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Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 379-SPEJAN001-19

Employer:
Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
Department:
Cardiac Intensive Care and High Dependency Unit
Location:
Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton
Salary:
£23,023 - £29,608 per annum pro rata

Please note that applicants should regularly check both their NHS jobs account and personal email account for notifications, which would include interview invitations.

If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.


We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated nurses to join our dynamic team in Cardiac Intensive Care and high dependency unit who are dedicated to the provision of high standards of patient care. The post holder must be enthusiastic, flexible and be an excellent team worker.

We promote flexible working practices within the unit and internal rotation is required for these posts.

You will be responsible for delivering quality nursing care that supports our department aim in providing an effective service that encompasses and responds to the needs of cardiac surgical patients.

We will provide an excellent opportunity to teach you about caring for patients who have undergone cardiac surgery. We care for patients form level one to level three and the training provided works along this continuum. Development opportunities include an orientation period and in house education. We have a ‘clinical nurse educator’ in post to support nurse education on the unit and facilitate nurses through the appropriate university modules.

If you are ready to play a key role within the nursing team, provide quality patient centred care, and respond to modernisation programmes within this speciality we encourage you to join us.

Posts in the Trust are subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Criminal Records Bureau to check for any previous criminal spent and unspent convictions, reprimands, and cautions.

If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.

Appointment to this role will commence at the lowest salary point unless confirmed otherwise by HR Employment Services (Recruitment, Administration & Terms and Conditions)

We may also use this advert to build our Bank staff. If you are unsuccessful at interview for a substantive role but meet the BSUH standards you may be offered a bank post.

 

If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.

 

We are proud to be able to offer a variety of flexible working options and contracts. For further information please refer to the Flexible Working for Registered Nurses document which is attached to this advert.

 

Closing Date: 27th January 2019



For further details / informal visits contact:

Julie Lloyd

 

01273 696955 Ext 4467

 

or

 

Debbie Macdonald

 

01273 696955 Ext 4467




Please ensure that you have read the Job Description in full before applying and that referees provided are your Line Managers over the last 3 years.

It is also important that any gaps in your employment history during this period are accounted for.

The Trust welcomes applications from everyone, especially those from underrepresented groups. There are a number of initiatives to support staff members from diverse backgrounds including:

  • Belief Initiatives and Support
  • Charity/ Volunteering
  • Diversity &Inclusion Training
  • Disability Support
  • Early Careers Initiatives
  • Ex- Armed forces Initiatives
  • Home working/ Flexible working Initiatives
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • General Accessibility
  • Staff Network Groups

If you need more information, or help with the application process, please see the HR Mission Statement (to the right) or contact the HR Employment Services Team on 01444 448692 or 01444 448616.

All staff members have a responsibility to treat colleagues, patients and clients with respect and to ensure that work environments remain secure, inclusive and mutually supportive.

Applications for Tier 2 sponsorship are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications, however under the Residence Labour Market Test non-EEA candidates may not be appointed if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website.

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals ensures equity of access and the delivery of our services through the provision of interpreter services, facilities for the disabled and sensitivity for towards ethnic, cultural and religious differences and needs

Please note we are a Smoke Free Trust. Smoking is not permitted on any of the Premises, grounds or in any Trust owned vehicle.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. 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, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


UK Registration

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



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