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Staff Nurses - Ward 26

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
13 Jul 2024

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The opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic and motivated Band 5 Staff Nurses to join the vascular surgical team at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Ward 26 is a busy 28 bedded vascular surgical which is a mixed sex ward supporting patients with complex Vascular conditions, it has a multidisciplinary focus and leads the Leg Ulcer Clinic in Outpatients West.

Applicants do not need previous experience but do need to show an interest in these areas of practice and a commitment to the service in delivering quality compassionate and individual care to patients. As a team of nurses working we would encourage staff to take the opportunity of a rotational post ensuring that within 2 years they are competent to manage patients from admission to discharge and are fully versed in surgical pathways. An enhanced recovery pathway is in place and being evaluated ensuring that evidence based nursing is delivered to all patients.A structured preceptorship period of training and development will be provided with the support of a preceptor.

Flexible working times will be considered, part time and full time available. Hours around childcare, twilight shifts and set patterns can be discussed.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for assessment of care needs, the implementation and evaluation of care of surgical patients.This will include working closely with the multidisciplinary team involved in care of the patients. Summary of most important Skills/Qualifications/Qualities required:RGN Excellent communication and interpersonal skillsAbility to manage time and prioritise workload

Able to work under pressure

Compassionate and diligentCapable of multidisciplinary team workEnthusiasticCaring with good listening skills

We can offer staff gymnasiums on both hospital sites, excellent pension scheme and advice on childcare.

Closing Date: 06.10.23 (This date may change dependent on the response)

About us

At Bradford Teaching Hospitals we're passionate about providing outstanding care for the people of the Bradford district and communities across the North of England. We're keen to meet people interested in sharing our passion and helping us continue to deliver the highest quality of care to our patients.

We're a renowned teaching hospital trust at the forefront of research, education and development, with a state-of-the-art simulation and skills training centre on site.

In short, we can help you lift your career to the next level. We've received huge investment to improve patient care which means we have truly world-class facilities including a brand new neonatal suite, state-of-the-art intensive care unit, a newly refurbished A& E department, new children's unit and a welcoming, modern atrium and reception area for staff and visitors.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for more information about the role.

Person Specification



  • NMC Registered


  • Evidence of recent and Continuous Professional Development
  • Relevant specialist training



  • Previous experience in clinical speciality
  • Demonstrate interest/desire/understanding of the clinical specialty
  • Additional relevant experience



  • Good verbal and written command of English.
  • Ability to plan own time and that of junior staff, use own initiative and act independently within the bounds of existing knowledge and skills
  • Ability to assess patient needs and plan, implement and evaluate care appropriately



  • Good understanding of the fundamental aspects of nursing care: oNutrition and hydration oDignity and respect oPain management oMedications management oPressure area care oInfection control oSafeguarding Vulnerable People
  • Good understanding of common conditions such as diabetes and dementia. Including the physical, psychological and emotional needs of the patient.
  • Understands the limits of the job role. Has the knowledge to recognise situations that require reporting and demoUnderstands the limits of the job role. Has the knowledge to recognise situations that require reporting and demonstrates the ability to escalate to a senior person where appropriate.nstrates the ability to escalate to a senior person where appropriate.


  • Understanding of current National, Regional and Local nursing issues

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust





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