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Elderly Care Registered Nurse Vacancies

Band 5

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Elderly Medicine
Band 5
Full and part-time vacancies
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York Teaching Hospital Trust (York Hospital site)
£23,023 - £29,608 per annum
25/10/2018 23:59
Interview date

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.


Are you a Pre-Registered Nurse just beginning your nursing career – or a qualified Nurse looking to make a fresh start somewhere new?

Are you motivated and passionate about what you do?

Here within our Elderly Medicine Directorate at York NHS Teaching Hospital we have a range of exciting opportunities designed to suit you.

Our vacancies in the Elderly Wards at York NHS Teaching Hospital are:

  • Ward 25 (Speciality Elderly Ward)
  • Wards 23, 26 & 35 (Acute Elderly Wards) 
  • Ward 39 & Acute Stroke Unit


Please see the attached document named "Our Vacancies" (for further information about each individual ward.


All our Elderly Wards admit patients with a diverse range of illnesses and conditions, so can offer you the opportunity to develop a wealth of clinical experience. We pride ourselves in delivering high standards of care for our elderly community.

Graduating nurses joining our Trust receive an exceptional 12 month preceptorship programme, supported by a dedicated preceptor to help them attain the competencies in their chosen clinical area.

For qualified nurses looking for a change, look no further. The Trust offers the prospect of being able to demonstrate experience and skills in a fast based, ever changing environment, as well as access a huge range of learning and training opportunities and support from a ward based mentor.

We can offer both full and part time hours as well as the opportunity to rotate between certain areas within Elderly Medicine.

If you would like to contact any of these Wards for an informal chat about the different roles, or to arrange a visit, please see the contact names and telephone numbers within the "Our Vacancies" document attached to this advert, or see below.

For all our vacancies in Elderly Medicine, we want to recruit enthusiastic, caring and motivated Nurses to provide the best possible care to our elderly patients, offering both dignity and compassion.

If you believe you have these qualities, then we very much look forward to hearing from you!



Please note: Interviews will be held at: York NHS Teaching Hospital on Wednesday 7 November 2018.

If you can’t make this interview date, that’s not a problem. Apply as normal and we’ll be in touch to arrange an alternative date or discuss other interview options.

Good luck with your application!

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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

Ward 25 - Hannah Bradley (01904 726125)

Ward 23 - Jean Dawson (01904 726023)

Ward 26 - Louise Seed (01904 726026)

Ward 35 - Juliet Robinson (01904 726035)

Ward 39 - Sally Tutill  (01904 726139) 

Acute Stroke Unit - Sandra Hindmarsh (01904 726036)






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