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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/09/2019.

MIIU Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 841-19-298-HR

Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust
Urgent Care - MIiU - Lydney Hospital
£24,214 - £30,112

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust was formed on Tuesday 1st October 2019, following the merger of 2gether NHS Foundation Trust and Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust. The two Trusts joined together to provide integrated mental health, physical health and learning disability services to communities.

MIIU Staff Nurse / Paramedic

Band: 5

Salary: £24,214 - £30,112

Hours: Various (Flexible working Requests will be considered so long as the Service can support the request)

Location: Dilke and Lydney

We are looking for individuals who have experience in unscheduled care (I.e. Emergency, Acute, OOHs and Primary Care) and are committed to completing a pathway to become an Emergency Practitioner. We are looking for professionals with a nursing or paramedic background with suitable post graduate clinical experience. For the right person we could offer support to gain the qualifications needed to progress to the role of Band 6/7 Emergency Practitioner.

Why Apply?

•We offer community services throughout Gloucestershire - and are proud to live our core values and provide an opportunity to work within a pioneering Trust

•Diverse patients - the Minor Injuries & Illness Unit sees patients from throughout the Forest of Dean and the wider boundaries such as Chepstow & Ross on Wye, with a wide range of demographics and presentations.

•Professional development - the Trust is committed to the on-going training of all staff and has strong links to regional educational organisations

•An active teaching programme – The directorate has an active teaching programme and can provide the opportunity for those who wish to participate in a Link Nurse role, where you will be allocated responsibilities for a specific subject (I.e. Dementia, wounds and infection control.)

•Excellent working facilities - you will be based in Lydney and Dilke Community Hospitals which have fantastic facilities, free parking and lovely surrounding views

• Thriving area with good transport links - and easy access to spectacular countryside and coastlines. If you prefer country, village or smaller town living, GCS are also easily commutable from a range of attractive locations in Gloucestershire and South Wales (e.g. Chepstow & Newport)

YOU: The successful candidate will be:

•An Experienced and Skilled Clinician

•A team player who remains calm in pressured environments

•Compassionate and strong

•Able to recognise own limitations and to not be afraid to ask for support

•Excited by the thought of a new challenge

•Committed to providing outstanding care in a busy Minor Injuries & Illness Unit

For further details / informal visits call Lee Iddles on 07580 733875/0300 421 8242 or contact her on email -

When applying for this position, please ensure that in your supporting statement, you make it clear as to how you meet the person specification especially the values and behaviours expected of all colleagues. This will figure largely in our short-listing criteria and the overall selection process.

If you would like to work for an Organisation that values its staff, aims to deliver the best care, offering compassion to all patients, their carers and families, and you can demonstrate this to us, we would like to hear from you!

This vacancy is subject to an Enhanced disclosure with Disclosure for children & adults. Successful candidates are expected to undertake a DBS check at their own cost and sign up to the DBS update service.

Short-listing Date: - Wednesday 10th October 2019

Interview Date: - TBC

Applicants who have been shortlisted will be contacted via NHS Jobs. Please check your account regularly. If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks of the closing date you have probably not been shortlisted. We are sorry that on some occasions we are unable to let you know the outcome of your application personally. The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

Applicants should note that all appointments to Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust are subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probation period.(excluding Medical Staffing appointments).

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.

Please note that if you are successful in your application and you have previously worked for an NHS Trust, Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust will request confirmation of your previous NHS service from your last NHS employer via the inter authority transfer system to verify service, pension, sick pay entitlement and pay grade. Your permission will be sought at application and /or later in the process.

Flexible working arrangements will be considered. Any request will be set against genuine operational requirements and limitations and it is not obligatory for a manager to accede to the request.

For positions Band 8a and above there is a requirement to participate in an on-call rota to ensure a high quality of care for patients at all times and continued support to all staff with access to the right knowledge and expertise. For further information on this please consult the job description.

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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