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Bank Staff Nurses -Band 5

Job Reference: 179-226-20-BANK

Employer:
West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
West Suffolk Professionals
Location:
Bury St. Edmunds
Salary:
£24,907 to £30,615 papr

About the West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

At the West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, we want to tell your story. We want to help develop your career. With us, the opportunities are endless.

We strive to deliver the highest quality and safest care for more than a quarter of a million people. We aim to provide the right care, in the right place, at the right time – whether in the hospital or community settings across west Suffolk.

We deliver high-quality services in a variety of settings including people’s own homes, care homes, day centres, schools, GP surgeries and health centres, as well as the Newmarket Community Hospital inpatient unit and clinics, and our main site, the West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds.

Join us – what will you #BeKnown for?

Key achievements

  • For the last two years the National Hip Fracture Database (NHFD) have rated us as the top hospital in England, Wales and Northern Ireland for meeting best practice criteria for patients treated for a hip fracture.

  • We’re among the top 10 hospitals in the country for hip, knee and joint replacement outcomes.

  • Our stroke services regularly achieve high ratings in the Sentinel Stroke National Audit Programme (SSNAP) scores.

  • We consistently achieve high early detection of cancer, and cancer survival rates in the NHS West Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group area are the best in the east of England.


Recruiting now to start ASAP

Can you help West Suffolk Hospital?

Has your employment status currently been affected by the Coronavirus?

We are in a position to offer a number of bank contracts, giving flexibility and competitive pay rates.

Bank Staff Nurses- Band 5

We’re keen to employ bank staff nurses to work across a variety of medical and surgical wards.

Various hours available.

Full personal protective equipment will be provided.

What we ask of you

  • Compassion and empathy in your approach to caring for others
  • Treat our patients with the dignity and respect they have a right to expect
  • Make a positive difference to our patients’ experience
  • Solid communication and listening skills
  • A team player with the ability to work within a diverse multidisciplinary team
  • A problem solver with ability to plan, implement and evaluate individual patient care
  • Ability to supervise and deploy staff and ensure high standards of care are adhered to
  • Ability to work calmly in a demanding and busy environment

For further information about the role please email bankrecruitment@wsh.nhs.uk

Closing date
The closing date for this vacancy may change if we receive a strong response. Please ensure that you apply for any post you are interested in as soon as possible.

Car parking
This post does entitle you to apply to free parking on the West Suffolk Hospital site.

Correspondence via NHS Jobs email
All correspondence relating to this vacancy, including invitations to interview will be by email only, via NHS Jobs. Please ensure you check your emails on a regular basis.

In submitting an application form, you authorise the Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process, should you be appointed to the post.

Disclosure and Barring Service
The successful candidate for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure atenhanced level.

For band 1 and band 2 posts, the cost of the DBS disclosure will be met by the Trust. However, any employees at Band 1 and Band 2 who leave the Trust within six months of commencing their post will have a £10 administration fee deducted from their final salary.

 




We will endeavour to notify you on the progress of your application. Please note that this could be via email or post; therefore you should ensure you regularly check your email account for new messages.

We are an equal opportunities employer, with a range of flexible working options.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS clearance (Disclosure and Barring Service - Police checks) will be required for relevant posts.

Final Salary Pension Scheme and Life Cover.

Key Worker Living Housing Initiative available to applicable staff groups.

We welcome applications from the Armed Forces community.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current 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 current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration 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, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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