A fantastic and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Staff nurse to work in our new, purpose built unit opening December 2018, alongside our dynamic clinical team within our new Same Day Emergency Care Unit at UHS.
Our team is part of a national project transforming ambulatory services, which is one of the fastest growing areas across the NHS. This role will allow you to work in a diverse area, specialising in a range of acute medical problems, with great professional development opportunities. Being part of the national AEC project has enabled new ideas and changes to be implemented. We are looking for enthusiastic, passionate and ambitious nurses who have good initiative, great communication, enjoy change and delivering new ideas as well as delivering exemplary care in an ambulatory setting.
A typical day within our new unit will see you providing initial assessment, triage and exemplary care to our patients through same day care.
We deliver this as an multi- disciplinary team focusing on:
As a member of the team we will provide you with training opportunities to develop skills in history taking and physical assessment, taking an active role in seeing, treating, and discharging patients and communicating with members of the wider MDT. The Same Day Emergency Care Unit maintains strong relationships with the Emergency Department and Acute Medical Unit.
University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS) is one of England's largest acute teaching trusts. We've recently been rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey we ranked seventh in the country for staff engagement, and fourth best nationally for our proportion of staff saying that they would recommend the hospital as a place to work or to receive care. One of our main objectives has been to become a top ten research trust, with the pharmacy department being an integral part of achieving this.
Closing date for applications Thursday 21st February
Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large numbers of applications are received.
Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to acknowledge receipt of your application. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date of this post, please presume that you have not been selected for interview.
Applicants from University Hospitals Southampton NHS Foundation Trust whose posts are considered to be ‘At Risk’ will be given prior consideration for this post
Our Trust runs the return to practice course each year for nurses who have been out of the profession and wish to return. To find out more please visit our website:
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Getting to Work
Application can be made for parking on site at UHS or through one of the park and ride schemes. This will be based on specific criteria to determine eligibility for site parking as this can be very limited. UHS encourages staff to utilise other green methods of getting to work such as cycling or walking where possible. UHS is well connected through bus services to the city centre and other areas.
Please note that we will not accept any applications or queries via agencies, under any circumstances.
Our staff are positive about working at UHS and rate us above average compared to other NHS Trusts in the Staff Attitude Survey. We are rated strongly on a number of areas including teamwork, communication and engagement.
Equality remains at the centre of all Trust policy making, service delivery and employment practice with all employees being given equality of opportunity to develop, apply for promotion and have working arrangements that enable them to achieve a manageable work-life balance.
The Trust actively promotes a work environment free from harassment and discrimination and provides training for managers and staff to ensure this happens. The Trust also closely monitors recruitment activity, training and development and employment practices to ensure equality of practice with regard to race, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status and age.
As a service provider the Trust ensures equality of access and delivery of our services through the provision of interpreter services, facilities for the disabled and sensitivity for patients ethnic and religious differences and needs.
Relocating to Southampton
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|Location:||United Kingdom Hampshire Southampton|
|Salary:||£23,023 - £29,608 pa pro rata GBP per year|
Healthcare and Medical
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