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Nursing Students - Staff Nurse Opportunities

Band 5

Main area
Band 5
up to 37.5 hours per week
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Scarborough Hospital
£22,128 to £28,746 per annum / pro rata
29/10/2017 23:59

Please note that contact with applicants will usually be by email, and so please check all of your mail folders regularly (unfortunately some providers filter our messages into junk mail folders).

Do you share our values? We’re looking for applications from people who:

- care about what they do
- respect and value others
- listen in order to improve
- always do what they can to be helpful

…to help make us a valued and trusted partner within our care system, that delivers safe effective care to our local population.


York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a dynamic, forward thinking Trust, running eight local hospitals and providing a wide range of integrated community services to a population of almost 850,000.

As you are at university studying to become a student nurse we understand that it is important that you obtain your first staff nurse position in an organisation that will care and support you in your transition from a student to a registered nurse. Applications from qualified Staff Nurses, are of course also welcome.

If you are interested in applying for a similar position in York Hospital please look for Vacancy Reference Number 419-1210-17-Y-NQSN instead.

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust can provide you with a fantastic 12 month preceptorship programme, and a identified preceptor who will support you whilst you are signed off for all the competencies for your chosen clinical area.

To support this, you will also have 12 study days through the year where specific topics are covered. These topics include

• Infection Prevention & Control
• Medicines Management
• Safeguarding Children & Adults
• End of Life Care
• Nutrition and Hydration
• Diabetes Care
• Dementia
• Communication Skills and Patient Experience
• Managing Patients at Risk
• Discharge Planning
• Falls Management
• Tissue Viability
• Professional Development

During the preceptorship programme you will have regular access to the senior nursing team within the Trust.

We have full and part time positions available across our 8 hospital settings, across a variety of specialties. Please simply specify all your areas of interest in your application form. We guarantee you an interview. From the moment you accept a position with us, we will support you with your recruitment into the Trust:

• Our recruitment team will support you with all the pre-employment checks needed to take up a nursing role with the Trust.
• Your clinical department will invite you to the ward to get to know your new colleagues and they will work with you to ensure that your uniform, ID badges are ready for you to collect prior to commencing in post.
• The nursing workforce team will work with your department to ensure that you are booked onto the preceptorship programme and that all the statutory and mandatory training you need on commencement is booked
• You will be given your roster prior to starting your first shift.

Together with the job opportunities, we can also personally offer you the opportunity for an outstanding work/life balance. As you know, York is a fantastic cultural historical town surrounded by stunning countryside, picture-postcard villages. Scarborough and Bridlington are beautiful seaside towns with award winning beaches. Malton is a historical town, situated between York and Scarborough whilst Easingwold is a market town at the foothills of the Howardian Hills; both fantastic for country walks. Selby is market town in the south of York, only a short journey from the centre of York.

We also have an excellent, award winning, staff benefits package helping staff save money on a whole range of social activities from gym membership, meals out, cinema tickets and holidays,

We do look forward to your application and hope to see you very soon. Interviews at Scarborough Hospital will be on 14th November (and possibly the 15th November) 2017.

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Applicant requirements

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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Nichola Greenwood on 01904 724125





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