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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 11/02/2019.

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Job Reference: 272-0012207

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£33,222 to £43,041 pro rata per annum

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time if there is a high level of applications therefore, we would recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.

There is a possibility that some fixed term appointments may be converted to permanent posts.

Please note that IF the vacancy states 'INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY' or 'INTERNAL TRUST APPLICANTS ONLY' Doncaster and Bassetlaw Trust Employees/Applications will only be considered against this post

An exciting opportunity has arisen for highly motivated and suitably experienced advanced clinical practitioner, to work with senior surgical staff, including a team of clinical practitioners to deliver effective emergency and elective pathways across the Surgical Specialities. 

The post holder will work as part of multidisciplinary team to provide improved surgical provision for patients within the Surgical Division; providing a consistent and high quality approach to service provision.  

The post holder will be professionally responsible to the Head of Nursing (Surgery and Cancer Services Division) and working autonomously and in conjunction with the Surgical MDT assessing, planning care and evaluating interventions across the Elective and Emergency Pathway. The post holder will work across a range of specialities supporting the delivery of emergency hot clinics at Bassetlaw Hospital and the Emergency Surgical Ambulatory Care Unit at Doncaster Royal Infirmary, in addition to generic ward duties and colorectal clinics required within the elective and emergency pathways.

Applicants must be able to work on all the Trusts sites and will be expected to work internal rotation including out of hours and night service cover. The post holder will work at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals covering a range of shift patterns providing a 7 – day (Monday to Sunday) service incorporating both the Surgical Emergency and Elective pathway.

The post holder will be expected to already have completed study relevant to the role at Master’s level and be able to provide evidence of having a range of clinical competencies required for the role. The post holder will have a job plan designed to meet the needs of the service which will be reviewed annually, or as required (depending on service changes). 

Shortlisted applicants will be expected to attend an Assessment / Interview as part of the recruitment process. 

If you would like to have an initial conversation about the role or would like an informal visit, please contact Rachel Gibson in the first instance – Tel: 01302 642448 / 642174 or email:   or Deanna Cowlishaw email:  or Tel. 01302 644059.

DBS checks - As a Trust who is committed to securing the safety of its staff, patients and property, we use the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS). In line with other NHS organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region, the Trust is now passing the charge for undertaking a DBS check on to candidates in the event that they are successfully appointed into the post for which they have applied. Please note that this check will be charged for in two instalments when you commence employment with Doncaster & Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. By applying for this vacancy you are agreeing to this undertaking in the event you are successfully appointed.

As a Trust we value HONESTY from our staff and therefore we encourage applicants to tell us about convictions, cautions, reprimands, warnings, regardless of when they took place, in the application and interview process. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences which will be discussed in a meeting between yourself, the Recruitment Team and your potential line manager..

If you are employed by the Trust and are interested in applying for this vacancy as a secondment (if advertised as such), please access the Secondment Policy (CORP/EMP 39) via the intranet, for guidance on requirements.

Please read the Job Description and Person Specification carefully to ensure that you meet the skills and experience required for the post. The 'Supporting Information' area on the application form is available if you wish to expand on your skills and experience.

For enquiries regarding the vacancy, please contact the person on the advert.


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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