Staff Nurse Band 5

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Full TimePermanent
  • Post Date: February 11, 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.


An exciting opportunity has arisen on our stroke rehabilitation unit for Staff Nurse Band 5. We are looking to recruit a highly motivated individual to join our excellent stoke rehabilitation team.The team is an established , we provide high standard and safe care, the team supports patients and their families towards their journey to recovery from stroke and other medical conditions.

you must demonstrate a caring and compassionate attitude as well as good communication, organisational skills and the ability to provide high standards of care.

you must be willing to work flexible hours to meet the service needs of our patients which will include weekend/ night shifts. Previous experience in stroke, neuro setting is desirable, however in house training will be provided for those who do not have experience in the field of stroke.