Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust is an exciting place to work. It offers a wide range of employment opportunities for many people.
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Based at Oswestry Minor Injuries Department with the option to work across other MIU’s based in Whitchurch, Ludlow and Bridgnorth
We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our committed, progressive, modern and friendly Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) team.
We are looking for a highly motivated individual to work in our Minor Injuries Unit. The successful applicant should have the ability to work in a small team and be jointly responsible for setting high standards of care. This post would be suitable for aspiring practitioners to gain leadership experience in MIU/ Urgent care settings. The MIU is a modern environment serving the local population and we are committed to supporting professional development, high standards of practice and competency development.
You will need to have excellent communication skills, a commitment to providing high quality care as part of the nursing team, be responsive to change and flexible in your approach.
A sound knowledge of professional issues will be required with a responsibility for working as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
The successful candidate will need to have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in an emergency care/minor injuries setting at band 5/6 level and hold a Minor injuries, minor illness and Physical Assessment qualification or can demonstrate equivalent competencies.
Continuing professional development is encouraged and supported.
An MIU Clinical Lead is also available for professional development.
An informal discussion about the post is encouraged.
Applicants should note that where it is deemed that a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required, it will be the applicants responsibility to cover the cost of the check and payment must be made in advance for all bank positions.
The Trust supports a no smoking policy.
Childcare voucher schemes and subsidised childcare support is available to parents.
Staff who are new to the NHS will normally start on the bottom increment of the payscale advertised.
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.
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.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.
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