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Return to Practice Nurse

Job Reference: 177-RTPNURSE-A

James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Various Wards and Departments
James Paget University Hospital, Great Yarmouth
£22,549 - £24,882

The James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of around 230,000 people in the Great Yarmouth, Lowestoft and Waveney areas. The Trust provides an integrated hospital and community children’s service.
Patent and staff experience is important to us and these are the behaviours we live by:
Putting patients first
Aiming to get it right
Recognising that everybody counts
Doing everything openly and honestly

Job summary

The Test of Competence Return to Practice is a training post within a nursing team at JPUH which will prepare you for return to today’s workforce by providing education and practice based learning. It is made up of two parts: a multiple-choice computer based test (CBT) and a practical test known as the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE).

It will enable Practitioners whose registration has lapsed to return to practice with the contemporary skills, knowledge and competence required in the present healthcare climate and prepare for completion of the return to practice OSCE programme for renewal of lapsed NMC registration.

Main duties of the job

Work clinically under the supervision of a practice assessor and practice supervisor provide a high standard of safe individualised, holistic and evidence-based patient focused care in consultation with the patient, relatives and the multidisciplinary team.

In order to complete the programme you need to:

  • Complete a CBT independently
  • Be prepared to complete the return to practice training for OSCE in clinical hours and own time
  • Undertake a minimum of 22.5 hours each week in a clinical placement based at JPUH University Hospital
  • Work flexible hours to incorporate the full 24 hours service commitment and to allow you to work with your Practice Supervisor/Assessor and do at least 150 hours of assessed practice
  • Commit to working as a qualified nurse at JPUH on successful completion of the programme
  • Complete the required study and learning outcomes

Please note, unfortunately this programme is not suitable for nurses registered overseas wishing to gain NMC registration in the UK.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Yvonne Hacon 01493 452 452

The James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust recognises the requirement to promote health and reduce ill-health. The Trust is committed to the principles of improving working lives through a number of initiatives such as job share, flexible working and the development of a culture of openness and transparency. The Trust is committed to ensuring that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of their gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation or identity, and religion or belief.

Tier 2 Sponsorship : We are pleased to consider applicants who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK but it is unlikely that we would be able to appoint if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled UK/ Right to Work candidate is available. Applying for entry clearance into the UK, must provide 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) will also be subject to this requirement.

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification before making your application.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to "name of trust" transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system. Please note all communication regarding your application will be made via email. You authorise the Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process. In accordance with and to the extent permitted by Data Protection Legislation in order for the Trust to perform its obligations under this application. Personal data relating to you may be kept electronically or in hard copy format.

Should we experience a high level of interest in this post, the vacancy may be closed prior to the stated closing date.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. 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.

For further advice, please visit Applying from overseas.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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