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Nursing Assistant

Job Description

The Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises of four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton Hospital in Banbury.

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – EAU Department Horton Hospital.

We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated individuals to join our team. If you are committed and take pride in delivering high standards of basic nursing care then we want to hear from you.

The Horton Emergency Assessment Unit is a busy fast paced environment delivering high standards of acute emergency care. It is important to us that our patients have a positive hospital experience from the second they arrive on the unit. Ultimately this begins with getting their basic care needs right first.

Previous experience of working in the care sector is desirable but not essential as full training will be given to the right candidates.

Hours of work will be full time but part hours will be considered. Shifts are 115 hours including days, nights and weekend working.

Day shifts- 0730-2000 hrs
Night shifts- 1930-0800 hrs

Please ensure you read the job description and person specification in full before submitting an application.

Please note, as from 1st April 2016 the Trust now pays the Living wage (£825) as a minimum to staff, with the exception of business apprentices. This is paid to staff in the form of an ad hoc allowance which supplements their agenda for change pay.

No unsolicited recruitment agency telephone calls or emails.

Please note that this post is subject to a 6 month probationary period. If you currently hold a contract of employment with the Oxford University Hospitals, this will not apply. This statement does not apply to Medical staff or Executive Appointments.

Please make sure that you read the job description and person specification attached below, and that your statement in support reflects this as your application will be judged against these criteria.

When providing employment reference details please provide correct work related email addresses so references can be sought promptly when we are looking to progress your application. Your first referee will need to be your line manager, supervisor or clinical lead from your current or most recent post or place of study. This information is essential if your offer of employment is to be confirmed.

Candidates selected for interview will be contacted after the short listing process, usually within 2 weeks. (Please note that shortlisting times vary when applying for a Medical position within the Trust) The majority of correspondence will be via the e-recruitment system, therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders in web-based email products.

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.

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