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Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Community Health Services
Band 5
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Fulbrook Centre
£24,214 to £30,112 per annum
25/11/2019 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.


Would you like to come and help relaunch City Community Hospital?

Are you looking to develop your skills within a community setting? Oxford City Community Hospital is temporarily closed whilst we recruit the right staff for our ward.

Working within our Nurse-led unit you will be caring for patients who have come to us from Medical, Trauma, Renal and Surgical wards for rehabilitation and complex discharge management. You will also have the privilege of caring for patients who are coming to the end of their life as well as patients with a wide variety of other conditions.  This means that every day will you will see a variety of specialisms that will allow you to utilise and grow your nursing skills in different ways.

At Oxford City Community Hospital, the main focus is on rehabilitation. To facilitate this there is a very strong therapeutic presence within our multi-disciplinary team which you will be an integral part of.

We would like to hear from you if you are an experienced Nurse who is looking for a new challenge, or a newly Qualified Nurse who is interested in starting your career within the community hospital setting.

We offer excellent career development including:

      • A comprehensive preceptorship program (if applicable)
      • Dementia care training
      • Clinical upskilling
      • Leadership and management training and opportunities
      • Possibilities to undertake post graduate qualifications including, Frailty, Dementia and Advanced Clinical Practice
      • Possibilities to work alongside the onsite Mental Health wards

We have full and part time roles available and work internal rotation.

Informal visits from interested candidates are welcomed, we are very proud of our Ward and would love to show you what we do!

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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

Jane Hudson Matron on 07557191515 or or Angela Jacob Deputy Ward Manager,