Job overview

Are you a passionate student nurse ready to qualify?

Are you looking to find a fulfilling career in healthcare and be part of a valued workforce?

Do you want to make a difference to peoples lives in your community through the delivery of compassionate care?

As an integrated provider we currently have opportunities available in acute care, primary care hospitals and community services right across our Trust.

Come and be a part of the team, which prides itself on excellence and aims to set the national standard for excellence in patient safety, quality and continuous improvement. Our 9,000 staff has an important role in fulfilling this aim, Staff have access to a range of benefits including pension, salary sacrifice schemes, on-site nursery and staff experience initiatives all of which promote staff staffing and wellbeing.

I had placements at South Tees and always felt supported and had lots of opportunity to learn. I am now back as a registered nurse and feel lucky to have ongoing support , this is so important as a newly qualified nurse”
Stacy Wright King – newly qualified nurse (2021)

Main duties of the job

At South Tees we put our patients first always; this guides our values of always improving and working together. If you are dedicated to person centred patient care and aspire to drive excellence in care we want you to join us 

  • Be part of a well led organisation where collective leadership is embedded in all aspects of care and collaboration
  • Be part of an innovative community who are striving to reach their full potential
  • Be the one to improve patient outcomes and experience
  • We are proud to offer newly qualified nurses an excellent start in roles across our specialties supported by a highly developed preceptorship scheme.

    We have some great opportunities to set you off on your nursing journey within our varied wards and departments. Developing your skills as a registered nurse with us will provide you with a real foundation for your future whether you aim to become a Sister, Nurse Practitioner, Specialist Nurse or a Nurse Consultant.

    We support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service.

    Come and join us – your journey starts here!

    Interviews will take place week commencing 22 November 2021.

    To make things easy for you, if you would like to be considered for a role here please apply to this one advertisement only YOU DO NOT NEED TO APPLY TO OUR OTHER VACANCIES .


    Working for our organisation

    South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides professional excellence in care within acute and community services across Teesside and North Yorkshire to over 1.5 million people.

    The geographical area within South Tees is an attractive place to live and work situated on the north east of England, it has an international airport and direct trains to London. The stunning views of North Yorkshire and many coastal areas right on our doorstep. Its a great place to live life and work.

    South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust; this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the leadership development programme, and the Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. This programme aims to:

  • Explore leadership within the NHS
  • Promote Trust Values and Behaviours
  • Develop your Leadership effectiveness and skills
  • Practitioner level in quality improvement, equipping you with the skills to champion, lead and complete quality improvement within your role
  • After you complete this four and a half days of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses dependent upon your role and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7

    Detailed job description and main responsibilities

    Details of the full job description and person specification are available to view when you click to apply for the vacancy and click on the about this job link and the documents will be attached at the bottom of the screen.

    Person specification


    Essential criteria

  • Diploma in Nursing or healthcare degree
  • Current NMC Registration
  • Desirable criteria

  • Recognisable teaching qualification
  • Experience

    Essential criteria

  • Ability to work within the boundaries of the NMC Code of Professional conduct
  • Commitment to evidence based practice
  • Please be aware, there are occasions where some vacancies may close prior to the closing date advertised. This will only happen where sufficient applications are received AND will be made evident on the job advert.

    Please note if you are successfully shortlisted, we will contact you via the email address that you have applied from so please ensure you check your emails regularly.

    Existing employees of South Tees NHS Foundation Trust currently on the Redeployment Register, who meet the essential criteria for this post, will be shortlisted and interviewed prior to all other applicants.

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