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Foundation Nursing Assistant

Employer
Oxford University Hosp
Location
John Radcliffe, Oxford
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
16 Sep 2021
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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 V alue 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.

We currently have vacancies for full or part time Foundation or Senior Nursing Assistants on the trauma wards 6B and 6C, where patients are cared for following accidents and injuries. Applicants do not need to have previous experience in care, but a diploma or Care Certificate would be an advantage. A flexible approach is a necessity as is the ability to keep calm under pressure and meet the needs of patients whose behaviour at times can be challenging.

There is a requirement for day and night shifts, across weekdays and weekends. We will consider full and part-time hours, and can be flexible in rota requests.

You will be provided with support from a friendly and committed ward team, a team leader who will guide your developmental needs, and clinical educators who will help you to fulfil your potential. Future career options are supported such as applications to Senior Nursing assistant and to undertake training as an Associate Nurse or other apprenticeship programme.

Closing Date 15 September 2021

For further details / informal visits contact:

Telephone number01865 221135Additional contact information

Honor Banks - Ward Sister (Honor.Banks@ouh.nhs.uk 01865 221128)

Cara Allan -Ward Sister Cara.Allan@ouh.nhs 01865 221135

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No unsolicited recruitment agency telephone calls or emails.

Please note that this post is subject to a 6 month probationary period. If you currently hold a contract of employment with the Oxford University Hospitals, this will not apply. This statement does not apply to Medical staff or Executive Appointments.

Please make sure that you read the job description and person specification attached below, and that your statement in support reflects this as your application will be judged against these criteria.

When providing employment reference details please provide correct work related email addresses so references can be sought promptly when we are looking to progress your application. Your first referee will need to be your line manager, supervisor or clinical lead from your current or most recent post or place of study. This information is essential if your offer of employment is to be confirmed.

Candidates selected for interview will be contacted after the short listing process, usually within 2 weeks. (Please note that shortlisting times vary when applying for a Medical position within the Trust) The majority of correspondence will be via the e-recruitment system, therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders in web-based email products.

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