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Registered General Nurse

Job Description

Staff moving to County Durham to live and work do so for the high quality of life, with the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty taking up large areas of the Western parts of the County.

Housing is significantly less expensive to buy than the rest of England, there is less traffic on the motorways and more people get to work within 20 minutes of leaving home than the average for England.

(Source: 2001 Census statistics)

County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest integrated care providers in England, serving a population of around 600,000 people. We are a high performing Organisation with a track record of success.

The Acute Medical Unit (AMU) is a 60 bedded ward combining 12 Assessment beds, an Ambulatory Care Area and 48 short stay beds, receiving patients directly from A&E or from their GPs with acute medical conditions. They are usually with us for a short period of time whilst their acute condition is being diagnosed, stabilised, monitored and treated.

With the expansion of our nursing team we are delighted to announce we are currently recruiting band 5 registered nurses. For newly qualified nurses we offer a full preceptorship programme and for experienced nurses we offer a variety of courses to support your continuous professional development such as Mentorship, Intermediate and Advanced Life Support training opportunities.

Working within AMU is a very rewarding challenge as you have the opportunity to develop acute medical skills, inter-professional learning and handle emergency situations within a controlled and supportive setting.

Band 5 nurses who are keen to join our friendly, dynamic team and work in a fast paced environment are invited to apply. If you are motivated, passionate, committed and enthusiastic team player who can demonstrate a kind and compassionate attitude with a desire to provide effective and efficient care…….This is the place for you!!

Please note this position requires a Disclosure Barring Service check (DBS) formerly CRB.

We also have a range of nursing, medical and GP vacancies in a variety of settings. If you know of anyone who might be interested in these roles we’d be delighted to hear from them. You can find these posts by searching for County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust employers' list on NHS Jobs, or call the recruitment team on  ( Phone number removed ) .

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