C5 Stroke Nurse Job at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust – Nottingham

Band 5

Main area



Band 5




Full time – 37.5 hours per week (Part time considered)

Job ref



Queens Medical Centre




£27,055 – £32,934 per annum

Salary period



16/08/2022 23:59

Job overview

C5 Acute Stroke Services Unit is a friendly and supportive wards looking to recruit a caring, motivated and hardworking first level registered nurse to be part of our progressive multidisciplinary team.

We welcome applications from newly qualified and nurses with no or limited stroke care experience. We aim to build on your core foundation nursing skills and support you beyond. We are looking for individuals to join us in providing specialised, holistic and personalised treatment for patients at all stages of their recovery.

The Stroke Service at Nottingham University Hospitals is at the forefront of evidence based care, clinical practice and academic research. There are opportunities for successful applicants to participate in providing care for patients throughout their journey, including assessments, implementation of therapeutic care and being involved in complex discharge planning while liaising closely with the multi-disciplinary team.

We offer a comprehensive induction package leading to many developmental opportunities including accredited Multi-professional Stroke Foundation course, clinical skills packages and support with accessing related post graduate education.

The post holder is required to be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Main duties of the job

Assess the care needs of patients and develop a programme of care which is evaluated and amended as appropriate.

Carry out relevant forms of direct and indirect patient care without direct supervision.

Regularly take charge of the clinical area in the absence of the person who has continuing responsibility or his/her deputy.

Work as part of the ward team, alongside supporting other ward areas within stroke.

Utilises and integrates evidence into practice.

Assess the case needs of patients and develop a programme of care which is evaluated and implemented as appropriate.

Make sound clinical decisions based on the assessment of patients, including that of safe nurse lead discharges.

Working for our organisation

NUHT Vision: outstanding in health outcomes and patient and staff experience.

Our values are: Caring and helpful; Safe and Vigilant for our patients and colleagues; Being Clinically Excellent and driving innovation to meet the needs of our patients; Using our Resources wisely whilst; Providing Quality services products and experiences for our staff and patients.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Providing quality stroke care

Completing accurate documentation / notes

Administration of medications

Overseeing / supporting junior colleagues

Liaising with MDT, patients and families/carers as well as completing community referrals

Assisting patients with safe moving and handling

Assisting with personal care needs

Assisting with relevant investigations and completing clinical monitoring

Person specification


Essential criteria

Diploma or degree in health/nursing related Studies

NMC Registration

Skills & Knowledge

Essential criteria

Experience of delivering nursing care to a group of patients


Bring your whole self to work for us at NUH. We love diversity and we value your difference, your unique skills, knowledge and experience. Becoming one of our people may realise your potential, helping us to raise our performance in delivering world class healthcare to the diverse patient populations we serve.

We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, or Disabled, as we are currently under-represented at NUH.

Covid-19 vaccination: remains the best way to protect yourself, family, colleagues and our patients/service users from the Covid-19 virus. We continue to encourage our current and potential colleagues to get vaccinated. For helpful advice and information about the Covid-19 vaccination and how to access visit: https://nottsccg.nhs.uk/covid-19/covid-19-vaccinations/

Closing Dates: Please submit your application form as soon as possible to avoid disappointment; we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Communication: All communication related to your application will be via the email address you have provided. Please ensure you check your email account including your junk email regularly.

Easy read application: if you have a disability and find it difficult to complete our online application form, you can apply via our easy read application which you can find on the intranet https://www.nuh.nhs.uk/easy-read-job-application

Salary: The quoted salary will be on a pro rata basis for part time workers.

Disability Confidence: All applicants who have declared a disability and who meet the essential criteria for the post will be shortlisted.

At Risk of redundancy: NHS employees within the East Midlands who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy will be given a preferential interview where they meet the essential criteria of the person specification.

Skilled Workers Visa: We welcome applications from individuals who require a skilled worker visa in line with the Home Office regulations. NON-UK/NON SETTLED candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably qualified and skilled UK/SETTLED candidate is successful at interview stage as it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements

ID and Right to work checks: NUH authenticate all ID and right to work documentation such as passports, visa’s and driving license through a system called Trust ID. NUH will scan your ID and right to work documentation in to the Trust ID system at your face to face ID appointment. The system will run a check against the key security features within your documentation. The system will provide us with an outcome of your check which will be stored securely on your personal file along with all other pre-employment check documentation.

Transfer of information: If I have previous NHS service – I consent to the transfer of my Electronic Staff Record (ESR) data between this and other NHS Trusts. I also consent to the Occupational Health Department confidentially accessing my occupational health records from my current or previous employer in order to check the status of my vaccinations, immunisations s and screening tests as relevant to the post. I understand this is an automated process and the information will only be used for these purposes prior to me taking up the position at NUH.

Disclosure and Barring Service: Your post maybe subject to a DBS check which incur a cost dependent on the level of check required (£41.90 for enhanced and £21.90 for standard). I agree to reimburse Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust the cost of a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check if it is required (by deduction from first month’s pay). Should I decide to withdraw from my job offer, I agree to reimburse Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust the cost of the DBS check undertaken by cheque or other agreed method.

About the Company

Company: Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust –

Company Location:  Nottingham

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