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Band 5 Burns Unit Staff Nurse.

Date Posted: Nov 26, 2021
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Job Detail

  • Location:
    Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • Company:
  • Type:
    Full Time/Permanent
  • Shift:
    First Shift (Day)
  • Career Level:
    Experienced Professional
  • Positions:
  • Experience:
    10 Year
  • Gender:
  • Degree:
  • Apply Before:
    Dec 24, 2021

Job Description

Main area Burns and Plastic Surgery Grade Band 5 Contract Permanent Hours 37.5 hours per week (Full Time 37,5 hours per week) Job ref 164-3652112

Site Nottingham University Hospitals Town Nottingham Salary £25,655 - £31,534 per annum Salary period Yearly Closing 25/11/2021 08:00

Job overview

The Burns Unit is the regional unit for the Midlands burns network. It is an18 bedded ward, caring for patients with burn injuries, plastics trauma, sarcomas and outliers from the Cancer and Associated specialties division.

Burns care is very MDT approach, which gives nurses a wide variety of experiences, including a rotation into the Burns and Plastics dressing clinic.

Main duties of the job

About the Role
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a band 5 registered nurse to join the highly motivated and hardworking team on the burns and plastic surgery unit; we are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and caring nurse who wants to develop their professional knowledge and ability. The post holder will work on the burns unit this includes a 3 month development period in the burns unit outpatient dressing clinic, both areas manage patients who are emergency admissions as well as having elective surgery for both specialities

Working for our organisation

This is an exciting opportunity to work at the UKs only Magnet accredited hospital, renown for delivering care excellence to its patients.

We recognise responsibility to ensure that staff are developed and stimulated within their environment in order to achieve their vision and deliver care that reflects the values and behaviours of the Trust. We offer excellent opportunities for career progression, training and development.

We have a caring and supportive team of nurses dedicated to the delivery of effective patient care. Excellent communication skills and the ability to work flexibly as part of a team are essential. Personal and professional development is actively supported. There are numerous opportunities for nurses with a keen interest in the development of link roles. We offer opportunities for professional development and will support staff to undertake further study

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please refer to the job description on this vacancy for the detailed responsibilities for this vacancy

Person specification


  • NMC Registration
  • Degree or Diploma
  • IV Drug Administration
  • Burns or Plastic Surgery Qualification


  • Supervision of no registered staff and students
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in acute setting
  • Evidence of mentor / preceptor experience
  • Evidence of recent development
  • Evidence of Wound experience


  • Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstatare IT skils
  • Recognition of own level of competence and limitataions and communicate these to appropriate staff
  • Demonstrate evidence of providing teaching session
  • Evidence of ability to work within a team
  • Evidence of Link Role

Planning and Organisation

  • Demonstrate an ability to assess, plan, deliver, prioritise and evaluate patient care
  • Demonstrate an ability to prioritise own workload and recognise, prioritise and respond appropriately to urgent and emergency situations
  • Demonstrate an ability to supervise and support others

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.

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.

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 (£45 for enhanced and £28 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.

For more information about our organisation and the opportunities available, please visit our website  and follow us on Twitter  and Facebook .

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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