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Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Ambulatory Care / Out Patients
Band 5
Part time 30 hours per week
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Berwick Infirmary
Berwick Upon Tweed
£23,023 - £29,608 pro rata per annum
24/02/2019 23:59

We are one of the country’s top performing NHS Foundation Trusts, looking after the wellbeing of around half a million people across Northumberland and North Tyneside – one of the largest geographical areas of any NHS Trust in England.

We deliver care from 11 acute sites including an emergency care hospital, general and community hospitals, an outpatient and diagnostic centre, an elderly care unit and an integrated health and social care facility.

We are rated ‘outstanding’ overall by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). We are one of the North East’s largest employers with 9,500 dedicated members of staff. We have a Council of Governors with 70 members, representing the public, staff and some of our external partners.

We invest heavily in staff to ensure that the best talent is attracted, developed, looked after, and retained in every area of the organisation. Staff satisfaction is high and our staff consistently rate us as one of the best places to work in the NHS.

We were one of the first NHS Trusts to receive foundation status, and have been a foundation trust for over a decade.

Candidates must read the entire ‘Applicants Guidance Notes’ before submitting any applications.

Please note that it is a requirement of this Trust that all successful applicants pay for their own DBS certification if a DBS check is required for the post.  The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first monthly pay.



We are looking for an enthusiastic staff nurse to join our ambulatory care / out patient team at Berwick Infirmary.

The successful candidate must have good organisational / communication skills, they must be flexible to meet the changing demands of the department and service.

Staff rotate between both departments providing treatments locally  linking in  with speciality teams within our district general hospitals. We support Rheumatology , gastroenterology, urology to provide infusion treatments and other specialities such as cardiology and haematology. We also  provide many other speciality clinics with OPD.

Cannulation and venepuncture is essential however training will be provided.

Closing date: 24th February 2019

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dawn Matthews, department manager - 01289 356613

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