Registered Nurse - Surgical Wards

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
Harrogate, UK
14 Jun 2019
19 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is one of only two trusts in Yorkshire and Humber to be awarded HSJ's Top 100 Best Places to Work. We believe that You Matter Most, and this is reflected in our values of Responsible, Respectful and Passionate. So if you're looking for an interesting and rewarding career in the NHS, where you can make a real difference to patients' lives, Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is the place for you. We are proud to be awarded Bronze level Investors in People, which recognises our commitment to developing our staff and is an indication of how you will be treated when you work here.

We are currently recruiting Registered Nurses and are looking for enthusiastic, motivated and caring nurses to join our friendly, dedicated and hardworking teams on our surgical wards.

Come and work with us at Harrogate Hospital in the beautiful spa town of Harrogate in North Yorkshire, with excellent access to Leeds, York, the North York Moors and the A1.

Work in one of only two regional Trusts to be awarded in the 'Top 100 places to work in the NHS' in the Health Service Journal.

Our Wards:

Littondale Ward - 32 beds. General Surgery, Urology and Gastroenterology
Manager - Rachel Hawley, Tel: 01423 553650

Nidderdale Ward - 30 beds. Dedicated female ward. General Surgery, Breast Surgery, Urology, Gynaecology, EPAU and Gastroenterology
Manager - Rachel Little, Tel: 01423 553647

Wensleydale Ward - 28 beds. Elective and Trauma Orthopaedic
Manager - Karen Collyer, Tel: 01423 553644

Farndale Ward - 23 beds. Trauma Orthopaedic
Manager - Gemma Umpleby, Tel: 01423 555780

We can offer:
• Newly Registered Nurses will commence a two year Preceptorship Programme with guaranteed pre-planned action learning and a mentor.
• 4 weeks supernumerary and ongoing mentoring
• Bespoke rotational posts to ITU/Emergency Department or Medicine
• Access to Education Centre, Library and Clinical Skills Lab with quality assured Clinical Educators
• Band 6 development posts
• Support and guidance with revalidation

Please note, we also welcome applications from nurses returning to practice.

Essential requirements: Registered Nurse on the appropriate part of the NMC Register

For further information, or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Lesley Danby, Matron for Surgery on 01423 553168 ( Email address removed ) or any of the Ward Managers on the contact numbers above.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and are signatories of the Mindful Employer Charter which underlines our commitment to enhancing the emotional wellbeing of all staff. This commitment begins when you apply to work at our organisation. We will support individuals through reasonable adjustments both at interview and during ongoing employment. In line with the principles of flexible working and improving work life balance, all advertised full time posts will be considered for job share or part time.

We take pride in being a partner organisation in the Yorkshire and Humber Clinical Research Network and are committed to supporting research activity as part of the services we provide. We have research projects running across all specialties which are providing evidence and informing local and national practice.

Applicants who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK are welcome, but such candidates will not be appointed to the post if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates as the employing body will in those circumstances be unable to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test, as required by UKBI.
In view of recent changes to Home Office Immigration Regulations, all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates.

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HDFT takes its responsibility for the Safeguarding of Children and Vulnerable Adults seriously. Each member of staff must comply with the HDFT policy, procedures and strategies relating to Safeguarding.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process should you be appointed.

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

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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.

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