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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/03/2020.

Staff Nurse/ODP

Job Reference: 156-1945147-F

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
Surgical Services
£24,214- £30,112

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.

We are looking for Registered Nurses and Operating Department Practitioners to join our operating department team at St Michaels Hospital, Hayle, where exciting things are happening!!

St Michael’s is part of Royal Cornwall Trust; it is primarily an Orthopaedic site, with 3 of its 4 theatres dedicated to orthopaedic elective work. The other theatre is dedicated to our breast surgery service, which offers outstanding care to our patients. St Michael’s is working hard to become a centre of excellence for elective Orthopaedics; we have recently created a higher bay on our inpatient ward to allow us to undertake more complex cases.

Our vision and current developments include an enhanced level care facility, increased theatre capacity and a research hub focused on orthopaedic surgery.

St Michael’s hold several social events throughout the year, all department are involved in these events, and often includes the local community.

Are you up for the challenge to join our expanding team to help develop our service further? We are seeking individuals, who are dynamic, motivated, enthusiastic and innovative staff dedicated to their work, forward thinking to develop service improvements. Who want to be part of the future development of this site.

So what can St Michael’s offer you?? We can offer developmental opportunities within the hospital, including rotation, develop your skills further within the perioperative setting.

We can offer you a relocation package which is up to £8,000, or provision of accommodation for the first three months (or a mix of both), to help with your move to the county.

  • Support to source schools and colleges, housing (rent or purchasing).
  • Potential to support job search for partners.

Cornwall itself is a beautiful county which will offer you a great home/work life balance. The county offers you beaches, costal walks, country parks and many more relaxing activates.

There are both full time and part time opportunities 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.

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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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