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Staff Nurse

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PLEASE NOTE: if you are short-listed for this position all correspondence relating to the interview will be sent by email, you should therefore ensure that you check your email regularly.

**In cases where we receive a high volume of applications for a post, it may be necessary to bring the closing date forward. You are advised to submit your completed application form as early as possible to avoid disappointment.**

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two Band 5 staff nurses to join our team of nurses working within the Diagnostic Imaging Department. Diagnostic Imaging Nurses carry out many roles and responsibilities including providing high quality patient focused care, in addition to assisting the Consultant Radiologists who undertake interventional procedures for both outpatients and inpatients within the department. The role will also include the pre-assessment and booking of patients, assisting with sterile procedures, monitoring patients during procedures and post procedure recovery. The unique and varied nature of the specialty means there is always something new and interesting to learn as new procedures are developed and undertaken. Lead aprons are worn for several hours at a time, and there is a certain amount of manual handling of patients, beds and trolleys.

If you are dynamic and motivated, have excellent communication skills and up to date knowledge in an acute setting and would like to face a new challenge then this is the role for you. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience as a band 5 nurse in an acute setting, theatre, ITU or angio suite are especially useful. Return to Practice may be considered.

The core hours are between 08:00 and 18:00 Monday to Friday, with flexibility of days in this part-time post. However work patterns may change in the future as the service requirements change. There is also a potential for on-call. The post is in both the interventional theatre and Diagnostic Imaging Department.

For an Informal discussion and further information please contact David Truman / David Hosking  ( Phone number removed )  /  ( Phone number removed ) . ( Email address removed ) / ( Email address removed )


******From 1 August 2013, all employees starting work / transferring roles with Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals will be charged for the cost of a DBS check (currently £50) if it is required.*******

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to flexible working practices and unless otherwise stated this post is open to job-share applications.

One of our main aims is to ensure that the Trust is open to each individual, regardless of culture or background, we offer equal opportunities to all employees, and diversity is something that we encourage and embrace within the workforce. We are committed to building a diverse workforce, which is a reflection of the communities we serves. The aim is for all staff to realise their full potential, in an environment characterised by our Trust values.



At Peterborough & Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust we not only recruit employees based on their qualifications and experience - we recruit individuals who possess (and are able to demonstrate) the behaviors which underpin the core values of our organisation.

Broadly, these values include such attributes as being dedicated, practicing the highest level of care towards everyone, showing courage and embracing innovation. We can bring those values to life in our everyday tasks by giving a smile; making time for people; challenging ourselves and others, and being open to new ideas.

Can you show us through your application and at interview how you would treat our patients with the compassion, dignity and respect they have a right to expect? Are you able to evidence behaviours that are supportive of your colleagues?

If you believe that you are able to meet these essential requirements, we would be very happy to consider your application.

For a full list of our Values and Behaviours, please read our Behavioral Framework on our website.

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