Registered Nurse - Guildford Ward (Isolation Unit)

Recruiter
Royal Surrey NHS Found
Location
Guildford, Surrey
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
16 Feb 2021
Closes
25 Feb 2021
Ref
384-PP-EMF6915
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust is a friendly, supportive, busy but welcoming acute and community Trust that is ambitious about developing our services and your career.

Our compassionate, caring and friendly colleagues make up our Royal Surrey family and are at the heart of what we do. We all have a passion for learning, continuous improvement and excelling together through innovation, research and development. There are over 4,500 members of our Royal Surrey family.

We are clinically led and provide joined up care by bridging the gap between hospital and community services alongside regional specialist cancer care. Our main acute hospital site is in Guildford with community hospital sites at Milford, Haslemere and Cranleigh. We provide adult community health services in the community and homes across Guildford and Waverley.

We have received an overall 'Good' rating from the CQC, with our Maternity services deemed 'Outstanding'. We also received a rating of 'Outstanding' for medical care and end of life care. We are investing in our colleagues through our new health and wellbeing programme and a commitment to supporting professional development as well as investing more than £45 million in our physical environment and new equipment in the next few years.

There has never been a better time to join us.

Staff Nurse - Guildford Ward (Isolation Unit)

Guildford Ward is looking for motivated, adaptable, forward thinking and enthusiastic staff nurses. We are recruiting nurses who are passionate about providing high quality, safe and evidenced based care in our 20 bedded isolation ward.

This band 5 role provides a real opportunity to develop your clinical skills and knowledge base while working closely alongside our well established infection control team. You will care for patients requiring infection control management as well as those with diverse medical conditions from many specialties in an exceptional, purpose built, bright and modern negative pressure environment.

Each cubicle is well equipped with cardiac monitors and medical devices to allow holistic care to be provided to both low acuity and high dependency patients who may require supported breathing interventions.

Alongside our designated practice development sister, we are dedicated to training and developing our staff in their chosen field and take pride in supporting our nurses to become nurse specialists and nurse leaders of the future.

As a Staff Nurse here at the Royal Surrey, you will have the opportunity to see and implement first hand advances in technology and patient intervention and experience the positive impact this has on the patients in your care.

There are also opportunties for Bank/Fixed Term roles with our COVID trials team.

Informal visits are strongly recommended.

For further information, please contact:Jane Colbourne, Matron on 01483 571122 ext 2138orElaine Kavanagh, Senior Sister on 01483 571122 ext 3485

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If you are interested in applying for this post please use the links provided to access the full job description/person specification and apply online.

The Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all its employees as well as maintaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the local communities we serve. In accordance with the Equality Act, we welcome applications from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy, religion or belief or sexual orientation. Reasonable adjustments to the interview process can also be made for any candidates with a disability.

Important:
  • The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
  • Please ensure you check your emails regularly as this is how we will communicate with you throughout the recruitment process.
  • If you have not heard from us within three weeks after the closing date, we regret that this usually means that your application was not successful.
  • In submitting an application form, you authorise Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

The Trust aims to treat all applicants fairly in regards to any disclosure of conviction revealed at the application stage. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us. This will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances and background of your offences. If you currently reside outside of the UK we will require documentary proof of security/police clearance, in English.

The Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust has a safeguarding policy for both adults and children and is committed to all safeguarding legislation and current standards.

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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