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Job Description

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time if there is a high level of applications therefore, we would recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.

There is a possibility that some fixed term appointments may be converted to permanent posts.

Please note that IF the vacancy states 'INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY' or 'INTERNAL TRUST APPLICANTS ONLY' Doncaster and Bassetlaw Trust Employees/Applications will only be considered against this post

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a band 6 Surgical Clinical Nurse Practitioner to join our dynamic friendly team of practitioners.

We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic individuals with excellent communication and interpersonal skills to join our well established team with a commitment to delivering high quality individualised patient centred care.

The role will allow the successful applicant to be involved in an internal rotation between the elective surgical wards and the acute Surgical Assessment Unit covering a range of surgical specialities.

Although previous nurse practitioner experience would be an advantage and evidence of 5 years post registration experience at a senior staff nurse level within an acute surgical environment is essential.

The successful applicant will have the ability to lead, manage and supervise staff, delegate work appropriately and will be committed to quality improvement.

In return we offer inclusion into a fantastic, enthusiastic team, a period of induction and a strong commitment to training and professional development.

Informal enquiries and visits are encouraged.

For further information about the post contact Sister Deanna Cowlishaw at ( Email address removed ). For administrative enquiries or to arrange a department visit please contact; ( Email address removed ) or 01302 642176.

DBS checks - As a Trust who is committed to securing the safety of its staff, patients and property, we use the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS). In line with other NHS organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region, the Trust is now passing the charge for undertaking a DBS check on to candidates in the event that they are successfully appointed into the post for which they have applied. Please note that this check will be charged for in two instalments when you commence employment with Doncaster & Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. By applying for this vacancy you are agreeing to this undertaking in the event you are successfully appointed.

As a Trust we value HONESTY from our staff and therefore we encourage applicants to tell us about convictions, cautions, reprimands, warnings, regardless of when they took place, in the application and interview process. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences which will be discussed in a meeting between yourself, the Recruitment Team and your potential line manager..

If you are employed by the Trust and are interested in applying for this vacancy as a secondment (if advertised as such), please access the Secondment Policy (CORP/EMP 39) via the intranet, for guidance on requirements.

Please read the Job Description and Person Specification carefully to ensure that you meet the skills and experience required for the post. The 'Supporting Information' area on the application form is available if you wish to expand on your skills and experience.

For enquiries regarding the vacancy, please contact the person on the advert.


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