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Band 5
  • Full time
  • Part time
37.5 hours per week (Up to 37.5 hours per week)
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York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Scarborough Hospital
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum/pro rata
Salary period
03/01/2023 23:59

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York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust logo

Registered and Pre-Registered Nursing Opportunities at Scarborough

Band 5

Please note that contact with applicants will usually be by email, and so please check all of your mail folders regularly (unfortunately some providers filter our messages into junk mail folders).

Our Values

  •  We are KIND
  •  We are OPEN
  •  We pursue EXCELLENCE

We are looking for applications from people who share our values to help make us a valued and trusted partner within our care system, that delivers safe effective care to our local population

People for Patients. Our People, our Patients, our Priority

Job overview

Small location, big opportunities to grow...

We welcome applications from Registered Nurses and Pre-registered Nurses 

Would you like to work in a Trust that is passionate about providing the best possible patient centred care? If so, then this could be the role for you.

Why choose York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust?

As a Trust we continually invest in growing and developing our staff, while supporting them to provide the best possible care to our patients. Our Nurses make a genuine difference to patients’ lives, so as a Registered Nurse joining our Trust, we offer you continuous support to help your development while you help to make a difference to our patients.

What wards are we looking to recruit to?

We currently have a range of exciting opportunities across many of our general nursing areas including medical and surgical. We will always endeavour to offer you a role in your preferred area, so simply submit your application telling us your top three choices.


Main duties of the job

  • Maintain a high standard of patient focused care in accordance with York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust policies and procedures
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment
  • Provide assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care for patients, ensuring accurate written records are kept.
  • Communicate with patients and carers to ensure they have access to appropriate information.
  • Promote and maintain positive relationships between all staff involved in the care of the patient
  • Act in accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Council Code of Conduct
  • Undertake duties on different wards/departments as and when required by service demands
  • Demonstrate personal responsibility for compliance with infection control policies and procedures
  • Education and Training

This description indicates the main functions and responsibilities of the post. It is not intended to be a complete list. It will be amended as necessary in the event of future changes.


Working for our organisation

York & Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides a comprehensive range of acute hospital, community and specialist healthcare services for approximately 800,000 people living in and around York, North Yorkshire, North East Yorkshire and Ryedale - an area covering 3,400 square miles, and which includes Scarborough and Bridlington.


Our mission is to be a valued and trusted partner within our care system, delivering safe effective care to the population we serve.


We’re situated in a fantastic part of the country: home to two national parks, a beautiful coastline, and the city of York, which is consistently voted one of the best to live in the UK.


It’s our privilege to be the largest provider of healthcare in the region and we are incredibly proud of our 8,500 staff, working across 9 hospital sites, supporting safe, high quality patient-centred care on a day-to-day basis.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For more information please see the job description attached

***Overseas Nurses***

Unfortunately application to this vacancy will not be processed. York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - Vacancies ( If you are applying from overseas please follow this link to submit your application.

Our benefits

We offer a range of benefits to support our staff including:

  • Access to the NHS Pension Scheme, providing generous benefits upon retirement, as well as a lump sum and pension for dependants
  • 27 days holiday rising to 33 days (depending on NHS Trust service)
  • A variety of different types of paid and unpaid leave covering emergency and planned leave
  • Confidential advice and support on personal, work, family and relationship issues, 24/7, from our Employee Assistance Programme
  • NHS Car Lease scheme and Cycle to Work scheme
  • An extensive range of learning and development opportunities
  • Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping, motoring, cinema and finance through a of providers
  • Relocation payment You may be eligible for financial support of up to £750 if you are relocating to join our Trust.
  • Refer a Friend As an employee of the Trust you could receive a £250 payment if you refer a nurse to us who subsequently takes up employment in our Trust (paid after the new starter completes 4-months in post).

For further information on the fantastic range of benefits we offer please visit the Trust's dedicated Staff Benefits pages.

What we can offer you as a University Nursing Graduate

  • NMC Registration fee We will pay your admission fee for entry onto the NMC register
  • Relocation payment You may be eligible for financial support of up to £750 if you are relocating to join our Trust.
  • Refer a Friend As an employee of the Trust you could receive a £250 payment if you refer a nurse to us who subsequently takes up employment in our Trust (paid after the new starter completes 4-months in post).

You will automatically be enrolled in our 12 month preceptorship programme. This is an established preceptorship scheme designed around your continuous development with nursing skills, leadership, values and the importance of care and compassion.

If you're interested in working at our York Hospital please apply via the  vacancy 419-NURSE-YDH

What happens after I apply?

After submitting your application form you will receive a phone call from the Recruitment Team.  This is a withheld number so please do pick up. We will discuss your ward preferences and the next steps regarding arranging an interview. All Nurses are offered a guaranteed interview at the Trust.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Armed Forces Friendly Employer

We are holders of the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, which is helping actively promote SaBRE - Supporting Britain’s Reservists and Employers. This means that York Teaching Hospital has provided its statement of intent to support all Defence personnel and we welcome their application to work for us.

Disability Confident and Mindful Employer

The Trust is committed to meeting the needs of employees and applicants with a disability or mental health condition. Our support for these schemes includes encouraging applications from people who are disabled or have a mental health condition, offering adjustments to make our application process accessible.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

As you may have contact with vulnerable service users in the course of your role with us, Covid-19 full vaccination is a condition of your employment, unless an exemption applies. We will therefore seek proof of you being fully vaccinated during the recruitment process.  You can prove that you are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 by providing us with an NHS Covid-19 pass, an EU Digital COVID Certificate, the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention vaccination card or a certificate in English issued by the competent health authority which contains your full name, date of birth,  the name and manufacturer of the vaccine that you received, the date that you received each dose of the vaccine and details of either the identity of the issuer of the certificate or the country of vaccination, or both.

You can find more information on how to obtain an NHS Covid-19 pass by clicking on this link-

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • NMC


Essential criteria
  • Willing to undertake training as necessary

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Apprenticeships logoNo smoking policyMenopause Friendly EmployerMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Disability confident employerArmed Forces Covenant Gold Award

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.

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