • Be able to care for patients without prejudice related to gender, religion, disability


  • Ability to work under pressure on a busy acute ward with high acuity patients
  • Aware of the NMC code of conduct and the implications on care provided to client group, critically analysing situations to ensure patient safety and safe practice



  • Ability to travel to other sites when necessary
  • Flexible and able to work internal rotation, day and nights

Employer details

Employer name

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust


Wycombe Hospital.

Queen Alexandra Road


HP11 2TT

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