Staff Nurse - Critical Care

Recruiter
Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Redditch, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 Nov 2019
Closes
13 Nov 2019
Ref
1299441147
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our purpose is simple - Putting Patients First. We are looking for exceptional colleagues who can help us achieve this.

We're a large organisation, providing acute services from the Alexandra Hospital (Redditch), Kidderminster Hospital and Treatment Centre and Worcestershire Royal Hospital (Worcester) to a population of over 575,000 people in Worcestershire, as well as caring for patients from surrounding counties and further afield. We also manage a Surgery ward at Evesham Community Hospital.

Our workforce is nearly 6,000 strong, and our caring staff are recognised as providing good and outstanding patient-centred care. You could be one of them.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us to achieve our Vision - working in partnership to provide the best healthcare for our communities, leading and supporting our teams to move 4ward. Our 4ward behaviours, which we ask all staff to demonstrate, underpin our everyday work and remain firmly at the heart of all we do.

It's an exciting time to join the Trust. In partnership with staff, patients and partners, we are developing of our Clinical Services Strategy which will outline how our services will be organised effectively across our sites into the future. Our Clinical Services Strategy will build on the improvements already put in place in recent years, following the Future of Acute Hospital Services in Worcestershire review which has seen improved outcomes in a number of areas, including maternity and children's services.

Our objectives are simple:
  • Best services for local people
  • Best experience of care and best outcomes for our patients
  • Best use of resources
  • Best people.

If you can help us to achieve these; if your vision matches our vision; and you believe in Putting Patients First, we would love to hear from you!

In return, we commit to investing in our staff to ensure that we retain and develop the right people, with the right skills, who care about and take pride in, putting patients first.

Band 5 ICCU Staff Nurse Vacancies

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Acute Trust provides a range of services over three hospitals sites (Worcestershire Royal Hospital, Alexandra Hospital and Kidderminster Treatment Centre). Our mission is to work together with our partners in health and social care to provide safe, effective, personalised and integrated care for local people, delivered consistently across all services by skilled and compassionate staff.

We're committed to delivering a Nursing and Midwifery Service that provides the best patient care. We promise to communicate effectively by listening to and responding to comments and concerns. We recognise that our excellent nursing staff are key in enabling and providing compassionate, patient centred care and we need you join our team.

We show we care for our staff through our support, development and progression opportunities.

We offer:
  • Induction with a supernumerary period
  • An assigned mentor
  • Training from our Professional Development Team
  • Preceptorship programme for newly qualified nurses
  • CPD opportunities
  • Celebration of success and achievement with our 'Shining Star Awards'
  • Comprehensive staff benefits including: NHS Pension Scheme, on site nursery, Childcare Vouchers, Car Salary Sacrifice Scheme, Generous Annual Leave

Critical Care Units

There are two Critical Care Units in the County based at the Worcestershire Royal and the Alexandra Hospitals.

Education is part of our philosophy. We actively encourage personal development and provide opportunities to pursue professional interests and further study with strong links with the locality Universities. We provide competency based development programme.

Are you interested in Critical Care, and have acute nursing experience, excellent communication skills, want to work cultures of openness, team work and adaptability? Then why not join us.

So if you want a new start, there couldn't be a better time

Shortlisted candidates will be expected to attend an Assessment Centre onWednesday 29thMay 2019 at Worcestershire Royal Hospital to complete an assessment and attend a formal interview.

For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact:

Alexandra Unit - Sister Tracey Stone and Donna Bagnall on 01527 512090

Worcester Unit - Sisters Andrea Carn and Sally Rudge on 01905 760598

Important information about your application
  • You must fulfil all of the essential criteria in the person specification
  • References from current and previous employers must cover at least three years
  • Due to the large number of applications we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • All correspondence will be sent through NHS Jobs, so please check NHS jobs and your email account regularly
  • If you have not been contacted within four weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion
  • By accepting a position within our Trust you agree that the Occupational Health Department can access your occupational health records from your current or previous employer in order to check the status of your inoculations and screening tests. This is an automated process and the information will only be used for these purposes prior to your taking up the position with us.

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is an equal opportunities employer and supports flexible working. We offer excellent learning and development opportunities, career progression, and are part of the NHS pension scheme. All of our sites are completely smokefree.

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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

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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