Staff Nurse

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


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Job summary

Band 5 Nurses/ODPs for Day Treatment Centre

We're looking for enthusiastic, NMC registered nurses and ODPs excited at the prospect of joining a new team being assembled for Newcastle's soon-to-open, state of the art Day Treatment Centre

Working in brand new, state of the art facilities, our rotational approach means you will get fantastic exposure across a range of disciplines gaining experience in admissions, anaesthesia, recovery and discharge, concentrating on cardiothoracic, general, orthopaedic and urological day-case treatment

Developing a wide, theatre-based skillset across a range of specialties offers greater variety as you work, whilst equipping you well for future development

The centre will operate Monday to Friday with scope to expand.

Continuous Professional Development (CPD) is extremely important to us to ensure our staff can fully liberate their potential. You will be encouraged and supported to develop your skills and competencies with dedicated support from our Clinical Educator and the leadership team

If this sounds like a role you would relish then we would love to hear from you: email either Senior Charge Nurse Exton Sanchez or Matron Caoimhe Doherty

Main duties of the job

You should enjoy being constantly on the move and be a team player as you will work closely with multidisciplinary colleagues, circulating between our four, multispecialty operating theatres to ensure the delivery of high quality, seamless care for our patients

  • Interview Date 24 May 2022
  • Various Hours/Week
  • You will be redirected to Trac to apply for the vacancy. Please expand the job details section and read all of the information before applying for the vacancy.

Please note it is a requirement of The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust that all successful candidates who require a DBS for the post they have been offered pay for their DBS certificate.The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first month's pay.

Newcastle Hospitals encourages all staff and volunteers who are appointed to join the Trust to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

About us

Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the busiest, largest and most successful teaching NHS foundation trusts in the country, with over 18,000 staff and an annual income of £1 billion.

Rated 'Outstanding' by theCQC for the second consecutive time in 2019, we have a long history of providing high quality care, clinical excellence, and innovation in medical research regionally, nationally and internationally.

We're also proud to be the second largest provider of specialised services in the country. This means we support people with a range of rare and complex medical, surgical and neurological conditions, cancers and genetic orders.

Our staff oversee around 1.84 million patients 'contacts' each year, delivering high standards of healthcare.

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people's race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under- represented groups.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Accountable for assessing, planning, delivering and evaluating high quality patient care in the Peri-Operative environment.
  • Provide effective support to both patient and carers throughout their care pathway.
  • Act as role model, teacher and supervisor for junior staff and students, participating in mentor and preceptorship programmes
  • To abide by Trust policies and procedures.
  • Provide support for and depending on experience deputise for nurse in charge in their absence.
  • Act as patient advocate in accordance with Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Code / Health and Care Professions Council standards of conduct, performance and ethics.
  • Work collaboratively as an effective member of MDT.
  • Participate in 24 hour on call service when appropriate to role

Person Specification

Shortlisting Criteria


  • Meets all Essential Criteria


  • Meets all desirable Criteria

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

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust



317 Trustwide


Employer's website (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Exton Sanchez

Date posted

05 May 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change


Band 5


£25,655 to £31,534 a year pro rata, per annum



Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time

Reference number


Job locations


317 Trustwide


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