Nursing - Newly Qualified Nurse

  • Department Nursing
  • Salary £25,655.00 – £31,534 per annum
  • Closing Date 31/05/2022
  • Location Shrewsbury and Telford
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 5
  • Job ref 223-XSN-103-D
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full time / Part time 37.5 hours per week (Part time hours also available)

Job overview

**Please note that we can currently only accept applications if you have a current valid NMC Pin or if you are a final year student nurse.**

We are currently recruiting Staff Nurses across the Medicine, Surgery and Emergency divisions, so if you’re just graduating as a registered nurse and looking for support in your new exciting career, why not join us here at SaTH?

As a Newly Qualified Nurse working on one of our specialised wards, you will be automatically enrolled onto our 12 month preceptorship programme, where you will receive ongoing support from our experienced nursing team throughout your first 12 months in your exciting new career, as well as support beyond your preceptorship by the CPE team.

Our 12 month programme includes:

  • A designated, experienced RN to provide professional support and guidance for the duration of the programme
  • A structured timetable of six study days, including allocated time for reflective practice
  • The introduction of a patient improvement project which encourages participants to deliver up to date, evidence based practice
  • Ongoing support from the CPE Team in the form of visits to the clinical area

For full details of our unique preceptorship programme please refer to the attached document under 'Candidate Pack'.

Main duties of the job

  • To be responsible for assessing individual patient care needs and developing, implementing and evaluating plans of care for a group of patients in accordance with agreed policies and professional guidelines.
  • To take charge of the ward for a span of duty, normally working under the supervision of senior staff.
  • To work flexibly to meet the needs of the service.

Working for your organisation

As a Trust, we are passionate about helping our staff to achieve their career aspirations, and can offer a variety of learning and development opportunities to support your continued professional development. Working with the Transforming Care Institute we can also offer in-house training such as degree/master modules, secondments and acting up opportunities.

We are an organisation that strives to provide high quality, safe care for our patients in an environment which our staff are proud to work in. We believe that by adhering to our Vision (“To provide excellent care for the communities we serve”) and working with our Trust Values in mind (Partnering, Ambitious, Caring, Trusted) we can achieve the right results for the people that matter most – our patients and their families.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
 
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
 
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
 
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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