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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/09/2021.

Nursing Associate

Job Reference: 216-CG-M4100

Employer:
University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust
Department:
216 120174 Merrivale Ward
Location:
PLYMOUTH
Salary:
£22,549 to £24,882 Per Annum

We are a people business – where every member of staff matters and can make a difference. Patients are at the heart of everything we do. Joining University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust means becoming part of a team of dedicated staff, who are committed to leading the way through innovation, clinical excellence and great customer care. The Trust has great opportunities for career development in a highly progressive working environment. We offer all of this in a vibrant, modern city with a historic reputation for adventure.

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MERRIVALE WARD

Acute Stroke Unit/Neurology Ward

 

 

Do you fancy a new challenge in your nursing career? Are you looking for a role that allows you to make a real difference to patients? If so, an exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic registered nurse to join the team as a

on Merrivale Ward.

 

Merrivale Ward is a busy and challenging 29 bedded NeuroMedical Unit, which encompasses its own Acute Stroke Unit. It serves the people of Plymouth and the wider population of South East Cornwall up to the South Hams area. It is the unit’s aim to ensure that patients, who require NeuroMedical or Acute Stroke intervention, receive the very best care that we can offer.

 

You will be part of a unit and team that is going through a period of positive change, and will be integral in assisting to provide and maintain high quality ‘hands-on’ care. There have been many changes and we now have a new vision for our Acute Stroke Unit. If you want a new start, there couldn’t be a better time to join us on the journey to provide excellent care. We have a range of exciting opportunities for new qualified and experienced nursing associate within our team.

 

The acute clinical skills you will gain from working with our team is a great opportunity.

 

For further information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Ward Manager Jeanne Galvez on 01752 439879 or alternatively Matron Tim Parham via switchboard on Bleep 81113




University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust is committed to safeguarding & promoting the welfare of children & vulnerable adults. Many of our posts are subject to Disclosure & Barring Service check (DBS). A copy of the DBS Code of Practice is available on request. Should the position that you are applying for be subject to a DBS check, University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust will fund the cost* of your DBS check application. Should you decide to voluntarily resign from the Trust within two years from the start date of employment, you will be asked to meet the cost* of the original DBS application, which will be reclaimed from your last month’s salary. *Current cost of an enhanced DBS is £40.00 per application.

All Applicants are required to detail referees on their application form covering the current & previous 3 years of Employment / Unemployment history.

Please note that if you are successful in your application & accept the position you agree that the Staff Health and Wellbeing Department can access your health records from your current/previous employer in order to check the status of your inoculations & screening tests. This is an automated process & the information will only be used for these purposes prior to your taking up the position with us.

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Our organisation is Disability Confident and we are committed to providing a supportive workplace including use of the NHS Health Passport to enable colleagues to be their best at work. We also have a working Carers Passport Log to help you balance work and care.


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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