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Band 5 Registered Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 5

Main area
General Surgery
NHS AfC: Band 5
Full time/Part time
Job ref
Band 5
08/04/2019 08:00

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 

Soda Unit is a busy surgical admissions unit which cares for patients who are coming in to hospital on the day of admission for planned surgery. The unit is split into two areas one for male patients and one for female patients,  with staff rotating between the two areas. The unit also cares for patients post operatively who have had surgery and can be discharged the same day. We are looking to recruit Band 5 Registered Nurses, 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 between both areas . If you are a team player and believe that this job role is suitable for you, we would like to welcome you in our team. Interested applicants would need a minimum of one years experience working within General Surgery.

This role will cover Early and Late shifts with the flexibility to also work Long Days .

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

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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

For further details/ informal visits please contact Jo Skingle Soda Ward Manager on ext 25776/25773 or Clinical Sister Alison Reid on ext 25640/25639