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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 09/05/2021.

Nursing Associate

Job Reference: 321-SWR-HH-NA-B4-A

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Horton Hospital, Banbury
£21,892 - £24,157 per annum pro rata

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

Many of our recruitment programmes use Value Based Interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significant difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.

A vacancy has become available on this friendly unit for 37.5 hours a week for a qualified Band 4 Nursing Associate. The gynaecology day surgery unit is a 9 bedded unit caring for women with a variety of conditions. Working closely with theatres the unit presents a challenging and interesting environment with many opportunities for learning and development. As surgical techniques change and improve, day surgery promises to be an exciting clinical area in which to work in the future.

The ward also runs a daily early pregnancy clinic and urgent gynaecology clinic which the post holder will need to participate in on occasions. The unit runs diagnostic clinics which the post holder will be expected to assist with. Training for these will be given on the ward.

You will receive a two week orientation period during which you will have a named mentor.

You will be working 5 days per week.

If you are interested in finding out more or to arrange an informal visit, then please ring 01295 229088 and ask to speak to Tracy Gunter or Bernadette Macdonald. Specialist Gynae Nurses.

Tracy Gunter

Unit manager/early pregnancy specialist nurse


Horton Hospital



OX16 9AL

01295 229088


Closing Date: 09-May-2021

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameTracy GunterJob titleUnit SisterEmail addresstracy.gunter@ouh.nhs.ukTelephone number01295-229088

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Please note that this post is subject to a 6 month probationary period. If you currently hold a contract of employment with the Oxford University Hospitals, this will not apply. This statement does not apply to Medical staff or Executive Appointments.

Please make sure that you read the job description and person specification attached below, and that your statement in support reflects this as your application will be judged against these criteria.

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Candidates selected for interview will be contacted after the short listing process, usually within 2 weeks. (Please note that shortlisting times vary when applying for a Medical position within the Trust) The majority of correspondence will be via the e-recruitment system, therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders in web-based email products.

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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