Registered Nurse

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


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Job summary

Band 5 Registered Nurses Candover Suite (Ward)

Are you passionate about delivering safe, effective, high quality nursing care to patients in a unique setting? Do you have exemplary customer care? If so, we would greatly welcome the opportunity to meet you.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to appoint Band 5 Registered Nurses to work within our fantastic team at the Candover Clinic, Private Patient Unit.

The suite cares for patients with a variety of specialities offering a great opportunity for development and to widen your nursing experience.

Main duties of the job

The post-holder will be based on our Candover Suite (ward), where we deliver high quality, evidence based care and treatment to private patients before and after a wide range of procedures.

Our service is Consultant-Led and therefore affords the opportunity to forge close working relationships with our Consultant Team.

You will be working alongside our Candover Matron and Clinical Educator on your own personal development programme to achieve competencies in all aspects of the Private Patient pathway. You will have a bespoke competency framework that will ensure your on-going development.

The Candover Clinic comprises 12 Outpatient Consulting Rooms and offers the most up to date MRI and CT technology delivering high quality imaging using wide aperture scanners for maximum patient comfort. Our Diagnostic Centre includes the latest ultrasound, X-ray, Cardiology, Ophthalmology and Urodynamic equipment.

About us

The Candover Clinic has been designed entirely for patient well-being and comfort. Candover Clinic is a stand-alone unit located on the Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital Campus. The Candover Clinic compromises an in-patient ward, the Candover Suite and an Outpatient Facility, the Candover Clinic.

The Candover Suite (ward) environment has been created to promote optimal recovery in a luxurious setting. The Candover Suite compromises 22 individual rooms each with en-suite facilities.

Our service is owned and operated by Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Candover Clinic is an investment that provides additional funding to support NHS services within Hampshire Hospitals Foundation Trust.

Job description

Job responsibilities

If you are a dynamic and innovative nurse who is dedicated, committed, and able to adapt to a changing work load whilst ensuring the delivery of gold standard, compassionate care, then please do not hesitate to contact us for further information:

Keelie McDowell, Private Patients Manager, Candover Clinic: 01256 313037 or 07818 063 760

For further information about this role please see Job Description document attached.

Happy to Talk Flexible Working - All requests for flexible and part time working will be considered.

If you have not yet qualified and would like to apply for a role at Hampshire Hospitals, please apply via our Newly Qualified Staff Nurse Preceptorship advert.

Person Specification

Skills and Ability


  • Ability to communicate written and verbal information in English, keeping legible and accurate notes


  • Customer service experience i.e. dealing with complaints

Training and Qualifications


  • Degree level education or equivalent knowledge and skills gained through any combination of alternative study, or employment experience
  • Professional UK registration e.g. NMC, HPC
  • Computer Literate


  • Surgical background (not essential)

Experience & Knowledge


  • Evidence of Continued Professional Development (CPD) clearly recorded for professional profile
  • Completed clinical placements in a variety of areas
  • Completed clinical placements in a variety of areas


  • Experience of staff supervision

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

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Candover Suite

Aldermaston Road


RG24 9NA

Employer's website (Opens in a new tab)

For help with your application, contact:

Keelie McDowell


Date posted

29 April 2021

Pay scheme

Agenda for change


Band 5


£24,907 to £30,615 a year



Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations

Candover Suite

Aldermaston Road


RG24 9NA

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