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Head & Neck, Orthopaedic and General Surgery
Band 4
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
The James Cook University Hospital
£25,147 - £27,596 Per annum
Salary period
24/07/2024 23:59

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South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust logo

Nursing Associate

Band 4

Job overview

Do you want to join a team that is committed to your development and progression, focuses on learning and provides you with the opportunity to expand your experience, knowledge and skills whilst putting patients at the heart of everything?

Then this could be the exciting and challenging opportunity you are looking for!

We are a 34 bedded Major Trauma and orthopaedic ward.  Looking for a hardworking, highly motivated, kind compassionate  member of staff. Who are committed to providing the highest quality of care and maintaining consistently high standards in a professional and friendly atmosphere. 

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will work within the multidisciplinary team delivering high quality care to patients on the ward. 

You will be expected to act as a positive role model to junior staff and Students, demonstrating an active interest in the development of the department and working towards maintaining and improving the standards of care. We pride ourselves on delivering high standards of care and you will need to demonstrate how you will ensure this through your application and as part of the interview process.

Working for our organisation

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust; this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills.  You will be expected to attend the New and Aspiring leaders programme, and the Foundation Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. After you complete this one and a half day of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see the full job description and person specification document(s) for main responsibilities of the role.

Person specification

Education - NA

Essential criteria
  • Registered Nursing Associate on the NMC register
  • • Nursing Associate foundation degree qualification
  • • GCSE Grade A-C in Maths & English or skills level 2 Maths & English or equivalent
  • • Completion of End Point Assessment for applicants who have undertaken the apprenticeship route
  • • When English is spoken as a second language, must have an IELTS score of 7.0
  • • Evidence of continuing professional development

Knowledge and Skills

Essential criteria
  • Ability to work on own initiative, to organise and prioritise own delegated workload, with evidence of good time management skills
  • • Ability to communicate effectively (written, verbal and non-verbal communication) with patients/relatives and carers, the public, and all members of the multi-disciplinary team

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Gemma Nicholl
Job title
ENT Specialist Nuses
Telephone number
01642 854536

If you have problems applying, contact

The Recruitment Team
The Murray Building
The James Cook University Hospital
01642 850850, ext. 57396
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