Nursing - Staff Nurse

  • Department Frailty
  • Salary £24,214 - £30,112 per annum/ pro rata
  • Closing Date 31/05/2019
  • Location The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford
  • Grade Band 5
  • Job ref Frailty
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full time 37.5 hours per week

We are looking for dynamic, enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join the team within our Frailty ward.  

The post provides excellent career development for Band 5 Nurses who are looking to strengthen their experience in an Acute frailty setting.

Ward 10 is a 28 bedded ward that provides acute medical care to frail and complex patients. 

Increasing age brings an increasing chance of long term medical conditions frailty, dementia, disability, dependence and social isolation.  We can do lots to prevent these problems and help patients live well with them so that they can retain their independence.  Our integrated multi-disciplinary team work together to provide high quality care and a high quality service to improve patient outcome and experience.

We will give you the opportunity to gain essential skills required on an acute medical ward as well as the specialist knowledge you will need to succeed.  A supernumerary period will be given to all new starters whether newly qualified or returning to practice.  We will offer you opportunities to develop in a supportive learning environment and a preceptorship programme to enhance your development.  You will have excellent consultant support along with our exceptional ward leaders who will be there to guide and support you every step of the way.

We are keen to support the career pathway that suits you and will be happy to discuss the potential of rotating to other specialist areas to gain a variety of skills and experience.

If you're passionate about making a difference and want to belong to something great then we would love for you to come and join our team.    

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