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Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 185-A-19-75897

Employer:
Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Neonatal Unit
Location:
Exeter
Salary:
£24,214 - £30,122

We offer a fantastic benefits package with competitive pay rates with annual increases, annual leave of 27 days increasing to 33 days after 10 years, access to the NHS Pension Scheme to which you and the Trust contribute. Our Medical workforce has separate arrangements. Alongside this there are extensive training development opportunities with paid mandatory training, support for flexible working and access to an On-site Ofsted graded ‘Outstanding’ Nursery. We promote a healthy work life balance, provide an Occupational Health Service to support you at work and have a number of NHS discounts available either directly through ourselves or online through NHS Discounts. As part of our recruitment process we can tell you more about our benefits package and you will see that we offer everything you would expect and more!


The Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (RD&E) provides Acute and Community services across Exeter and East Devon serving a population of more than 450,000 people. In our latest CQC full inspection of our services, the RD&E received an overall rating of “good”. We were rated as “outstanding” for our Emergency and Critical Care services, and for Caring Trustwide.


The Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust has been ranked as the joint best performing non-specialist Trust in the country for overall patient experience of care in the 2016 Care Quality Commission (CQC) Adult Inpatient Survey.


The main hospital site is in the historical Cathedral city of Exeter that has abundant family amenities and beautiful surrounding countryside. It is situated in the middle of the South West Region with easy access to the countryside and coast of Devon and Cornwall. It is well served by rail, road and air links. Good educational facilities such as the University of Exeter and good Ofsted rated schools are available locally. Our Community sites are equally well positioned and are a good place to work.


Enjoy a good quality of life in the South West and be part of our caring workforce.



STAFF NURSE BAND 5 QIS

NEONATAL UNIT

WOMEN & CHILD HEALTH

ROYAL DEVON & EXETER HOSPITAL (WONFORD)

REF: CLOSING DATE:

 

***Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.**

 

Hours: 37.5

 

Salary:

 

 

Do you have strong belief in family centred care and enjoy working in partnership with parents?

 

Would you value the opportunity to create the perfect work/life balance, by joining a progressive neonatal unit situated in the beautiful Cathedral city of Exeter, with easy access to Dartmoor national park and stunning beaches of the South Devon coast?

 

We are looking for Band 5 nurses who will help to develop our neonatal service. This is an exciting time to join our Trust and make a difference to the families in our care.

 

We have a very spacious, purpose built unit with 26 cots. You will join a highly skilled, motivated and supportive neonatal team. We are the only Neonatal Unit in the United Kingdom accredited with UNICEF Baby Friendly neonatal standards and the BLISS Baby Charter accreditation. There are many training and development opportunities available to support the personal and professional development of all staff.

 

If you are a newly qualified or experienced band 5 and looking to work with families in a neonatal setting, this is the opportunity for you………

 

 

 

For more information please contact: - Matron Louise Rattenbury (ann.rattenbury@nhs.net) or Sister Ruth Atkinson (ruth.atkinson3@nhs.net ) 01392406623.

 

For more information please contact: - Louise Rattenbury 01392406623

 

This post has been identified as involving access to vulnerable adults and/or children and in line with Trust policy successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure Check.

 

Please note that you will be notified via email regarding the result of your application. If you are successful in obtaining an interview you will be given a minimum of 1 weeks notice, prior to your interview date. If you have not received any correspondence from us within 1 week of the closing date please contact the recruitment team on 01392 403758/403936/402367. It is not Trust policy to contact successful candidates in any other form than by email.

 

If you are appointed to a position within the Trust you will be required to provide original documents to verify your identity prior to your start date. This must be a valid passport or full birth certificate (specifying the names of the holder’s parents) together with proof of your national insurance number. Your contract of employment with the Trust may be invalidated in the event that you are unable to provide this documentation.

Our vision is to provide safe, high quality seamless services delivered with courtesy and respect. To achieve our vision we expect all our staff to uphold our Trust values. Our Trust values are:
Honesty, Openness & Integrity
Fairness
Inclusion & Collaboration
Respect & Dignity

***Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.***

DUE TO THE ANTICIPATED HIGH NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POST WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CLOSE THE VACANCY BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE.




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The Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust will contact previous employers to confirm employment history to cover a period of at least 3 years. The Trust is only able accept written references; these will be requested via email. One of your referees must be your current line manager and all references must cover the previous three years work or study history.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit):
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 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 UK Border Agency website.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we operate a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for job applicants with disabilities. If you let us know, when you apply, that you would like to use this scheme, we will guarantee you an interview, if you meet the essential criteria listed in the person specification section of the job description.

We will also make any reasonable adjustments you require to our selection process. Please let us know what you need.”



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