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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/12/2020.

Matron - International Recruitment Lead

Job Reference: 325-A-20-103479-2

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Employment Services
£47,544 - £53,459 including fringe allowance

The Trust is offering a 12 months secondment opportunity for a clinical lead with a strong clinical background, who is enthusiastic about recruitment and education of nurses who has a demonstrable portfolio of experience in supporting pre-registration learners and other nurse training programs.

This role will work closely with HR colleagues to lead on the coordination of International Nurse Recruitment. The role will also support and input into reporting on progress against the Trust nurse recruitment strategy and working closely with HR Colleagues will lead on the coordination and development of Trust wide assessment centres, develop nurse candidate attraction strategies and support the development of candidate talent pools.

The successful candidate will have a solid understanding of pre-employment checking practices and will be able to interpret and apply national guidance in this regard. The individual will also be confident in accessing and analysing data and using this to propose improvements to existing systems and processes. Excellent organisational skills to enable them to deliver results in a timely way to ensure that the recruitment service remains fit for purpose and able to respond to changing demands.

Please note working hours will be full time 37.5 hours per week. Part time hours of up to 30 hours would be considered.



Please note that all salaries shown are based on whole time of 37.5 hours per week for non-medical roles and 40 hours per week for medical roles, part time roles are pro-rated accordingly.

The Trust aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee is unfairly disadvantaged on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, marital status/civil partnership, religion/belief or trade union status. The Trust is committed to the employment and career development of people from ethnic minority backgrounds and people with disabilities.

The Trust would encourage applications from people who have experience of using Mental Health & Learning Disability Services.

We reserve the right to close this post early should we be overwhelmed by applications. Please ensure you submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process. If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please do not hesitate to contact us to make an offline application within the original timeframe.

Existing work permit holders should be aware that if the post they are applying for is a promotion or with a different Trust, a new work permit application will have to made. We are unable to guarantee the outcome of the decision of the Home Office.

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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.

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