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Band 5 - Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 360-H-STAFF-NURSES11JUN

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Nursing - all areas
Watford General Hospital, Watford
£25,424 - £31,617 per ann inc HCA

Our vision:
The very best care for every patient, every day

Our Staff Nurses deliver the highest quality patient care 24/7 on our wards and to ensure these standards are maintained we are seeking highly motivated and proactive nurses who are keen to deliver excellence to patients. As a team player it is essential that you have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, are positive about change and support the continuing development of all quality initiatives.

We have opportunities in all our medicine specialities including A&E, Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Respiratory, Stroke Medicine, Care of the Elderly and Surgery.

We can offer full time/part time, rotational positions, flexible working and OSCE training.

We believe in investing in those who put so much effort into keeping our patients safe and well. We help our staff to develop in their role and career and offer a wide range of benefits and opportunities, which supports a healthy work / life balance.

Some of the benefits you can expect to receive are:

Flexible working (underpinned by policy)
Paid annual leave and sick leave
NHS Pension
Training and development
Corporate training (to keep you safe as you work)
Health Service Discount Scheme
Salary sacrifice scheme
Staff health and well-being programme
Developing our Organisation (making our hospitals a great place to work and receive care)
Equal opportunities
Values-based appraisals, corporate and local Inductions

If you are shortlisted interviews will be taking place on Tuesday 11th June - if you are unable to make this date alternative dates are available.

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust provides acute healthcare services to a core catchment population of approximately half a million people living in west Hertfordshire and the surrounding area. Overall, the population served by the Trust is relatively affluent, but there are some areas of deprivation.

The Trust also provides a range of more specialist services to a wider population, serving residents of North London, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and East Hertfordshire.

As an employer of over 4,000 people the Trust is one of the biggest employers in the area and sees nearly a million patients each year.

We encourage and welcome people with disabilities, if you need help please ask.

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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