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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/10/2020.

Registered and Student Nurse online recruitment event

Job Reference: 421-CORP-1434E

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
Inpatient adult nursing
Harrogate District Hospital, Harrogate
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Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust cares for the population in Harrogate and the local area as well as across North Yorkshire and Leeds. We also provide children’s services in the North East in County Durham, Darlington, Middlesbrough, Stockton-on-Tees, Gateshead and Sunderland.

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is one of only two trusts in Yorkshire and Humber to be awarded HSJ’s Top 100 Best Places to Work. We believe that You Matter Most, and this is reflected in our values of Responsible, Respectful and Passionate. So if you’re looking for an interesting and rewarding career in the NHS, where you can make a real difference to patients’ lives, Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is the place for you.

Registered and Student Nurse Online recruitment event

Tuesday 20 October, 3 - 4.30pm, MS Teams

Interviews will take place the following week


Our Nursing information events are designed to help you get answers to all your questions, whether you are a Registered Nurse, Student Nurse (qualifying in 2021) or Nurse returning to practice. You can:

  • ask our friendly Senior Nurses what it is like to be a nurse at HDFT;
  • hear about the training and development opportunities we have, including our 2-year Preceptorship programme;
  • find out about the range of roles on offer at Harrogate District Hospital.

The event will take place on Tuesday 20 October, 3-4.30pm via MS Teams. You can ask questions and we will answer them live.

How to book

If you would like to attend the event and book an interview, please click the green ‘Apply for this job’ button. Interviews will take place a week after the event. Your interview time and date will be confirmed by email.

If you would prefer to attend the online event first and apply later, then please book your place in advance via email, or telephone, 01423 554429.

This event will provide you with the information you need to take the next step towards becoming a Registered Nurse at Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust.


As a Trust we offer our Registered Nurses:

  • Access to clinical skills training in our Clinical Skills Lab and personal development courses
  • First Line Leadership programme to help develop your leadership skills
  • Highly recommended two-year Preceptorship Programme and your first year of NMC fees paid
  • 4 weeks supernumerary and ongoing mentoring
  • Band 6 and 7 development posts
  • Support and guidance with revalidation

At Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust we provide ‘outstanding’ care to both our patients and our staff. We support staff through benefits, health and wellbeing initiatives and opportunities for personal and professional development.

  • An inclusive and supportive culture – our Trust encourages staff to bring their whole selves to work and active Staff Networks identify areas for improvement.
  • Staff Recognition - as well as regular appraisals, we recognise staff with our Making a Difference and Team of the Month Awards plus the Christmas Oscars.
  • Employee Support and wellbeing - we have a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme, counselling service and fast track physiotherapy service for employees.
  • Staff Benefits - We have a range of staff benefits and schemes to support staff health, engagement, wellbeing and inclusion.
  • Harrogate is consistently voted the happiest place to live in the UK, with a vibrant local music, arts and foodie scene. Beautiful natural spaces, sports facilities, great shopping and high performing schools make this a great location to settle down in.

To keep up to date with all of our latest Recruitment activity here at Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust follow us on Facebook: ‘Team HDFT jobs – Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust’ and Twitter: @HDFT_Careers.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameEmily ReidJob titleResourcing Project ManagerEmail addressemily.reid11@nhs.netTelephone number01423 554429

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and are signatories of the Mindful Employer Charter which underlines our commitment to enhancing the emotional wellbeing of all staff. This commitment begins when you apply to work at our organisation. We will support individuals through reasonable adjustments both at interview and during ongoing employment. In line with the principles of flexible working and improving work life balance, all advertised full time posts will be considered for job share or part time.

We welcome applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, physical or mental health condition, addiction or other healthcare need.

We take pride in being a partner organisation in the Yorkshire and Humber Clinical Research Network and are committed to supporting research activity as part of the services we provide. We have research projects running across all specialties which are providing evidence and informing local and national practice.

Applicants who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK are welcome, but such candidates will not be appointed to the post if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates, as the employing body will, in those circumstances, be unable to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test requirements, as required by UKVI. All applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates, on their application.

All job offers are subject to Agenda for Change T&C’s, excluding medical posts. Offers may also be subject to a Standard or Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate, dependent on the position.

HDFT takes its responsibility for the Safeguarding of Children & Vulnerable Adults seriously. Each member of staff must comply with the HDFT policy, procedures and strategies relating to Safeguarding.

In submitting an application form, you automatically authorise the Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process, should you be appointed.

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.

UK Registration

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

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