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Staff Nurse - Phoenix Ward

Medway NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Staff Nurse - Phoenix Ward
Division: Surgery and Anaesthetics Care Group: Surgical Services Band: 5 Salary: �28,407 - �34,581 per annum We are recruiting for a Staff Nurse - Phoenix Ward who shares our ambition and vision to deliver the Best of Care by the Best People and has the drive to take us forward, by ensuring that the Trust continues to be the first choice for patients and our staff.

Main duties of the job

Responsible for carrying out clinical practice within designated clinical areas, ensuring that high quality, current evidence-based nursing assessment, care planning, implementation, interventions and evaluations for patients is provided from admission through to dischargeWill be responsible for the application of knowledge across the range of work procedures and practices, underpinned by theoretical knowledge and practical experience

Our values are Bold, Every Person Counts, Sharing and Open and Together. It is important that you understand and to refer to our values when completing your application and always reflect our values throughout your employment with the Trust.

We are committed to endorsing diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion our policies / procedures ensure that all applicants are treated fairly at every stage of the recruitment process.

To contribute to our exciting future and become part of our team, apply today.

About us

Do you have the ambition and vision to deliver our mission of the Best of Careby the Best of People providing excellent care, every time ?

Here at Medway, we pride ourselves on working together as one to ensure that our shared visionis achieved for our patients.

As a key partner in the healthcare of our local population, we are keen to deliver this as an outcome of our Trust-wide strategy - Patient First.Using an Operational Excellence approach to align our priorities and operational management structures, we are just over a year and half into our Patient Firstdeployment. We are looking for creative, skilled people to join our Transformation Team and further support us on this journey.

Our culture and values define us here at Medway NHS Foundation Trust and are the heartbeat of who we are as an organisation.

Our BEST values underpin Patient First and are at the core of the care we give to our patients, the support we offer to our staff and our overall leadership approach:

B - Bold

E - Every person counts

S - Sharing and open

T - Together

Our Trust is a great choice for people who want to develop their career in an ambitious and dynamic environment our employees are able to choose the coverage and supplemental benefits that best fit their needs and those of their families. This includes the promotion of flexible working opportunities across the Trust.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder is responsible for assessment of care needs of patients, planning programmes of care, implementation and evaluation of these programmes without direct supervision. At times they will have management responsibility for being in charge of the ward and supervisingjunior members of staff.

The post holder will be a key member in relation to the development of practice on the ward.

They will be working independently / autonomously and at times without direct supervision, accountable for their own professional working in a manner that promotes dignity and human rights through the adoption of person centred care principles.

To act as advocate for patients within the area, to ensure a patient orientated approach to the delivery of care and to meet standards within the NHS Plan and other relevant guidelines To ensure that patients receive high quality clinical care and a good patient experience, having regard for their customs, religious beliefs and doctrines

Recognise and avoid situations that may be detrimental to the health and wellbeing of the individuals

Will advise on the promotion of health and the prevention of illnessRecognise the significance of observations made, and use them to develop and initiate nursing assessments and devise a plan of care

Carry out those activities necessary to conduct a comprehensive assessment of a persons nursing requirements

Person Specification



  • RN1/RN2/RN12 or RN Child Registered Nurse on the NMC register
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • To hold the appropriate level for the area of speciality



  • Up to date knowledge of current clinical and professional issues
  • Knowledge of Evidence Based Practice
  • Uses own initiative and is able to take decisions
  • Knowledge of the NMC Code of professional standards of practice and behaviour for nurses and midwives
  • Knowledge of the individual's responsibility towards health and safety



  • Experience of working on own and in a team
  • Experience of working in the relevant area
  • Experience of co-ordinating a shift
  • Supervision of junior staff



  • Able to assess plan, implement and evaluate programmes of care
  • Able to work as an effective team member
  • Able to supervise and teach junior staff
  • Able to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Basic computer skills including ability to use Microsoft Word and Electronic

Employer details

Employer name

Medway NHS Foundation Trust


McCulloch ward, Medway Maritime Hospital



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