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Band 5
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum
Salary period
28/10/2021 23:59

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Staff Nurse - DTC Ward services

Band 5

Job overview

The DTC  is predominately Day Case Surgery and Endoscopy, and also houses the Candover Suite for Private Patients and the Breast Screening unit. Whilst the DTC started off as predominately day surgery, it does have a short stay ward, however, the theatres are able to accommodate most procedures and if the patient needs a longer stay than we cater for then we transfer post-surgery to an appropriate in-patient ward. Within Endoscopy we have one room for interventional procedures such as ERCP, Spyglass procedures, EBUS to name a few. The unit sees over 15,000 patients per year from Local Anaesthetics to regional blocks to General Anaesthetics – who said Day Surgery was boring! 

Main duties of the job

The DTC offers a vast and varied nursing experience, including exposure to a general surgical ward and a bustling day case unit. 

Your duties will include the delivery of the following services:

  • High standards of Professional Practice to ensure quality and safety of patient care, experience and the patient journey
  • Developing own clinical practice, knowledge, skills and experience.
  • Acting as a good role model
  • Supporting the team in ensuring that clinical services are delivered to a high quality of care and that all compliance requirements such as CQC and contractual requirements are achieved.
  • To undertake the comprehensive assessment of patients using investigative and analytical skills where factors may be conflicting, requiring analysis and interpretation skills and the comparison of a range of options to achieve effective treatment or discharge planning check

To develop clinically reasoned treatment, action and discharge plans and to undertake and evaluate treatment.




Working for our organisation

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (HHFT) provides hospital services to around 570,000 people living in Hampshire and parts of West Berkshire, and specialist services to patients from all over the country. We deliver a full range of district hospital services in a variety of locations.

Four core values (CARE) Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Encourage. These are in place to support of four clear objectives, provide outstanding care of patients, empowering all members of staff, sustainable growth and innovating for the future.


Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Happy to Talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible and part time working will be considered.

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Must have NMC Registration
Desirable criteria
  • Must be working towards NMC Registration


Essential criteria
  • Computer Literate
Desirable criteria
  • Must have a Nursing Qualification at degree level


Essential criteria
  • Must have hospital based experience
Desirable criteria
  • Must have surgical ward/unit hospital based experience
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the United Kingdom (UK) are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Please note that from January 2021, to work in the UK all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship here. It is vital that you provide full and accurate details of your current immigration status on the application form. Overseas applicants applying for entry clearance into the UK must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided in continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Guidance can be found here. Not everyone needs a ‘Skilled Worker’ visa. If you are applying for a vacancy in health or adult social care, check if you’re eligible to apply for the Health and Care Worker visa instead. It’s cheaper to apply for and you do not need to pay the annual immigration health surcharge

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

Laura Parker
Job title
Sister DTC Ward Services
Email address
Telephone number
01256 313332
Additional information

Hannah Stanley

DTC Ward Sister

01256 313332 ext 42143

Amy Kerr

DTC Clinical Matron

01256 473202  ext: 42143