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Staff Nurse - Darwin/Anna Ward

Job Reference: 206-A23515

Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
206 SJH Darwin Ward L5
£22,128 to £28,746 pa

Transform your outlook, transform local healthcare, transform your career…

Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is on a journey. We are an ambitious trust with exciting plans for the future that is going places, and we want you to join us.

With three hospitals, including our flagship Queen’s Hospital, across the central regions of East and South Staffordshire and Southern Derbyshire, we are at the forefront of discussions about transforming local healthcare.

For more information on the planned merger of Burton Hospitals and Derby Teaching Hospitals in taking a significant step in sustaining and improving hospital services, please visit our Trusts website.

Will you come with us on our journey to Be The Best? Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for.


Darwin/Anna Ward Samuel Johnson Community Hospital Lichfield

Permanent – Full Time / Part Time/ Various hours considered

Staff Nurse

Band 5

Salary: £22,128 to £28,746 p.a. pro rata

The world’s population is ageing and we are all familiar with the challenges of meeting the needs of the growing number of older people here in Burton Hospitals Foundation Trust and we all work tirelessly to ensure the right care and support services are in place when older people need them.

It’s important to celebrate longevity and it is equally vital that longevity is coupled with an excellent quality of life and a sense of personal and social wellbeing. Thus, our vision for our patients is they should live long and healthy lives, enjoying an active, fulfilling and independent existence– in which the ageing process becomes a positive rather than a negative experience.

Do you have the attributes to contribute to our vision? If so we will provide you with support and development under pinned by competencies within older person care.

Nursing the older person is a speciality which requires specialised skills. Are you up to joining us?

We are seeking enthusiastic registered nurses to join our ward teams at Samuel Johnson Community Hospital Lichfield.

You must be a Registered General Nurse – Part 1. You must possess excellent communication, motivation and influencing skills along with good interpersonal skills.

If you are interested in making a difference to patient care then we want to hear from you. Whilst applying for the role please also come and see the great work our staff do on the ward and how you will fit into our dedicated team. Please give Tracey Willson Senior Sister a call on 01543 412900 ext 3099 or Senior Sister Tina Luke on 01543 412900 ext 3095 to arrange a visit or come and work with us for a few hours. Take the first step today in starting your career with Burton Hospitals

All applicants who have a disability and meet the minimum criteria for the job will be short listed for further assessment.

You can apply online for this vacancy by clicking the apply button at the bottom of the screen.
If you encounter difficulty in applying on-line, or if you prefer not to apply on-line, please contact our Recruitment Team (24-hour automated answerphone) on 01283 593232.

For more information on the planned merger of Burton Hospitals and Derby Teaching Hospitals in taking a significant step in sustaining and improving hospital services, please visit our Trusts website

Please quote reference number: 206-A23615

Closing date: 2nd March 2018

Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and operates a no smoking at work policy.

Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of our safe recruitment practice the Trust will apply for a Disclosure and Barring check from the DBS for all posts with patient contact.

Important information for applicants;

  • Please make sure your qualifications meet the essential criteria on the Person Specification before you apply for this position.

  • You will be required to provide 3 years’ worth of continuous references, including your current or most recent employer.

If we receive a high number of applications for this position we reserve the right to withdraw the post before the closing date, therefore it is advisable that you apply as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

We are unable to provide individual feedback to those who haven’t been shortlisted for an interview.


We hope you join us in making a difference - see our further links for more information.


Applicants should note that where it is deemed that where a Disclosure & Barring Services (DBS) check is required it is applicants responsibility to cover the cost of the check which is currently £48.20.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

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