Nursing - Staff Nurse - Ward 28 Nephrology

  • Department Nephrology General medicine
  • Salary £24,907.00 – £30,615 per annum
  • Closing Date 29/10/2020
  • Location The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 5
  • Job ref 223-SSN-519
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full time 37.5 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated band 5 staff nurse, both newly qualified and experienced to join our team on Ward 28 Nephrology at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.

Ward 28 is a 24 bedded ward specialising in Nephrology. You will also gain experience in caring for patients with a wide range of medical conditions as well as patients on dialysis.

We offer a high level of support in the department for new starters, along with a structured induction which will help to develop your skills and teach you the knowledge you will need to succeed. The post will initially provide you with 2 weeks supernumerary on the ward, 1 week of training in peritoneal dialysis and 1 week in the renal unit to observe and gain knowledge on haemodialysis. This will give you an opportunity to gain an insight into the speciality of the ward and our patients.

This is the perfect opportunity for newly qualified staff that are looking to progress a career within Nephrology services or consolidate their existing acute medical skills. Also for any experienced band 5 nurses who are looking for a positive change in career path, we would be delighted for you to join us.

We will offer you opportunities to develop in a supportive learning environment, a pre-ceptorship programme to enhance your development and the opportunity to experience different specialities within renal services. Our future vision is to enhance the clinical competencies of the ward staff and also train our nurses to be able to dialyse on the ward.

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 so you gain a variety of skills and experience.

Successful applicants will be joining a team who are committed to providing high quality care to patients within the renal service and who are constantly working at driving the service forward and improving patient care.

The Trust provides acute treatment and care for a catchment population of around half a million people in Shropshire, Telford, Wrekin and Mid Wales. Our values; Proud to Care, Make it Happen, We Value Respect and Together we Achieve, represent our aspiration for the type of hospital we want to be and you can join our dedicated and talented staff to make this happen.

Ward 28 has been actively involved with the programme in the improvement of treatment for Sepsis to roll out throughout the Trust.  The Ward Manager has been through the Lean for Leaders programme and actively encourages staff to share their ideas and contribute to improvements.

Benefits include:

Staff Benefits - Childcare vouchers, Salary sacrifice car scheme, home electronics scheme, Onsite nursery, NHS discounts.
Annual increments
Generous Annual Leave entitlement
NHS Pension Scheme
Staff gym membership
Onsite facilities- Staff car parking, onsite nursery, staff fitness centre.
Opportunities to develop- supportive learning environment, preceptorship, career development.

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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