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Return to Practice Nurse/Midwifery Student

Job Reference: 427-CEF20210583R

Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust
Various departments
£0 pa

The Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust provides acute treatment and care for a catchment population of around 500,000 people in Bath, North East Somerset and West Wiltshire. We provide 759 beds and a comprehensive range of acute services including medicine and surgery, services for women and children, accident and emergency services, and diagnostic and clinical support services. The CQC recently rated the care we provide as outstanding .

New colleagues can look forward to a warm welcome and a future full of opportunities at our Trust. You will work alongside high calibre staff, many of whom have a national and international reputation for specialist expertise and world-class care, focusing on providing the best services to our patients. Our values are simple; Everyone Matters, Working Together, Making a Difference, and represent our aspiration for the type of hospitals we want to be.

Bath is a wonderful place to live and work. Our main hospital site is 1.5 miles from the city centre and is served by great transport links including Park & Ride services and the national cycle route 24, 244. Bath offers excellent leisure and shopping facilities, and a thriving cultural scene.

If we receive high level of applications, the vacancy may close early. So, we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. If you feel you need additional time, please contact recruitment to discuss if we can help.

Are you a nurse who’s NMC Registration has lapsed? Do you miss the challenges and rewards of clinical practice? Do you want to return to practice and re-join the NMC professional register? Do you want to join a trust recognised for its success supporting the Return to Practice Nursing Programme?

If the answer is YES, then the Return to Practice Programme at the Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Foundation Trust Bath is just what you’ve been looking for!
The Return to Practice programme is funded by Health Education England in partnership with the University of the West of England, Bristol. The programme includes an academic and practice components.

The academic component runs over 6 consecutive weeks with live online lesions Monday’s and Fridays between 09:00 and 12:30 hosted by the University of West of England. and the submission of an academic assignment

The practical part includes working and learning in clinical practice areas to support your learning and achieve the required clinical competencies. The amount of time in practice will vary depending on how long you have been out of practice and whether you choose to work the practice hours part or full time.

To help you, you will receive Bursary of up to £500. This can be used for childcare, travel, books etc.

On successful completion of the programme you may be able to get a permanent position within our friendly Trust as a Band 5 Registered Nurse. These maybe full or part time hours in one of the wards or specialist areas, such as Theatres and Critical Care.

We are recruiting now for January, 2022 cohort

Interviews are planned to take place at the Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Foundation Trust Bath. Interviews will include a Math’s test.
More information in the first instance can be found in this additional document with this advert. For further questions please Contact Abiola Awofadeju at Education Centre or 01225 824540

Interviews will be held on 9th November 2021 face to face in the Education Centre, RUH.

At the interview there will be a 1 hour for Math’s test. A practice paper is attached.

Equal opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Applications from job seekers needing Skilled Worker sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside all applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry to the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have lived continuously/ cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18) are also subject to this requirement.

For further advice, please visit Applying from overseas web site.

Privacy Notice

If offered a position, your information will be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Record database and a local file will be created and retained at the Trust. For further information about how we use your data, please refer to our privacy notice.

Notifications & Communication
All communication is via email/NHS Jobs. Please check these regularly. If you are not contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date (5 weeks for consultants) please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we cannot provide feedback on application forms.

If offered a position, we will request references by email covering the last 3 years of work or study. One referee must be your current/most recent line manager or tutor. Please supply an organisational email address for your referees on your application form.

Disclosure & Barring Service
All posts are subject to a DBS check at the appropriate level, as per guidelines set out by the DBS.

Smokefree Site

The RUH is an entirely smokefree site – colleagues, patients and visitors are not permitted to smoke anywhere in our grounds.

Please note, unless specifically agreed with the Recruiting Manager, the Trust does not pay interview expenses.

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