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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 17/08/2020.

Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 267-OM2427982-D

Employer:
Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Adult Mental Health
Location:
Warneford Hospital- Wintle ward, Oxford
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum/pro rata

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.


An exciting opportunity for Registered Nurses has become available to join our friendly team on Wintle ward at the Warneford Hospital. We are a 16 bed Female Adult Acute admission ward.

We are interested in hearing from dual or mental health registered staff. If you are a preceptee the trust now has a specific 2 year course for newly qualified Nurses and Allied Health Professionals.

We are working towards the recovery model, have achieved our AIMS accreditation and received a good rating from CQC.

There is scope for learning with our further education partners and the opportunity to take part in research with our Research partners and with our ward Psychologist including enhancing physical health care, psychosocial interventions, working with carers and managing Violence and aggression.

We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic staff with a can do attitude and a passion for working with female patients.

Our Trust offers short term accommodation solutions for those looking to relocate to the area, and we are able to offer full time, part time and flexible working arrangements.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Harkirtan Tanday Ward Manager or Tony Walmsley Matron on 01865 902481.




  • New starters have a 6 month probationary period. This, together with the induction process aims to create a positive supportive working environment allowing new employees to learn key elements of their role over a reasonable timescale.

  • Candidates not currently employed by the Trust who attend an interview for non-qualified Band 1-5 posts are required to undertake numeracy and literacy assessments.

  • Appointment to this post is subject to the trust receiving satisfactory references covering 3-5 years of employment or study. Please ask your referees to respond promptly to reference requests.

  • Employees are expected to undertake mandatory and statutory training related to their role.

  • We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population.

  • Oxford Health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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 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


UK Registration

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



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