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Surgical Staff Nurse (Band 5)

NHS AfC: Band 5

Main area
General Surgery, Urology,Gastroenterology,Gynaecology
NHS AfC: Band 5
Full / Part Time Hours Available
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Airedale General Hospital
£24,214 to £30,112 pro rata per annum
26/07/2020 23:59

We are always looking for enterprising and innovative approaches to the way we provide our services. We are a national centre for telemedicine and introduced telehealth to the UK offender healthcare sector and also provide the service to patients in their care homes. Community matters to us and we are supported by 400 dedicated volunteers and have strong links with Bradford University, Craven College and Leeds City College to ensure we inspire the workforce of the future.

We want to attract staff who embrace our ‘Right Care’ behaviours of compassion, a commitment to quality of care and working together for patients – we want to make these part of our DNA.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for  Registered Nurses to join Ward 13 and Ward 14

This is an ideal career opportunity for  registered nurses to inspire and assist in delivering quality care to the patients within Airedale NHS Tust

Ward 13 Female Surgical Ward including Gynaecology

This is a 29 bedded ward with a gynaecology assessment bed.  Patients are on elective care pathways where the enhanced recovery programme is paramount to their recovery.  The patients are also admitted directly with gynaecology issues to the ward and also surgical patients come from the Surgical Assessment Unit.

Ward 14 and Surgical Assessment Unit

This is a 28 bedded male surgical and gastroenterology ward. There are 6 dedicated surgical assessment beds on the ward and the remaining beds are predominantly male surgical and urological patients. Patients are on elective care pathways where the enhanced recovery programme is paramount to their recovery. 

The post will enable you to develop, enhance and expand your existing skills. Airedale NHS is looking for  individuals with experience or an interest in general surgery/gynaecology/urology and haematology. If you are motivated, inspirational an excellent communicator and looking for a new challenge then this could be the job for you. 



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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

Sister Sasha Stoney on Ward 14 on 01535 292141 or Matron Anthea Wagstaff on 01535 292126