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Registered Nurse

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.

We are looking for Band 5 nurses to join our team on the Renal Ward.

You will be responsible for assessing, planning, delivering and evaluating nursing care for patients with a range of renal conditions, both acute and chronic.

The individual must possess good interpersonal communication skills, and have the ability to function as part of the multidisciplinary team, providing high standards of patient care at all times.

Organisational time management and delegation skills are integral to the role.

If you would like to be part of our team here at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, where our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer, ensuring compassionate excellence, we want to hear from you.

Previous experience of working in an acute or renal setting are desirable but not essential as full training will be given to the right candidate. Newly qualified nurses will be considered.

Shifts are 115hours and you will be expected to work days, nights and weekends.

The closing date for applications will be 26th October 2016.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Interested candidates should contact Kathleen Cheswick, Renal Ward Sister on  ( Phone number removed )  or Nadia Tubongbanua, Deputy Sister on  ( Phone number removed ) 

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

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UK Registration

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