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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.

We care for adults following both small and large elective surgery, post traumatic injury, spinal cord injury and patients with chronic symptoms.

In this role you will receive a four week supernumerary period, preceptorship period and proactive support in completion of extended competencies.

Join us and experience numerous opportunities for extended learning and individual personal development.

We have both full and part time hours available. These are 115 hour shifts with full internal rotation.

Ward D8 is a specialist spinal surgery and injuries unit. We are seeking enthusiastic and motivated nurses to deliver high quality care.

We invite you to join our committed team caring for adults following both minor and major elective surgery, post traumatic injuries, spinal cord injuries and support of patients with chronic symptoms.

We are a busy and hard working area,every day is different,with generally a quick turnover of patients – challenging but very rewarding.We pride ourselves on our teamwork,support,learning and being forward thinking.Expectations to deliver a high standard of care with patient safety and quality as a priority.A sense of humour and pride in your job is essential.

We have a M.D.T. approach to care with intensive input from other healthcare professionals and work very closely with other spinal units. We work holistically to enable the best outcome for the patient.

We offer a corporate and local induction program with ongoing training and development. We also actively promote improvement in expanding knowledge of spinal nursing and link roles.

Ward D8 is a specialist spinal surgery and injuries unit.It is a highly acclaimed regional center covering a large catchment area and are the founders of NSpine.

If you are interested and wish to know more contact Anna Edwards Ward Sister on  ( Phone number removed )  ext 63148.

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.

In line with the Jobcentre Plus disability symbol, all applicants who have declared that they have a disability and who meet the essential criteria for a post will be shortlisted.

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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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