Acute Medical Staff Nurse - Band 5

Job type Permanent
Salary £30,566 - 39,560 per year
Reference 157585

Sanctuary Personnel, a leading recruitment company within the private and public sector has a permanent role for a Band 5 Acute Medical Staff Nurse to work full-time based in Guernsey.

The salary for this permanent Acute Medical Staff Nurse job is £30,566 - £39,560 per annum.


  • Assist newly appointed nursing staff to progress to the same level of competence as them
  • Be responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating programmes of care for patients
  • Provide prescribed nursing care without supervision, within the level of the post holders’ experience, referring to a more senior nurse when necessary
  • Deliver care in accordance with current ward philosophy
  • Adhere to HSSD policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Take charge of the ward and supervise nursing staff on a regular basis
  • Maintain accurate records, both electronic and paper, of the care given in accordance with agreed standards
  • Participate as a team member
  • Act in accordance with the NMC code of Professional conduct
  • Participate in contributing to the continuing development of the States of Guernsey philosophy, training/education
  • Maintain and develop own skills to promote evidence-based practice
  • Participate in clinical supervision
  • Undertake a formal mentorship role if an appropriate qualification is held
  • Gain experience in providing leadership to junior staff
  • Co-ordinate ward activities on a regular basis
  • Co-ordinate complex discharge arrangements through communication with multidisciplinary team members and associated agencies
  • Communicate effectively with patients/clients and significant others. This could include patients/clients with reduced consciousness levels (including intoxication and trauma), violent and aggressive behaviour and support the bereaved
  • Participate in clinical audit as required in department
  • Observe safe moving and handling policies, procedures and guidelines including location and effective use of equipment
  • Ensure safe use and maintenance of ward equipment giving due regard to associated risk, health and safety and decontamination procedures
  • Maintains high professional and personal Standards
  • Maintains patient confidentiality

Requirements of Acute Medical Staff Nurse:

  • Valid NMC registration
  • A degree or equivalent within Nursing
  • UK Nursing experience
  • Able to supervise and participate in the professional and skills development of qualified and unqualified nursing staff
  • Knowledge and competence in relation to firmly established procedures and policies
  • Understand the purpose of the Health and Social Services Major Incident Procedure and in particular the role of the nurse in charge of own work location
  • Evidence of effective communication skills; with particular reference to multi- disciplinary team working, service users, carers and managers
  • Ability to prioritise and organise own workload
  • Understanding and ability to apply evidence based care
  • Evidence of self and professional development
  • Portfolio of evidence to meet KSF agreed criteria
  • Professional approach to work
  • Competence in intravenous drug administration
  • Enthusiastic
  • Motivated
  • Positive attitude
  • Credible and Trustworthy
  • Experience co-ordinating ward activities, delegating appropriately


This Acute Medical Staff Nurse job is advertised by Craig Osborne; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.