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Main area
Women's Health Unit
Grade
Band 5
Contract
12 month fixed contract to cover maternity leave
Hours
Part time
Job ref
251-FCSS8567-AM-A
Employer
Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital
Town
Basingstoke
Salary
£24,214 - £30,112 pa pro rata
Closing
Today at 23:59

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Staff Nurse - Women's Health

Band 5

Staff Nurse – Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Location: Women’s Health Unit, Basingstoke Hospital

Role Description:

An opportunity has arisen for two part-time Staff Nurses to join us on the fantastic Women's Health Unit. These positions are fixed term contracts to cover maternity leave for a period of 12 months.

 What we look for:

  • Commitment to delivering high quality nursing care
  • Candidates must demonstrate good communication skills
  • Ability to work flexibly as part of a team
  • Someone with a passion and enthusiasm for providing care to women on a specialist unit

 What we Offer:

  • Opportunity to develop specialist knowledge
  • Excellent work-life balance. We are happy to consider applications with flexible working patterns that cater to individual requirements; this can be discussed at interview. We would be happy to consider sole night shifts or weekends for the right candidate
  • Encouragement to develop extended skills such as venepuncture and cannulation
  • Opportunity to work within the Early Pregnancy Unit if desired.
  • Two week induction to the unit whereby you will have the opportunity to observe surgical procedures and specialist clinics
  • Supportive line managers

Who we are:

We are a small, friendly department who pride ourselves on working together as part of a team. Our unit consists of 10 beds, caring for women undergoing both breast and gynaecological operations as well as caring for women up to 16 weeks of pregnancy.

About the trust:

The vision at Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is to provide outstanding care for every patient. We serve a population of nearly 600,000 people across Hampshire and West Berkshire as well as some people who access our specialist services from across the country.

Created in January 2012 the Foundation Trust prioritises the provision of exceptional, compassionate, care delivered by the valued staff working in a culture of collaboration and mutual respect. HHFT employs circa 6,000 people and had a turnover of £382m in 17/18

Four core values (CARE) Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Encourage. These are in place to support of four clear objectives, provide outstanding care of patients, empowering all members of staff, sustainable growth and innovating for the future.

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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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Ward Sister Sarah Jennings or Deputy Sister Georgie Creedy on 01256 313583/4.