Nurse - Acute Medical Unit

Recruiter
South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Warwick
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
17 Nov 2020
Closes
23 Nov 2020
Ref
203-CR3904-B
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
Come and join a Trust rated Outstanding by the CQC. South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust have been rated as outstanding following our latest inspection by the CQC and we are recruiting new staff to come and help us improve even further.

We are one of the best perfoming NHS Trusts nationally and our staff think this is a great place to work and we hope you will agree.

We provide services across Warwickshire and beyond ranging from Hospitals in Warwick, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Royal Leamington Spa and Shipston-on Stour to Community Services across the whole county. We are a progressive, expanding organisation with great ambition around improving quality, integrating pathways and delivering high levels of productivity. Over 4800 people work for the Trust and many of them have been here a long time. People find they don't need to go elsewhere to find a fulfilling career in healthcare.

The first thing you will notice about us is how we take our values seriously. We believe that our values underpin everything we do. If you are interested in a role with us you need to make sure our values match your own.

Our values can be summed up in one sentence. We are 'Trusted to provide safe, effective and compassionate care'. Throughout the recruitment process you will be asked to think about how you demonstrate these values and how they impact on your work. It doesn't matter what role you do, whether it is patient facing or not, we are all working in the same way with our values at the core.

To keep up to date on our latest recruitment activity follow us on twitter @swftrecruit or look us up on Facebook (Recruitment - South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust).


We're currently not hiring overseas nurses - must have NMC Registration.

The Acute Medical Unit has an exciting opportunity for both experienced and newly qualified Nurses who are caring, enthusiastic and driven to join this experienced and friendly team.

The Acute Medical Unit is a high paced, diverse unit consisting of 3 areas; Acute Medical Ward, Acute Decision Unit and Ambulatory Emergency Care.

The successful applicants will be highly motivated and demonstrate the ability to provide the highest standard of safe, effective care to their patients. It will be essential for them to be able to work as part of a successful multidisciplinary team, adapting to changing situations, thinking quickly and acting with compassion and empathy.

Come and join our friendly team in a trust rated OUTSTANDING and expand your knowledge and clinical skills in a diverse and exciting environment. You will be fully supported by the Trust, the Ward Manager and the ward team in your development.

There is a Band 6 learning lead who works across all 3 areas in the Acute Medical Unit (AMU) who supports all new starters. They work alongside new members of team during the induction process and helps develop the ward team of all bands with their continued professional development. The learning lead for AMU has been developed to support staff to become more confident in delivering high standards of care. The learning lead will meet with you regularly and will work closely with the learning and development team in order to support a coordinated approach to education, training and professional development. This is a unique role and having this learning experience for new starters is only present on a few areas around the trust creating a brilliant learning environment here on AMU. All new starters will receive an induction pack with a detailed plan of training available and development specifically for acute medicine.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff to share this commitment. As part of our safe recruitment practice, it is a mandatory requirement for all newly appointed staff requiring a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to be registered with the DBS Update Service. All eligible staff recruited to the Trust are expected to maintain their annual update subscription whilst employed with the Trust as a condition of employment. The cost of the first year's subscription to the update service will be reimbursed by the Trust as a payroll refund.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameClaire HawkinsJob titleSenior HR AdvisorEmail addressclaire.hawkins@swft.nhs.ukTelephone number07887628247Additional contact information

If you like any further information or would like to arrange an informal visit please contact Cheryl Markham, Oken Ward 01926 495321 ext 4794, cheryl.markham @swft.nhs.uk.

Alternatively, please contact Claire Hawkins (Senior HR Advisor - Resourcing) on 01926 495321 ext 8437 or email Claire.hawkins@swft.nhs.uk

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Sometimes we get a lot of applications for our roles. On those occasions we might close the job early. If you don't want to miss out we recommend submitting your application as early as possible.

The Trust use an Applicant Management System called TRAC which helps us manage the recruitment process. All communications regarding your application will come via TRAC (even if you applied via NHS Jobs).

Please check your TRAC account regularly and ensure your email is set up to accept messages so they don't go into your junk/spam folder.

We aim to shortlist all vacancies within 2 days of the vacancy closing, we will get back to all candidates ASAP.

Please ensure all sections of the application form are completed fully. Please particularly ensure that you provide full details of all referees including business email address, telephone contact details and postal address.

South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer who is commited to Equality and Diversity and does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the grounds of any protected characteristic as defined by the Equality Act 2010.

All South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust sites are smoke free. We feel it's a great way to help our patients, visitors and staff stay healthy.

The Trust is part of a 'Foundation Group' through a strategic alliance with Wye Valley NHS Trust and George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust. This partnership is great for the sustainability of all three organisations and allows us to share learning and maximise opportunities to ensure the delivery of high quality health and care services for our local populations.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas .

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