PATIENTS FIRST. PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY. PASSION FOR EXCELLENCE. PRIDE IN OUR TEAM.
The surgical wards are pleased to announce their open evening on Thursday 17th November 2016 in the Post-Graduate Centre at St Peter’s Hospital 5-9pm.
The event is for registered nurses and Preceptees who are interested in joining our surgical wards at St Peter’s Hospital.
You can speak to our nurses about what it is like to be a surgical nurse at Ashford and St Peter’s, as well as discuss your career progression and development and the opportunity to join a 2-year rotation programme across the different surgical wards.
During the event you can undertake our values based assessment and have an interview, knowing that you could be leaving that evening with a definite job offer.
Our recruitment team will also be there to support you and give advice as well as the opportunity to talk about staff benefits, accommodation and to start your recruitment to the Trust.
We will be serving light refreshments.
ABOUT ASHFORD AND ST PETER’S
Ashford and St. Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the largest provider of acute hospital services in Surrey. We serve a population of more than 410,000 people living in the boroughs of Runnymede, Spelthorne, Woking and parts of Elmbridge, Hounslow, Surrey Heath and beyond. We employ around 3500 staff. We are a foundation Trust always putting our patients at the heart of everything we do and as a division we take pride in our team and only employ staff who take personal responsibility and who have a passion for excellence.
ABOUT OUR SURGICAL WARDS
The four surgical wards are part of the wider division of Theatres, Anaesthetics, Critical Care and Surgery led by the Divisional Chief Nurse, Sue Sexton.
Kingfisher Ward: Specialty: Breast care, Gynaecology, Colorectal, Urology, Upper GI and General Surgery. It has 33 inpatient beds for female patients.
Falcon Ward: Specialty: Colorectal, Urology, Upper GI and General Surgery. It has 22 inpatient beds for male patients.
Surgical Assessment Unit: Specialty: All emergency surgical admissions/assessments. It has 11 short stay inpatient beds, 10 ambulatory chairs, 5 assessment trolleys and 2 assessment rooms.
Heron Ward: Specialty: Vascular surgery. It is has 12 inpatient beds and is a mixed sex ward.
For more information please contact Gill Bradshaw Clinical Nurse Leader, Surgery on ( Email address removed ) or telephone ( Phone number removed ) .
PLEASE READ THE ‘IMPORTANT GUIDANCE FOR APPLICANTS’ DOCUMENT BEFORE COMPLETING YOUR APPLICATION
Please check that you have the qualifications and experience required for this job. If you do not show how you match the person specification you will not be short listed.
REFERENCE SECTION OF APPLICATION FORM
To employ you we must have references from current and previous employers covering at least the last 3 years of your employment. When completing the reference section of your application form, please give the business address, telephone number and work email address (not a home or private email) of each of your current/previous line managers (NOT a colleague or friend).
FAILURE TO COMPLETE THIS SECTION APPROPRIATELY MAY RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION NOT BEING PROCESSED.
EQUALITY & DIVERSITY
This Trust promotes equality and diversity. Please see our Single Equality Scheme and Criminal Record Bureau Policy (links below). We welcome applications from people with a disability and we operate the Guaranteed Interview Scheme where you meet the essential criteria listed in the person specification. If you are short listed for interview we will make reasonable adjustments to facilitate your application including providing signers for deaf applicants in accordance with RNID guidelines.
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The Trust may close any advertised post before the stated closing date once enough applications are received. We recommend that you apply as soon as possible.
IF YOU HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED WITHIN 4 WEEKS OF THE CLOSING DATE, YOU SHOULD ASSUME YOUR APPLICATION HAS BEEN UNSUCCESSFUL
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.
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