Staff Nurse

  • Fecha de publicación: 22/02/2022
  • Nombre de la empresa: Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust
  • Descripción de funciones:

    Staff Nurse

    Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust

    The closing date is 07 March 2022

    Job summary


    The Medical Day Unit is within the division of Specialty Medicine, Renal and Endocrine. The Unit provides care for a variety of patients from most specialties within Medicine and Specialty Medicine. Specialities included such as Rheumatology, Gastroenterology, Renal, Clinical Sciences, Neurology, Endocrinology, Dermatology and Research and Development.

    The Unit provides care for patients who are planned to attend for a variety of procedures including blood tests, diagnostic investigations, infusions, including biologic infusion, biopsy, drains and breath tests. Most of the procedures are Registered Nurse-led which requires a fast forward planning and thinking individual whose is able to adapt to sudden changes and challenges within the patient activity.

    Working on this unit will provide opportunities to develop new clinical skills or consolidate existing professional knowledge, and skills. It is a busy Unit with Registered Nurses only and therefore the successful individual will be required to be flexible within the role to cover all activities including administration, housekeeping and filing during the patient' time on the Unit.


    Main duties of the job


    We are looking to employ enthusiastic and motivated registered nurses who will work to ensure that high quality, patient centred care is consistently provided and have the 'I can do philosophy' and have good time management skills.

    The Unit is committed to personal development and this post will provide an opportunity for the successful candidates to develop their management /leadership and nursing skills.


    About us


    Sustainability is integral to the Trust achieving the NHS Net Zero target. All staff are therefore actively encouraged and supported to implement new ways of working within their field of expertise.

    Update - NHS employees/applicants of frontline posts at the Royal Cornwall Trust are no longer required to be fully vaccinated against COVID by 1 April 2022. This is pending the public consultation and Parliamentary review announced by the government. We may however request immunisation status but this will not impact working with the Trust.


    Job description

    Job responsibilities


    To work as a skilled member of the nursing team, to provide a high standard of holistic patient centred care.

    Ability to promote patient centred care and establish good relationships with patients and carers, creating a welcoming, caring and safe environment.

    To communicate effectively at all levels within the multi-disciplinary team.

    To be able to take charge of the Unit in the absence of senior nursing staff.

    To assess, record information, treat and discharge Elective Admissions.


    Person Specification



    • Level 1 Registered Nurse with valid NMC registration / students pending registration


    • Assessing & Mentoring qualification



    • A minimum of six months experience in an acute Trust within the last twelve months (this can include student placement)


    • Experience within the speciality



    • Understanding of professional and current issues in nursing.
    • Understands importance of maintaining confidentiality
    • Understanding of the importance of research and evidence based practice

    Disclosure and Barring Service Check

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

    Certificate of Sponsorship

    Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

    From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

    UK Registration

    Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust


    Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust


    TR1 3LJ

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  • Localización del puesto ofertado: UK - Truro TR1 3LJ