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Staff Nurse - Trinity Unit - Mount Vernon Hospital

Job Reference: 394-171S18-Q

The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Mount Vernon, Northwood
£27,936-£34,628 pa incl. of HCAA

The Trust only accepts applications made through this site, please register when you click APPLY at the end of this advertisement. The Trust is able to offer hospital accommodation, pension scheme, on-site nursery (through third party provider), together with salary sacrifice schemes (including child care vouchers, ride to work) and a range of national and local staff discounts (subject to availability).

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An exciting opportunity has risen on Trinity unit at Mount Vernon Hospital to expand our team on the elective Orthopaedic inpatient unit and mixed speciality Day care unit.

Mount Vernon Hospital Treatment Centre is part of the Hillingdon Hospital trust and situated in rural Northwood on the outskirts of London and Hertfordshire, it is in easy access of the M25 and close to vital tube and bus links. The Metropolitan tube line is only a short bus ride or walk away.

The Trinity team cover both the 25 bedded elective inpatient area and the mixed speciality day care unit which are situated across the same floor. Trinity unit will be increasing the amount of elective orthopaedic surgery carried out daily as well as operating on a higher number of patients with complex medical conditions. We are looking for Band 5 nurses who want a new challenge or who are newly qualified and looking to gain good experience in the surgical division. Experience of Orthopaedic, surgical or acute care is desirable but not essential. We are looking for nurses who have a passion for orthopaedic nursing and are keen to develop and learn. You must have strong communication skills and be a team player. You will be joining a team of dedicated nursing, medical and therapy staff

You will be expected to work alternating shifts involving early, late, long days and night duty. A full orientation will be given on induction to the ward. Newly qualified nurses will be supported by our established preceptor programme. There is opportunity for personal development in the trust for all staff as the trust offers in house training in venepuncture and cannulation, ECG interpretation, ALERT, ILS and the deteriorating patient study day to name a few. There is the opportunity for staff to access funding for postgraduate courses including the introduction critical care and orthopaedic nursing courses. These can be standalone modules or used to top up to a degree.

If you are looking for a change and interested in the post please get in touch. An informal visit is highly recommended.

The Preceptorship and Transition Programme-12 months Programme:

This programme is for all newly qualified nurses. It is also available for nurses who may have been qualified for some time but have not had recent experience in the acute care setting. Within the preceptorship package there are a number of clinical skills study days that can be accessed depending on the individual’s speciality and required skill needs.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Debbie Field Ward Manager Trinity unit 01923844181 or 01923844345

Interview Date: TBC

We welcome applications from overseas. Applicants 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 Border Agency 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 Border Agency website.

Once a sufficient number of applications have been received the vacancy may be closed prior to the published closing down date. All contracts are issued under Agenda for Change Terms & Conditions of employment and all posts are subject to appropriate job matching or evaluation process, where indicated. Applications are welcome from all sections of the community to ensure our workforce is representative of the population. Please note that all candidates at risk in London and going through the NHS London Redeployment scheme are to be given priority as part of the recruitment process where their application meets the essential criteria for the role.

Please note: If you do not meet the requirements for the role or have specific registration where required then your application will be automatically rejected.

If you do not hear from within 2 weeks of the closing date please assume you are unsuccessful.

The Hillingdon Hospital will use the information provided primarily for the purposes of managing your employment within the Trust.

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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