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B5 Staff Nurse

Job Description

A Rewarding Career in a Community In-patient setting.

Now is the time that local clinician-led commissioning is becoming really influential in developing local services for our communities so it is a great time to be involved in shaping those services and working with patients in units closer to their homes.

We are currently recruiting for our Cambridge Inpatients Unit where the primary focus is rehabilitation. We are also looking to develop our services with our local commissioners.

Registered Nurse

Band 5 – Full or Part time (salary will be pro rata for part time posts)

Lord Byron Ward B, Brookfields Hospital, Cambridge

We are looking for a Registered Nurse who is dedicated to providing the highest standards of care and who is positive and motivated as well as compassionate and clinically skilful.

This is an opportunity to work with older adults at a point in their rehabilitation when they will really benefit from your positivity and motivation.

We are looking for someone who is up for a challenge and keen to develop as we look to change and adapt our local services.

In return we will offer you excellent career prospects and a commitment to your continuing professional development. You will also have the opportunity to contribute to shaping and developing our inpatient services going forward.

As well as access to full NHS terms and conditions, assistance with relocation is available for those choosing to move into the area. On site parking is also available.

This post is eligible for a £1500 new hire bonus. An initial payment of £500 will be paid in the first 6 months and a final payment of £1000 will be paid 1 year after your start date.

Interviews will be held on 10th November 2016

Please note previous applicants will not be considered.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of the selection process you may be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring check.

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we positively encourage applications from people who have experienced mental health issues.

The Trust believes in treating everyone with dignity and respect and encourages applications from all sectors of the community. We guarantee an interview to candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum essential criteria.

Please note that due to the variety of contacts you may provide it cannot be guaranteed that the recruitment process will be managed exclusively within the NHS email system. Please ensure that all the details you provide on your application form are correct.

**Internal CPFT Trust applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ and who meet the essential criteria will be given prior consideration over any other candidates who may apply for this post. Further consideration will then be given to other internal applicants currently ‘affected by change’ and then to other NHS applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the wider NHS. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration**

In submitting an application form, you authorise Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust. to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

Serco ASP will be providing the recruitment administration service for this Trust. We provide a recruitment administration service to a range of Primary Care Trusts within Cambridgeshire and the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust. If you have any queries concerning your application please contact us on –  ( Phone number removed ) 

The aim of the employing organisation is to ensure that no employee in employment or job applicant receives less favourable treatment because of their race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin or on the grounds of gender, marital status, disability, age, sexual orientation or religion; or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not justified by the job to be done.

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 (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

UK Registration

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

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