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Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 321-AR-SUR-053-SEUT-B5

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford
£22,128 - 28,746 per annu

The Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises of four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton Hospital in Banbury.

We are looking for Band 5 Registered Nurses to join the team in the Surgical Emergency Unit Triage.

Up to £1,000 relocation support offered to eligible candidates.

The Surgical Emergency unit has 50 in-patient beds across 3 ward areas and a nurse-led triage area which receives patients referred directly by their GP, the Emergency Department or other hospitals. Patients present with a wide range of general surgical problems, including upper and lower gastrointestinal, and hepatobiliary conditions.

The successful applicant will work as part of the band 5 triage team, alongside their team leader, medical team and band 7 Surgical Emergency Nurse Practitioners, demonstrating a passion for general surgical nursing. Applicants are required to have had experience in the acute setting within the last 6 months.

As in any emergency setting, the surgical emergency triage is a high turn-over, busy assessment area. Confident, compassionate care delivery and excellent communication skills are essential for this role; the successful post holder will need to be a forward thinking, motivated and a professional nurse who is committed to providing a high standard of holistic care and can demonstrate an ability to work in partnership with patients and their families.

As your career progresses within our unit through completion of the learning opportunities the surgical directorate offers, you may also apply for funding to study relevant courses at Oxford Brookes University.

Internal rotation to nights and weekends is essential to this position.

Closing date for applications: 3rd March 2018

Interview Date: TBC

For further details / informal visits contact:

Vanessa Linton, Deputy Matron Surgical Directorate,, 07798532426

Laura Gosson, Triage Team Leader, 01865 223237

No unsolicited recruitment agency telephone calls or emails.

Please note that this post is subject to a 6 month probationary period. If you currently hold a contract of employment with the Oxford University Hospitals, this will not apply. This statement does not apply to Medical staff or Executive Appointments.

Please make sure that you read the job description and person specification attached below, and that your statement in support reflects this as your application will be judged against these criteria.

When providing employment reference details please provide correct work related email addresses so references can be sought promptly when we are looking to progress your application. Your first referee will need to be your line manager, supervisor or clinical lead from your current or most recent post or place of study. This information is essential if your offer of employment is to be confirmed.

Candidates selected for interview will be contacted after the short listing process, usually within 2 weeks. (Please note that shortlisting times vary when applying for a Medical position within the Trust) The majority of correspondence will be via the e-recruitment system, therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders in web-based email products.

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

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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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