Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Staff Nurse – Trauma Horton Hospital

Band 5

Main area
Trauma
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time or part time
Job ref
321-TRAUMA-HGH-B5-A
Site
Horton Hospital
Town
Banbury
Salary
£21,692 - £28,180 per annum
Closing
30/06/2017 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


 

Oak Ward is an 18 bedded mixed trauma ward on the Horton Hospital site in Banbury. In addition to the Ward Sister, the ward has deputy sisters, all of whom manage their own teams. Internal rotation to night duty is in operation in order to ensure band 6 cover on all shifts. There is dedicated orthogeriatric, input for trauma patients and the ward is in the top five nationally for quality of care provided for patients with fragility fractures.

Education and evidence based care underpin all aspects of practice, and to support these goals the service benefits from two clinical educators and a nurse consultant. A trauma clinical nurse specialist for older people has also recently been appointed. Research has a high profile within the unit, led by the Senior Nursing Research Fellow, and publications in peer reviewed journals have been achieved over the past ten years.

We are looking for new graduates or experienced nurses who can bring their skills to the team and in turn benefit from the opportunities we can offer. A foundation programme with preceptor support is offered for newly qualified staff. Full time and part time posts are available, please contact the ward sister to discuss options.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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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Further details / informal visits contact

For more information please contact Louise Garrett, Ward Sister on 01925 229048 or e mail louise.garrett@ouh.nhs.uk,

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Telephone
01865228721