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Staff Nurse in Covid Ward areas

Job Reference: 209-W1112-070121

East Cheshire NHS Trust
Intermediate Care (Ward 11)
Macclesfield District General Hospital, 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.

We are looking for committed and dynamic registered nurses / Nurse associates to work across our Covid ward areas .

Are you dedicated and passionate about delivering high standards and ensuring that our patients have a good experience whilst under our care? Are you looking to develop you skills, knowledge and experience ?

We have opportunities to rotate and work across Ward11 ( Covid-19 admission/ surveillance area) and Ward 12 cares which cares for patients with a confirmed Covid-19 diagnosis. This is an exciting opportunity for highly motivated nurses to come and join a great team of staff who are dedicated to providing compassionate care to patients with Covid – 19 .

Many of our patients have complex medical problems and long term condition management alongside their Covid 19 diagnosis.

This is an excellent opportunity to develop your skills and learn about a wide variety of medical problems including renal, cardiac and respiratory. You will have the opportunity to increase your infection, prevention and control knowledge and practice and you will be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team providing care acute , rehabilitation and palliative care.

We also provide ward level care for Covid- 19 patients who require Continuous Positive Airway Pressure ( CPAP) – and there is opportunity to undertake full CPAP training and competency assessment as part of this role .

We are looking for committed and dynamic nurses with excellent communication skills , a person centred approach who thrive in working in a high paced and challenging environment.

In return for your commitment we offer personalised induction programmes, ongoing training support and career and CPD opportunities and the chance to be proud of the care that you deliver.

We have a selection of permanent and fixed term contracts available . We welcome applications from all nurses on the NMC register and can offere some flexibility around shift patterns worked which are either early (7:00-15:00), late (13:00-20:00), long day (7:00-20:00) or night shifts (19:30-7:30).

Permanent and fixed term contract

Closing date: 24th January 2021

Please be aware that this post requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, the cost of which is payable by the successful candidate.

If you have lived or worked abroad for 6 months or more in the last 5 years you will need to obtain an overseas police clearance. Further information can be found on the additional information links at the bottom of the advert.

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We would like to inform you that if your application is successful, your interview will be held on the 19th January 2021 via Microsoft Teams as part of the Trust's Virtual Recruitment Event which will be taking place from 4.00pm until 8.00pm.

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.

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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.

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