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Job summary

Main area
Critical Care
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
359-CC8282-A
Employer
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Maidstone
Town
Maidstone
Salary
£24,907 - £30,615 pa pro rata
Closing
07/07/2020 23:59

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Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Staff Nurse

Band 5

We are a 9 bedded mixed unit caring for both intensive care and high dependency patients in at Maidstone Hospital. We have a vacancies  for a staff nurses with recent acute care experience. You should have good communication and interpersonal skills along with an ability to work as part of a team. This is the ideal opportunity to extend your clinical skills in this area.

We are a friendly supportive team, committed to delivering excellent patient care. Support of the clinical education team and a competency based induction program are available. Close links are maintained with the local universities and continuing professional development is actively encouraged.

Internal rotation to night duty and a mixture of long days  are worked.

You will be expected to attend the Trust’s Induction Programme for RNs, RMs and ODPs (which starts on the first day of employment).  The programme is full-time (please contact the programme lead if this is problematic: nicola.henthorn@nhs.net), lasts for two weeks and will involve travelling to both Trust sites. The programme includes supernumerary shifts in the clinical area and classroom-based study days which run from 9am to 5pm.

Please note that appointment to this post will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service Check at enhanced level. (Enhanced level now includes regulated checks against vulnerable adults and children)

We are passionate in supporting our staff to develop and have great opportunities for career progression. We take equality and diversity seriously and seek to empower all diverse groups within our trust. We seek to develop a culture where diversity in all its forms is celebrated. We are committed to ensuring that women are empowered to work at all levels of management and that working patterns are as flexible as possible giving all members of staff opportunity to flourish in using their skills for our patients. We work across our trust to enable those who consider themselves to have a disability both visible and invisible to have access to all they need to thrive in their work environment. We work with Stonewall to embed an inclusive and accepting culture for all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender staff. We have 78 nationalities working in our trust and we are proud of this. We are active in embracing the ethnic and cultural diversity in our trust. We work to empower people with any protected characteristic to have opportunities to work in an environment that helps them to contribute to the best of their ability, recognizing and valuing the unique contributions each of us brings for best quality care and service to our patients. We are committed to supporting the delivery of the Equality Act with zero tolerance for any discrimination, harassment or victimization of applicants and staff with these protected characteristics

Closing Date: Tuesday 7th July 2020

Interviews:   To be confirmed 

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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

Maria Crittenden 01622 24726/ 07710854485