Nursing

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“We would love you to join our passionate and caring team here at Pennine. We encourage a culture of engagement and togetherness to ensure the delivery of a high quality patient experience and excellent patient outcomes.” Elaine Inglesby-Burke, Chief Nurse

What type of roles can we offer you within The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust?

The Trust offers varied and exciting opportunities for Registered Nurses delivering quality patient care across both hospital and community settings in a variety of innovative clinical specialities:

  • Accident & Emergency
  • Acute Medicine
  • Cardiology
  • Care of the Elderly
  • Clinical Oncology
  • Colorectal
  • Community Nursing
  • Day Surgery
  • Gastroenterology
  • Gastrointestinal
  • General Internal Medicine   
  • General Surgery
  • Gynaecology
  • ICU & HDU
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Integrated Care
  • Macmillan Nursing
  • Neonates
  • Neuro Rehabilitation
  • Ophthalmology
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Outpatients
  • Palliative Care
  • Paediatrics
  • Rehabilitation
  • Respiratory Medicine
  • Stroke
  • Theatres - Scrub, Recovery & Anaesthetics
  • Trauma & Orthopaedics
  • Urology
  • Vascular

Role options include:

Staff Nurse, Adult or Paediatric (Band 5) – assesses needs, plans, implements and evaluates evidence-based nursing care to patients.

Theatre Nurse (Band 5) – assists in the assessment and implementation of patient care needs within the Operating Department (recovery, anaesthetics and scrub).

Ward Sister/Charge Nurse (Band 6) – provides clinical advice, professional leadership and line management for a team of nursing and support staff. Deputises for the Ward Manager.

Ward Manager (Band 7) – a clinical leader, ensuring that staff are supported and developed to deliver excellent patient care.

Nurse Practitioner (Band 6/7) – assesses, plans, implements and evaluates care at an advanced level.

Advanced Nurse Practitioner (Band 8a) – highly experienced members of the care team who are able to diagnose and treat healthcare needs or refer patients to an appropriate specialist if needed.

Matron (Band 8a) – provides high quality and visible professional leadership, setting and maintaining standards of clinical excellence, and improving outcomes and experiences for patients, families and carers.

What training or qualifications do you need to join us?

Professional roles such as Nurses require specific relevant qualifications, usually at degree level. Registered Nurses are also required to be registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC).

Nurses working in advanced nursing roles also require higher levels academic/clinical qualifications and be able to demonstrate recent study and advanced practice.

What is it like working for The Trust?

“I qualified in 2010 and worked on the Urology ward at The Royal Oldham Hospital. I really enjoy surgery and have a particular interest within Urology. I have been supported from the start of my career to enhance my knowledge and skills through specialist training and most recently mentorship. The Trust does an excellent job supporting staff and making them feel valued, our Lead Nurses and Matrons are always available to talk to if I have had any concerns.”

How do you get to work in this exciting team?

All opportunities are advertised through our website www.pat.nhs.uk/vacancies

For further information or if you have any questions

Please e-mail our dedicated nursing recruitment team nursing.recruitment@pat.nhs.uk