Staff Nurse - Band 5

Location Guernsey
Job type Permanent
Salary £30,566 - 39,560 per year
Reference 157697

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

The pay rate for this locum 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
  • Work within the community
  • Work within all areas of the Mignot Memorial Hospital (MMH) in Alderney which comprises of 8 acute care beds, 14 elderly care, and minor injuries room
  • Act as named nurse responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating programmes of care for patients
  • Deliver care in accordance with current ward philosophy
  • Adhere to policies, procedures and guidelines for Health and Social Care
  • Under the direction of the ward sister regularly act as ward co-ordinator
  • Take charge of the hospital and supervise junior nursing staff on a regular basis
  • Act as a clinical supervisor and preceptor to develop skills of first and second level nurses, and nursing auxiliaries
  • Act as a key figure in assisting new staff complete orientation and induction programmes
  • Put into practice the theory and principles of the agreed nursing model
  • Manage total care of a group of patients within sphere of competence
  • Supervise the practise of qualified and unqualified staff
  • Ensure communication given to and received from other members of the multi- disciplinary team is effective
  • Ensure positive outcomes by putting into everyday working practice the structure and process to meet agreed standards for nursing care
  • Be conversant with and adhere to United Kingdom Central Council Code of Professional Conduct
  • Undertake nursing procedures in accordance with the Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures
  • Provide direction by acting as a named assessor to junior nurses and learners to complete approved competency programmes
  • Acts as facilitator to qualified and unqualified nursing staff providing them with the opportunity to achieve objectives of learning contracts to attain specific competences
  • Take charge of the Hospital on a regular basis
  • Maintain and develop own skills to promote evidence based practice
  • Supervise patients in all aspects of their care giving professional advice and guidance where needed
  • Participate in clinical supervision
  • Through the avenue of formal appraisal and performance interviews agree targets that enhance professional development to meet personal and organisational objectives
  • Undertake additional training and development as deemed necessary by the clinical nurse manager
  • In the absence of the ward sister, co-ordinate and provide leadership to the team
  • Report accidents and untoward incidents to appropriate personnel and complete relevant documentation
  • Observe safe moving and handling policies, procedures and guidelines including location and effective use of equipment
  • Safely undertake approved moving and handling techniques
  • Pay due regard to fire safety regulations and content of Hospital Services policies including location and effective use of equipment

Requirements of the Staff Nurse:

  • RGN qualified
  • Active NMC Registration
  • Able to supervise and participate in the professional and skills development of qualified and unqualified nursing staff
  • Understand and adhere to the principles contained within the ward philosophy
  • Show an awareness and work towards meeting the agreed aims and objectives of the ward
  • Comply with the locally agreed framework for scope of professional practice
  • Recognise own limitations by referring when necessary to other more experienced nurses
  • Demonstrate an understanding and provide professional support to key members of the multi-disciplinary team
  • Understand the content and principles contained within the Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation and Do Not Resuscitate Policies
  • Be proficient in basic life support techniques and know the location and effective use of resuscitation equipment
  • Understand and comply with the policies and procedures laid out in the approved Infection Control Manual


This 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.