UHP Staff Nurse Roles

University Hospitals P
Competitive salary
22 Feb 2021
04 Mar 2021
Role Type
Start Date
We are a people business - where every member of staff matters and can make a difference. Patients are at the heart of everything we do. Joining University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust means becoming part of a team of dedicated staff, who are committed to leading the way through innovation, clinical excellence and great customer care. The Trust has great opportunities for career development in a highly progressive working environment. We offer all of this in a vibrant, modern city with a historic reputation for adventure.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL COMMUNICATION WILL BE ELECTRONIC, PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL ACCOUNT REGULARLY. If you have any issues with applying online and need additional support including reasonable adjustments with the application process please contact the recruitment team on 01752 432100

We recognise that work life balance is important for our colleagues and so we invite requests from applicants around less than full time/flexible working for our advertised roles. Please contact the recruiting manager to discuss this prior to your application submission. We commit to giving this full consideration in each case.

We encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles, as diversity strengthens our teams.

It is sometimes necessary to close vacancies before the closing date. If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted.

Providing false information is an offence & could result in the application being rejected or summary dismissal/police action if an applicant is successful.

Location- Have you considered joining a friendly team in the glorious West Country? Situated on the beautiful South West coast, Plymouth boasts many local Heritage sites and areas of 'outstanding natural interest'. At University Plymouth Hospitals, we recognise that work is only a part of your life - and the Trust is ideally located for walking, cycling, sailing and many other indoor and outdoor pursuits. Plymouth also has good transport links to the rest of the UK and Europe via road, rail and sea. With an amazing quality of life, stunning waterfront location, buzzing city centre, fascinating maritime history, there is quite simply nowhere better to live, work and play than Plymouth.

Vocation- University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust is the largest hospital trust in the south west peninsula, providing comprehensive secondary and tertiary healthcare. Our geography gives us a secondary care catchment population of 450,000 with a wider peninsula population of almost 2,000,000 people who can access our specialist services. This is all done with a key focus on care, enabling us to be rated as Outstanding for Care by the CQC.

Education- As a teaching hospital, we provide comprehensive training and education for a wide range of healthcare professionals. We support the Universities of Plymouth and Exeter in the delivery of courses for the Faculty of Health and Social Work, for newly qualified, Master's and further. We are able to provide you with training and opportunities which will help you to develop your future career including promotion prospects, apprenticeships and much more.

We are currently recruiting for Staff Nurses in a variety of specialisms across the Trust, who are highly motivated and enthusiastic about providing outstanding care. University Hospitals Plymouth can offer you a friendly and social atmosphere with a forward thinking and progressive attitude to the changing face of the NHS. If you join our Trust you will benefit from a well-established appraisal scheme, in-service training, encouragement with CPD and excellent senior and peer support. Helping you to plan and work your future career goals.

If you are interested in joining our #onebigteam to progress or start your career at UHP, we would love to hear from you - we have many opportunities above Band 5 available too.

*Relocation packages may be offered, dependent on specialism and experience.*

Please apply today, or feel free to contact the Recruitment Team at plh-tr.recruitment-team@nhs.net

Please note that we are currently only able to accept those who have an NMC PIN or are soon to qualify and are unable to currently shortlist those who require OCSE or other International Recruitment support. If this is the case, please email the above Team and we can inform you of our agencies and providers in order to provide the most suitable route for employment at UHP.

Our Trust core values are 'Put patients first', Take ownership', 'Respect others', 'Be positive' and 'Listen, Learn & Improve'. If you agree that these values should be integral to your work, then University Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust has much to offer you.

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University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust is committed to safeguarding & promoting the welfare of children & vulnerable adults. Many of our posts are subject to Disclosure & Barring Service check (DBS). A copy of the DBS Code of Practice is available on request. Should the position that you are applying for be subject to a DBS check, University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust will fund the cost* of your DBS check application. Should you decide to voluntarily resign from the Trust within two years from the start date of employment, you will be asked to meet the cost* of the original DBS application, which will be reclaimed from your last month's salary. *Current cost of an enhanced DBS is £40.00 per application.

All Applicants are required to detail referees on their application form covering the current & previous 3 years of Employment / Unemployment history.

Please note that if you are successful in your application & accept the position you agree that the Staff Health and Wellbeing Department can access your health records from your current/previous employer in order to check the status of your inoculations & screening tests. This is an automated process & the information will only be used for these purposes prior to your taking up the position with us.

Please review our GDPR Privacy Notice prior to applying - available under Further Links

Our organisation is Disability Confident and we are committed to providing a supportive workplace including use of the NHS Health Passport to enable colleagues to be their best at work

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.

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From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

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