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Registered Nurse (Qualified)

Band 5

Main area
Medicine/Cancer/Surgery
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (may include nights, long days, weekends and bank holidays)
Job ref
320-PLD-RNA-9882
Site
Royal Derby Hospital,
Town
Derby, Burton, Lichfield and Tamworth
Salary
£24,907 - £37,890 per annum pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
29/08/2021 23:59

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together.

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

With over 13,000 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day! Our staff go above and beyond and take pride in caring for our patients.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

As a Trust we promote an inclusive environment and welcome applications from a diverse pool of talent and backgrounds.  All individuals are valued and given every opportunity to succeed based on merit.

The Trust actively encourages applications from members of our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. These groups are under-represented in our organisation, and it’s important to us that our workforce reflects the diversity of our communities as much as possible.

Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust.

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for; 

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust.

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for; 

Job overview

BAND 5 REGISTERED NURSE (ADULT - QUALIFIED) OPPORTUNITIES 

WE HAVE FULL AND PART TIME OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE DEPENDANT ON THE CLINICAL AREA WITHIN THE TRUST, HOWEVER YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO WORK SHIFTS INCLUDING LONG DAYS, NIGHTS, WEEKENDS AND BANK HOLIDAYS APPROPRIATE TO YOUR CLINICAL AREA.

We are looking for exceptional and committed Band 5 Nurses who will provide outstanding care to our patients. If you an experienced Band 5 Nurse looking for your next challenge and feel passionate about patient care and would relish a new challenge, then we would love to hear from you.

We have opportunities in a range of specialities, across medicine, surgery and cancer services across our five sites which include: Royal Derby Hospital, London Road Community Hospital, Queens Hospital, Samuel Johnson Community Hospital and Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital.

Main duties of the job

If you have already applied for one of our specific Registered Nurse adverts, we advise you not to apply to this generic advert.

When completing your application please specify from the paragraph above which site and clinical area you would prefer to work

In return we will offer:

  • A variety of flexible working options
  • The opportunity to work across disciplines and rotations
  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development, together with an opportunity to work across some or all of our 5 sites depending on your specialty.
  • Ongoing support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
  • Friendly, supportive and caring colleagues.
  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

 

 

Working for our organisation

Key facts about our Trust:

  • Every day our hospitals see more than 4,000 outpatients
  • We see more Trauma and Orthopaedic outpatients than any other Trust – over 3,300 per week
  • On average 860 patients are seen in A&E every day – the 6th largest in the country
  • We carry out more planned surgical operations than any other Trust in England with almost 50,000 operations taking place in our 52 operating theatres
  • We are one of only 5 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres
  • 25 babies are born each day in our maternity units
  • We employ 13,000 staff across our 5 hospital sites
  • Annual turnover of £750 million

In terms of location, Derby and Burton offer the best of both worlds – city life on the doorstep of a stunning rural environment. We border the National Forest and we are in easy reach of the Peak District, offering outstanding natural beauty. Centrally located, we have excellent transport links to the rest of the country including major cities.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

  • Delivery of clinical practice is based on policies, guidelines and evidence base to improve the outcomes and experiences of patients
  • Professional clinical advice and judgements will be provided to the multi-professional care team in relation to patient care and achieving positive patient outcomes and experiences
  • Safe, effective high quality care will be delivered with compassion, dignity and respect
  • Documentation will be accurate, legible and timely relating to current patient recording systems, both written and electronic. Information Governance will be  adhered to
  • All available methods of communication will be utilised and contacts established within and external to Trust
  • Will participate in change and new initiatives to enhance patient outcomes and contribute to evaluation processes
  • The Trust quality strategy and governance will be embedded in personal practice reflecting safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led standards. Will engage with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) as appropriate

Person specification

UK Professional Registration

Essential criteria
  • Current and Professional Registration i.e. NMC

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Post registration experience (working as an RN)
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the United Kingdom (UK) are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Please note that from January 2021, to work in the UK all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship here. It is vital that you provide full and accurate details of your current immigration status on the application form. Overseas applicants applying for entry clearance into the UK must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided in continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Guidance can be found here. Not everyone needs a ‘Skilled Worker’ visa. If you are applying for a vacancy in health or adult social care, check if you’re eligible to apply for the Health and Care Worker visa instead. It’s cheaper to apply for and you do not need to pay the annual immigration health surcharge

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Sandeep Chohan
Job title
Deputy Recruitment MAnager
Email address
sandeep.chohan@nhs.net
Telephone number
01332 788981
Additional information

Please contact our Recruitment Managers:

For vacancies at Royal Derby Hospital and London Road Community Hospitals contact Sandeep Chohan on 01332 788981 or email sandeep.chohan@nhs.net 

For vacancies at Queens Hospital, Samuel Johnson Community Hospital and Sir Robert Peel Hospital contact Pippa Gardiner on 01283 511511 EXT 2979  or email philippa.gardiner@nhs.net

If you have problems applying, contact

Address
University Hospital of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
Uttoxeter Road
Derby
DE22 3NE