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Staff Nurse

Job Description

Before applying for a position with Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, we recommend that you read our Guidance for Applicants Applying to NUH via NHS Jobs document attached to this advert. It contains practical advice to assist you in making the best application possible for this vacancy.

Location QMC Salary £21,909 - £28,462 Working Pattern full and part time Pay Band 5

The salary will be on a pro-rata basis for part-time hours.

ESR Main Staff Group Nursing Registered

Division of Acute Medicine and Health Care of the Older Person

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the largest teaching hospitals in the UK with an annual budget of more than £800 million. NUH enjoys close links with the city’s universities and attracts the highest calibre of staff. NUH continues to be the hospital of choice for patients and staff, and remains at the forefront of clinical and nursing research.

We are looking for motivated Nurses to join our team as a Band 5 Staff Nurse. The role will be an internal rotation of Long Days and Long Nights covering 7 days per week. Hours can be negotiated at interview but must meet the needs of the service.

Wards F18, F19 and F20 each have 28 beds and are busy acute wards delivering high quality care to very dependent frail, older citizens.

We pride ourselves on team work, learning and being forward thinking. There is an expectation to deliver a high standard of service with patient safety, quality and teamwork as a priority. A sense of humour and pride in your job is also essential.

We welcome applicants who are both experienced and/or newly qualified nurses. You must have a current NMC PIN Registration.

We can offer you …

A comprehensive induction package
A generous supernumerary period
Develop your skills in caring for patients with multiple co-morbidities and supporting patients with complex discharge needs.
Support to complete IV administration (compulsory), venepuncture, cannulation, ECG and male catheterisation packages.
Opportunity to be involved in link nurse roles and ward champions.
Support access to degree modules.
Provide career development opportunities.

If you are committed to providing outstanding nursing care, possess excellent interpersonal and time management skills and thrive in a fast paced environment, please apply.

We will shortlist on Monday 19 September2016 and we will be interviewing on Friday 30h September 2016.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Karen Holmes
( Email address removed )
 ( Phone number removed )  ext. 70558

We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date should we have an overwhelming response to this advert.

For more information about our organisation and the opportunities available, please visit our website.

All new employees starting work at NUH will be subject to a DBS check and liable for the cost (£49 for enhanced, £31 for standard, £30 for basic).

The quoted salary will be on a pro rata basis for part time workers.

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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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