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Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 249-UC-U0772

Employer:
Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Teal Ward
Location:
Swindon
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 pa

The Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in Swindon is proud to have a team of highly skilled, kind and compassionate staff that deliver high quality care for our patients. The Trust provides acute services from the Great Western Hospital and community healthcare services across Swindon. We are an ambitious and progressive Foundation Trust, committed to continuing our quality journey so that we can exceed our patient’s expectations.

We have recently been successful in our bid for £30 million of national funding to develop an Integrated Front Door, expand our Emergency Department, purchase land for potential expansion and to help us develop new models of care, such as an intensive rehabilitation offer. And we have many more ambitious plans. This is a great and exciting milestone which will help us to maintain quality and safety for people in Swindon and the surrounding areas over the coming years.


An exciting opportunity has come up on Teal ward at the Great Western Hospital.

A 36 bedded unit which compromises of a short stay area for the elderly community.

The ward has recently undergone a lot of new changes with arising developmental opportunities for all staff within the team. The training is available to all staff through the in-house training provider, the academy.

Teal and TOPSSU (Teal’s older persons short stay unit) works closely within a large hospital multidisciplinary team to plan discharges and long-term care with support agencies within the community setting.

TOPSSU has recently undergone a development which sees an increase in patient flow throughout our unit and for the trust as a whole. This exciting time enables our patients to be treated in the right place at the right time for their needs.

We are looking for highly motivated, committed and experienced nurse to join our team. In this post we will provide you with ongoing support and plenty of learning opportunities as well as working towards your own goals with regards to your professional development.

The successful candidate will enhance the established team to maintain high standards of patient care in a busy environment. Enthusiasm and motivation are essential qualities for these roles.

For more information please contact senior sister, Gemma Cruz, on g.cruz@nhs.net or 01793 604561




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Benefits:

Working in healthcare is rewarding and we will work with you to maximize your potential. All we ask in return is that you live by our STAR values - Service, Teamwork, Ambition and Respect.

  • We invest in your training and development to pursue a successful and fulfilling career in healthcare.
  • As an NHS employer we offer one of the most competitive and flexible benefits packages offered in the UK.
  • Permanent staff receive at least 27 days' holiday each year, a generous pension, plus other benefits including flexible working options and exclusive discounts.
  • Bank workers receive one extra hours pay for every 12 hours worked in place of annual leave entitlement, plus other benefits including pension.
  • We offer an onsite Nursery

Application information:

The vacancy will close as soon as sufficient applications are received.

All new starters with the Trust will be subject to a six month probationary period, with the exception of medical and dental candidates.

Current employees should be aware that this position is advertised as a GWH position and appointment ends any TUPE protection.

All candidates are required to pay for their own DBS check where applicable. Standard DBS check costs £26 and will be recovered from your first pay; Enhanced DBS check costs £44 and will be split and recovered over the first 2 pay.

Bank posts requiring a DBS check; payment must be made prior to commencing.

Apprentices are exempt from payment.

GWH NHS Foundation Trust is a safeguarding employer committed to safer recruitment practices to protect children, young people and vulnerable adults. As part of the organisation's commitment to Safer Recruitment, candidates may request copies of relevant policies and procedures by contacting the Recruitment Team.


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.



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