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Return to Practice Nurse

Job Reference: 832-2019-NM-5902

Employer:
Livewell Southwest CIC
Department:
Across Livewell
Location:
Ivybridge
Salary:
£18,813 to £20,795 pa, pro rata

Livewell Southwest is an award winning provider of NHS health and social care services in Plymouth and NHS community health services in South Hams and West Devon. Quality care is at the heart of our philosophy to help keep people safe, well and at home.

A leader in integrated care, we continue to innovate our services into multidisciplinary teams shaped around our localities. As a social enterprise, we offer excellent terms and conditions and future career development opportunities. Our locations offer an exciting work life balance, with Dartmoor and glorious beaches on the doorstep and Plymouth, Britain’s Ocean City offering culture and excellent travel links.


Are you a nurse who is missing the challenges and rewards of nursing? Would you like to return to practice and re-join the NMC professional register?

If the answer is yes, you may wish to consider the following;

We are currently recruiting previously registered adult and mental health nurses who are looking to return to practice and to regain their professional registration.

If successful, you will be offered a placement within one of our clinical areas, where you will be supported and supervised by a practice supervisor and practice assessor in order to meet the Nursing and Midwifery Council requirements for re-registration.

Your experiences at Livewell Southwest will be varied; however the emphasis will be working in Adult health and mental health teams.

You will be supported to complete a Return to Practice programme at the University of Plymouth, and you will have study leave to attend university as required, and you will be supported in practice to achieve your practice learning outcomes. For further information about the university programme please visit the Plymouth University website regarding Return To Practice.

Livewell Southwest will cover the course fee and employ you as a Band 3 Healthcare Assistant £18,813per annum, pro-rata for the duration of your training.  On the successful completion of the course you will be given a priority interview for a registered nursing post within the organisation.

NB: (You must be a de-registered nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council register to apply for this post).

The next Return to Practice course begins at Plymouth University In March 2020.

 

When completing this application form please include your past experience and your current preference.

The course duration is three months. During this time you will be expected to complete a minimum of 150 clinical hours (this depends on how long you have been out of nursing) and commit to attending 8 study days.

The course runs for three months. For example; during this time you will be expected to complete 150 clinical hours and commit to attending 8 study days. Please see hours required in relation to years not registered (see box below)

Years  not registered

Number of hours required

3 - 10

100-150

10 - 15

250

15 and above

450

 

On completion of the training you will be required to work for Livewell Southwest for a minimum of two years.

Livewell Southwest values its staff and makes investment in their development a priority. Currently we offer the following development opportunities for staff:

  • A minimum of three days protected CPD for registered staff  
  • Development pathways for unregistered staff from apprentice to bands 2, 3 and 4 and for registered staff in bands 5, 6, 7 and 8
  • Leadership programmes
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Medicines Management, leg Ulcer Management and Assessment Training
  • Access and funding for training including Care Certificate, Assistant Practitioners Course and Scholarship Into Nurse Training
  • Robust Preceptorship
  • An induction programme tailored to your needs
  • Relocation package may be considered for the right candidate for certain roles

Rewards and benefits

  • Discounts available from retailers, UK hotels and main attractions – often up to 15% savings
  • NHS Pension Scheme and competitive Pension Scheme with Scottish Widows and/or Government Pension scheme (conditions apply)
  • Lease car scheme (available after satisfactory completion of probation/conditions apply)
  • Cycle to work scheme (available after satisfactory completion of probation)
  • Childcare vouchers
  • School holiday childcare subsidies
  • Multiple flexible working options

Livewell Southwest can allow existing members of the NHS Pension Scheme to continue their membership when they join the organisation.

All Livewell Southwest staff are expected to able and willing to work across a 7 day service.

Job share(s) considered.




Please study all recruitment documentation to ensure you are fully aware of the post's requirements and to judge whether you meet the essential criteria.

Note for internal applicants:
Applications must not be submitted by internal applicants who are currently subject to the (informal or formal) poor performance, absence management Stage 2, or disciplinary procedures or have extant warnings (including verbal) for misconduct; without prior permission of the Head of Human Resources.

Please refer to LWSW's Terms & Conditions of Employment with regard to declaring a disability.

We reserve the right to withdraw an advertised post at anytime.

LWSW will not be responsible for system errors, whether as a result of user error or of a failing of NHS Jobs; we are unable to accept late applications. Please do not log off immediately after submitting your application and ensure to await automated confirmation of receipt.

If you are shortlisted for this post WE WILL CONTACT YOU BY EMAIL with details of your interview and you will need to confirm your attendance by return. Therefore it is important that you check your NHS jobs account regularly. To access emails from us, please log into your account, go to 'My Applications'.

Important - You will be informed of interview arrangements via your NHS Jobs email account; a notification will also be automatically forwarded to your personal email address as specified on your application form.

Please refer to our Privacy Statement which describes the information you provide and what we will do with it.

All on-line information and documents are available in alternative formats, including Braille and large font, upon request from the Recruitment Team via (01752) 435223 or livewell.recruitment@nhs.net.

In relation to recruitment of staff, we provide assurance that all staff employed on a permanent or temporary basis are subject to checks to ensure that they are not the subject of modern slavery or human trafficking. Please refer to the attachment entitled: Modern Day Slavery Statement.


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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

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 Visas and Immigration department 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 Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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