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 to recruit newly qualified/qualifying in 2019 Registered Nurses to join our Community Hospital teams that are based throughout Oxfordshire. We are nurse led units that deliver person centred care; our aim is to reduce the length of stay by working with our medical and therapy colleagues in an integrated model of care.
We are looking for skilled, enthusiastic and innovative individuals to deliver the best care to our patients within a warm and friendly environment. The post offers autonomy and is an ideal opportunity to develop your core nursing skills and career within a supportive multidisciplinary environment where people are valued and rewarded
Our Registered Nurses make a real difference to patients’ lives. Whether you are providing skilled nursing care or undertaking advanced clinical tasks, you will be providing continuing compassionate care and support. You will be on hand to ensure that the ward runs smoothly and that patients receive all the care and support they need. You will find that it is a role that is incredibly rewarding.
Oxford Health is a great place to start your career as a nurse, we have developed our Flyer Programme to support newly qualified nurses with dedicated support and mentoring. At its heart is preceptorship, with the addition of staff development; coaching and assessing; quality improvement, with level 7 accreditation over a two-year programme.
If you think you have the right skills and values to offer us at this exciting time in your career then we would very much like you to hear from you.
If you are a student with Oxford Brookes University or the University of Bedfordshire please contact Rachel Cootes by emailing ( Email address removed ) before submitting an application.
New starters have a 6 month probationary period. This, together with the induction process aims to create a positive supportive working environment allowing new employees to learn key elements of their role over a reasonable timescale.
Candidates not currently employed by the Trust who attend an interview for non-qualified Band 1-5 posts are required to undertake numeracy and literacy assessments.
Appointment to this post is subject to the trust receiving satisfactory references covering 3-5 years of employment or study. Please ask your referees to respond promptly to reference requests.
Employees are expected to undertake mandatory and statutory training related to their role.
We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population.
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