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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/12/2020.

Staff Nurse (Ward 34)

Job Reference: 328-SC-2660001

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Ward 34
The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum (pro rata)

Ward 34, Hip fracture unit, The James Cook University Hospital

Would you like a challenge? Do you like working in a specialised area, with an experienced and Multi-Disciplinary team?

Exciting opportunities have arisen in our busy Trauma Orthopaedic hip fracture unit, for an enthusiastic and dedicated experienced or newly qualified registered nurse, to join our team.

Ward 34 is a dedicated hip unit and trauma ward, specialising in the treatment, and care of patients with fractured neck of femurs and are proud to have established national recognition and reputation focused on our quality services. The successful candidates will join a multi-disciplinary team, recently described as innovative, integrated and efficient, by the British Orthopaedic Association. The work undertaken has been presented both nationally and internationally, showcasing the high standards achieved and maintained, delivering focused care and great patient experience outcomes.

Successful candidates will gain knowledge and experience in trauma care and elective Orthopaedics, as well as elderly medicine and rehabilitation.

We will support you in developing your Orthopaedic skill set through our team of supportive staff and formal education programme, working alongside consultant orthopaedic surgeons, consultant orthogeriatrician, specialist hip fracture nurse, peri-operative nurse practitioners and the wider multi-disciplinary team.

We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated people with effective communication skills. A position with this directorate offers many opportunities for individuals to develop their clinical skills and ongoing professional development is encouraged and supported.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Stacey Wales (Ward Manager)

Tel: 01642 854534

Please be aware, there are occasions where some vacancies may close prior to the closing date advertised. This will only happen where sufficient applications are received AND will be made evident on the job advert.

Please note if you are successfully shortlisted, we will contact you via the email address that you have applied from so please ensure you check your emails regularly.

Existing employees of South Tees NHS Foundation Trust currently on the Redeployment Register, who meet the essential criteria for this post, will be shortlisted and interviewed prior to all other applicants.

IMPORTANT - Please ensure you read the 'Guidance Notes for Applicants' document attached to this advert before you start to complete your application form. This document provides detailed advice regarding the completion of your application form. The guidance document also provides in detail what identification and certificates you must provide at interview should you be shortlisted. As part of our pre-employment screening process, all applicants are required to provide references from their last continuous 3 year employment and/or training/education. The referees MUST be a Line Manager/Supervisor. Applicants are requested to ensure email addresses for all referees are included on their application form. Personal references and references from colleagues are not acceptable.

Unfortunately we are unable to respond to all applicants and those who are not contacted within six weeks of the closing date should assume that their application has been unsuccessful.

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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