Registered Nurse - Ophthalmology - Band 5

Main area
Ophthalmology
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time/Part time
Job ref
218-UH-NM-OPTHALMOLOGY-A
Site
UHCW
Town
Coventry
Salary
£21,692 - £28,180 pa pro rata
Closing
26/07/2018 23:59

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire is located in the West Midlands and is home to one of the largest teaching hospitals in England. Our mission to Care, Achieve and Innovate is demonstrated in our reputation for innovation, teaching and research and high quality patient care. University Hospital in Coventry is one of the most modern healthcare facilities in Western Europe with £200 million of new medical and research equipment and a hospital that is at the forefront of digital imaging and technology.

We provide general acute hospital services to approximately 500,000 people from Coventry and Rugby and specialist hospital services to over one million people from Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond. The Trust has a revenue budget of approximately £473 million, we employ 5,639 staff, manage 1,380 beds and 32 operating theatres.

The Trust is made up of the following hospitals:
University Hospital Coventry 
Hospital of St Cross – Rugby 

We offer a comprehensive competency package which will enable you to develop your skills and confidence whilst being supported by experienced band 6s and band 7s, as well as working along side experienced band 5s who have been in our team for a number of years.

Our working environment involves the continual professional development of nursing and medical staff. This incorporates teaching nursing and medical students. As a developing member of the care team, all staff will be encouraged to participate in achieving ward competences to evaluate success within our teaching and learning environment.

The Recruitment Centre

If your application is shortlisted, you will be invited to attend an Recruitment Centre..This Recruitment Centre is intended to provide you with the opportunity to demonstrate how you would treat our patients and staff for whom we care, with the compassion, courtesy, dignity and respect they deserve.

Recruiting to Values

To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking aValues Based Interview,which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

No smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleImproving working livesAge positive

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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