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

Nurse - Frailty Unit

Job Reference: 203-CR1301-AE

Employer:
South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Frailty Unit
Location:
Warwick Hospital, Warwick
Salary:
£24,214-£30,112

Come and join a Trust rated Outstanding by the CQC. South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust have been rated as outstanding following our latest inspection by the CQC and we are recruiting new staff to come and help us improve even further.

We are one of the best perfoming NHS Trusts nationally and our staff think this is a great place to work and we hope you will agree.

We provide services across Warwickshire and beyond ranging from Hospitals in Warwick, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Royal Leamington Spa and Shipston-on Stour to Community Services across the whole county. We are a progressive, expanding organisation with great ambition around improving quality, integrating pathways and delivering high levels of productivity. Over 4800 people work for the Trust and many of them have been here a long time. People find they don’t need to go elsewhere to find a fulfilling career in healthcare.

The first thing you will notice about us is how we take our values seriously. We believe that our values underpin everything we do. If you are interested in a role with us you need to make sure our values match your own.

Our values can be summed up in one sentence. We are ‘Trusted to provide safe, effective and compassionate care’. Throughout the recruitment process you will be asked to think about how you demonstrate these values and how they impact on your work. It doesn’t matter what role you do, whether it is patient facing or not, we are all working in the same way with our values at the core.

To keep up to date on our latest recruitment activity follow us on twitter @swftrecruit or look us up on Facebook (Recruitment - South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust).


We're not currently hiring overseas nurses - must have NMC Registration.

 

Band 5 Staff Nurse – Frailty Ward

 

Exceptional career beginnings and advancement opportunities are available at our CQC Outstanding Trust for newly qualified and experienced registrants who wish to join our Frailty teams as Staff Nurses and Registered Nurse Associates.

We are proud of our nationally recognised Frailty Service which includes a Frailty Assessment Ambulatory area alongside inpatient beds. Our Trust is leading the way in caring for frail and elderly patients. It is collaboratively working with community services, primary care and the local authority to develop a joined up approach.

You will be working alongside multi-professional colleagues with specialist skills in Frailty on one of our 2 frailty inpatient wards or in our Frailty Assessment area. We are proud of the support provided to our staff by our Practice Development team and the development opportunities we can offer you.

If you meet the post requirements and are interested in joining us and developing your career in a CQC Outstanding Organisation, we would like to hear from you.

 

For further information/ details please contact:

Head of Nursing Emergency Division, Ellie Ward 07767701705 or ellie.ward@swft.nhs.uk

Jenny Nicholls Service Manager Care of the Elderly 07769 284382 or jenny.nicholls@swft.nhs.uk

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameClaire HawkinsJob titleSenior HR AdvisorEmail addressclaire.hawkins@swft.nhs.ukTelephone number07887628247Additional contact information

Head of Nursing Emergency Division, Ellie Ward 07767701705 or ellie.ward@swft.nhs.uk

Jenny Nicholls Service Manager Care of the Elderly 07769 284382 or jenny.nicholls@swft.nhs.uk




IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Sometimes we get a lot of applications for our roles. On those occasions we might close the job early. If you don’t want to miss out we recommend submitting your application as early as possible.

The Trust use an Applicant Management System called TRAC which helps us manage the recruitment process. All communications regarding your application will come via TRAC (even if you applied via NHS Jobs).

Please check your TRAC account regularly and ensure your email is set up to accept messages so they don't go into your junk/spam folder.

We aim to shortlist all vacancies within 2 days of the vacancy closing, we will get back to all candidates ASAP.

Please ensure all sections of the application form are completed fully. Please particularly ensure that you provide full details of all referees including business email address, telephone contact details and postal address.

South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer who is commited to Equality and Diversity and does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the grounds of any protected characteristic as defined by the Equality Act 2010.

All South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust sites are smoke free. We feel it’s a great way to help our patients, visitors and staff stay healthy.

The Trust is part of a ‘Foundation Group’ through a strategic alliance with Wye Valley NHS Trust and George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust. This partnership is great for the sustainability of all three organisations and allows us to share learning and maximise opportunities to ensure the delivery of high quality health and care services for our local populations.


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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