Staff Nurse Band 5

Permanent
  • Post Date: February 11, 2019
  • Apply Before: March 7, 2019
Job Description
We are one of the country’s top performing NHS Foundation Trusts, looking after the wellbeing of around half a million people across Northumberland and North Tyneside – one of the largest geographical areas of any NHS Trust in England.

We deliver care from 11 acute sites including an emergency care hospital, general and community hospitals, an outpatient and diagnostic centre, an elderly care unit and an integrated health and social care facility.

We are rated ‘outstanding’ overall by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). We are one of the North East’s largest employers with 9,500 dedicated members of staff. We have a Council of Governors with 70 members, representing the public, staff and some of our external partners.

We invest heavily in staff to ensure that the best talent is attracted, developed, looked after, and retained in every area of the organisation. Staff satisfaction is high and our staff consistently rate us as one of the best places to work in the NHS.

We were one of the first NHS Trusts to receive foundation status, and have been a foundation trust for over a decade.

Candidates must read the entire ‘Applicants Guidance Notes’ before submitting any applications.

Please note that it is a requirement of this Trust that all successful applicants pay for their own DBS certification if a DBS check is required for the post.  The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first monthly pay.

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An opportunity has arisen within ward 2 at Hexham General Hospital which is a 26 bedded general medical ward. You will work in conjunction with senior staff providing a high standard of patient care. Candidates will be expected to mentor students and regularly take change of a group of patients. Post holders will be expected to work flexibly to cover changing service needs and will include internal rotation

Essential criteria;

1st Level live NMC registered Nurse

Registered Mentor.

Mentorship qualification or relevant qualification (essential requirement for post, expectation this will be completed within an 18 month period)

Closing date 7th March 2019