Staff Nurses (Band 5) - New Graduate Recruitment Event
PATIENTS FIRST. PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY. PASSION FOR EXCELLENCE. PRIDE IN OUR TEAM.
Let Ashford and St Peter’s NHS Foundation Trust help you to launch your nursing career
We are hosting a New Graduate Recruitment event for Staff Nurse's (Band 5) for Adult Inpatient Wards in Surgery, Medicine and Orthopaedics
DATE: Saturday 30th March 2019
TIME: 9.00 - 3.00pm
VENUE: Postgraduate Education Centre, St Peter’s Hospital, Guildford Road, Chertsey, Surrey KT16 0PZ
Here at Ashford and St Peter’s we do not want to recruit just any nurse. We are looking for the best of the best. We are an award winning, innovative and forward-thinking Foundation Trust that utilises QI methodology in everything we do so that we can continuously improve the services we provide to our population. Our workforce is diverse and we celebrate the differences in us by listening to our staff; happy staff equal happy patients!
Our leadership team provide support and direction in a team where every voice counts and we are keen to get you where you want to be. That means excellent access to courses that will develop and stretch you along with in-house programmes that will inspire you to reach your goals. No matter how high!
If you think that you have what it takes to work in an organisation where we live our values then please come and meet us…
On Saturday 30th March you can meet the Teams from the different areas of the Adult Inpatient Wards including:
Surgical Assessment Unit
Medical Wards (including cardiology, respiratory and gastroenterology)
Senior Adults Medical Services
Acute Medical Unit
Trauma and Orthopaedic Ward
Elective Orthopaedic Ward
You will have the opportunity to discuss your career pathways, continuous professional development and preceptorship program.
Unsure where you want to start your nursing career? Come along and talk to us about a tailor made rotation programme, with an opportunity to experience four different areas over two years.
Our teams will give you care and support both personally and professionally in an environment where you are valued by the team and appreciated and accepted for being you.
Our teams support staff to achieve a healthy work-life balance and offer flexible working opportunities and other staff benefits.
For further queries please contact:
Lisa Punter, Lead Nurse Workforce 01784 884276 ( Email address 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.
We welcome calls via the Text Relay service - when making calls to the Trust from a text phone prefix all numbers with 18001
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
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
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.
From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.
Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.
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