Return to search

NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/11/2021.

Staff Nurse

Job Reference: J319-21SN007

Diaverum UK Ltd
£23,876.50 to £28,090

Are you NMC Registered Nurse (or are due to qualify) and looking to take on an exciting opportunity within dialysis?

We have an exciting opportunity in our Hereford clinic for a nurse who wants to make a difference in our patient’s lives. You will provide patient care according to Diaverum procedures with the aim to increase the quality of life for our patients. A comprehensive professional training programme will be provided to you, including on-the-job training, e-learning and access to our in-house education

programme‘d Academy’.

As a nurse led unit Hereford pride themselves in the excellent care that they provide to our patients; and as they see the same patient group every week this ensures that they benefit from an excellent continuity of care. The clinic has strong links with our parent hospital, the Queen Elizabeth hospital Birmingham and our Unit renal Consultant who is based there. Hereford have parking facilities for staff on site at no cost to staff.

Hereford are a small friendly unit where our philosophy is to nuture so as to efficiently and effectively develop our staff [for a newly qualified nurse this is an excellent environment as we can offer a protected area in which to develop a safe and accountable practice. Renal encompasses many other specialities and allows students to develop on the theory and placements that they have undertaken during their training and gives them opportunities in the future.

We have a Practice develop nurse who visits the unit on a regular basis to undertake training, including BLS, and we have an on-line training database to ensure we meet our NMC prep hours.


You will be responsible for taking ownership of care programmes for renal patients, following the tailored care plans as per Consultant instructions and ensuring clinical activity is appropriately documented in the patient medical record. Further responsibilities include but are not limited to preparing and monitoring dialysis machines and systems in line with Diaveurm processes; reviewing pre and post haemodialysis care with patients; working in a multi-disciplinary team etc.

• NMC Registered General Nurse
• Awareness and Understanding of NMC code of professional conduct
• Be able to work autonomously and within a multi-disciplinary team
• 1 year+ experience in general nursing /newly qualified nurse applications are also welcomed

(Haemodialysis would be an advantage but not essential) - full training is provided.
• Have a positive and dynamic approach to providing safe and effective delivery of care
• Excellent communication skills with fluency in English



  • Full Time - 37.5 hours per week
  • Monday to Saturday, Shifts hours from 6:30am to 11:00pm and please note that there are no nights or Sunday working
  • Competitive Salary of up to £28,090 depending on experience
  • Unsocial allowance
  • Overtime paid at time and a half after completing full-time hours (150 hours every 4 weeks)
  • A focus on internal development and career progression with opportunities to undertake relevant study
  • 35 Days Holiday (inclusive of 8 days bank holiday) increasing with service
  • Christmas and New Years Day off
  • Car Parking
  • Free Uniform (*3), Tea & Coffee, Flu Vaccine and Christmas Meal
  • Referral scheme paying up to £1,000
  • Paid breaks
  • Correctly fitted and tested PPE
  • Life Assurance, Employee benefit scheme via Perkbox, Stakeholder Company Pension
  • Visa sponsorship

Diaverum’s mission is to improve the quality of life for renal patients and we achieve through our values of being competent, passionate and inspiring.

Being one of the world’s leading renal care providers, Diaverum offers a holistic approach, from preventive and early stage renal care to all renal replacement therapies. Diaverum currently operates 24 kidney treatment centres in the UK. We work in close cooperation with NHS Main Renal Units, and deliver dialysis and associated renal services from our network of facilities across the country. As the leading independent renal service provider in the UK, we are fully focused on patient care, and our objectives are closely aligned with our NHS partners. We focus solely on caring for the individual needs of our patients and take pride in being an equal opportunities employer to achieve this.



Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. 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, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement.

For further advice, please visit Applying from overseas.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

SAFERJobs To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs (, a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.