Registered Nurse - Day Surgery Unit Ward - Band 5

Main area
DSU Wards
Full Time/Part time
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£22,128 - £28,746 pro rata, per annum
23/07/2018 23:59

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire is located in the West Midlands and is home to one of the largest teaching hospitals in England. Our mission to Care, Achieve and Innovate is demonstrated in our reputation for innovation, teaching and research and high quality patient care. University Hospital in Coventry is one of the most modern healthcare facilities in Western Europe with £200 million of new medical and research equipment and a hospital that is at the forefront of digital imaging and technology.

We provide general acute hospital services to approximately 500,000 people from Coventry and Rugby and specialist hospital services to over one million people from Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond. The Trust has a revenue budget of approximately £473 million, we employ 5,639 staff, manage 1,380 beds and 32 operating theatres.

The Trust is made up of the following hospitals:
University Hospital Coventry 
Hospital of St Cross – Rugby 


 “Day Surgery Unit Ward has additional requirement to cover Ophthalmic Day Unit and Paediatric Day unit, therefore we are recruiting Band 5 Registered Nurses to fill in the posts. Interested applicants require a minimum of 1 year experience in a Medical or Surgical setting. DSU ward is a multi-speciality unit with various Day Surgical procedures in ENT, MAXFAX, GENERAL SURGERY, VASCULAR, UROLOGY, TRAUMA AND ORTHOPAEDICSS, PLASTICS, GYNAE AND BREASTS surgery.

You will be working with a group of highly skilled and experienced nurses in a busy and fast paced environment. You will have the opportunity to work in all areas on rotation. If you are a team player and believe that this job role is suitable for you, I would like to welcome you in our team.

This role will cover both day and night shift as necessary.

Please come and visit us for more information and to meet our friendly team.”


Recruiting to Values

To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders


If you are invited to attend interview you will be asked to set up an account with the Trac recruitment system in order to confirm your interview time.


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Applicant requirements

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

For further details / informal visits contact:

Harley Pastor, DSU Ward Manager on Ext. 26846/26868