Job overview

An exciting time to join the Friarage team

There are some fantastic opportunities on our medical wards at the Friarage Hospital, Northallerton for experienced and newly qualified nurses and Allied Health Professionals – and there has never been a more exciting time to join our growing team

Our busy medical wards Romanby, Ainderby and CDU are expertise in diagnosing and treating a wide range of medical conditions in adults. The multi-disciplinary teams work together to assess plan and co-ordinate the needs of individuals with complex care needs.

Would you like to be part of our blended teams? Collaboratively utilising our skills and competencies symbiotically for patient benefit, assuming complementary roles sharing responsibility for problem-solving and making decisions to formulate and carry out plans for patient care.

We have a variety of posts full and part-time to suit your needs. We would also welcome any retired nurses who may wish to return to the NHS on reduced hours.

Our endoscopy and urology diagnostic hub has just opened its doors and we have been given the go ahead to build a new £35 .5 million surgical centre.

Other recent developments include the opening of our MRI scanner, dialysis unit, eye unit, rapid diagnostic centre, The Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre and STRIVE academic centre.

Main duties of the job

Excellence in care

At South Tees we strive to drive excellence in care measuring our success by improving patient outcomes and experience and by ensuring we have a highly motivated workforce who feel valued and respected.

We offer a range of specialities and roles within a friendly and vibrant environment with new state-of-the art facilities and continuous development of wards and services.

Let us steer your career in the right direction.

STRIVE (South Tees Research Innovation and Education) is on site at the Friarage incorporating medical education, leadership and safety academy, courses and conferences, simulation, library facilities and clinical skills teaching spaces to support your development.

We take a personal interest in employee career goals and organisational succession planning recognising the need to transform our staff. We will support you to achieve your highest potential and organisational goals by investing in your future development.

Ensuring a healthy work-life balance

Our aim is to create a healthy working environment where teamwork is valued. Staff are encouraged to give and receive feedback and to listen and respect each other.

We know that life isnt all about work, so we will work with you to implement a healthy work-life balance.

Working for our organisation

Set in the picturesque North Yorkshire market town of Northallerton, the Friarage forms an essential part of South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, serving a rural population of 135,000 people.

We take a personal interest in employee career goals and promote training and development of our staff.

Dont just take our word for it

Northallerton is a fantastic place to live and work, but dont just take our word for it – our staff testimonials on our website will give you a real glimpse of what its like to be part of our amazing South Tees family. 

The South Tees way

  • Do you want to work for an organisation that empowers its clinicians to make the decisions around how care is delivered?
  • Do you want to work in an organisation that has been ranked in the top two most improved hospital trusts in the country for the second year in a row in the national NHS Staff Survey?
  • Do you want to live in an area that has great schools, cost effective living and stunning countryside?
  • If you do, you have come to the right place. Come and join our team and grow with us.

    Our advert will remain live so that new applicants do not miss out on the opportunity to apply for positions within our organisation and will be checked weekly to ensure that your application is timely managed.

    Detailed job description and main responsibilities

    Please see the full job description and person specification document(s) for main responsibilities of the role.

    Person specification


    Essential criteria

  • Registered Nurse with NMC registration
  • Degree or Diploma in Nursing
  • Knowledge and Experience

    Essential criteria

  • Ability to work within the boundaries of the NMC Code of Professional conduct.
  • Equality Diversity and Inclusion
    We are proud to offer the opportunity for all of our workforce to join a number of Staff Networks. These include the Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Network; LGBT+ Network; Disability and Long Term Health Conditions Network, Faith Network, Childless not by Choice Network and the Menopause Support Group.

    We welcome applications from applicants from all diverse backgrounds.

    The Trust encourages and supports all applicants to be fully vaccinated against both COVID19 and influenza.

    Please be aware, there are occasions where some vacancies may close prior to the closing date advertised. This will only happen where sufficient applications are received AND will be made evident on the job advert.

    Please note if you are successfully shortlisted, we will contact you via the email address that you have applied from so please ensure you check your emails regularly.

    Existing employees of South Tees NHS Foundation Trust currently on the Redeployment Register, who meet the essential criteria for this post, will be shortlisted and interviewed prior to all other applicants.