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Registered Nurse - Surgical Wards

Job Description

Registered Nurses
Medical Wards

Hours: Full and part time hours available
£21,909 to £28,462 pa (pro rata)

Essential requirements: Registered Nurse on the appropriate part of the NMC Register

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity?

Come and work with us at Harrogate Hospital in the beautiful spa town of Harrogate in North Yorkshire, with excellent access to Leeds, York, the North York Moors and the A1.
Work in one of only two regional Trusts to be awarded in the ‘Top 100 places to work in the NHS’ in the Health Service Journal.

We are currently recruiting Registered Nurses and are looking for enthusiastic, motivated and caring nurses to join our friendly, dedicated and hardworking teams on our surgical wards.

Our Wards:

Littondale Ward – 32 beds. General Surgery, Urology and Gastroenterology
Manager - Jennie Foster, Tel:  ( Phone number removed ) 

Nidderdale Ward – 30 beds. Dedicated female ward. General Surgery, Breast Surgery, Urology, Gynaecology, EPAU and Gastroenterology
Manager - Rachel Little, Tel:  ( Phone number removed ) 

Wensleydale Ward – 28 beds. Elective and Trauma Orthopaedic
Manager - Karen Collyer, Tel:  ( Phone number removed ) 

Farndale Ward – 23 beds. Trauma Orthopaedic
Manager - Claire Manley, Tel:  ( Phone number removed ) 

We can offer:
• Newly Registered Nurses will commence a 6 month Preceptorship Programme with guaranteed pre-planned action learning and a mentor.
• 4 weeks supernumerary and ongoing mentoring
• Bespoke rotational posts to ITU/Emergency Department or Medicine
• Access to Education Centre, Library and Clinical Skills Lab with quality assured Clinical Educators
• Band 6 development posts
• Support and guidance with revalidation

Please note, we also welcome applications from nurses returning to practice.

For further information, or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Lesley Danby, Matron for Surgery on  ( Phone number removed )  or Chris Gill, Matron for Trauma and Orthopaedics on  ( Phone number removed ) ,or any of the Ward Managers on the contact numbers above.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Please note: Previous applicants need not apply.

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust has been rated one of the Top 100 Healthcare employers.

Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK are welcome, but such candidates will not be appointed to the post if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates as the employing body will in those circumstances be unable to satisfy the Resident Market Labour Test, as required by the Border immigration Authority.

In view of recent changes to Home Office Immigration Regulations all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates

All job offers, other than medical posts, will be subject to Agenda for Change terms and conditions.

Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults
HDFT takes its responsibility for the Safeguarding of Children and Vulnerable Adults Seriously /each member of staff must comply with the HDFT policy, procedures and strategies relating to Safeguarding.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process should you be appointed to the post.

If you need an RA SMART Card for this post you are consenting to your details being held on a national NHS database for this purpose.

In line with the principles of flexible working and improving work life balance all advertised full time posts will be considered for job share or part time.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

You are not required to submit a CV in addition to this application form.
Where a CV is submitted, it must be in support of a fully completed application form and please note that personal details will be removed for the purpose of shortlisting.

Offers may be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service certificate.

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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