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Staff Nurse - Medical

Job Reference: 372-GEN1028

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust
Huddersfield Royal Infirmary / Calderdale Royal Hospital, Huddersfield/Halifax
£22,128 to £28,746 per an

Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust aspires to be a leader in the digital health revolution. With the launch of a full Electronic Patient Record in 2017 the Trust aims to be the safest, most efficient and patient centred trust in the NHS. The launch is part of a 10-15 year ongoing project of modernisation with future opportunities for research, development in this rapidly developing field of medicine. Through working at CHFT you can be part of this innovative area aiming to bring safer and more effective care to our patients.

Are you looking to progress and develop your nursing career?

Do you want to work for a Trust that recognises you may need to work more flexibly?

If the answer is yes we’d love to hear from you.

We are seeking registered nurses to join our teams within the medical division in various specialities at both our Calderdale Royal Hospital and Huddersfield Royal Infirmary sites.

As part of our commitment to improving working lives we have opportunities for you to join our team on a range of different contracts including full or part time, permanent nights or weekend only and annualised contracts.

To further support you experience & development as CHFT we ensure all new staff nurses receive a week long induction on commencement of employment, are enrolled on a yearlong preceptorship programme & are allocated an experience clinical preceptor. To provide additional clinical support the division also have “clinical nurse educators” who will support your practice & development within the ward/department environment.

We have posts in various specialities, including:
• Medical elderly & complex care
• Emergency & acute medicine (A&E and MAU)
• Cardiology
• Acute Medicine
• Rehabilitation
• Stroke care
• Respiratory medicine

Applications from third year nursing students would be welcome and all students are guaranteed an interview.

As from 1st October 2017 there will be an additional enhancement to bank pay rates for all Band 5 Registered Nurses, ODPs and Midwives.

This enhancement will be 20% additional to your current basic hourly rate and will be introduced for all shifts worked from 1st October 2017 until 31st March 2018, as part of a trial period.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Michelle Bamforth, Workforce Assurance Manager on 01484 355896
Amanda McGrath, Recruitment Support 01484 343363

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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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