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Staff Nurse

Job Description

Named as one of the 100 best places to work in the NHS by the Health Service Journal in 2015, Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health, learning disabilities and social care services.

Exciting opportunities have arisen within Southern Health Foundation Trust to appoint enthusiastic team members to join Ark Royal and Sultan Wards Gosport War Memorial Hospital.

Ark Royal Ward is part of Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust who are committed to improving the quality of community health services across Hampshire, and takes pride in regarding the success of it’s staff.

Two Staff Nurse posts are on on Ark Royal Ward, a 20 bed rehabilitation unit where the patients’ needs are at the forefront of all our care. As a Staff Nurse you will be part of a dynamic team who are experts in the challenge of caring for those with complex discharge needs.

The other Staff Nurse post is on post on Sultan Ward, a 20 bed General Practitioner led unit where the patients’ needs are at the forefront of all our care. As a Staff Nurse you will be part of a dynamic team who are experts in the challenge of caring for those with complex health needs.

We are looking for self-motivated individuals with excellent communication skills who have the ability to work independently and as part of skill-mix teams to deliver a high standard of clinical care.

The post holder must be a Registered nurse with experience in discharge planning or medicine for older people. Previous applicants need not apply.

Must be able to work internal rotation shifts. Unable to accommodate just night shift work.

We positively encourage applications from all sections of the community and we are committed to equal opportunities

We strongly encourage candidates to read all available information to support their application, please use the application form to demonstrate that you meet the requirements laid out in the job description and person specification.

If you are short-listed for this post you will be informed via your email address therefore, please check your NHS Jobs Account on a regular basis. Previous applicants need not apply within a six month period for the same role.

A DBS check is required by the Employer for this post. The Employer will undertake an initial check at the appropriate level on appointment. As a condition of employment you are required to register with the online DBS update service and maintain this registration throughout employment; costs associated with this will be reimbursed, subject to taxation in line with guidance from HMRC. You will comply with all Employer processes in order to provide yearly permission to the Employer enabling it to view your status and to undertake random checks as required. If you change to a role where a check would no longer be required this will be confirmed and you may end your membership if desired.

Any personal information you provide will be treated in the strictest confidence and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

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.

UK Registration

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

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