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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 08/07/2022.

Staff Nurse A&E (New Starter Bonus - £1,000)

Job Reference: 365-WAHNT1920

Employer:
Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Department:
A&E Nursing Staff
Location:
Alexandra Hospital, Redditch
Salary:
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum (pro rata)

Our purpose is simple - Putting Patients First. We are looking for exceptional colleagues who can help us achieve this.

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is a large acute and specialised hospital trust that provides a range of local acute services to the residents of Worcestershire and more specialised services to a larger population in Herefordshire and beyond.

The Trust operates hospital-based services from three sites in Kidderminster, Redditch and Worcester

Our workforce is nearly 6,800 strong, and our caring staff are recognised as providing good and outstanding patient-centred care. You could be one of them.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us to achieve our Vision - working in partnership to provide the best healthcare for our communities, leading and supporting our teams to move 4ward. Our 4ward behaviours, which we ask all staff to demonstrate, underpin our everyday work and remain firmly at the heart of all we do.

Our objectives are simple:

  • Best services for local people
  • Best experience of care and best outcomes for our patients
  • Best use of resources
  • Best people

Better never stops, and our Clinical Services Strategy provides a clear future vision for our Trust, our hospitals, our services and our role in the wider health and care system. Key to making all of this happen, and making sure that our teams are empowered and equipped with have the skills, tools, techniques and mindset to drive continuous improvement in every part of our Trust is our single improvement methodology

If you can help us to achieve these; if your vision matches our vision; and you believe in Putting Patients First, we would love to hear from you!

In return, we commit to investing in our staff to ensure that we retain and develop the right people, with the right skills, who care about and take pride in, putting patients first.


A&E, Band 5 Staff Nurse Vacancies – New Starter Bonus - £1,000

The Alexandra Hospital’s Emergency Department are currently looking to recruit Band 5 Staff Nurses to join our energetic and enthusiastic team.

We’re committed to delivering a Nursing and Midwifery Service that delivers the best patient care. There for our patients, families and services users, the public and each other, we promise to communicate effectively by listening to and responding to comments and concerns. We recognise that our excellent nursing staff are key to enabling compassionate, patient centred care and we would love you to join our team.

We have exciting opportunities for Full and Part Time Band 5 Staff Nurses from Adult Nursing backgrounds, to join our well established, friendly experienced nursing teams in the Accident & Emergency Departments at Alexandra Hospital, Redditch.

We are looking for enthusiastic and dynamic nurses to join our teams to help us meet the needs of these patients; you will be expected to give a high level of nursing care to patients and their families within the ED. The successful post holder will be given the opportunity to develop their nursing skills and gain experience in all aspects of minor and major injury and illness. This environment will be challenging but also rewarding. We have an established induction/mentorship programme and a practice development nurse for additional support.

We show we care for our staff through our support, development and progression opportunities. The robust training package offered is designed in house to support nurses from many backgrounds to gain the skills and confidence necessary to become an emergency nurse.

We offer:

  • Induction with a supernumerary period
  • An assigned mentor
  • Training from our Professional Development Team
  • Preceptorship programme for newly qualified nurses
  • CPD opportunities
  • Comprehensive staff benefits including: NHS Pension Scheme, on site nursery, Childcare Vouchers, Car Salary Sacrifice Scheme, Generous Annual Leave

So if you want a new start, there couldn’t be a better time to join us as we are currently offering new recruits a £1,000 joining bonus once you have completed two months work with us followed by a further £1,000 bonus after 12 months service (Terms and conditions apply and pro rata for part time staff)

Applicants must be an NMC Registered Nurse or be a student nurse who is due to qualify within the next 12 months .

For further details regarding positions within A&E at the Alexandra Hospital, Redditch please contact Ward Manager Deborah Godfrey or Matron Marc Tarrant on 01527 503030.




Important information about your application

**** Please be aware job adverts may close before the published closing date, if we have a high volume of applications, we recommend getting your application in as quickly as possible. ****

  • You must fulfil all of the essential criteria in the person specification
  • References from current and previous employers must cover at least three years
  • Due to the large number of applications we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • All correspondence will be sent through NHS Jobs, so please check NHS jobs and your email account regularly
  • If you have not been contacted within four weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion
  • By accepting a position within our Trust you agree that the Occupational Health Department can access your occupational health records from your current or previous employer in order to check the status of your inoculations and screening tests. This is an automated process and the information will only be used for these purposes prior to your taking up the position with us.

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is an equal opportunities employer and supports flexible working.

We offer excellent learning and development opportunities, career progression, and are part of the NHS pension scheme. All of our sites are completely smokefree.

We are proud to have achieved Timewise accreditation - this means we are committed to embedding flexible working within our organisation as a flex positive employer.

Guidelines on COVID Vaccinations

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust encourages and supports staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against COVID19. The Trust continue to support the COVID vaccination and believe that all staff should be fully vaccinated to protect themselves, their families, their colleagues and our patients.


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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