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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/12/2020.

Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 321-CSS-SN-CCAPA-B5

Employer:
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
HDU
Location:
Horton General Hospital, Banbury
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum/pro rota

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

Many of our recruitment programmes use Value Based Interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significant difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.


Do you want to be able to give high quality care to patients with acute needs in a one to one or one to two setting?

If so you may be considering a career in high dependency nursing.

At the Horton General Hospital we have a busy four bedded unit caring for high acuity medical patients, orthopaedic surgical patients and stabilization of level 3 patients prior to transfer.

Here are a few good reasons why you might think of joining us:

  • A fully supported and protected induction period giving you a great opportunity to find your feet in the team.
  • An “in- house” Teaching Programme using a variety of teaching and assessment techniques to ensure development and support of the nurse new to High Dependency Care
  • A robust mentorship and appraisal structure
  • Opportunity to undertake a Post Graduate Certificate in High Dependency Nursing Practice.
  • Generous NHS holiday entitlement which increases with your length of service.
  • Generous and comprehensive NHS pension scheme.

If you feel you are the right person to join our friendly and motivated High Dependency Care team at the Horton Hospital please complete the on-line application.

 

We are keen to invite informal visits and conversations about the opportunities available in our team.

Closing Date: 2nd December 2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

Michele Young, Senior Sister, michele.young@ouh.nhs.uk 01295 229192

Deputy Sister Elizabeth Scorer Elizabeth.scorer@ouh.nhs.uk




No unsolicited recruitment agency telephone calls or emails.

Please note that this post is subject to a 6 month probationary period. If you currently hold a contract of employment with the Oxford University Hospitals, this will not apply. This statement does not apply to Medical staff or Executive Appointments.

Please make sure that you read the job description and person specification attached below, and that your statement in support reflects this as your application will be judged against these criteria.

When providing employment reference details please provide correct work related email addresses so references can be sought promptly when we are looking to progress your application. Your first referee will need to be your line manager, supervisor or clinical lead from your current or most recent post or place of study. This information is essential if your offer of employment is to be confirmed.

Candidates selected for interview will be contacted after the short listing process, usually within 2 weeks. (Please note that shortlisting times vary when applying for a Medical position within the Trust) The majority of correspondence will be via the e-recruitment system, therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders in web-based email products.


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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