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.