Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Staff Nurse

Band 5 - 6

Main area
Ward 5F
Band 5 - 6
Part time or full time
Job ref
John Radcliffe Hospital
£23, 023 - £36,644 per annum pro rota
20/11/2018 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


Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Hepatology Unit

Band 5 and Band 6 opportunities

Part time and Full time positions


Short and Long shifts available

Potential £1000 relocation expenses


Come and join our small friendly team on this acute unit at the JR with 19 beds where you will be given an exciting opportunity to develop into a Gastroenterology and Hepatology specialist nurse. Educational and personal development plans will be available to support you in extending your knowledge and leadership in this field of specialist nursing which is underpinned by strong research studies.


We will support newly qualified staff to attend the OUH two year Foundation programme which consists of up to twelve study days. The study days include a range of teaching methods linking theory and practice. The aim of the programme is to follow on and develop the learning you have done during your training, help you apply this to clinical situations and develop more complex skills.  You will be actively engaged in discussion and scenario based learning in a safe and confidential environment. In your second year you will explore leadership in more depth including leadership in practice, leading safety and change.


We actively promote effective and timely discharge by the use of daily board rounds and support roles such as a discharge co-ordinator. This has been effective in releasing nursing time to spend in delivering quality care to our patients.


We strongly believe in role modelling the Trust values and our culture on the unit is based on a team approach. We are keen to recruit staff that want to be empowered to challenge practice and make informed decisions based on evidence based practice. We really hope that you will consider joining us and we hope to hear from you soon.   


Closing Date: 20-Nov-2018

Interviews to take place between 28th Nov and 5th Dec.


No smoking policyPositive about disabled people

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

 Diva Martins to arrange an informal visit on Tel 01865 221185 or on Diva.Martins@ouh.nhs.uk.