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Registered Nurses

Band 5

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Band 5
Full time: Full or part time
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Stepping Hill Hospital
£24,907 - £30,615 £24,214 - £30,112 pa pro rata
Salary period
09/08/2020 23:59
Interview date

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

There are lots of good reasons to choose to come and work at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust. A dynamic integrated Trust with integrity and vision. Exactly the same qualities you’ll see in yourself. Stockport NHS Foundation Trust aims to be the organisation of choice for patients and an employer of choice for staff. In order to continually improve all aspects of our patient experience, we rely upon having a highly skilled, motivated, diverse, productive and patient focused workforce.

Stockport Foundation Trust is one of four ‘specialist’ hospital sites in Greater Manchester. Being a ‘specialist’ hospital will enhance our general surgery, anaesthetics, critical care and emergency medicine for the benefit of people in Stockport, High Peak, Cheshire and across Greater Manchester.

Our values ‘Quality and Safety, Communication, Service’ are at the heart of everything we do and come from our ‘Your Health. Our Priority’ promise. Every day they drive the behaviour and actions for every person in our organisation.

In your application for this post, please describe how your experience and skills align with 'Our values-based behaviours' ( see additional documentation) and provide examples.

Coaching Academy 

Our coaching academy is a vehicle for developing a coaching culture throughout the Trust to help develop, engage, motivate and care for our staff to deliver better patient care. It will support us to consistently have a “culture of caring” which both our staff and patients will experience.

Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment

As well as recognising previous NHS service, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust is a member of the Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment. If you are currently employed by Greater Manchester Local Authority, Combined Authority, GMFRS, TfGM as well as other public service organisations, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust will recognise your previous service for sickness and maternity/paternity/adoption entitlement and also for annual leave purposes (providing there has been no break in service).  If you currently work for one of the above organisations and successfully apply for a post with Stockport NHS Foundation Trust, please ensure the Recruitment team are aware so that this service is reflected in your contract of employment.

Our Values:

Quality and Safety

We deliver safe, high quality and compassionate care.

We ensure a clean and safe environment for better care


We treat our patients, their families and our staff with dignity and respect.

We communicate with everyone in a clear and open way.


We provide effective, efficient and innovative care.

We work in partnership with others, to deliver improved care, in the right place at the right time. 


Are you passionate about patient care and a Registered Nurse looking to join our dedicated teams?

 Our Medicine and Clinical Support Business group here at Stepping Hill Hospital would like to hear from you. 

Our medical wards and departments will provide you with an environment where you can flourish. You will be able to develop your skills, knowledge and compassionate patient care. We have opportunities within a range of services and specialities, including, cardiology, respiratory medicine, Stroke service, caring for older peoples medicine, general medicine and endocrinology. We understand that you may not be sure which speciality is for you, so can offer you a rotational programme. This will give you valuable experience for your career, Medicine makes sense.

If you would like to join our expanding services and gain experience in your chosen field, why not be bold and apply now. We would love to hear from you, if you are at the beginning of your career, midway or looking for a change. We can and help you become the nurse you are meant to be here in Medicine.

Working as a registered Nurse within our teams you will have the opportunity to work with a range of supportive colleagues, the whole multidisciplinary team, specialist nurses and our new Advanced Clinical Practitioners. Our innovative approaches to care based on our quality improvement programme means that medicine remains varied, no two days are the same which enable you to develop your leadership skills and respond to change.

Our Education lead is here to welcome, support and care for you every step of the way from recruitment to joining us. With our supportive teams we can enable you to access a wide range of dynamic training, development and education to underpin your professional practice. You can grow in your knowledge, skills and practice to be the medical nurse you aspire to be. This includes clinical induction and skills competencies. For newly registered nurses we provide you with our innovative preceptorship programme that supports your transition to a confident autonomous practitioner which gives you the opportunity to develop a quality improvement initiative. For existing nurses we provide continued professional development.

We understand that your nursing career is one part of your life. We are committed to helping you achieve this work life balance. We have invested in wellbeing resources that staff can use. We can offer supportive family friendly employment.

If successful, this vacancy will require an enhanced DBS check at a cost of £43.50. This cost will be deducted from your first Trust salary. In addition to this it will be a condition of your employment that you will join the DBS update service and pay the annual subscription fee of £13.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing the Trust’s policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately.

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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

sharon green
Job title
Edcaution Lead
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Additional information

For more information contact Sharon Green, Education Lead

Email Sharon.green@stockport.nhs.uk

for an informal chat, to arrange a tour of the hospital or a Skype interview