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Registered Nurse - SSU

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Discover the Ultimate Short Stay Experience!

Welcome to our state-of-the-art 40-bedded Short Stay Unit - your gateway to exceptional healthcare! At our fast-paced unit, we cater to patients with a stay of up to 72 hours, offering unparalleled care for acute medical conditions.

The Short Stay Unit prides itself on delivering outstanding nursing care. Our team of dedicated professionals ensures every patient receives top-notch treatment, making sure they're discharged safely and promptly. Your health and well-being are our utmost priority!

Join us and embark on a journey of personal and professional development. Our staff enjoys access to regular training sessions, along with individualized personal development plans. We are committed to nurturing your talents and helping you flourish in your career.

Are you a newly qualified staff member seeking support and mentorship? Look no further! Our unit fully supports you through your preceptorship, providing the guidance and encouragement you need to succeed.

Don't miss this opportunity to be a part of a dynamic, caring team in a modern and thriving medical facility. Join us at the Short Stay Unit, where patient-centric care and staff empowerment are at the heart of everything we do.

Main duties of the job

To understand the role in more detail, please read the attached job description and person specifications.

About us

Thank you for your interest in this role.

Sherwood is nationally recognised as being an excellent place to work and deliver care. We are rightly proud of the 5,500 colleagues who work here and we are the Health Service Journal's Trust of the Year in 2020.

The Care Quality Commission rated King's Mill Hospital Outstanding and Newark, and Mansfield Community Hospitals Good. Overall we are rated Outstanding for care.

For the last three years, we have been ranked as the best NHS Trust to work for in the Midlands and in 2020 we were the third best Acute/Community NHS Trust in England.

Happy colleagues deliver better care. Our teams work in a supportive, inclusive environment, which nurtures wellbeing and has opportunities for development and progression. We do not just care for our patients, we also care for you.

We would love you to join us.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To understand the role in more detail, please read the attached job description and person specifications.

Person Specification



  • Well developed communication skills and time management
  • Effective organisational abilities.



  • First Level Registered Nurse


  • Critical care skills

Further Training


  • Change management and leadership skills.
  • Supervisory skills
  • 997 and 998 or FLIPS
  • Cannulation and venepuncture.
  • ILS



  • Experience in an acute setting



  • Continued Professional Development.
  • Regular Attendance
  • Ability to work flexibly within working hours of ward/department.
  • Demonstrate professionalism and patient advocacy.

Employer details

Employer name

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


King's Mill Hospital

Mansfield Road


NG17 4JL

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