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Live, work and enjoy Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly at Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust.

Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Surgical Services
Band 5
Various, full and part time hours
Job ref
St. Michael's Hospital
£22,128 to £28,746 pa
18/01/2018 23:59



If you want to be involved in giving a high standard of patient care in a forward thinking and dynamic environment with opportunities for support and on-going development then this is the job for you.

St Michaels Hospital is an acute elective orthopedic hospital in the South west of Cornwall. Recently achieving Good and Outstanding Grades from the Care Quality Commission, we approach patient care with a dynamic and multi-professional approach. The team focus on high quality, evidence based care, with the patient at the center.  

We care for elective orthopaedic and breast patients on their day of admission, pre-operatively and manage their post-operative care. We provide both a day case and inpatient service and staff have the opportunity to work in all areas. We also rehabilitate Trauma patients and work closely with our therapy teams to ensure that they receive a high standard of care. You’ll plan, assess and implement individual care programmes to those who need it most, and maintain a compassionate, caring and safe environment for all.

So if you enjoy working with a welcoming and supportive team and want to make a difference to each patient’s experience of the NHS, you will fit right in with us. We are looking for a Staff Nurses who can lead, motivate and enthuse the team to deliver high quality care in what can sometimes be a very busy environment. As a member of our team you’ll use your extensive understanding and knowledge of evidence based practice to enhance the care of our patients. Your ability to plan and evaluate nursing care will be crucial as you lead and supervise the work of qualified and unqualified nurses in your team.

With our increased importance on continued improvement and development of our acute services, we’re as committed to going the extra mile for you, as you do for our patients.  We work together to create a positive team spirit, recognising achievements and celebrating success. We know that happy patients start with happy staff.  One and all, we care. We are committed to offering a wide range of exciting and innovative learning and development opportunities to ensure our staff are engaged to work in different ways to support the changing environment in which we operate and deliver our services across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. As a trust, we offer simulation training at the point of care, enabling staff to practice and develop acute clinical skills whilst learning about the real values of good teamwork.

Disability confident employer

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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For further details, please contact: Sister Shelley Jackson on 01736 758856

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01872 252474