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Registered Nurse - Acute Medical Unit

NHS AfC: Band 5

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Acute Medical Unit
NHS AfC: Band 5
Full & Part Time Hours available
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Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital
£24,214 - £30,112 per annum, pro rata
02/05/2019 23:59

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team. 

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:.


We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.


We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.


We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.


We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.


We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital. 

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Acute Medical Unit - Registered Nurse

We are situated at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, benefiting from state of the art hospital facilities and beautiful natural surroundings. We see around 20,000 emergency medical admissions each year. 

The Acute Medical Unit is a 48 bedded unit that receives patients directly from GP’s and Emergency Department.  We ensure all emergency admission patients receive seamless, high quality care at the point of admission.  The development of Emergency Care at the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital has led to the expansion of the current services offered by the Acute Medical Unit.  This includes ambulatory care, acute medical short stay beds, clinical decisions unit and advanced care for critically ill patients. 

This role offers an exciting and challenging opportunity to work alongside a dedicated and highly skilled team as we look forward to the future development of the Emergency Care at the Norfolk & Norwich Hospital.  We are offering you an interesting and varied role where you will be working as part of a friendly team which can provide you with the opportunity to develop your leadership and clinical skills in the field of acute medicine

You will work with all members of the Ward/Department clinical team within the multi-disciplinary framework.  You will maintain a high standard of patient care under the direction of the Ward/Department Sister/Charge Nurse. You will act as a leader in the clinical area, in the absence of a more senior member of staff.  You will also work in accordance with the principles laid down by the Nursing/Midwifery professional bodies and Trust Policies.

We are offering full and part time hours with rotation on to nights and weekends.

Open for applications: 16th April 2019

Close for applications: 2nd May 2019 

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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

Marie Hodge, Matron

Tel: 01603 288873