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Registered Nurse - Qualified & Newly Qualified

Job Description

Applications are invited from all interested parties.

Hospital Nurse - Band 5


Stroud General Hospital

Salary: £21,692 to £28,180

Hours: Full time and part time hours available

Relocation Support Available

Suitable for Newly Qualified

Be part of a team who has an excellent reputation within our local community. We have increased our nursing establishment, so are looking to employ both experienced and newly qualified registered nurses to join us at Stroud General Hospital. In addition to this we are investing in the training and development of our staff and offer a formal preceptorship for newly qualified nurses. For the more experienced nurse, we will support you in your clinical and managerial development by providing access to academic programs such as ‘Physical Assessment and Clinical Reasoning’ and accredited leadership courses.

We welcome applications from RMHN on condition that you undertake the ‘Multi Professional Common Foundation Programme’ at UWE, within an agreed timeframe. You will be supported by the Nursing and Quality Professional Practice Team.

Stroud is a beautiful market town in a semi-rural position that has the added bonus of being in close proximity to the M5 motorway and is also serviced by excellent train links to London, Bristol and the South West; we offer free parking to our staff.

We were recently given an outstanding rating for care by the Care Quality Commission during their recent inspection. Our passion for caring for our local population is also reflected in the feedback we receive from patients, family and friends.

If you are passionate about leading and delivering quality care and are committed to working in an integrated way with our partners in health and social care, we would love to hear from you. You must in turn have excellent communication skills and the commitment to do what is right for our patients. We are looking for highly motivated nurses who wish to develop their careers in a friendly, local environment and help maintain our high standards of care, you will work as part of a multi- disciplinary team, delivering an excellent quality service to our patients and their families.

For an informal discussion please contact Louise Simmonds on  ( Phone number removed ) 

Reference number: 841-16-250-AJ

Closing date: Midnight Monday 24th October 2016

Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust has a policy for promoting equal opportunities and is committed to promoting diversity and developing supporting policies. It is also committed to developing a variety of flexible working arrangements, one of which is job sharing.

Candidates are advised to monitor their NHSjobs as initial feedback will be through their account. Interview dates will usually be advised to shortlisted candidates within 2 weeks of the closing date. This is not always the case and so if candidates have not had any feedback from their application, they can call the Recruitment Team on  ( Phone number removed ) .

Subsequent conditional offers of employment will be via NHSjobs followed by comminication via email and hard copy letters.

Please note that if you are successful in your application and you have previously worked for an NHS Trust, Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust will request confirmation of your previous NHS service from your last NHS employer via the inter authorty transfer system to verify service and pay grade.

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