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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/08/2021.

Registered Nurse

Job Reference: 264-2975625-MED-D

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Kettering General Hospital, Kettering
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum

Please only apply if you have a NMC registration. The Nursing and Midwifery Council is the regulator for nursing and midwifery professions in the UK. Applicants that don't currently have the required registration will not be successful.

Are you passionate about providing rapid assessment and treatment to patients in the initial phase of illness or trauma and often in life threatening situations? Would you like the opportunity to expand your skills, and be part of evolving and developing services? Do you have excellent communication and organisational skills and a commitment to continued professional development and delivering excellent patient care?

We are looking for highly motivated nurses, newly qualified or who have 6 months post registration experience in an acute setting or previous experience working within an Emergency Department setting and wish to further develop their clinical and leadership skills.

As a team we are committed to recruiting staff that uphold our trust values and can deliver excellent care putting patients at the heart of everything we do, with an emphasis on working in partnership with patients and their families to provide the best possible experience and outcomes. We will offer you support to advance your clinical skills and a structured ongoing professional education and development programme to help achieve your goals.

We are a supportive and friendly team and are excited at the prospect of developing nurses who will have the opportunity to work and learn within the Emergency Department. Working in our busy department receiving patients with a wide spectrum of illnesses and traumas, you will be exposed to caring for patients Majors, Minors, Resus and Ambulance streaming areas, offering you exceptional opportunities for learning and development.

We encourage you to come for an informal visit so that you can have the opportunity to meet some of the staff, have a tour of the department and see for yourself what an enthusiastic and supportive team we are.

Candidates would be expected to work a 24-hour rotational shift pattern including weekends and bank holidays.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jo Alexander


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Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you via a TRAC system account.

Please submit your application as soon as possible; we reserve the right to close any adverts before the closing date once we have received sufficient applications.

We are an equal opportunities employer; we aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from all backgrounds. This includes members of our black and minority ethnic (BME) communities, especially in relation to senior posts within at KGH.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Kettering General Hospital (KGH) NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service via the Electronic Staff Record Inter Authority Transfer process. Including factual reference, occupational health clearance and statutory and mandatory training record.

If your role requires you to have a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check, you will be required to repay the cost of obtaining this (£50).This amount will be reclaimed from your first salary. It is also recommended that following your DBS check you subscribe to the DBS update service.

Please note that news starters with KGH are subject to a six month probationary period.

"Safeguarding is everyone's business. KGH considers safeguarding a priority amongst its citizen's and a key value for all employed to the service."

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) 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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