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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/01/2021.

Virtual Nurse Recruitment Event

Job Reference: 209-209-SNVE-190121

East Cheshire NHS Trust
Band 5 Nursing
Macclesfield District General Hosptial, Victoria Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum

Whether you are just starting out in your career or are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, East Cheshire NHS Trust is the right employer for you. An organisation with a real sense of community we actively support and develop our staff to ensure our patients receive the best quality care. Join our team and support our vision of delivering the right care first time, every time.

Macclesfield District General Hospital Virtual Recruitment Event

When? Tuesday 19th January 2021 4.00pm until 8.00pm

Who? The event is intended to engage with the nursing family, so if you are a Registered Nurse, student nurse, or you are thinking about returning to practice after a career break or following retirement.

This virtual event is a great opportunity for you to speak with our Senior Nurses who will be available to discuss your career opportunities, tell you about our Trust values and our vision of ensuring patients receive the best care in the right place. There will also be the opportunity to have an interview for a position in your preferred area, talk with Clinical Training team about the training and development opportunities we have, including our Preceptorship programmes for newly qualified Nurses.

How do I access this virtual event?

If you are interested in joining this virtual event, which will be held via Microsoft Teams, please contact the Recruitment Team in advance to arrange this either via email at or telephone, 01625 656510.


The Staff Nurse vacancies that we will be interviewing for at the Virtual Event are provided below:



NHS Jobs Reference Number

General Medical Ward






Covid Wards


Emergency Department


Critical Care


Do I need to submit an application?


If you are a registered nurse, student or return to practice, you can book an interview by submitting an application form on NHS Jobs, under one of the vacancies highlighted above. The NHS Jobs reference numbers are also provided to allow you to apply directly against the vacancy that you are interested in. The Recruitment Team will contact you to arrange a convenient time for interview on the 19th January 2021.


What can we offer you as a member of our valued staff at East Cheshire NHS Trust?

  • Access to clinical skills training and personal development courses including our Clinical Skills Lab
  • Leadership programme for our future clinical leaders
  • 'Reconnect sessions' - catch up meetings with Line Manager, Matron, Heads of Nursing and Deputy Director of Nursing throughout first few months in post
  • Internal transfer scheme for Nurses who wish to move across areas to develop and learn new skills
  • Staff Recognition - as well as regular appraisals, local and corporate inductions, we recognise the great work of our staff with various acknowledgements such as Employee and Team of the Year.
  • Cycle to work scheme - staff who cycle to work have the opportunity to buy bike and safety equipment from a number of specific local bike shops and pay for it tax free via a salary sacrifice scheme over 12 months.
  • Employee Support and wellbeing - we have a number of different initiatives to support your health and wellbeing here at East Cheshire NHS Trust including a fast track physiotherapy service for employees.
  • Occupational Health - our Occupational Health service aims to ensure all staff in employment experience a working environment for which they are physically and psychologically suited and that protects and promotes health.
  • Staff Benefits & Schemes - We have a range of staff benefits and schemes offered by the trust designed to support staff engagement, wellbeing and inclusion.



To keep up to date with all of our latest Recruitment activity here at East Cheshire NHS Trust, take a look at our Careers website with lots of information on how to join our team and Facebook and Twitter pages, links to which can be found on the right hand side:

Visit our Facebook page: Careers at East Cheshire NHS Trust

Follow us on Twitter: @CareersECT

Please read the guidance for applicants and completing the application form documents prior to completing your application form (documents are located to the right).

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. The Trust is a Disability Confident Leader and as such, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification). In order to facilitate applications from all members of the community the Trust is able to offer services including Braille Applications and Interpreting Services.

The Trust may close any advertised post before the stated closing date. We recommend that you apply as soon as possible.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, that as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to East Cheshire 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. Please note, all communication regarding your application will be made via email, please ensure you check your junk/spam folders as emails are sometimes filtered there.

If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the advert closing date, regretfully you should assume that your 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.

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

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