Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Nursing Assistant

Band 2

Main area
Band 2
37.5 hours per week (Part time will also be considered)
Job ref
£15,404 - £18,157 per annum
26/03/2018 23:59

The Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises of four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

Many of our recruitment programmes use values-based interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significance difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.

For more information about our Values and Value Based Interviewing please visit  http://www.ouh.nhs.uk/about/vision-and-values/default.aspx


We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated individuals to join our team. If you are committed and take pride in delivering high standards of basic nursing care then we want to hear from you.

The Horton Emergency Assessment Unit is a busy fast paced environment delivering high standards of acute emergency care. It is important to us that our patients have a positive hospital experience from the second they arrive on the unit. Ultimately this begins with getting their basic care needs right first.

Previous experience of working in the care sector is desirable but not essential as full training will be given to the right candidates.

Hours of work will be full time but part hours  will be considered. Shifts are 11.5 hours including days, nights and weekend working.

Day shifts- 0730-2000 hrs
Night shifts- 1930-0800hrs

Please ensure you read the job description and personal specification in full before submitting an application.


Closing Date: 26-Mar-2018

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Applicant requirements

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. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) 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 UKVI 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.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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