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Newly Qualified Nurse Practitioner - Band 5

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University Hospital Coventry and Hospital of St. Cross
£23,023 - £29,608 pro rata, per annum
13/01/2019 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 

This advert is for student Nurses due to qualify in September 2019. If you are short-listed for this role you will be invited to attend a Recruitment Centre on the 28th January 2019. The Recruitment process is as follows:

1st Stage

Situational Judgement Test. 

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust is one of the UK’s leading specialist teaching hospitals, we provide world class healthcare to a population of over 1,000,000. Located on two sites University Hospitals in Coventry and the Hospital of St Cross in Rugby, we offer major advances in patient care, clinical teaching and innovation. We're exceeding the national waiting times targets for our patients we have low incidence of healthcare associated infections such as MRSA and C. difficile.

Our mission to Care, Achieve and Innovate……..

CAREOur focus is on providing and improving quality of patient care

ACHIEVEOur maternity services are rated as one of the best in the NHS

INNOVATEThe first hospital to offer hip preserving surgery

Nursing at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust has developed strong links to Coventry University and our purpose built Clinical Sciences Building offers a whole range of facilities to aid your education and training including a modern library with excellent IT facilities.

The Trust offers a range of specialties including:-

Trauma and Orthopedics
Emergency care
Respiratory Medicine
Renal Services
Critical Care
Theatre (both sites)
Hospital of St Cross (elective orthopeadic surgery, medical and rehabilitation)
We are currently offering a Trust Rotational Programme for Newly Qualified Nurses

1. Trust Rotation Package - will involve rotating across any 2/3 specialties to enable individuals to explore the nursing roles in contrasting areas and enable them to decide which nursing pathway they wish to professional develop within. For example a medical ward and a surgical ward.

2. Specialty Rotation Package – 2 -3 wards within one speciality for example Gerontology and Neurosciences.

It would assist us greatly if you could indicate on your application form your preference for the any of the specialties/rotations indicated above. This will enable us to match your form against any vacancies that are currently available. It would also help if you could indicate whether or not you are seeking full or part time hours.

Please Note - Upon submission and completion of your academic coursework you will be eligible to submit an application for your Nursing & Midwifery (NMC) pin number. Following this, you will be able to commence with us in the capacity of a Band 4 preregistration nurse, until you are in receipt of your pin, at such time you will then progress to a Band 5 Nurse. To assist you with your application, the Pre-Registration job description is attached to this vacancy on the right side of this page

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 a Values 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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