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Staff Nurses - Elderly Care (York)

Band 5

Main area
Care of the Elderly
Band 5
Full and part-time vacancies
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York Teaching Hospital
£23,023 - £29,608 per annum pro rata
24/02/2019 23:59

Please note that contact with applicants will usually be by email, and so please check all of your mail folders regularly (unfortunately some providers filter our messages into junk mail folders).

Do you share our values? We’re looking for applications from people who:

- care about what they do
- respect and value others
- listen in order to improve
- always do what they can to be helpful

…to help make us a valued and trusted partner within our care system, that delivers safe effective care to our local population.


  • Are you a Pre-Registered Nurse just beginning your nursing career – or a qualified Nurse looking to make a fresh start somewhere new?
  • Are you motivated and passionate about what you do?

Here within our Elderly Medicine Directorate at York NHS Teaching Hospital we have a range of exciting opportunities designed to suit you.

All our Elderly Wards admit patients with a diverse range of illnesses and conditions, so can offer you the opportunity to develop a wealth of clinical experience. We pride ourselves in delivering high standards of care for our elderly community.

Graduating Nurses joining our Trust receive an exceptional 12 month preceptorship programme, supported by a dedicated preceptor to help them attain the competencies in their chosen clinical area.

For qualified Nurses looking for a change, look no further. The Trust offers the prospect of being able to demonstrate experience and skills in a fast based, ever changing environment, as well as access a huge range of learning and training opportunities and support from a ward based mentor.

We can offer both full and part time hours as well as the opportunity to rotate between certain areas within Elderly Medicine.

We currently have vacancies in the following Elderly Wards at York NHS Teaching Hospital:

  • Fractured Neck of Femur - Ward 25
  • Stoke Services – ASU & Ward 39
  • Acute Elderly Medical Wards – Ward 23, 26 & 35

Please see the attached - "Elderly Care Vacancies" document for further information about each individual ward

The attached document also include the contact details of the relevant Ward Sisters / Charge Nurses for each of the above areas, should you like to arrange an informal chat or visit to the Ward/Unit.

  • Please state at the start of your "Supporting Statement" which Ward(s)you would prefer to work in.

If you are interested in an Elderly Care position in Scarborough Hospital instead then please search for Vacancy: 419-0502-18-S-GSN-ELD 

For all our vacancies in Elderly Medicine we want to recruit enthusiastic, caring and motivated Nurses to provide the best possible care to our elderly patients, offering both dignity and compassion.

If you believe you have these qualities, then we very much look forward to hearing from you!

Good luck with your application!

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information and/or arrange an informal visit to any of the Ward/Units:

  • Please see the attached "Elderly Care Vacancies" document





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