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Staff Nurse - Ward D1 Gastroenterology

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata per annum
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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FULL AND PART TIME HOURS AVAILABLE On Ward D1 you will work part of a multidisciplinary team made up of 8 Gastroenterology Consultants. A specialist dietician and pharmacist. We also have a team of nutrition nurse specialists who work closely with the gastroenterology team. There is ward based training and our clinical director of gastroenterology is supportive of SIMS training.

D1 is a 25 bedded acute ward. Whilst the ward is fast paced, we work as a team to provide a high standard of care to our patients.

We will offer a supportive induction to the ward and ensure, all competencies and training are provided in order for you to the best nurse you can be.

What we will offer you?
  • Welcoming and friendly team
  • Corporate and local ward induction
  • Support with professional development
  • Professional working environment
  • To be part of an amazing team

What we would like from you?
  • Be a team player
  • Provide a high standard of care
  • Adhere to trust value

Main duties of the job

  • work within the NMC code of conduct
  • be able to communicate well with the MDT
  • excellent standard of written documentation
  • support patients with care delivery
  • care of NG's, PEG's and PICC lines
  • venepuncture and cannulation (training available)
  • work well within a team
  • able to supervise and support our healthcare assistants
  • be able to care for acutely unwell patients
  • be willing to part take in further education and learning

About us

We hold a unique position in the Stockport community as the provider of healthcare and we are one of its largest employers.

We believe that the best organisations are those that reflect the communities they serve. We are therefore seeking to improve the diversity of our workforce to make it truly representative of our local population.

We actively encourage applications irrespective of race, age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage & civil partnership, or pregnancy or maternity. Recognising those communities that are underrepresented within our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from you.

If you require support with your application please contact a member of the recruitment team, who can discuss alternative application methods.

We recognise that flexible working is important. We take requests for flexible working seriously, consider any request we receive and try to work with you, so we can explore if your request may fit with the needs of the service.

Benefits we offer to you:

o Between 27-33 days of annual leave plus bank holidays

o NHS pension scheme membership

o Salary sacrifice schemes for lease cars, home electronics and more, to make your salary go further

o NHS Staff discounts

o Cycle to work scheme

oSalary finance - for loans, savings, budget planning and tips on managing debt

o Stockport Credit Union- for local financial advice

Job description

Job responsibilities

Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Communicate with patients, carers, family and relatives as part of effective patient care.
  • Liaising with the multi-disciplinary team in relation to patients care and needs.
  • Provides feedback to the department from courses undertaken.

Responsibility for Patient Care
  • Assessing the individual's care needs, developing, planning, implementing and evaluating programmes of care to meet needs of patients and undertake all forms of care within the clinical environment.
  • Working in partnership with relatives and carers to develop and implement /improve standards of patient care.
  • Liaising with staff from multi-disciplines in matters relating to patient care and equipment relevant to nursing care.
  • Maintain accurate and timely patients records and documentation ensuring confidentiality.
  • To uphold the Trusts dignity and respect standards First Impressions.
  • Ensure that nursing care is appropriate, provided and is consistent with clinical guidelines.
  • Using professional judgements is able to analyse a range of patient conditions and act appropriately.
  • Maintaining high standards of patient care by personal example and professional conduct.
  • Promote the safeguarding of vulnerable patients in line with national and local policy
Planning and organising
  • Responsible for prioritising own workload.
  • As Shift Leader be responsible for discharge planning, liaising with Social Services and for organising safe and effective handover of patients.
  • Actively contribute and participate in the Trusts clinical governance agenda.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing the Trusts policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately.

If successful this vacancy will require an enhanced DBS check at a cost of �41.90. This cost will be deducted from your first Trust salary

In addition to this it will be a condition of your employment that you will join the DBS update service and pay the annual subscription fee of �13.

Person Specification



  • Read JD


  • Read JD and advert / Discussed with WM?



  • experience


  • Gastro experience



  • Welcoming and approachable


  • communication skills



  • NMC registered
  • Gastroenterology interest
  • Basic computer skills
  • Team player
  • Dynamic


  • Above

Employer details

Employer name

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust


Ward D1 - Stepping Hill Hospital

Poplar Grove



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