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Registered Nurse - General & Specialty Surgery

Job Description

Registered Nurses - General Surgery and Specialty Surgery

Do you want to make a difference to our patients?

Are you looking to be part of a dynamic organisation with an overall aim to deliver world class care?

Do you have excellent clinical skills and a desire to develop your knowledge and skills further?

If so, then we would like to meet you.

We are looking for motivated nurses, with a commitment to delivering world class patient care.

In return, the Trust is committed to supporting and developing its’ staff so opportunities for training and other development activities will be provided.
Additional benefits include excellent annual leave entitlement, the NHS pension scheme, accommodation, shopping discounts, employee friendly benefits and further career development opportunities.

We currently have opportunities within the following departments –

WARD 8A: Ward 8a is a 30 bedded gastro/medical/colorectal surgical ward; 12 beds are for gastro/medical patients with the remaining beds for patients who have undergone elective surgery. We specialise in colorectal and GI medical conditions and offer training with stoma-nurses, pain management team, the palliative care team and colorectal specialist nurses. As a teaching unit we support students throughout their training and every nurse, including untrained nurses, has the opportunity to be a link nurse for a speciality of their choice.

WARD 8B: Ward 8b is a 24 bedded, mixed sex, general surgical ward. The ward specialises in vascular surgery but cares for patients with a diverse variety of surgical conditions; both elective and emergency cases. We offer comprehensive training with specialist nurse support.

WARD 7B: Ward 7b is a 30 bedded urology and emergency surgical ward; specialising in major urology pelvic cancers. The ward offers training for nurses caring for urology speciality, linked with the clinical nurse specialist. The ward is supported by 5 urology consultants who carry out a wide range of urological procedures offering an opportunity to work on a busy and diverse ward.

WARD 11B: Ward 11b is a 15 bedded ward with minor ops, dressing clinic and ENT treatment room based within the unit. This ward specialises in caring for plastics and ENT patients including some with tracheostomies and complex breast patients. The ward supports nurse training; including burns and plastics courses, trachy training and complex dressings.

Surgical Assessment Unit (SAU): 9 Bedded Surgical Assessment Unit, This is an exciting opportunity to work in our new 9 bedded surgical assessment unit where patients are assessed, treated, transferred or discharged in a timely manor, easing the pressure on the Emergency department and improving patient experience.

This is an exciting opportunity to gain experience and skills in surgical nursing, from the assessment unit, emergency surgery and vascular patients you will be able to enhance your skills and knowledge in a supportive environment. You will be actively encouraged to develop your skills and knowledge whilst working on the ward.

As part of the selection process you will be required to take a drug calculation assessment prior to interview.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Resourcing Team  ( Phone number removed ) /6526

Please note that vacancies may close prior to the advertised closing date in certain circumstances. Please ensure that you make your application as soon as possible.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all members of the community including people with disabilities.

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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.

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