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Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 841-19-012-BJ

Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust
Community Hospitals - The Vale
£24,214 - £30,112 pro rata per annum

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.

Staff Nurse

Band 5

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

Hours: 37.5 Hours Per Week (flexible working andnight working patterns will be considered)

Location: Peak View Ward, Specialist Stoke Rehabilitation Unit, The Vale Hospital Dursley.

The new Specialist Stroke Rehabilitation Inpatient Unit will be based at the Vale Community Hospital in Dursley, offering residents of Gloucestershire a dedicated specialist stroke rehabilitation service in a Community Hospital environment.

Adopting national best practice this unit will ensure that people suffering from a stroke within Gloucestershire will benefit from an improved clinical pathway, maximising the health outcomes of those people who are likely to improve with In Patient Specialist Rehabilitation. There will be close collaborative working with colleagues in the Hyper Acute Stroke Unit at Gloucester Royal Hospital and colleagues in the Countywide Early Supported Discharge Team.

We are inviting applications from Registered Nurses and Health Care Assistants who wish to join us in this unique and exciting development and are committed to delivering rehabilitation as part of a multi- professional team.

If you share our ambition and passion, are interested in being part of this unique opportunity and would like to find out more please do contact Margaret Badger, Senior Sister on 0300 421 8476.

Short-listing Date: Thursday 3rd October 2019

Interview Date: TBC

This post is subject to a DBS check and successful candidates are expected to undertake a DBS check at their own cost and sign up to the DBS update service.

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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