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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/10/2020.

Staff Nurse, Wordsworth Ward - Band 5

Job Reference: 323-DBE1783

Employer:
Ashford and St. Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Wordsworth ward - Ashford Hospital
Location:
Ashford, Surrey
Salary:
£26,152 to £32,146 pa inc HCAS

OUR VALUES:

PATIENTS FIRST. PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY. PASSION FOR EXCELLENCE. PRIDE IN OUR TEAM.


Band 5 Staff Nurse Opportunities – Inpatient Surgical Ward Ashford Hospital

The Theatres, Anesthetics, Surgery and Critical Care Division is undergoing an exciting time of expansion and transformation.

Alongside the refurbishment and expansion of our existing theatre department on the Ashford Hospital site, Wordsworth Ward a 19 bedded area will open as the new acute surgical ward at Ashford.

The ward will provide excellent evidence based care to patients primarily undergoing elective surgery for a wide range of procedures and will include short stay admissions and some longer stay admissions.

We welcome applications from new graduates as well as experienced surgical nurses, or maybe you are looking for your first nursing role within the NHS and are looking to develop your nursing career or maybe you are an internal candidate looking to relocate to the Ashford site as your main base. Wherever you are in nursing journey we would love to hear from you.

In return we offer opportunities for training and development, access to the NHS Pension Scheme, work perks, NHS discounts, and opportunities for flexible working and access to onsite childcare provisions.

We look forward to working with you on planning the next steps of your nursing career

For further information please contact Matron Tracy Ockwell on 01932-723058.




Coronavirus update

Due to the changing environment that the pandemic has brought upon us, we are continually reviewing our recruitment process on a regular basis to ensure we are following the guidelines from Public Health England (PHE).

It's essential that we continue recruiting safely. Therefore, interviews and communication will be virtual wherever possible and this will be communicated to you directly by the recruitment team.

Please also expect that advert closing dates and interview dates may change as required. We still continue to welcome applications for our current roles and wish you the best of luck with your application.

PLEASE READ THE ‘IMPORTANT GUIDANCE FOR APPLICANTS’ DOCUMENT BEFORE COMPLETING YOUR APPLICATION

PERSON SPECIFICATION
Please check that you have the qualifications and experience required for this job. If you do not show how you match the person specification you will not be short listed.

REFERENCE SECTION OF APPLICATION FORM
To employ you we must have references from current and previous employers covering at least the last 3 years of your employment. When completing the reference section of your application form, please give the business address, telephone number and work email address (not a home or private email) of each of your current/previous line managers (NOT a colleague or friend).
FAILURE TO COMPLETE THIS SECTION APPROPRIATELY MAY RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION NOT BEING PROCESSED.

EQUALITY & DIVERSITY
This Trust promotes equality and diversity. Please see our Single Equality Scheme and Criminal Record Bureau Policy (links below). We welcome applications from people with a disability and we operate the Guaranteed Interview Scheme where you meet the essential criteria listed in the person specification. If you are short listed for interview we will make reasonable adjustments to facilitate your application including providing signers for deaf applicants in accordance with RNID guidelines.




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



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