Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Staff Nurse

Band 5 / Band 6

Main area
Band 5 / Band 6
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
The John Radcliffe Hospital
£23,023 - £36,644 pa
25/10/2018 23:59

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 four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General 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 Value 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 significant 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 www.ouh.nhs.uk/about/vision-and-values


Gynaecology Ward - Staff Nurse

Band 5/6 depending upon Gynaecology/Leadership experience

Are you passionate about patient care?

Are you interested in working in a friendly and busy ward?

Vacancies have arisen on the Gynaecology Ward for enthusiastic and motivated Staff Nurses to facilitate the provision of high quality specialist care to patients with Gynaecological disorders to join our team. The ward presents a challenging and interesting environment with many opportunities for learning and development, whilst being supported by an experienced nursing team.

The Gynaecology Ward consists of 22 in-patient beds caring for a wide variety of patients including women recovering from gynaecological surgery, early pregnancy complications and gynaecological disorders.  It also incorporates a day surgery unit.

The ward is supported by an Early Gynaecology Clinic that assesses and manages patients with gynaecological/early pregnancy issues. These ladies may then be admitted to the ward. The ward is also supported by an established urogynae and endometriosis service with specialist nurses in post to provide advice and teaching.

This post is ideal for the newly qualified nurse or for someone wishing to develop their interest in women’s health. You will be working within a team, caring for a designated group of patients planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care. You will have the opportunity to develop an area of special interest and will need to contribute towards audit and Trust initiatives

You will receive an orientation period during which you will be able to work with the clinical nurse specialist for urogynaecology and visit other areas related to women’s health, and you will have a named mentor.

You will be working a rota of days, nights, weekend and bank holiday shifts. 

This vacancy will close on 25-Oct-2018.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

01865 22001/2 and ask to speak to either Matron Susie Saeed or Deputy Sisters Clare Winfield, Daniela Canelhas, Becky Knight and Holly Attle.

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