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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 17/01/2020.

Staff Nurse - Ward C8 Stroke RA

Job Reference: 253-0219-PA-1568393-S

Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust
Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley
£24,214 - £30,112

At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do to offer a high quality patient experience in a caring and supportive environment. This aligns with our vision of providing safe, caring and effective services because people matter.

This is an opportunity to join an NHS organisation that inspires its staff to innovate, with support and encouragement to continually develop. In return you will have the opportunity to inspire exemplary support for our patients.

We expect all of our staff to demonstrate the Trust values of Care, Respect and Responsibility.


We believe healthcare is better when provided by supported and dedicated staff, so if you are innovative, forward thinking and dedicated to high quality patient care come and join our amazing team.


Our Trust gives its staff a voice and empowers its employees to be involved in service innovation and change as well as achieving their personal goals and aspirations. We want staff to always feel valued and respected and know they can make a difference to our patients.


As a responsible employer we strive to promote a healthy and safe environment and to ensure a positive experience for all. We work hard to create a culture of engagement and inclusivity where colleagues believe in and live by our values. We engage with our staff in an open and transparent way by listening, being honest and working together to achieve our aims. We firmly believe in the ability of our colleagues to help us shape our services so that our values are at the centre of everything we do.

Be part of our journey of continuous improvement, come and join us at the Dudley Group.

We are seeking highly motivated, enthusiastic nurses to join our award winning stroke unit.

We are amongst the best performing stroke units in the Midlands, boasting a nurse led service at the cutting edge of nursing developments. Our stroke service has been given the top classification 'A' status for performance from SSNAP data collection.

Our 44 bedded unit comprises of hyper acute (HASU), acute (ASU) and stroke rehabilitation. We offer a 24/7 service working closely with the emergency department and ambulance service to provide thrombolysis treatment, get patients on the stroke pathway and also commence appropriate patients onto the thrombectomy pathway through close liaison with our tertiary centres.

This is an exciting opportunity for new and experienced nurses to further develop your nursing careers. We offer extensive specialised stroke training, supported by the ward based Clinical Nurse Specialists where you will work through stroke competencies and have the opportunity to become an advanced stroke specialist nurse.

We support and encourage proactive nurses and are very proud of our nurse led service. We provide continued support with professional development as we recognise that nurses develop with education and training.

The stroke unit actively participates in research and we welcome new initiatives to improve the service we deliver. We also conduct high risk TIA appointments on the unit to ensure patients at greater risk are seen as a priority.

Come and join our dedicated, proactive and dynamic team and help us to lead the way in providing the highest quality stroke care for our patients.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Donna Salt Lead Nurse, Ward C8, Russells Hall Hospital, Telephone: 01384 456111 Ext 2063

At the Dudley Group everyone is welcome, please ensure you have read our Recruitment Equality Statement attached to this vacancy.

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Applicants are advised to apply early as if a large number of applications are received for this post we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the advertised date.

We are a fully non-smoking Trust.

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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.

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