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Staff Nurse - Acute Medical Unit (AMU)

Job Description

Our Acute Medical Unit is a fast paced, dynamic medical emergency assessment unit. By being part of our team you will have the opportunity to work in 3 different areas to further expand your clinical skills and knowledge.

The Ambulatory Care area will enable you to work alongside our ACP’s and GP’s in the initial triage, assessment and diagnosis of patients. Our commitment to you is to provide you with the essential training for your role and an on-going development and training programme designed to support you within this post.

Practical training is essential and we will start to train you from the beginning of your appointment, we would like you to learn how to request imaging, bloods and to cannulate.

We have a 16 bedded ward and a 9 bedded Clinical Decisions Unit which will allow you deliver care in a range of settings and provide you will the necessary skills to advance your career. We need Nurses who will deliver a high standard of patient care and be able to prioritize the clinical needs of patients.

We are keen to develop our staff to the best of their ability. University modules are available through Learning Beyond Registration funding. There is also in house training available to suit your learning goals. We have a Rising Star programme for new Nurses and Midwives, this is an opportunity to raise your profile, learn new skills and be part of our very exciting organisation. Come and join us!

Together with our staff we have developed a set of Values which form a framework for a positive and supportive environment for our patients, visitors and staff. We believe that all candidates should be able to demonstrate and be equally committed in fulfilling these Values to be successful in their application.

It’s very important that we select the right nurses to come and work for us. The selection process for all nursing posts will include a Conversions, Medicines Management and Nursing Practice Numeracy Test. You will be invited to sit these assessments if you are successful for the position.

Apply NOW via this advert.

If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact the Recruitment Team on  ( Phone number removed )  Ext 1732 /6845/ 6848.

Applicants should note that where it is deemed that a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required, it will be the applicants responsibility to cover the cost of the check.

Please be advised that if the post that you are applying for requires any level of qualification (e.g. A-Levels, Degree etc) or Professional Registration (e.g. Nursing and Midwifery Council, General Medical Council etc) you will be required to provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of an extremely high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed.
Early applications are advised.

Please be advised that we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.

We value our diverse workforce and consider all applicants on the grounds of their ability and skills to do the job. Therefore we are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position.

We regret that we are unable to advise candidates if they have not been shortlisted. Therefore if you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date for this position please assume that on this occasion you have not been successful.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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