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Band 5
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Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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Kettering General Hospital
£24,907- £30,615 per annum/pro rata
12/07/2020 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy Registered Nurse

Band 5

DDU Ward Band 5 Registered Nurse

Are you a motivated, enthusiastic and driven individual? Do you thrive on a challenge? Do you want to learn/gain great medical knowledge and experience in gastroenterology?

An opportunity has arisen for Band 5 Nurse on DDU ward at KGH.

DDU Ward is a 20 bedded acute gastroenterology ward which is unique due to caring for acutely ill medical patients under the surgical directorate. It incorporates a clinic area attached to the unit, offering the opportunity to rotate into this area and gain valuable experience in clinical assessment once you have developed your gastroenterology skills.

We have a very fast paced and challenging environment and due to the ever increasing number of acutely ill patients we are looking for the right individual to join our friendly and progressive team. DDU is looking to recruit a passionate, innovative and dynamic Band 5 to enhance their already exciting team. We would like to hear from newly qualified and experienced staff nurses who are looking for a new challenge and further development.

The ideal candidate would have to be willing to work in a fast paced environment, managing acutely unwell patients with a high turnover. The successful candidate would be required to deliver quality care and embody our trust values, are you an accountable, compassionate, respectful and engaging individual?

Within the ward we offer training specific to the needs of the ward, including competencies linked to gastroenterology and towards running a nurse led clinics, allowing you to look towards career progression within the specialism of gastroenterology.

DDU have recently won an award fro patient inclusion and experience.

The Trust offers many opportunities for our nurses to develop in all aspects of their practice through internal and external training, allowing for care standards to be maintained and evidence based practices to be delivered. We work closely with the endoscopy unit and with the medical team as well as dieticians, nutritional nurse and gastro nurse specialists allowing you to enhance your knowledge base on a daily basis, and look towards career progression within the gastroenterology field. If you are passionate about healthcare and forward thinking, would embrace the challenge of an acute ward and would like to join our team please take this opportunity to apply.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

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Further details / informal visits contact

Ward Sister Angie Robinson or Deputy Sisters Karen Goudie , Natalina Nettuno or Amanda Hill Telephone 01536 492779