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Staff Nurse - Ward 20

Job Description

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Brief Description of the Role:

Do you want to be part of our future in Surgery and Anaesthesia in Bradford?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic and motivated Band 5 staff nurses to work on the Surgical Assessment Unit. The work is challenging and exciting, but rewarding, as we care for patients with acute surgical, vascular and urological conditions. Are you ready for a new challenge and to take the next step on your career pathway?

Staffing levels on the Surgical Assessment Unit reflect the high level of skill required to provide expert and quality care to this group of patients.

The Surgical Assessment Unit is very busy catering for patients who require all types of acute surgical care. Effective and efficient patient flow is essential and your role is to provide excellent nursing care and compassion as part of the wider multi-disciplinary team, promoting positive patient experiences and outcomes.

To help meet this increased demand we have created the following new posts;

Band 5 Staff Nurses

They will provide high quality nursing care to our general surgical patients. There will also be opportunities for development and training.

If you have the drive, commitment and necessary qualifications to provide high-quality, compassionate care to our acute general surgical patients, then we would love to hear from you. Please contact Sister Andrea Wilkinson or Sister Sue Craven for an informal chat or to arrange an informal visit on (01274) 364411.

We can offer staff gymnasiums on both hospital sites, subsidised restaurants, Excellent pension scheme including life assurance cover and childcare facilities.

Closing Date: 271016 (This date may change dependent on the response)

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