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Staff Nurse

Employer
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Stockport
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 Per Annum
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for a highly motivated Registered Nurse who will join us on our 17 bedded Orthopaedic recovery unit - Ward B3. The successful applicant will be expected to work to our high standards of patient care and service delivery. We provide a comprehensive training package in a supporting and welcoming environment.

Our multidisciplinary team, deliver care for patients who are undergoing joint replacement surgery, such as hip replacements, knee replacements, shoulder surgery and spinal surgery. In addition, we can also care for some day case patients who may need a hospital stay overnight.

The pace can be fast but job satisfaction is high. Do you fancy a new challenge? We look forward to your application.

Main duties of the job

Includes usual band 5 tasks of completing comprehensive documentation, wound care, medication administration, planning, assessing and evaluating care to Trust standards and expectations and adhering to the Purpose T, falls, fluid & Hydration and MUST policies amongst others.

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:
  • Between 27-33 days of annual leave plus bank holidays
  • NHS pension scheme membership
  • Salary sacrifice schemes for lease cars, home electronics and more, to make your salary go further
  • NHS Staff discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary finance - for loans, savings, budget planning and tips on managing debt
  • Stockport Credit Union- for local financial advice


Job description

Job responsibilities

Please check the attached job description for more information about the post.

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

Essential

Essential

  • oComputer literacy


Essential

Essential

  • oExperience of working in clinical areas


Essential

Essential

  • oEvidence of continuing professional development (CPD)


Essential

Essential

  • oAbility to work under pressure


Essential

Essential

  • oAbility to work effectively in a team


Essential

Essential

  • oDemonstrates a positive can do approach to change.


Essential

Essential

  • oEffective Communication - Written/verbal


Essential

Essential

  • oAttention to details


Desirable

Essential

  • oShows enthusiasm for achieving results


Essential

Essential

  • oAbility to adapt and cope with change.


Employer details

Employer name

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Stepping Hill Hospital

Poplar Grove

Stockport

SK2 7JE

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

362-A-24-6436146

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