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Staff Nurse

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pre anum
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for a enthusiastic and dynamic Band 5 Nurse to join our Nurse Led Pre-operative Assessment team.

You will be flexible, committed to maintaining and improving high standards of patient care and experience. We assess elective patients from multiple specialties to ensure that they are safe and fully optimised for General anaesthetic.

The purpose of this role is to provide comprehensive preoperative clinical assessment, as well as detailed advice and counselling for surgical patients and their carers.

The post holder will act as a junior team member, supported by senior colleagues whilst developing skills specific to the preoperative care environment.

Main duties of the job

Undertaking virtual and face-to-face assessment of patients. We are looking for motivated individuals with a keen interest in digitalisation of patient pathways.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. Based across two sites, Royal Stoke in Stoke-on-Trent and County Hospital in Stafford, we are proud to serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales.

All of our employees make a valuable contribution regardless of role here at UHNM and we are proud of our wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their true potential.

UHNM create and encourage a culture of inclusion, providing equal opportunities for career development that are fair and transparent. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture in which all staff feel valued and respected. In return we ask all of our employees to make a commitment to the values, co-created by or staff, patients and carers, and that unite us as a Trust.

At University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust we know that investing in, supporting and developing our staff has a direct impact on the quality of care that we deliver. Our employees are as important as our patients and the population that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Role of the Staff Nurse within the PreAMS Department is to support the Service Lead and Directorate Management team in the delivery of the Service Level Agreement for anaesthetics and theatres.The Staff Nurse works closely with the clinical team in the delivery of evidence based practice ensuring patients receive safe and effective patient care to meet the Directorate & Trust safety agenda and matching parent and family expectations.The Nursing team work in close partnership with the Consultants and Nurse Practitioners to ensure all patients receive a quality service when accessing the Service and will develop new Patient pathways, PGDs guidelines and policies to support this working with the LeadNurse for Quality for the area

Person Specification



  • NMC registration


  • Teaching qualification
  • Computer literacy course
  • Health assessment course



  • 2 years post qualification practice


  • Surgical experience
  • Primary care experience
  • Digital consultation experience
  • Preop experience



  • Excellent communication skills


  • experience with office 365
  • iportal experience
  • Experience managing data

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust


County Hospital

Weston Road


ST16 3SA

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