The Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust is a top 100 Healthcare Employer (Health Service Journal 2014/2015). Our Staff Survey results for 2014 placed us in the best 20% of Acute Trusts on a range of measures, including:
Amazing things happen at the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust; delivered by amazing people….why don’t you come and join us…
It is an exciting time to be joining our team in the Acute Medical Unit (AMU) at the Royal Berkshire Hospital with great career opportunities.
We are expanding our nursing establishment and have recently opened a new GP Unit called the Medical Assessment Unit (MAU). Both units are fast and dynamic. AMU is an emergency admissions assessment unit providing assessment of patients requiring immediate investigations and treatment. AMU also has a 4 bedded High Monitoring Unit (HMU) to care for critically ill patients with mainly respiratory problems who require respiratory support such as non-invasive ventilation. MAU focuses on the ambulant patients who require some investigations, treatment and a short period of observation.
The Units are staffed by Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, and Health Care Assistants who work as part of the multi-disciplinary team. There are Practice Educators that work within the units to provide supervised practice, additional skills training and support. We have advanced developmental passports which are competency based to support your learning.
We are happy to recruit newly qualified nurses, as well as, experienced nurses. There are also opportunities to be part of a rotational programme with the Emergency Department
For further details / informal visits contact:
Georgina Brown on ( Phone number removed ) or ( Email address removed )
We are not able to carry out telephone interviews thus applicants must be prepared to travel for interview.
Please note that applications made via this site will be transferred to our TRAC site when the advert closes and managed within that.
No unsolicited recruitment agency telephone calls or emails.
Applications, for eligible posts, from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications according to our limited allocation of sponsorship certificates. 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 Border Agency 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 UK Border Agency website.
All new appointments to the Trust, with the exception of executive positions, are subject to a probationary period.
We offer paid staff *Great opportunities for further study and Development * at least 7 weeks paid holiday, inclusive of Bank Holidays *CARE (Career Average Revalued Earnings Pension Scheme / Final salary pension scheme *Onsite nursery provision (including access to holiday club and childcare vouchers) *enhanced maternity benefits *A subsidised staff restaurant.
*Access to Flexible Benefit Initiatives such as our Care Lease Scheme and Cycle to Work Initiative*
*Opportunity to be part of Stonewall Diversity Champion and a 'Two Ticks' Positive about Disability employer*
*Voluntary staff are entitled to free car parking on site*
All applicants who have a disability and meet the minimum criteria for the post can opt for a guaranteed interview.
The Trust operates a smoke free policy.
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.
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.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.
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