Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Nursing Team Leader

Band 6

Main area
Oxford Colorectal and Jane Ashley
Band 6
Fixed Term until end of December 2017
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Churchill Hospital
£26,565 - £35,577 per annum
28/08/2017 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


We are looking for an enthusiastic Team Leader to join our team.

The Jane Ashley/Colorectal Centre is based at the Churchill Hospital and is a 28 bedded ward caring for patients who have undergone colorectal surgery, and women undergoing breast and gynaecological surgery. Enhanced recovery pathways are used for all colorectal and breast patients and we continue to roll out the principles of this to the other specialties on the ward.

The team is very supportive and experienced. It is an excellent opportunity to gain acute nursing skills. You will need to be a forward thinking, motivated professional nurse who is committed to providing a high standard of holistic care and can demonstrate a caring commitment to working in partnership with patients and their families.

The successful applicant will assist in delivering high quality care ensuring effective flow of patients. The post holder will also lead a small team of nurses with the support of the ward sister; ensuring staff have an annual appraisal and appropriate training. You will assist the ward sister to provide clinical leadership, monitor nursing standards and ensure compliance within the NMC standards

To be successful, you will need to be a qualified RGN with a valid NMC registration.

Applicants must have excellent customer care, communication and interpersonal skills and be flexible and able to adapt to and support change in this growing and developing environment. We are able offer a wide range of opportunity and training to support personal development needs.

We run a pattern of long shifts which includes rotating onto night duty.

The closing date is 28th August. Interviews 8th September.

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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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01865 235356.