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General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Plastics, ENT, Orthopeadic, Urology, Thoracic
NHS AfC: Band 5
Full and part time hours available
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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
£24,214 - £30,112 per annum, pro rata
21/02/2020 23:59

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Surgery Nursing Recruitment Day – Saturday 22nd February 2020

NHS AfC: Band 5

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team. 

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:.


We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.


We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.


We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.


We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.


We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital. 

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Opportunities for nurses & practitioners to join our amazing surgical teams at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

 In the spirit of new beginnings, fresh motivation and renewed inspiration at the start of 2020, why not capture all of this at the 6th largest teaching hospital in the UK. With dedicated wards and experienced staff within a wide variety of surgical specialties, we provide complex and major procedures with excellent outcomes and mortality figures; it’s simply the perfect place to grow your career.

 We are running a surgery recruitment event on Saturday 22nd February where you’ll be able to find out about our amazing hospital, discover the extensive development opportunities we can offer, meet and greet our supportive clinical & educational teams, tour the hospital and of course, enjoy the day in the wonderful city of Norwich.

In particular we are looking to recruit

  • Registered Nurses in the following specialties; General Surgery, Plastics, ENT, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery with a £2000 Welcome Bonus!
  • Operating Department Practitioners in both General and Thoracic Surgery
  • Theatre Practitioners in Orthopaedics

If you are interested in attending, please register your interest by submitting an application form and will be in contact with full information on the event nearer the time. If you wish to have an interview on the day, please contact us using the details below and will book you an interview slot.

Location – Bob Champion Building, Norfolk & Norwich Hospital, Colney Lane, Norwich, NR4 7UY


Norwich, is home to our beautiful, purpose built, modern hospital which is the 6th largest Acute Trust in the UK. Located on the same site as Norwich Research Park and next to world renowned University of East Anglia (UEA), we are a teaching hospital with a strong focus around career development and lead the way with new and innovative services in many of our departments.

In a recent survey, 97% of friends and family would recommend NNUH to a family member; this is a direct result of out 7,500 strong multi-disciplinary workforces working together in a constant effort to improve patient care.

Why Norwich?

In Norwich a staggering 77% of people say they love their job. Although less than 2 hours from London and serviced by excellent transport links , Norwich is one of few UK cities that still retain a strong local identity and with that a strong sense of community – people walk down the street and say hello to each other, baristas remember our coffee order, you get to know about interesting local projects.

This strong sense of self along with excellent shopping, eating out, affordable house prices and excellent schooling is why Norwich has been ranked by the Guardian as the best city to work in.

Wish you were here?

So do we…..

In return for your hard work we can offer a suite of benefits including

  • Full and Part Time Working patterns available
  • Generous annual leave entitlements
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • On site nursery & accommodation
  • Variety of onsite restaurants, cafes and deli’s
  • Access to an excellent on site library
  • Dedicated workplace health and well-being services including sports clubs, counselling support and discounted complimentary therapy service.

Full and Part Time positions available

Open for applications: 12th December 2019

Close for applications: 21st February 2020

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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

For further details and to book an interview slot, contact:

William Lee

01603 286235