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Various Specialities
Band 5
Various working hours - Full time, 37.5 hours per week and Part time Hours
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Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
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Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust
£24,214 - £30,112 pa (pro rata)
10/02/2020 23:59

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Preceptee Staff Nurse - Women, Children and Sexual Health

Band 5



Are you a student nurse finalist who will qualify in 2020?

Would you like to start your nursing career in a supportive environment?

We would like to help you find the perfect first registered nurse role.

At Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust NHS Trust we understand that our staff are our most valuable asset. We have embarked upon an exciting journey to develop our services. As an ambitious organisation we are continuously looking for ways to enhance and improve the services we offer to our local populations to meet the needs of patients.

Our Patient Friends and Family Test score is testament to our delivery of high quality care. Our welcoming culture and exciting journey ahead will provide fantastic opportunities for our current and future staff within our developing services

The Trust delivers services across the following sites:

• Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro
• West Cornwall Hospital, Penzance
• St Michaels Hospital, Hayle

As a newly qualified nurse at Royal Cornwall Hospital NHS Trust we can offer you development and have different and diverse areas that you could work in to launch your career and gain your first experience in nursing. We will help you develop your skills, knowledge and professional confidence. We offer an 18 month Preceptorship programme to support your transition from student to competent practitioner, rotational posts maybe available.

From day one you would be placed within one of our dynamic and supportive teams and allocated a preceptor who will have relevant experience in your chosen clinical area. They will guide and support your development in practice and review this at regular intervals and you will also receive additional support via the trust practice development team.

We would ensure you had the opportunity to put your skills into practice and be fully supported through your 18 month preceptorship programme. We pride ourselves in providing a supportive environment for our newly qualified staff nurses and you will soon feel part of a team and organisation that cares about you and your future nursing career.

Royal Cornwall Hospital offers a comprehensive Trust induction programme during your first week and an excellent staff nurse development programme ran by our trust learning and development team. We can provide on-going learning and development opportunities including both leadership courses and clinical skills.

We also provide the opportunity to work as a Band 4 Pre-Registration Nurse until your NMC PIN is received.

Please state in your supporting statement 3 areas/wards you would like your application to be considered for.

Proposed date for assessment event Saturday 7th March 2020

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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

Recruitment Services 01872 25 5755 Option 2 followed by Option 1