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Staff 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.

Our Trust is recruiting enthusiastic, highly motivated Band 5 Paediatric/Neonatal nurses, to join our dynamic, dedicated, forward thinking professional team which serves a wide geographical area with rural and urban communities. We are looking for flexible individuals with a passion to develop both themselves and the service.

You will be reliable, flexible, motivated, have excellent clinical skills, a commitment to on-going learning and development, a commitment to delivering high quality care, and be willing and open to embracing positive change and transformation in order to meet the demands of the community we serve.

The successful candidates will be required to work on both the John Radcliffe and Horton hospital sites. It is envisaged that when the Horton SCBU unit opens these successful applicants will transfer to the Horton and be instrumental in embedding the new unit and service.

The John Radcliffe is a 53 bedded unit comprising of ITU, HDU and special care. The Horton Hospital Unit is an 8 bedded unit who admit babies greater than 34 weeks gestation, which require special care.

We are looking for dedicated and flexible individuals with neonatal experience.
You will have a desire to develop as a professional and a commitment to ongoing education.

If you are looking for a rewarding and exciting role with excellent professional development opportunities, we want to hear from you.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Sharon Buchanan- ( Email address 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)

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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