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Band 5
  • Full time
  • Part time
37.5 hours per week (Various Hours Available - Full time & Part time)
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George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust
Employer type
George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum pro rata
Salary period
18/07/2022 23:59
Interview date

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COVID-19 Vacancy Staff Nurse

Band 5

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust opened in 1948 and provides a range of elective, non-elective, surgical, medical, women’s, children’s, diagnostic and therapeutic services to a population of more than 350,000 people.

The hub of the Trust is located on the outskirts of Nuneaton and its services cover a large footprint, including north Warwickshire, south west Leicestershire, and north Coventry. We also provide primary and community services across Coventry, Warwickshire and Leicestershire.

Our vision is "to EXCEL at patient care". If you think you've got what it takes, help us realise this and join #TeamEliot.


Job overview

Band 5 Registered Staff Nurses

£25,655 - £31,534 per annum pro rata

Full Time & Part Time Hours available      

Closing date: 18th July 2022 

Interview Date: 5th August 2022

Areas of opportunity:

Speciality medicine

  • Various (respiratory, cardiology, stroke, gastroenterology) 

Emergency & Urgent Care    

  • Acute Medical Unit                                     

Arbury Lodge- Transition to Home

  •  Less acute- community setting in NHS Trust 


  • General 


Please note we are unable to accept applications from international nurses awaiting UK registrations. 

A great and friendly place to work, so bring your passion, commitment and expertise and enjoy the opportunities to make a difference every day.


Main duties of the job

We are looking for band 5 nurses to join our existing teams. We offer a friendly environment and provide support in your clinical development giving you the opportunity to work for an organisation supporting its local community.

We welcome newly qualified practitioners and can offer a fully supported preceptorship programme with a dedicated facilitator. We are unable to accept applications from international nurses without current NMC registration.

Experienced staff are welcomed and will have opportunities to develop their careers, in return for the commitment to provide high standards of care.

Some of the benefits of working with us include low cost onsite parking, a subsidised staff restaurant and a purpose built onsite education centre.

We currently have vacancies across the specialities listed in the job overview - please mention the areas you are interested in on your application form.

Working for our organisation

Here at George Eliot our vision to excel at patient care’ takes centre stage.  An ever evolving clinically-led acute service provider we are on a journey to continually provide high quality, safe and responsive services delivered by inspiring, friendly and compassionate staff who share our corporate values which underpin everything we do.  Our values are not just words on a piece of paper, they bond us together, reflect our ambition and shape who we are:

Effective Open Communication

eXcellence and safety in everything we do

Challenge but support

Expect respect and dignity

Local health that inspires confidence

Benefits: Our benefits include but are not limited to: On-site nursery, 27 days minimum annual leave plus  bank holidays, cycle to work scheme, flexible working, on-site discounted gym, extensive in-house course learning directory, buying and selling of annual leave, subsidised restaurant, tranquillity garden and generous subsidised on-site parking. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Responsible for the assessment, planning implementation and evaluation of nursing care for a specified group of patients as delegated by senior nursing staff, involving patients and carers where appropriate.

Acts as a team leader, delegating appropriate tasks and supervising the standard of care delivered by unqualified staff and learner nurses in the ward team.

Deliver a high standard of nursing care without direct supervision, based upon a sound evidence base.

Undertakes and documents a comprehensive, systematic and accurate nursing assessment of the physical, social and spiritual needs of the patient where appropriate.

Creates and utilizes opportunities to promote health and well-being of patients in their care.

Manage a group of patients throughout a shift as delegated by nurse in charge.

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for further details. 


Person specification

Experience and Knowledge

Essential criteria
  • Undertaken wide experience during training in an acute setting
  • Able to demonstrate clinical knowledge, skills and expertise
  • Demonstrate the use of evidence based practice in a care setting
  • Demonstrates the awareness and impact of clinical governance
  • Critical analytical skills
  • Knowledge and application of NMC Code of Conduct
Desirable criteria
  • Evidence of Research or Clinical Audit

Qualifications & Training

Essential criteria
  • NMC Registered
  • Nursing Degree/Diploma/Nearing the completion of NMC approved nurse training
Desirable criteria
  • Post Graduate Qualification / Evidence of Continuous professional development
  • Evidence of teaching/supporting others

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Armed Forces CovenantApprenticeships logoNo smoking policyMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Age positiveDisability confident employerArmed Forces Covenant Bronze 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.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Janet Louden
Job title
Practice Faciliator
Email address
Telephone number
02476 153464
Additional information

For an informal discussion please contact:

Janet Louden 02476 153464