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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 09/12/2020.

Band 5 Staff Nurse - Medicine, Surgery, Community, Specialist Service

Job Reference: 434-C2656984-C

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
Acute Medicine
Stoke Mandeville Hospital or High Wycombe Hospital, Aylesbury
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum pro rata

At Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust we have lots to be proud of:

  • We are an integral member of the Buckinghamshire Integrated Care Partnership (ICP) providing both acute and community services, and at the forefront in developing ICP systems and new models of care.
  • The Trust’s latest CQC inspection report, rated the Trust as “Good” overall, “Outstanding” for caring with an “Outstanding” end of life service and a range of “Outstanding ”practices in areas such as the Emergency department, adult community services and outpatients.We have been ranked as one of the UK's top hospitals by health intelligence specialists CHKS.
  • Our Stroke Unit has maintained the ‘A grade’ in the latest Royal College of Physicians’ Sentinel Stroke National Audit Programme (SSNAP) audit
  • We are the home for the National Spinal Injuries centre, the birthplace of the Paralympics.

Are you a newly qualified Nurse? A Nurse looking for a new direction? Or Perhaps you are looking to return to practice. Whatever your circumstances, at Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust we welcome candidates from a variety of nursing backgrounds and will support YOU and your nursing journey.

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust has around 6,000 highly-trained, qualified doctors, nurses, midwives, health visitors, therapists, healthcare scientists and other support staff caring for more than half a million patients from Buckinghamshire and neighbouring counties every year.

As an integrated Trust, we provide care in people’s home, from one of our five community hospitals at Amersham, Thame, Marlow, Buckingham and Chalfonts & Gerrards Cross Hospital or from one of our acute hospitals at Wycombe Hospital and Stoke Mandeville Hospital.

You will join a busy multi-disciplinary team who are dedicated in providing individualised, evidence based care. You will be self-driven, striving to provide a high standard of nursing care. Your philosophy should be that the patient’s needs come first

We have exciting opportunities to offer across our divisions:

  • Integrated Medicine division: Emergency Department, AOU, Short stay ward, Endoscopy, Endocrine, Gastroenterology, Stroke and Cardiology, Respiratory
  • Integrated Elderly Care: Community Adult Nursing teams, Neuro Rehab, Care of the Elderly
  • Surgical and Critical Care division: Intensive care unit, Trauma and Orthopaedics, general surgical floor, Theatres, Outpatients, Plastics and Burns
  • Specialist Services division: National Spinal Injuries Centre, Cancer &Haematology

If you don't see your area of nursing interest in this list, we would still welcome your application as we have vacancies across the various specialties.

Training and development – what we can offer you?

We recognise the value of experiences that each individual brings to our organisation. At Bucks, we offer a range of learning support and opportunities for you to enhance your knowledge and skills and to achieve your aspirations!

  • For newly qualified, return-to-practice and international nurses, we can offer a 24 month preceptorship programme including restorative supervision
  • Career Development and CPD support
  • Leadership Training and Development programmes
  • Inter-professional Simulation
  • Clinical Skills Training
  • Local teaching and the opportunity to build your competency portfolio
  • Excellent Library and Outreach services and support

We are fully committed to the health and wellbeing of our staff and our People Directorate offers a variety of fantastic services and dedicated resources to support you every step of the way.

We are extremely proud of our services and want you to be part of our future, joining our healthcare heroes at Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust!

***We have full time and part time posts available and provide a 24/7 service***

***Please specify on your supporting statement what speciality and site you are looking to work***

For further details / informal visits contact:

Helen Campbell, Recruitment Manager

Email address :

Telephone number : 07825175373


We are committed to providing staff with learning and development opportunities to support their career progression. We also offer on-site subsidised childcare, flexible working and a generous pension.

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust is an equal opportunities employer and are constantly striving to improve the working lives of our staff. We do not offer London Weighting. It is Trust policy that travel expenses for interview will not be reimbursed.

The post will close on the closing date stated at midnight. Please note that we may when necessary be required to close a job prior to the closing date, due to a large number of applications or change in circumstance. Contact with candidates will be made via the email address on your application form. Therefore, ensure that this email address is checked regularly.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

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Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications providing the position satisfies the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration service require 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 Government UK visas and immigration website.

The Trust is a NO SMOKING environment. Smoking in all areas of the building and premises is prohibited.

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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