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Main area
Diabetes
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5
Job ref
225-Div2-NW1559822
Employer
The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
New Cross
Town
Wolverhampton
Salary
Band 5
Closing
27/06/2019 23:59
The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust logo

Staff Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 5

Great care can change everything. Like you, at The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust we want to deliver truly brilliant, integrated care. And just like you, we are ambitious about what we do. We are continually striving to improve patients’ experience and outcomes.

Bring your dedication and determination here, and you will benefit from the support of an experienced and enthusiastic multi-professional team committed to the delivery of brilliant patient care.

We like to think we offer you the best of both worlds. We are a welcoming and friendly place that’s devoted to our vibrant, diverse community. But the plans for the future – yours and ours – are HUGE. We know where we’re going and we want inspirational, compassionate and caring individuals to join us on this journey.

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS Trusts in the West Midlands providing primary, acute and community services. We have been nationally recognised for providing excellence in healthcare; we are home to the busiest and most technologically advanced Cardiac Centre in the West Midlands. We have a strong research focus; the Trust hosts the Clinical Research Network West Midlands (CRN WM), which is part of the National Institute for Health Research, the clinical research delivery arm of the NHS. This alliance makes sure that clinical research occupies the place it deserves and is a driver to improve patient care.

Will you join us on this journey? Here’s more about the role and what we are looking for.


 

Exciting opportunities exist for Band 5 nurses to join our inpatient Diabetes service. C15 is a busy acute medical ward specialising in care of patients with diabetes. It has 21 beds and offers excellent inpatient facilities, 4 bedded bays with en-suite facilities. If you would like to join our nursing team then we would welcome your application.

We are looking for caring, compassionate nurses, preferably with experience, committed to delivering high standards of dignified patient care, who are highly motivated and have excellent communication skills. Successful applicants will be part of a nursing team with a skill mix of 70/30, led by a Supervisory Senior Sister/ Charge Nurse, working flexibly to provide 24 hour care, supported by a Senior Matron.

You will need to be passionate about nursing and the important contribution nurses make for patients, carers and family.

What does working in a Diabetes speciality look like?

You will join a dedicated and enthusiastic team of Consultants, specialist nurses, podiatrists, retinal screeners and dieticians who offer a full range of specialist services for patients with diabetes within the hospital and community setting.

The trust is committed to personal and professional development; successful applicants will receive support and training to deliver the care requirements of the specialty to achieve their full potential and become integral members of the multidisciplinary team.

 

 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Senior Sister Ruth A Stokes 01902 694017