Current Vacancies

Registered Nurses

Band 5

Main area
General Medical Day Unit, Respiratory, Cardiology, Older Peoples Medicine, Stroke Services
Band 5
Full Time: 37.5 hours per week
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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
£22,128 - £28,746 per annum (pro rata)
31/05/2018 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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We’re looking to recruit talented nurses for Permanent / Fixed Term / Secondment vacancies available now or coming up in the next few months.

Come and join our nursing teams and share our passion for delivering high standards of patient care in our flagship state of the art Foundation Trust hospital.

Our strategic objectives are:
- Provide first class quality services and an excellent patient experience;
- Establish a national reputation for excellent education, teaching and research;
- Enable all staff to realise their potential.

We have opportunities across many of our specialties including our Wards listed below.

Please specify within your supporting statement which specialties you would prefer to work in:

The General Medical Day Unit: GMDU, is a new unit being developed to manage medical elective patients as day cases. Procedures undertaken include paracentesis, liver biopsy, stent insertion, blood transfusions, IV antibiotics. The new unit offers a range of staff development opportunities, including bespoke skills training. Come and join this exciting new team and be part of developing of the new Day Unit; when fully established the unit will be open 7 days a week, (closed at night).

Respiratory: our multidisciplinary team embraces the latest innovations and technology to care for patients with a variety of respiratory conditions including those who require acute NIV. Opportunities for rotation are available. Contact Matron Katie Symonds on 01603 289623.

Stroke Services: our team care for stroke patients from A&E, providing essential thrombolysis, through to Rehab or end of life care if required. You will have the opportunity to work in both the hyper-acute and acute areas. Contact Matron Jane Douglas on 01603 646593.

Diabetes & Endocrinology: An exciting opportunity has arisen to join and be part of a brand new ward. Earsham Ward is a 36 bedded ward specializing in Diabetes &Endocrinology. Endocrinology is an exciting, evidence based specialty that offers opportunities to learn and develop nursing practice within a supported structure. Our Endocrinologists have experience in the management of all Endocrine diseases from adrenal, pituitary disease and Diabetes. We are currently seeking compassionate, enthusiastic and motivated band 5 registered nurses to join our friendly and motivated team. You will be fully supported and provided with learning and training opportunities.

Mulbarton: 34 bedded Oncology and Haematology ward caring for patients from acute new diagnosis, through radiation and chemotherapy treatment, stem cell transplant, symptom control and end of life care. Alongside runs an Acute Oncology Service 7 days a week, with an assessment and treatment area. Contact Kirsty Lewis, Ward Sister on 01603 286648.

Cardiology: includes the Coronary Care Unit, a 37 Bed Ward, 12 bed cardio elective bay and 3 cardiac cath labs. We provide opportunities to develop skills in all areas of acute cardiology. Contact Senior Sister Helen Huson on 01603 286370.

For applicants who have not worked within an acute hospital setting in the last 12 months, we provide a robust Supervised Practice Programme to refresh your skills in preparation of taking up an acute post in the Trust (for further information please search for Supervised Practice Programme on the NHS Jobs website using Norwich as a location). The programme can be tailored to individual need, for up to a maximum of 150 hours and attracts a bursary If you wish to discuss the programme please contact Nynke Hardy (contact details to the right of the page).

- Registered Nurse on the appropriate part of the NMC Register;
- ability to maintain high standards of care and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
- applicants trained within the EU or EEA will need to be able to
demonstrate proficiency in the English language at level C1 of the
Europass Language (if they applied for registration with the NMC
before 16 January 2016).


** Full and Part Time Hours Available. **

Opening Date for Applications: 16th May 2018 

Closing Date for Applications: 31st May 2018




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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

Nynke Hardy, Senior Nurse on 01603 287678 or email

If you have problems applying, contact

01603 287578