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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/12/2019.

Registered Nurse / Registered Operating Department Practitioner (ODP)

Job Reference: 156-19-6249

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
£24,214 - £30,112 pa pro

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Please read the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Applicant Information Pack document in the 'Further Links' section before applying for this position. This pack will provide you with all the details you need on how to make your application and what happens next. You can also view our Total Reward Package Information for details on our colleague benefits.

The Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust (including St Michaels and West Cornwall Hospitals) is a developing Trust situated in the beautiful county of Cornwall serving a population of around 500,000 people, it’s not surprising that with its beautiful coastal scenery Cornwall attracts around 3.5 million visitors each year, making it one of the top UK tourist destinations.

This is your chance to join our amazing Recovery team - where excellent staff to patient ratio allows clinical skills and knowledge to be developed in the post anesthetic care environment.

You can make a difference to each patient’s experience of the NHS as they proceed through their Theatre journey.

We are a team of dedicated staff who focus on being brilliant. Recovery practitioners play a vital role in patient care and safety following surgery. This role is challenging, but very rewarding, and is an excellent platform for motivated and dedicated practitioners to build and develop a new set of skills.

You will be supported by highly experienced registered staff and receive super-numery status whilst you are completing an orientation period. Training is facilitated by the completion of a bespoke training package, which will be undertaken alongside practical experience. A mentor will be assigned in each of the recovery areas in which you will rotate to. Education and training are a priority in the care group We provide our team with opportunities to access degree and masters modules as well as in house courses including a six month anesthetic course. We run simulation training sessions twice a month focusing on recovery care.

Our service covers 14 Theatres across 4 locations within the hospital. Additionally, we cover outlying specialties such as pain clinic, dental surgery and obstetrics.

It is not essential to have worked within Surgery or Trauma to apply for this position as we would welcome all Registered Nurses as we are committed to going the extra mile for you, as you would for our patients. We work together to create a positive team spirit, recognizing achievements and celebrating success.

We have part and full time positions available.

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If your application is successful, your details will be retained for as long as you remain our employee (and for a suitable time as required following your date of leaving). If your application is unsuccessful, your job application and related documents will be retained confidentially for a period of 13 months and then destroyed. If you have any questions relating to how we handle your personal data please contact the Trust’s Data Protection Officer by email

We are committed to ensuring all of our colleagues are developed, engaged and supported to work in different ways. Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. 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 to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The Home Office requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post.

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.

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