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Staff Nurse - Medical

Band 5

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Band 5
Full Time/Part Time available
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Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Huddersfield Royal Infirmary / Calderdale Royal Hospital
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum, pro rata
31/08/2020 23:59
Interview date

Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust is a leader in the digital health revolution. With the launch of a full Electronic Patient Record in 2017 the Trust aims to be the safest, most efficient and patient centred Trust in the NHS. The launch is part of a 10-15 year ongoing project of modernisation with future opportunities for research, development in this rapidly developing field of medicine. Through working at CHFT you can be part of this innovative area aiming to bring safer and more effective care to our patients.


Staff Nurse – Acute Floor and Medical/Elderly wards.

Due to the high flow and fast paced environment we require individuals who enjoy working at a fast pace and have excellent communication skills.

The Acute floor is a 46 bedded acute admissions and short stay unit with 22 dedicated frailty beds which are supported by the frailty team /ANP and access to a large MDT.

Previous experience within MAU or acute medical care would be beneficial but we are willing to train the right candidate. You will have exposure to telemetry, NIV and optiflow however full training will be given by our dedicated team of clinical educators. We encourage and support our staff to further their careers by offering development sister roles.

You will have experience of dealing with acute injuries/illnesses with a proven professional background. You will be committed to providing high quality care to a range of patients with differing needs and be willing to embrace new role opportunities and expand your role as the service develops.

You will be a dynamic and highly motivated individual and have flexibility to be able to work within a busy and demanding environment.

This is an opportunity to join a forward thinking and energetic team, promoting a positive culture to deliver quality care to our patients. We can offer you the development and support to ensure you excel in your chosen field. There will be opportunity to develop professionally and be involved and contribute to new initiatives and service improvements and you will have the support from a well-established nurse team.

We will be looking for enthusiasm, drive and passion where the delivery of outstanding levels of care can be nurtured. You will have excellent communication skills, be motivated and have the flexibility and adaptability to meet the needs of a fast paced, emergency service.

Are you looking for a challenge?  Do you have the passion and commitment to make a difference?

If you have answered yes then we would like hear from you.

Please note this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if a sufficient number of suitable applications are received

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Liz Earle, Lauren Rainey on 01484 355293/355295

or Amanda McGrath, Recruitment Support 01484 343363.

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