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Staff Nurse

Job Description

We are on a continuous journey of improvement and transformation but our main priority is, and always will be, providing safe and high quality care to our patients every day; the kind of care we would want for ourselves and our loved ones. If you share our passion then apply for this opportunity and help us make our patients’ experience the best it can possibly be.

With a budget of around £270m, three hospitals and 5,500 staff, North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust provides hospital-based services to the population of Hartlepool, Stockton on Tees and parts of East Durham and Sedgefield as well as community, therapeutic and screening to a wider population across Durham and Teesside.

Directorate of In Hospital Care

Acute Elderly Care – Ward 40

Registered Nurse


Salary Scale: £21,909 - £28,462

This post is offered under Agenda for Change Terms and Conditions

Full time and part time permanent posts available

Are you passionate about older peoples nursing? If you would love to be part of a dynamic and proactive team who strive to deliver high quality, safe and compassionate care then caring for the elderly could be for you!

Whether you are just starting out on your Nursing career, looking for a change or even returning to practice, we would welcome the opportunity to meet with you. An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit Registered Nurses to ward 40 at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust. Ward 40 is a 30 bedded ward that specialises in the acute care of older people and sits within the portfolio of Medicine (In Hospital Care). Supported by the ward matron, you will be responsible for the delivery of care working closely with the Consultants and the multi-disciplinary team.

This post offers a tremendous opportunity for service development, and for the post holder to be in a position make a real difference to the older person’s pathway, and experience within the hospital environment. Ward 40 at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust offer excellent opportunities for career progression and professional development.

You will be expected to work a 24 hour / 7 days per week shift pattern

For further information please contact Denise Thompson at North Tees on extension 82740.

Please check your email address on a regular basis as applicants invited to attend an interview will be notified via this method.

As part of our recruitment process, you will be required to undertake pre-employment screening:

Disclosure and Barring Scheme (previously Criminal Records Bureau)
Where a post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it may be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Scheme to check for any previous criminal convictions. Should you require a copy of the Trust's Disclosure and Barring Service Policy, please contact a member of the Workforce & Resource Team on  ( Phone number removed ) .

Please note the essential qualifications required for the post outlined within the the Person Specification. You are required to hold and provide evidence of the necessary qualifications for the post at interview should you be short listed.

As part of our pre-employment screening process, all applicants are required to provide references covering their last three years employment history. Applicants are requested to ensure e-mail addresses for all referees are included on their application form. Personal references are not acceptable.

We are an equal opportunities employer, as such we are recognised for being a positive about disabled employer.

North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust operates a No Smoking Policy.

If you experience any technical difficulties applying for this post please contact a member of our recruitment team on  ( Phone number removed )  quoting the vacancy reference.

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