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An opportunity has arisen to join our team of Clinical Site Managers/ Bed Managers at the Royal Berkshire Hospital for a six month secondment.
We are looking for a registered nurse with experience within the acute setting, have at recent or current experience at band 6 in an acute hospital setting, be patient centered, have up to date clinical skills and an understanding of current acute hospital performance indicators. They will need to be a strong leader with excellent problem solving and communication skills and be able to work under pressure whilst making sound clinical and operational decisions.
This role offers the opportunity for personal development as a manger operationally and develop leadership skills in the delivery of strategic and operational targets.
A broad overview of responsibilities includes managing the Trust’s bed capacity, assisting in the achievement of key performance and quality standards (e.g. emergency and elective admission access targets, single sex accommodation, infection control), supporting nursing, medical, and ancillary staff as well patients and their relatives – providing overall responsibility for the hospital site out of hours with support from the on call senior manager and the executive on call. Out of hours the Clinical Site Manager is the most senior nurse on site, working closely with the critical care outreach team and the medical teams supporting the hospital at night process.
We currently operate a system of 12 hr shifts, the working pattern being 13 shifts worked over a 4 week period (for full time staff) and the successful candidate will be required to work both day and night shifts and some weekends.
Job closes 31st October 2016. Interviews 8th November 2016
For further details / informal visits contact:
Paula Poole Lead Site Manager on ( Phone number removed ) or by email at ( Email address removed )
We are not able to carry out telephone interviews thus applicants must be prepared to travel for interview.
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Applications, for eligible posts, from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications according to our limited allocation of sponsorship certificates. 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 Border Agency 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 UK Border Agency website.
All new appointments to the Trust, with the exception of executive positions, are subject to a probationary period.
We offer paid staff *Great opportunities for further study and Development * at least 7 weeks paid holiday, inclusive of Bank Holidays *CARE (Career Average Revalued Earnings Pension Scheme / Final salary pension scheme *Onsite nursery provision (including access to holiday club and childcare vouchers) *enhanced maternity benefits *A subsidised staff restaurant.
*Access to Flexible Benefit Initiatives such as our Care Lease Scheme and Cycle to Work Initiative*
*Opportunity to be part of Stonewall Diversity Champion and a 'Two Ticks' Positive about Disability employer*
*Voluntary staff are entitled to free car parking on site*
All applicants who have a disability and meet the minimum criteria for the post can opt for a guaranteed interview.
The Trust operates a smoke free policy.
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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