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 2018. If you are short-listed for this role you will be invited to attend assessment in July. The assessment process is as follows:
Situational Judgement Test.
Values Based Interview, Site Tours and Meet & Greet with Modern Matrons
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
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.
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.
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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