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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/02/2020.

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Ward Sister / Charge Nurse - Full time or Part time

Job Reference: 078-FC333-2

Employer:
First Community Health and Care
Department:
Caterham Dene Ward
Location:
Caterham
Salary:
£30,401 to £37,267 pa + 5% HCAS + Welcome Benefit

First Community is rated Outstanding by CQC – making us one of the top 2% of organisations providing NHS care in the country.

Join a staff-owned social enterprise committed to providing first-rate care, through our first-rate people, offering first-rate value to our local community. We provide NHS Community services offering a friendly face with highly-rated, well run services, delivered by our skilled people.

First Community is a great place to work if you want to have a career where you feel supported to develop your potential.

We offer:

- High quality training and development including clinical supervision, mentorship, preceptorship support and career development

- Flexible working enabling you to have a good work life balance

- Inclusive and friendly rated as one of the best places to work in the NHS staff survey by colleagues working for First Community

- Well led our CQC inspection highlighted the quality of our leadership and management

- Flexible Retirement options including NHS Pensions

- Employee benefits including a car salary sacrific and child care vouchers.


WARD SISTER/CHARGE NURSE [Band 6]

NIGHT SHIFTS 21.30 – 07.30.

Full Time or Part Time

We are seeking a Ward Sister/Charge Nurse to join our award winning nursing team at Caterham Dene Hospital. Full or part time night duties, 10 hour shifts overnight and management day shifts.

We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic nurse with a commitment to using their first class skills to provide first class care, to our client group, and first class leadership to the team.

If you  possess excellent clinical skills, a passion for improving the patient experience by ensuring that the highest standards of evidence based clinical care are delivered with compassion then we are the team and organisation for you.

We offer a supportive and inclusive work environment, a welcome benefit of £2000 to new employees, a comprehensive induction programme, support with revalidation, clinical supervision, a learning programme to support your continuing professional development.

Why not pick up the phone and have an informal chat with one of our matrons and arrange a visit.




Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

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 Border Agency 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 UK Border Agency website. Please note that this may not be applicable for all posts.

Our preferred method of contact is by email. Please check your email regularly following the closing date.

Successful candidates will be contacted within two weeks of the closing date.

Recruitment and Retention Premium

Recruitment and Retention Premium applies to the following posts:

Health Visitors, Paediatric Therapists, Ward based Occupational Therapists, Podiatrists, Audiologists, Continence Nurses, Identified areas for Band 5 & 6 Staff Nurses and District Nurses.

Successful applicants within the staff groups above will receive -

  • £1000 upon commencement (payable in your first months’ salary) then;

  • £1000 after 6 months service subject to satisfactory completion of your probationary period.

    Do note that repayment clauses apply - and will be provided, as required to the relevant post holders.

    Please note, due to high volumes of applicants, certain posts may close early. We recommend candidates apply early to avoid disappointment.



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