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NHS Recruitment Event for Staff Nurses, Physiotherapists and more.

Job Reference: 825-SCHT2879

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust
Bishops Castle Hospital
Bishops Castle
Agenda for Change

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust is an exciting place to work. It offers a wide range of employment opportunities for many people.

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust positively encourages applications from all areas of the community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs. We are committed to ensuring people who work for the community trust have a good working life - and a good work life/home life balance.

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust values your application and we are committed to making your recruitment experience as enjoyable as possible. If you hold a clinical professional registration, you may be contacted by the Recruitment Team following your interview as we would like to use your application for other suitable roles in various locations across the Trust.

If you are passionate about delivering the best care for our patients and are looking for a demanding but highly rewarding role in a supportive and friendly environment, then we are looking for you.

This hospital is at the heart of the local community and ensuring the goals of our patients and their families, is our primary focus.

If you have a dynamic skill set, excellent communication skills and organisational abilities, we will help you put these to good use, to ensure our patients can return to their own home or new place of care, as soon as possible, ensuring they can continue to live the best life possible. This applied to a stunning rural back-drop, makes for an amazing work opportunity.

We are holding a recruitment open day to recruit substantive & bank Band 5 RN’s and Allied Health Practitioners in Bishops Castle Community Hospital.

Tuesday 29th January 2019

09.00am until 5:00pm


Bishops Castle Community Hospital

If you would like to attend, please complete an online application form and select the position you are interested in. Your application will be reviewed and if you meet the Person Specification you will be shortlisted and invited to attend an interview at the recruitment event. The Recruitment Team will be available on the day to complete your Identification and Right to Work checks.

We have a variety of posts available and we offer a variety of flexible working patterns including long days, traditional 7.5 hour duties and day / night duties.

  • Band 5 Staff Nurses
  • Band 6 Ward Sister / Charge Nurse
  • Band 6 Physiotherapists (Rotation opportunities available between Community and Inpatient Wards)
  • Band 2 Health Care Assistants
  • All of the above are available on a Bank basis to suit individual requirements

Successful candidates should have, an ability to work as part of the multidisciplinary team, as well as the confidence to work independently, within a nurse-led environment.

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust places care and compassion at the heart of everything we do. Imagine you're the patient - that's the simplest way to explain our approach to healthcare. We place the individual at the centre of everything we do, not just their condition and treatment. This means listening to what they have to say, recognising their needs and responding appropriately.

We use electronic systems and are just about to introduce an electronic patient’s record system RiO to our wards. Our digital plans also include the introduction of EPMA (electronic prescribing medication administration system).

We offer preceptorship, career development pathways, training and personal development within our wards and through our organisational development team to ensure you have the knowledge and skills to meet patient needs and complete your CPD revalidation requirements.

We look forward to hearing from you

Leeanne Morgan

Ward Manager

*** Important information regarding DBS checks *** If the position being applied for requires a DBS check to be undertaken on you, you are required to pay the fee for the DBS check which is £50.00 for an Enhanced check and £30.00 for a Standard check

The Trust supports a no smoking policy.

Childcare voucher schemes are available

Staff who are new to the NHS will normally start on the bottom increment of the payscale advertised. From 1st April 2019 new starters to the NHS or those promoted to a new role will be subject to pay progression arrangements as contained in Annex 23 of Agenda for Change Terms and Conditions.

BANK: If you are applying for a bank position, please ensure you are able to meet the minimum shift requirements:

  • Clinical Bank Workers – To ensure professional practice and competence is up to date a minimum of 6 assignments must be undertaken in each period of 3 months and you must attend any training you are notified of. It is your responsibility to provide evidence that your professional practice is up to date.
  • Non-clinical Bank WorkersA minimum of 1 assignment must be undertaken in a 6 month period and you must attend any training you are notified of.

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.

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