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International Nurse Return to Practice Programme

Job Description

Following the successful introduction of an International Nurse Return to Practice Programme, Kettering General Hospital is opening further opportunities for enthusiastic and ambitious Internationally Educated Nurse seeking to achieve their goals of being a Registered Nurse in the UK and gain NMC registration. You will have already passed the NMC’s Part 1, Test of Competence (CBT) or have a planned date to take this prior to attending interview.

Successful candidates will experience a full and detailed orientation to the Trust and to the role of the Staff Nurse within the Acute NHS setting. During induction you will participate in a supportive initial assessment and self-assessment, which will form an individual learning plan for your success. Thereafter, practice development support will be provided within a dedicated learning unit, progressively increasing your scope of practice toward proficient Staff Nurse level.

In preparation for assessment, candidates will have free access to the Practice Development Hub during allocated study time. This is an innovative practice area which you can access to use equipment and resources to practice a wide range of skills in a safe, welcoming and supportive environment.

This will provide you with a creative learning environment to get the best educational experience before becoming a health care professional.

Skills that can be practiced include:

  • Blood pressure

  • Injection technique

  • Catheterisation

  • Observations and assessments

  • Urinalysis

  • Passing a naso gastric tube

  • Aseptic non-touch technique

  • Basic life support

  • Intravenous cannulation

  • Aseptic non-touch technique

  • Wound Care

  • Gloving and gowning and many more.

For all enquiries, please contact ( Email address removed ).

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If this job requires you to have a DBS check you will be required to repay the cost of obtaining a DBS check (£49) and this amount will be reclaimed from your first salary.

Please note that this post is subject to a 6 month probationary period.

KGH NHS Foundation Trust operates an auto-enrollment system for our Staff Bank. All substantive employees will be registered to our Staff Bank upon commencement with the Trust.

Please note that all salary bands stated are for full time hours and will be pro-rated for part time hours

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