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Staff Nurse

Job Reference: J319-21SN005

Diaverum UK Ltd
£23,877 - £28,090

 We have an exciting  full time opportunity in our Hereford clinic for a staff nurse who  wants to make a difference in our patient’s lives.

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.

Working in Partnership with the NHS, you will provide patient care according to Diaverum procedures and in order 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’.

• Take ownership of care programmes for renal  patients including the initiation and termination of dialysis, whilst providing  stable clinical care, emotional support and independence for patients
• Follow the tailored care plans to administer medications, fluid therapy or other appropriate treatments as per  Consultant instructions and ensuring  clinical activity is appropriately documented in the patient medical record
• Review pre and post haemodialysis care with patient
• Discuss health concerns with patient; review patient concerns with the multi-disciplinary team  as necessary
• Provide ongoing patient education
• Prepare and monitor dialysis machines and systems inline with Diaverum processes
• Monitor dialysis water treatment system for use according to the established procedures
• Act as a named staff nurse for a group of assigned patients ensuring  ‘great care‘ is provided at all times
• Proactively participate  in quality and service improvement programmes

• NMC Registered Nurse
• Awareness and Understanding of NMC code of professional conduct
• Be able to work autonomously and within a multi-disciplinary team
• At least one year’s experience in general nursing (Haemodialysis would be an advantage but not essential) - full training is provided.
• Applications from newly qualified Nurses are welcomed
• 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 06.00 to  23.00 (No Nights* or Sunday working)
• Please note that pay listed above includes a Competitive Salary and  Unsocial Payments,  
• 27 days annual leave (plus Bank Holidays) increasing with service
• Life Assurance, Discounted Fitness Membership, Stakeholder Company Pension
• Post subject to  References, Identification, DBS and OH checks
• Relocation allowance * Location Allowance*
* where applicable/dependent on clinic

Please note that we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date when we are in receipt of sufficient applications

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

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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

UK Registration

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

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