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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/02/2020.

Registered Nurse

Job Reference: 264-2254056-MED

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Cardiology, Medicine
Kettering General Hospital, Kettering
£24,214 - £30,112 per annum

Exciting opportunities have arisen for whole time Band nurses to join the existing team of dynamic and cohesive team of Nurses providing cardiac care to the population of Northamptonshire and surrounding regions.

The Kettering General Hospital Department of Cardiology provides comprehensive cardiac services including acute and elective coronary intervention, (PCI and PPCI), basic and complex device therapy (PPM, ICD, CRT-P, CRT-D) and Heart Failure. Our Cathlab provides 24/7 emergency PPCI 365 days per year.

Cardiology Specialty at Kettering is a rapidly expanding service offering direct access to chest pain unit with a 24/7 Cardiac Outreach service and a Cardiac Rehabilitation Service with excellent patient experience.

We have a modern purpose built 12 bedded CCU and 16 bedded ward environment with daily support from Heart Failure Nurses.

If you are an experienced nurse or paramedic wishing to gain experience in cardiology services, either in Coronary care Unit or cardiology/ heart Failure wards, this will be the ideal opportunity for you.

We welcome newly qualified nurses or if you are about to complete your nurse training. Our team will be prepared to support you with your preceptorship and development as a nurse within a very busy Cardiac Unit. We have Practice Development Matron linked to the specialty that will support you.

If this area sounds interesting to you, or you would like to get a better understanding of what we do, please contact me to arrange an informal visit, or if you are confident this is something you would like to do, please submit an application.

A genuine interest in cardiology and nursing within this truly multidisciplinary team environment is essential.

Kettering area offers a number of market towns and many charming villages, all within easy reach of major cities; the housing market remains competitively priced. There is excellent educational provision in the area, and a wide range of leisure and recreational facilities.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Amalia Batayola Sister CCU/Oakley 0153649124

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Please submit your application as soon as possible; we reserve the right to close any adverts before the closing date once we have received sufficient applications.

We are an equal opportunities employer; we aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from all backgrounds. This includes members of our black and minority ethnic (BME) communities, especially in relation to senior posts within at KGH.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Kettering General Hospital (KGH) NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service via the Electronic Staff Record Inter Authority Transfer process. Including factual reference, occupational health clearance and statutory and mandatory training record.

If your role requires you to have a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check, you will be required to repay the cost of obtaining this (£50).This amount will be reclaimed from your first salary. It is also recommended that following your DBS check you subscribe to the DBS update service.

Please note that news starters with KGH are subject to a six month probationary period.

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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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