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Band 5

Main area
Community Health Services
Band 5
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
£24,214 to £30,112 per annum
24/11/2019 23:59

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.


We are looking for Registered Nurses to join our dynamic and innovative team at the Oxfordshire Stroke Rehabilitation Unit (OSRU)!  Stroke Nursing is an exciting and rewarding career, and career development within this specialism is a hot topic at the RCN at present! 

OSRU is a 20 bed ward which provides inpatient rehabilitation for patient’s post-stroke.  Our latest SSNAP (Stroke Audit) grade was a ‘B’, reflecting the high-quality care and rehabilitation we deliver.  As part of our team you will get to work with specialist, innovative and forward-thinking staff including; dieticians, nurses, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, rehabilitation assistants and speech and language therapists.

We are currently working towards being a centre of excellence for stroke rehabilitation.  It is a really exciting time to join our team and be part of this journey.  Opportunities/benefits within the service include:

  • regular in-house training in stroke rehabilitation, delivered by experienced clinicians
  • support for MSc level study in this specialist area
  • the opportunity to participate in service development initiatives with support from the senior team
  • quiet location with excellent transport links and parking available (permit or pay and display)
  • local amenities available (retail park, food retailers)

We value our staff and want to see you progress and succeed in your role.  We are committed to supporting your development and will work with you to help you achieve your objectives.  We would love to discuss this unique opportunity with you so please get in contact via phone or email if you would like to chat further, or to arrange to visit us.  There is also more information about our service on our new website!

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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

Emma Garratt 01865 904259