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Job Reference: 267-OPRGNSW050

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
Community Health Services
£24,214 to £30,112 per annum

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.

We are looking for Registered Nurses to join our dynamic and innovative team at the Oxfordshire Stroke Rehabilitation Unit (OSRU)! Stroke Nursing is an exciting and rewarding career, and career development within this specialism is a hot topic at the RCN at present!

OSRU is a 20 bed ward which provides inpatient rehabilitation for patient’s post-stroke. Our latest SSNAP (Stroke Audit) grade was a ‘B’, reflecting the high-quality care and rehabilitation we deliver. As part of our team you will get to work with specialist, innovative and forward-thinking staff including; dieticians, nurses, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, rehabilitation assistants and speech and language therapists.

We are currently working towards being a centre of excellence for stroke rehabilitation. It is a really exciting time to join our team and be part of this journey! Opportunities/benefits within the service include:

    • regular in-house training in stroke rehabilitation, delivered by experienced clinicians
    • support for MSc level study in this specialist area
    • the opportunity to participate in service development initiatives with support from the senior team
    • quiet location with excellent transport links and parking available (permit or pay and display)
    • local amenities available (retail park, food retailers)

We value our staff and want to see you progress and succeed in your role. We are committed to supporting your development and will work with you to help you achieve your objectives. We would love to discuss this unique opportunity with you so please get in contact via phone or email if you would like to chat further, or to arrange to visit us. There is also more information about our service on our new website!

For further details / informal visits contact:

Emma Garratt 01865 904259

  • New starters have a 6 month probationary period. This, together with the induction process aims to create a positive supportive working environment allowing new employees to learn key elements of their role over a reasonable timescale.

  • Candidates not currently employed by the Trust who attend an interview for non-qualified Band 1-5 posts are required to undertake numeracy and literacy assessments.

  • Appointment to this post is subject to the trust receiving satisfactory references covering 3-5 years of employment or study. Please ask your referees to respond promptly to reference requests.

  • Employees are expected to undertake mandatory and statutory training related to their role.

  • We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population.

  • Oxford Health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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.

UK Registration

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

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