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Staff Nurse, Ward B3 (Vascular)

NHS AfC: Band 5

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NHS AfC: Band 5
  • Full time
  • Part time
37.5 hours per week (12-hour shifts)
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Russells Hall Hospital
£27,055 - £32,934 per annum pro rata
Salary period
30/03/2023 23:59

Job overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a band 5 staff nurse to join our busy and friendly team on Ward B3 (Vascular) at the Dudley Group Foundation Trust.

We are a rapidly developing and forward-thinking ward with an established nursing team who strive to provide an excellent standard of care to all patients. We are looking to appoint an experienced, dynamic individual with strong interpersonal skills.

We need you to help us make a difference to the lives of those who enter our care and to continue to deliver a high standard of treatment to our patients. This role would be suited to an individual who is highly committed, motivated and enthusiastic who also has a desire to develop skills within the Vascular specialty.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development and implementation and evaluation of programmes of care without supervision. They will be required to actively participate in the teaching and supervision of other nursing and non-nursing staff. The post holder will also be required to take a lead / link role for the nursing unit/department to be determined on appointment/appraisal.

Working for our organisation

At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do and that is to provide a world class service that aligns with our vision of “excellent health care, improved health for all”.  We are seeking to recruit staff who share our vision and values of making Dudley Group an incredible workplace.

We are committed to becoming a diverse and an inclusive employer and where people feel sense of belonging. Seeking to expand diversity within our teams, we positively encourage applications from under-represented groups such as ethnically diverse, disabled and LGBTQ+ groups. We are also under-represented in-terms of gender within nursing roles and we would welcome applications from people from male and non-binary backgrounds.

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust recognises the values and transferable skills that the Armed Forces community bring and recognise their compatibility with NHS roles.

We are committed to home life balance through flexible working and making reasonable adjustments where possible.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the main duties and responsibilities that the post holder is required to undertake

Person specification

Qualifications & Education

Essential criteria
  • First Level Registered Nurse with NMC
Desirable criteria
  • Nursing degree


Essential criteria
  • Experience of working in an acute hospital setting
  • Substantial post registration experience

Communication & Relationship Skills

Essential criteria
  • Effective communication skills, verbal and written
  • Ability to work within a team and develop others

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Apprenticeships logoNo smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleInvestors in People: GoldMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Improving working livesAge positiveDisability confident leaderArmed Forces Covenant Bronze AwardENEI TIDE Gold 2021Care Leaver CovenantNHS Pastoral Care

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Matthew Hunt
Job title
Lead Nurse
Email address
Telephone number
01384 456 111
Additional information

Telephone extension 2726