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Registered Nurses

Job Description

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team.

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:

People-focused: We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.

Respect: We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.

Integrity: We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.

Dedication: We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.

Excellence: We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital.

We’re looking to recruit talented nurses for Permanent/Fixed Term/Secondment vacancies available now or coming up in the next few months.

Come and join our nursing teams and share our passion for delivering high standards of patient care in our flagship state of the art Foundation Trust hospital.
Our strategic objectives are:

- Provide first class quality services and an excellent patient experience
- Establish a national reputation for excellent education, teaching and research
- Enable all staff to realise their potential

We have opportunities across many of our specialties including our Wards listed below.

Please specify within your supporting statement which specialties you would prefer to work in:

Acute Medical Unit - we offer a friendly and supportive environment to develop a vast range of knowledge and skills in caring for acutely unwell patients, with the opportunity to rotate to other areas within the Emergency Care Centre. Contact Matron Suzanne Nurse on  ( Phone number removed ) 

Cardiology - includes the Coronary Care Unit, a 37 Bed Ward, 12 bed cardio elective bay and 3 cardiac cath labs. We provide opportunities to develop skills in all areas of acute cardiology. Contact Senior Sister Helen Huson on  ( Phone number removed ) 

Gastroenterology (including Guist Ward) - we are an expanding department; posts may include rotation across the two areas, Guist ward and the endoscopy unit. The endoscopy unit undertakes therapeutic and diagnostic procedures including bowel cancer screening. Contact Matron Kay Marrison on  ( Phone number removed ) 

Older Peoples' Medicine - we care for patients requiring short stay or acute care, and those on dementia and fractured neck of femur pathways. We work closely with A&E and the Acute Medical Assessment Unit to support older people. Contact Matron Jane Douglas on  ( Phone number removed ) 

Oncology and Haematology (Mulbarton Ward) - we are a 35 bedded Oncology and Haematology ward caring for acute, newly diagnosed patients, chemotherapy, symptom control and palliation. Contact Senior Nurse Jo Richardson on  ( Phone number removed ) 

Renal Therapies - exciting rotational posts to include the Jack Pryor Dialysis Unit, Langley ward (which specialises in renal and endocrine medicine with facilities for acute haemodialysis), and the home team. Contact Matron Owen Brooks on  ( Phone number removed ) 

Respiratory - our multidisciplinary team embraces the latest innovations and technology to care for patients with a variety of respiratory conditions including those who require acute NIV. Opportunities for rotation are available. Contact Matron Chris Parfitt on  ( Phone number removed ) 

Stroke Services – our team care for stroke patients from A&E, providing essential thrombolysis, through to Rehab or end of life care if required. You will have the opportunity to work in both the hyper-acute and acute areas. Contact Matron Jane Douglas on  ( Phone number removed ) 

For applicants who have not worked within an acute hospital setting in the last 12 months, we provide a robust Supervised Practice Programme to refresh your skills in preparation of taking up an acute post in the Trust. The programme can be tailored to individual need, for up to a maximum of 150 hours and attracts a bursary If you wish to discuss the programme please contact Nynke Hardy (contact details to the right of the page).

- Registered Nurse on the appropriate part of the NMC Register
- Ability to maintain high standards of care and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Applicants trained within the EU or EEA will need to be able to
demonstrate proficiency in the English language at level C1 of the
Europass Language (if they applied for registration with the NMC
before 16 January 2016.)

For further details / informal visits contact:
Nynke Hardy, Senior Nurse on  ( Phone number removed )  or email ( Email address removed )

The Job Description (which includes a Person Specification) provides a full outline of responsibilities and requirements for this role. Please use your supporting statement to demonstrate how you meet the person specification.

DBS: If this post involves working with children or vulnerable adults the application form will ask for information regarding previous convictions as you will be required to undertake a Criminal Record and Barring Check known as a DBS check.

If you are a new employee or registering with the Staff Bank you will need to meet the cost of this unless your salary is less than point 9 of AfC.

NHS Service: Should you be appointed to the post we will need to establish any previous NHS service via the ESR IAT and we will accept the submission of your application as your agreement to this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship – (not apprenticeships): We are pleased to consider applicants who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK but it is unlikely that we would be able to appoint if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available.

UK Registration: You will need to have current UK professional registration where this is a requirement of the role.

Application: Following candidate feedback and to reduce our dependency on paper, all our communication with you regarding your application will be by email so could you please check your e-mails (and Spam) regularly.

We value equality in our team and recruit from all sections of the community. We recognise there is a wealth of talent among people who have a disability and if you meet the minimum criteria detailed in the person specification and have a disability, you may wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme by indicating this in the relevant section on your application.

We look forward to receiving your application and if you do not hear within the next four weeks this will usually mean that you have not been short-listed. However, if you wish to confirm this please contact the person indicated on the advert.

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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