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Registered Nurse - Corporate

Job Reference: 210-V05738-JAN18

Employer:
Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
210 Corporate
Location:
Chester
Salary:
£22,128 to £28,746 pa pro rata

At the Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust we pride ourselves on not only leading through clinical excellence, but also by creating an environment where all staff are valued and appreciated. The Trust has an excellent reputation for delivering high quality patient care and is nationally accredited at the highest levels in many areas, in particular clinical outcomes and patient safety.

Our Vision for the Trust is to deliver NHS care locally that makes our staff and our community proud. We want our patients to be assured they will receive care as rapidly as possible in a first-class environment that is Safe, Kind and Effective.

Our High Performance Culture will support everyone to be the best version of themselves by being true to our Trust vision, values and behaviours.


Corporate Registered Nurse

Job Reference:210-V05738

Employer: Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Salary:£22,128 to £28,746 pa pro rata Department: 210 Corporate Location: Chester

Staff being employed on the Bank will be paid weekly

At the Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust we pride ourselves on not only leading through clinical excellence, but also by creating an environment where all staff are valued and appreciated.

Our Vision for the Trust is to delivery NHS care locally that makes our staff and our community proud. We want our patients to be assured they will receive care as rapidly as possible in a first-class environment that is Safe, KindandEffective.

Who Our Opportunity is for:

  • Registered Adult Nurse; experienced, return to practice or newly qualified with experience working in a hospital environment

  • Ability to work flexibly, including late nights and weekends

  • Temporary staff for our Nurse bank, especially if you have skills in ITU will be considered

  • Those interested in helping us establish a pool of rostered night nurses, working throughout the Trust (Desirable)

What this Opportunity means:

  • Various vacancies in wards and departments across our 2 sites (Chester & Ellesmere port)

  • Developmental opportunities including; 6 month Preceptorship program for our newly qualified, overseas & return to practice nurses, offering that essential support & our Acorn program, to help you achieve career progression and develop your leadership skills

  • A weeklong Staff Nurse induction, introducing you to our Trust & ensure you settle in

  • A friendly and supportive working environment (see our Trust Behavioural Standards)

  • Competitive Salary, with incremental pay progression

  • Excellent holiday entitlements 27 days + bank holidays rising to 33 after 10 years’ service (pro rata)

  • Competitive pension scheme

  • Staff support, health and wellbeing opportunities & other employee benefits

You’re Application:

  • Please specify your area of interest within the Trust

  • Newly Qualified Nurses; please specify your expected qualification date

  • Please specify if you are applying for bank work only

  • Ensure you have referees that cover your most recent 3 years employment history, with full contact details including a work email

  • You must disclose any previous convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings on the application, unless these are protected under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

  • You must have a UK professional registration.

Please click on the attached link 'Additional Information' to view Benefits.

If we receive sufficient applications then this vacancy will close earlier than advertised.

What you can expect from our culture:

At the Countess of Chester we really want to support everyone to be the best version of themselves so we can ensure we are always performing to the best of our ability. We feel that it is not just important what we do in our roles but also how we do it, we feel both are equally important and we want to support an environment where everyone behaves appropriately.

For information on what we expect from our employees and to see if this suits your own values, please see our Trust Behavioural Standards.




Our Trust:
The Countess of Chester Hospital is a 600-bed facility providing the full range of acute & a number of specialist services for approximately 260,000 residents of the historic city of Chester & the surrounding rural areas, Ellesmere Port & Neston. The Trust also manages Ellesmere Port Hospital, which is a rehabilitation, intermediate care & outpatient facility. We are the main Trust serving West Cheshire & we also provide services to Welsh patients covered by Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board.

Once Offered Post:
If subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1975, then a disclosure submission will be made to the Disclosure & Barring service (formerly CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions. The cost of this will be deducted from your salary over the first three months of employment.

You have a responsibility to respond to any Safeguarding Children/Adult concerns that you encounter in your everyday duties. You must report any concerns as appropriate to your immediate manager & the relevant Safeguarding Lead within the Trust.


Overseas Applicants:
Overseas candidates are responsible for their travel expenses until the point of entry into Britain.
The Trust will not fund applications for Work Permits & Further Leave to Remain.
Those requiring Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome & will be considered alongside all other applicants. However non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available, as the Trust is unlikely in this circumstance to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website.


Other Relevant Information:
Invitation to interview will be via email only – if you haven’t heard within 4 weeks of closing date please assume you have been unsuccessful. As an equal opportunities & approved Disability Confident employer, we are committed to interview all applicants with a disability, meeting the minimum criteria for the vacancy.


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.


UK Registration

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



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