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Job summary

Main area
Nursing & ODPs
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time: 37.5 hours per week (Full & part-time hours available)
Job ref
319-2878989TL
Employer
Northumbria Healthcare - NHCT Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
North Tyneside & Northumberland
Town
Northumberland
Salary
£24,907 - £30,615 pro rata per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
22/01/2021 23:59

Employer heading

Northumbria Healthcare - NHCT Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Staff Nurse and ODP Event

NHS AfC: Band 5

Do you want to work in one of the best performing NHS organisations in England?  Work in an organisation that supports its staff and focuses on staff experience as much as it does the experience of its patients? You can live and breathe in an area that has the cleanest air, cost effective living, great nightlife, some of the best schools with a wealth of history available on your doorstep. Sound too good to be true? Well it isn’t, this is what you get when you work for Northumbria Healthcare and, this is…the Northumbria Way!

Our trust is innovative and progressive, with an £800 million turnover, employing over 10,000 staff to serve a population of 500,000 with an extensive range of acute and community health care. We own and operate GP practices with a collective list size of over 50,000 patients through Northumbria Primary Care and run a number of commercial businesses including Northumbria Healthcare Facilities Management, adding income to our bottom line which is reinvested in innovation and patient care.

We’re twice rated ‘outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission inspection in 2016 and 2019 and rated ‘joint best place to work’ by our staff. Investing heavily in staff experience and staff satisfaction – our staff rated us best acute and community trust in equality, diversity and inclusion, health and wellbeing, morale, quality of care, safety culture, staff engagement and for team working.

Managing three major locality hospitals at North Tyneside, Wansbeck and Hexham, plus a number of smaller community hospitals and clinics from Tynemouth to Berwick on Tweed – covering one of the largest geographical areas of any NHS trust in the country. Leading in innovation and quality – opening a state of the art Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital, the first of its kind in England.

We recognise the positive value of diversity and inclusion and are committed to a workforce that is diverse, equal and inclusive.  We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as BAME people are currently under-represented in our workforce as well as other under-represented groups such as LGBT+ and disabled candidates. We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, we have a Gold award from the Defense Recognition Scheme, and we are delighted to support Apprenticeships, Age Posi+ive and are a mindful employer.   

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria will be interviewed if they indicate they wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments to attend interview please make the recruitment team aware as soon as possible by calling our HR Recruitment Team on 0191 203 1415 option 2.  

Make sure to read the ‘applicant guidance notes’ before submitting your application and make sure you know everything there is to know before joining our fantastic trust!

Please note that it is a requirement of this Trust that all successful applicants pay for their own DBS certification if a DBS check is required for the post.  The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first monthly pay.

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Job overview

We are looking for compassionate and committed nurses dedicated to working in partnership to support our patients and their families. Together with our multidisciplinary team we are continually motivated to develop the highest standards of care.
You can build your nursing career further when you join our team. Part of our Northumbria Way is a commitment to supporting you to develop your clinical skills, as well as any career or leadership aspirations you may have. To enhance and broaden your career, we offer several schemes and training opportunities to maximise your personal development.

To ensure you speak to a member of our team in the area of nursing which interests you, please email your specialty to us before the open day and no later than 5pm on Thursday 21 January. Please emailcontactus@northumbria-healthcare.nhs.uk

Please register for the event using the below link:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/virtual-nurse-open-day-tickets-135979509373

Main duties of the job

New Year, New Challenge.

Do you want to be that vital component within a forward thinking and proactive team? Do you want to make a real difference in an environment that promotes innovation and improvement? New Year, New challenge - Together let’s build your nursing future.
We have some exciting opportunities for qualified nurses, students nurses & ODPs due to qualify in 2021 to join our ever-growing team at Northumbria Healthcare.
You will be joining one of the country’s top performing trusts, twice rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission.
We care for patients across Northumberland and North Tyneside, in hospitals, the community and at home and we currently have opportunities across a variety of clinical specialties.

 

Working for our organisation

We manage three major locality hospitals at North Tyneside, Wansbeck and Hexham, plus a number of smaller community hospitals and clinics from Tynemouth to Berwick on Tweed, covering one of the largest geographical areas of any NHS trust in the country. Leading in innovation and quality – opening a state of the art Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital, the first of its kind in England. Do you want to work in one of the best performing NHS organisations in England?  Work in an organisation that supports its staff and focuses on staff experience as much as it does the experience of its patients? You can live and breathe in an area that has the cleanest air, cost effective living, great nightlife, some of the best schools with a wealth of history available on your doorstep. Sound too good to be true? Well it isn’t, this is what you get when you work for Northumbria Healthcare, this is the Northumbria Way! Please read ‘applicant guidance notes’ before submitting your application.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see attached our Job descriptions for the vacancies which we have available which include Staff Nurses and ODP's.

You can find out more about the rewarding careers available, and the multiple areas that are recruiting on our open day on Saturday 23 January.

Applications are not considered via this route please ensure you book onto this event.

If you are unable to join the event but would like further information about our vacancies, please contact Elaine.Henderson@northumbria-healthcare.nhs.u

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • 1st Level live NMC Registered General Nurse or Operating Department Practitioner qualification
Happy to Talk Flexible WorkingApprenticeships logoNo smoking policyMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Age positiveDisability confident employerCare quality commission - OutstandingDefence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) - GoldStonewall equality policy. Equality and justice for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and trans people.Armed Forces Covenant Gold Award

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Elaine Henderson
Job title
Director of Nursing
Email address
elaine.henderson@nhct.nhs.uk
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