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Staff Nurse - Stamford Unit Rotational

Band 5

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Band 5
  • Full time
  • Part time
  • Flexible working
  • Other
37.5 hours per week (Various hours & Shift patterns available)
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Stamford Unit
£25,655 - £31,534 pro rata, per annum
Salary period
13/12/2021 23:59

Job overview

Band 5 - Permanent 

Ready for a change?  Want to test the waters in a few areas.  Ever thought about intermediate care?  Stamford Unit are now offering a rotational post where you rotate between the three floors.

Stamford Unit is the Trust’s stand-alone intermediate care facility.   Each floor on the Stamford Unit has a particular focus.  The Ground Floor is our admissions floor.  Working here would give you strong experience in rapid decision making, assessment and care planning.  First floor is our therapy led floor.  On this rotation you would have opportunity to develop your therapeutic role working alongside our therapists, Tameside active and health care therapy assistants.  The focus for the second floor is complex discharge planning and a dementia friendly environment.  Whilst on this rotation you would have opportunity to gain experience on working with patients with cognitive difficulties and complex discharge planning.

We host a series of events, recently we have ad patient focused events on mothers’ day, valentines day, Easter and the European Championships.  For staff we have celebrated International Nurses; Day and the NHS Birthday.  

This role would suit either a newly qualified nurse who is interested in working in rehabilitation and intermediate care or a more experienced nurse who wishes to try something new.  We will design a bespoke training programme to support you over this programme.

Main duties of the job


  • To assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care within sphere of responsibility.
  • To assist in the management and organisation of work in the clinical area.
  • To always act in a manner consistent with the NMC Code of Professional Conduct carrying out his/her duties in accordance with Trust policies and procedures.

Working for our organisation

Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust serves a community of 250,000 people across Tameside and Glossop.

We provide a range of high quality services both within the hospital and across our local community for both adults and children. 

Our vision is to improve health outcomes for our population and influence wider determinants of health through collaboration with our health and care partners. 

We have a clear set of values and behaviours which we expect all of our staff to demonstrate and these are:

  • Safety
  • Care
  • Respect
  • Communication
  • Learning

Detailed job description and main responsibilities



  1. Provide the delivery of evidence based nursing care by providing expert clinical assessment, care planning, care delivery, care evaluation and clinical advice in accordance with NMC Code of Professional Conduct.
  2. Ensure all records relating to patient care are accurate, clear, concise, legible and in accordance with the NMC Standards for Records and Record Keeping.
  3. Actively assess and manage risk within the clinical area.
  4. Ensure adherence to the Trust Medicines Policy and the NMC Standards for the Administration of Medicines.
  5. Participate in audits of practice.
  6. Participate in the teaching and supervision of other members of staff under the direction of the ward manager.
  7. Support the Clinical Governance systems to delivering high quality of care.
  8. Assist the ward manager in achieving budget control and order supplies when necessary.
  9. Participate in personal development reviews for junior staff.
  10. Working in accordance with the NMC code of professional conduct. Competently undertake expanded role.
  11. Participate in benchmarking activity within the Clinical Area and implement outcome from Essence of Care.


  1. Take charge of a shift and ensure organisation and delivery of patient care.
  2. Adhere to the Bed Management policy and adherence to the Admission and Discharge policies.
  3. Support the ward manager in effective Resource Management.
  4. Participate in ensuring the delivery of the Trust targets.


  1. Participate in the training and development of student nurses and other staff as appropriate.
  2. Participate in clinical supervision for junior staff in accordance with Trust policy.
  3. Assist the Ward Manager to ensure that there is appropriate allocation of staff duties.
  4. Ensure communication of information of a complex nature is given sensitivity and confidentiality is maintained.


  1. Possess expert clinical knowledge appropriate to area of responsibility.
  2. Frequently manage and participate in distressing situations.
  3. Use professional judgement and initiative to promote safe practice.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of staff and resource management.


  1. Participate frequently in tasks requiring physical effort for short periods.
  2. Deal with bodily fluids on a daily basis.
  3. Frequently manage and participate in distressing situations.
  4. Concentrate for long periods and respond to unpredictable patient and staff demands.
  5. Maintain contemporaneous patient records at all times.


PLEASE NOTE: If you require sponsorship for OSCE OET, IELTS, as a trust we are unable to accommodate, please state in your supporting information if you already have these

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • RGN with current NMC registration


Essential criteria
  • Ability to supervise other nursing staff
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate prioritisation skills
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Good written and verbal communication skills


Essential criteria
  • Previous experience of relevant specialty
  • Previous experience of working in a multidisciplinary team
Desirable criteria
  • ENB 998 or equivalent


Essential criteria
  • Scope of Practice
  • Risk Management
  • Record Keeping
  • Health and Safety
  • Infection Control
  • Clinical Governance
  • PDRs and Clinical Supervision
  • Customer care complaints
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Applicant requirements

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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Michelle Payne
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