Nursing - Professional Development Nurse

  • Department Corporate Nursing - People and Education Team (RSH)
  • Salary £32,306.00 – £39,027 per annum
  • Closing Date 19/08/2022
  • Location Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 6
  • Job ref 223-PDN-743
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Secondment - 8 months
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week

Job overview

**Internal Vacancy**

A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, enthusiastic and experienced Registered Nurse to join the Corporate Nursing Team
and have a direct impact on the transformation of the workforce within Shropshire and delivery of excellent patient care. 

This brand new role presents the opportunity for the right individual to work collaboratively with the Band 7 to deliver a programme of education,
training and skills acquisition which will successfully prepare our newly recruited international nurses for the NMC’s test of competence (OSCE).
A point of contact for staff, mentors, supervisors and managers, they will provide guidance and direct clinical support to facilitate staff in
developing their clinical skills, in readiness for entry on to the NMC register as Band 5 RNs.

Main duties of the job

The role requires excellent communication and organisational skills, as well as an understanding of the cultural challenges potentially faced by
these newly recruited individuals. Anyone wishing to apply for the role must demonstrate the ability to work independently as well as part of a
small team. They will be well-motivated with a passion for education and training as well as being adaptable and flexible to meet competing
demands. They must also have current experience of supporting students and learners in the clinical environment.

The successful candidate will support the Band 7 in developing strong links with the operational nursing workforce and will be supported in their
role by the Trust’s Lead Nurses for Education and professional development teams.

Working for your organisation

The international education team are an expanding, friendly and diverse group of individuals who support our international nurses through OSCE preparation and as they make their transition in to the clinical environment. The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust is a very friendly organisation with a vibrant international recruitment programme. 

The postholder will be based at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, however, cross site working to The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford will be

From 1st April 2022, it may be a condition of employment for all frontline NHS staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (the Government are currently reviewing this). If the regulations are still in force on 1st April 2022, you will be required to receive all doses of an approved vaccine (unless you have a valid exemption).

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

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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