Joseph Ladra has worked as a nurse in the stroke unit at the University Hospital of North Tees for a year.
“Every day is a challenge. We care for patients who are very poorly and get to see them progress every day.
“We also have a fantastic team of staff here and have a brilliant ward matron who is always here to support us.”
To apply to join the team visit http://www.jobs.nhs.uk/xi/vacancy/6c8bf901ddb406a075d06a795220af53/?vac_ref=914648267