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Bank Staff Nurse/Emergency Care Practitioner

Job Reference: 841-19-175-LW

Employer:
Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust
Department:
Inpatient Wards & Minor Injury &illness Units
Location:
Gloucestershire
Salary:
£24,214 to £30,112

In September 2017, we announced that our Trust Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust and (2gether) were planning to join together. From October 2019, we hope to be one organisation providing integrated community mental health, physical health and learning disabilities services. The new Trust will be called Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust.

We are already working closely together but the benefits we really want for our communities can best be achieved if we become a single trust, delivering outstanding integrated physical and mental health care.

The aim of the proposed merger is to improve our services and ensure we are providing the most appropriate and seamless information, support and treatment for people with mental health issues, physical health problems or learning disabilities. It will mean we can help people as a ‘whole person’, not just separate conditions or symptoms. As healthcare professionals in the new Trust, you will be able to ensure better outcomes for service users which we know is really important to all clinical, medical and support professionals alike. For colleagues, it will also provide more opportunity to develop and realise your potential.

While our overall name will become Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust, services in Herefordshire will be given their own, separate, name, which will be Herefordshire Mental Health and Learning Disability Services.

The details of the merger will be finalised early September and the Trusts hope to be one organisation from 1st October 2019.

Both Trusts are high performing with ‘good’ CQC ratings and strong financial foundations.


Bank Staff Nurse / Emrgency Care Practitioner

Band: 5

Salary:£24,214 to £30,112 per annum pro rata

Hours: Bank (Zero hours)

Locations: All Community Hospitals - North Cotswolds Hospital, Moreton-In-Marsh, The Dilke and Lydney, Stroud, Cirencester, Tewkesbury Community Hospitals

In order to ensure that we support our substantive staff we are looking for Nurses who wish to work additional hours on our Bank. This will allow us to release our staff nurses for further development and to ensure the department is staffed to our ‘safe staffing level’.

We are looking for people with passion and commitment to their profession, who hold patient experience at the heart of their nursing practice and share our organisational values. All of this will feature largely in our short-listing and selection criteria.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and hold the patient experience and care at the heart of their nursing practice. If you possess the passion and commitment needed to deliver a great patient experience, and share our organisational values, looking to make a change or want to earn extra money, we would like to hear from you!

This would be an ideal opportunity for people to experience something different. In return we offer you day to day support along with opportunities for continued professional development. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and hold the patient experience and care at the heart of their nursing practice. If you decide to take accept our offer there is an expectation that you will complete all your mandatory training in line with the Trust’s standards.

For further information please contact The Bank Office on 0300 421 8444 or email sue.hewlett@glos-care.nhs.uk.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check with an Adult Barring check and successful candidates are expected to undertake this at their own cost and sign up to the DBS update service.

 




The Trust aims to promote a culture of inclusion, where colleagues understand and celebrate the diversity and different perspectives of our service users and colleagues.

The Trust is a safeguarding employer committed to the safeguarding and promotion of welfare of children, young people and adults at risk. The trust expects colleagues and volunteers to share this commitment. The Trust is committed to safe recruitment practices to protect children and adults at risk, and any appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance relevant to the post.

For customer-facing roles all applicants must be able to demonstrate that they can communicate in English with confidence.

Successful candidates are expected to self-fund either an enhanced or standard or basic DBS check, and sign up to the DBS update service if required for the role.

Candidates are advised to monitor their NHS jobs as initial feedback will be through their account. Interview dates will usually be advised to shortlisted candidates within 2 weeks of the closing date. This is not always the case and so if candidates have not had any feedback from their application, they can call the Recruitment Team on 0300 421 8602.

Subsequent conditional offers of employment will be via NHS jobs followed by communication via email and hard copy letters.

Please note that if you are successful in your application and you have previously worked for an NHS Trust, Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust will request confirmation of your previous NHS service from your last NHS employer via the inter authority transfer system to verify service and pay grade.


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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