Staff Nurse – Gastroenterology

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Closing Date: 15/08/2022
Contract Permanent
Working Hours Full Time, Part Time
Location Stockton-on-Tees
Salary £31,534 Per Year
Company NHS Jobs

Job Description

We are seeking to recruit band 5 staff nurses to join our teams on Ward 26/27 Gastroenterology, within the Responsive Care Group.


Would you like the opportunity to work with a dynamic and innovative team?

Do you have a passion for working in a fast paced, specialist setting?

Then a role within Gastroenterology may be for you.

Gastroenterology is split between wards 26 & 27 with links to specialist services across the organisation. We work closely with the Emergency department, Emergency Admission Unit, acute medical wards and specialist teams to ensure our patients receive timely, safe and high quality care.

Main duties of the job

The role of a Staff Nurse is to support in the assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of high quality nursing care. Working as part of a multidisciplinary team, the staff nurse will ensure patients receive the highest level of care, delivered using a holistic, patient-focused approach, while ensuring high standards of documentation are maintained.

As an additional skill within our Gastroenterology ward, our nurses care for patients with eating disorders, with close links to our local mental health unit. The skills you will gain will be to assess, plan and carry out care in order to help progress patients back to health

We have a highly skilled and experienced team within Gastroenterology and have an excellent band 5-development pathway for all new staff starting within the care group, making this the perfect learning environment for developing your skills.

You will be working within a strong and organised team under the supervision of the ward matron, deputy ward matron and co-ordinators.

About us

At North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust our main priority is, and always will be, to provide safe and high quality care to our patients every day; the kind of care we would want for ourselves and our loved ones. We want our organisation to be the best place to work with the right staff, in the right roles, at the right time, to ensure we deliver exceptional patient care and experience.

We will support staff through providing an inclusive and supportive workplace with health and well-being initiatives, staff benefits and opportunities for personal and professional development. Staff recognition is very important to us; as well as performance reviews and appraisals, we recognise staff through Star and Team of the month, colleague recognition – a note of thanks, Managers Awards, Shining Stars and Service Awards.

We recruit for values and “Together we are North Tees & Hartlepool”

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are looking for enthusiastic and flexible applicants who enjoy the challenges of problem solving and are motivated to provide excellent care to our patients.

Person Specification



  • 1st Level Registration



  • Experience of working within an acute hospital environment (Pre or Post Registration)



  • Good communication skills both verbal and written
  • Organisational/time management skills



  • Ability to work well within the multidisciplinary team
  • Effective interpersonal skills

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust

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