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

  • Department Nursing
  • Salary £24,907.00 – £30,615 per annum
  • Closing Date 18/03/2021
  • Location The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 5
  • Job ref 223-XSN-170-R
  • 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)

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. Together the hospitals have over 700 beds and assessment & treatment trolleys across a variety of services.

Our vision is to provide excellent care for the communities that we serve, and now is an exciting time to join us and live our values to ensure we continue to offer the best possible care and keep our patients at the heart of everything we do.

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 in the following areas:

Emergency Department (RN/RCN)

Medical and Surgical wards including:

Supported Discharge
Frail and Complex Elderly
Colorectal and Gastroenterology
General Surgery

Newly qualified?

Our preceptorship programme is a 12-month programme for newly qualified nurses, designed to consolidate and enhance the skills gained during your training. You can opt to go directly onto a ward you’ve enjoyed during your training, or we can also offer a bespoke rotation programme should you prefer to experience more than one area.

We’ve listened to feedback from previous preceptor nurses, and are pleased to introduce increased simulation training in our brand new simulation suite, and the addition of a research and development opportunity for all participants, fully supported by the Trust’s Lead Research Nurse. You will also have access to a career conversation towards the end of your preceptorship year to ensure we are giving you the best opportunities to professionally develop within the Trust. 

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

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

Interested? Apply today!

* Please note that holding a Literacy and Numeracy qualification (as per the person specification), is a requirement for this position.  If you do not hold an English and Numeracy Qualification at GCSE grades 9-4 or equivalent, you will have the opportunity to complete a simple Literacy and Numeracy assessment once you commence in post.*

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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