Nursing - Staff Nurse - Registered Nurse | RGN | Band 5 | Shrewsbury

  • Department Nursing
  • Salary £24,907.00 – £30,615 per annum
  • Closing Date 25/06/2021
  • Location The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 5
  • Job ref 223-XSN-170-V
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week (Full Time / Part Time)

**Please note that we can currently only accept applications if you have a current valid NMC Professional registration or if you are a final year student nurse.**

It’s an exciting time to join The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust!

About us

Our two hospitals, The Princess Royal Hospital in Telford and The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital in Shrewsbury, provide a wide range of acute hospital services for around half a million people across Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Mid Wales.

We are an organisation that strives to provide high quality, safe care for our patients in an environment which our staff are proud to work in. We believe that by adhering to our Vision (“To provide excellent care for the communities we serve”) and working with our Trust Values in mind (Partnering, Ambitious, Caring, Trusted) we can achieve the right results for the people that matter most – our patients and their families.

The opportunity

Whether you’re an experienced nurse looking for your next move, or you’re just graduating as a registered nurse and looking for support in your new exciting career, you’ll find a welcoming and supportive environment here at SATH to encourage you to reach your full potential.

As a Registered Nurse in one of our specialised wards, you’ll find it extremely rewarding working as an integral part of the team to provide the best possible care and experience to all our patients. You’ll be joining our Trust at an exciting time as we continue to grow and improve our services, and we know you will make a positive contribution to its future success. 

We currently have vacancies for RNs, RMNs and RNLDs in the following areas:

Emergency Department
Medical and Surgical wards including:

Supported Discharge
General Medicine
Trauma and Orthopaedics
Frail and Complex Elderly
Colorectal and Gastroenterology
General Surgery
Acute Stroke


Newly qualified?

Preceptorship is a 12-month programme for newly qualified nurses to consolidate and enhance the skills gained during training. At SaTH we run 2 cohorts of preceptorship per year – April and September.

Our 12-month programme includes:

A designated, experienced RN to provide professional support and guidance for the duration of the programme
A structured timetable of six study days, including a simulated coroner’s hearing, communication, safe care delivery, leadership and accountability
Access to a career conversation, providing an opportunity to discuss profession development opportunities beyond the completion of the preceptorship year
Introduction of a research component, encouraging participants to deliver up to date, evidence based practice
Ongoing support from the Clinical Practice Educator (CPE) team in the form of visits to the clinical area, underpinned by online sessions enabling newly qualified practitioners to feel supported in their clinical roles

If you’re newly qualified or due to qualify within the next 12 months we want to hear from you today!

What can we offer you?

As a Trust, we are passionate about helping our staff to achieve their career aspirations, and can offer a variety of learning and development opportunities to support your continued professional development. Working with the Transforming Care Institute we can also offer in-house training such as degree/master modules, secondments and acting up opportunities.

We can also offer you:

Paid attendance at mandatory training courses
Access to the NHS pension scheme
Support for re-validation should you need it
27 days annual leave entitlement on appointment, increasing after 5 and 10 years’ service
Various local and national discounts through the Blue Light Card and Health Service Discounts
Access to staff health and wellbeing support
Cycle to work scheme
Childcare vouchers


The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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