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Registered Nurse - Band 5 - Community Unit

Scheme at NHS

Registered Nurse - Band 5 - Community Unit

Scheme at NHS

  • LocationIpswich, UK
  • Position levelScheme
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 11 Nov, 2018
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  • Competitive£ 1.1 per hour
Employer:West Suffolk NHS Foundation TrustDepartment:Community UnitLocation:Bury St EdmundsSalary:£23,023 - £29,608 pa prRegistered Nurse - Band 5 - Community Unit - Part/full time hours available - Permanent
The West Suffolk Hospital is opening a unique therapy/nurse led unit within the acute hospital providing a focus on reablement care for patients that are deemed medically optimised.
Specialist therapy, nursing and community teams will work collaboratively to enable discharge home or to an appropriate care setting based on patients individual needs.
If you are a Registered Nurse and are interested in this exciting and unique opportunity, and possess the skills and experience to work within this diverse multidisciplinary team, please contact Sharon Basson, Head of Nursing for Integrated Services on 01284 714323/07576672327 or call switchboard on 01284 713000 bleep 813.

As a thank you for joining the West Suffolk Hospital, we are offering all new* Band 5 Staff Nurses a welcome payment of £1,500 on appointment and a further £1,500 if you remain with the Trust after a year of employment.

  • Previous West Suffolk Hospital employees must have a gap of over 6 months since their last employment with the Trust to be eligible for this payment.
Contractual terms will apply – employee’s leaving the Trust within the first or second year of employment will be required to repay a percentage of this payment on a sliding scale.

  • *Relocation package of up to £2000 available for the successful candidate. Please refer to our Removal and Accommodations Expenses’ Policy under ‘Additional Documentation’**

If you are an overseas applicant and need to complete the IELTS exam to be able to register with the NMC then the Trust will fund 1 attempt at the exam. If required the Trust will fund the cost of one additional IELT / OET from Level 6.5 to Level 7 / OET grade C+ to grade B.

  • *In order to improve efficiency, all correspondence relating to this vacancy, including invitations to interview will be by email only, via NHS Jobs. Would you therefore please ensure you check your emails on a regular basis*

In submitting an application form, you authorise West Suffolk NHS FT to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process, should you be appointed to the post.
To view the Job Description and Person Specification for this position, please click on the Job Description link (below). You should use the Additional Information section of your application to state how you meet the requirements of the Person Specification.
The successful candidate for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure at Enhanced level.
For Band 1 and Band 2 posts, the cost of the DBS Disclosure will be met by the Trust. However, any employees at Band 1 and Band 2 who leave the Trust within six months of commencing their post will have a £10 administration fee deducted from their final salary. For posts at Band 3 and above, the cost of the Disclosure will be met by the appointed employee and deducted in instalments from their salary over a period of three months. If the employee leaves the Trust within three months of commencing their post, any outstanding payments will be deducted from their final pay.
All applicants should click on the link entitled “How will my application be processed?” prior to submitting their application form.
The closing date for this vacancy may change if we receive a strong response. Please ensure that you apply for any post you are interested in as soon as possible.
  • *Recommend a friend or family member and earn cash!
Do you have a friend or family member you would recommend to join us? Or do you know someone who wants to return to practice in the NHS? If you recommend a nurse (band 5 or 6) or operating department practitioner, you could receive a £500 thank you. If the person you refer is appointed into a permanent position you will receive £250 when they commence and a further £250 after their first 12 month anniversary. Please contact the recruitment team if you require further info!
Job Type:PermanentWorking pattern:Full Time/Part timePay Scheme:Agenda for changePay Band: 5 Staff Group:Nursing & Midwifery RegisteredSpecialty/Function:Community Unit

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