South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust is one of the top performing organisations within the NHS. Our staff think this is a great place to work and we hope you will agree.
We provide services across Warwickshire and beyond ranging from Hospitals in Warwick, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Royal Leamington Spa and Shipston-on Stour to Community Services across the whole county. We are a progressive, expanding organisation with great ambition around improving quality, integrating pathways and delivering high levels of productivity. Over 4500 people work for the Trust and many of them have been here a long time. People find they don’t need to go elsewhere to find a fulfilling career in healthcare.
The first thing you will notice about us is how we take our values seriously. We believe that our values underpin everything we do. If you are interested in a role with us you need to make sure our values match your own.
Our values can be summed up in one sentence. We are ‘Trusted to provide safe, effective and compassionate care’. Throughout the recruitment process you will asked to think about how you demonstrate these values and how they impact on your work. It doesn’t matter what role you do, whether it is patient facing or not, we are all working in the same way with our values at the core.
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Come and join our team
South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust are currently recruiting for a number of nursing roles across the organisation for Newly Qualified or Qualified Nurses . Throughout all ward areas we strive to provide an excellent standard of nursing care and are therefore looking for caring, enthusiastic, proactive and self-motivated individuals to help to promote our Vision and our Trust Values on an everyday basis.
The organisation is ambitious, growing, developing and reaching new ground in terms of the care it provides its patients. There has been a large investment from the Trust to drive forward a number of initiatives aimed to make the patients journey through our services as good as it can be.
Joining the organisation now will be your chance to play a part in shaping the future of this vision.
Newly Qualified Nurses - Preceptorship
South Warwickshire run a comprehensive Preceptorship program which is tailored to support all new qualified nurses joining the register, to assist in the transition from being a student to an accountable practitioner. An experienced preceptor will be available to support, coach, assist and assess through the transitional period and monitor your progress. The practice development team run development days, reflective sessions and supervision in practice according to individual needs. We encourage all staff to build on their skills as they feel comfortable and there are opportunities to extend their competencies in practice.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff to share this commitment. As part of our safe recruitment practice, it is a mandatory requirement for all newly appointed staff requiring a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to be registered with the DBS Update Service. All eligible staff recruited to the Trust are expected to maintain their annual update subscription whilst employed with the Trust as a condition of employment. The cost of the first year’s subscription to the update service will be reimbursed by the Trust as a payroll refund.
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Should you wish discuss the recruitment process further please contact either Matt Clarson or Claire Hawkins on [Click here to apply] ext 4595 / 8437
Sometimes we get a lot of applications for our roles. On those occasions we might close the job early. If you don’t want to miss out we recommend submitting your application as early as possible.
The Trust use an Applicant Management System called TRAC which helps us manage the recruitment process. All communications regarding your application will come via TRAC (even if you applied via NHS Jobs).
Please check your TRAC account regularly and ensure your email is set up to accept messages so they don't go into your junk/spam folder.
We aim to shortlist all vacancies within 2 days of the vacancy closing, we will get back to all candidates ASAP.
Please ensure all sections of the application form are completed fully. Please particularly ensure that you provide full details of all referees including business email address, telephone contact details and postal address.
South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer and does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the grounds of any protected characteristic as defined by the Equality Act 2010.
All South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust sites are smoke free. We feel it’s a great way to help our patients, visitors and staff stay healthy.
The Trust is part of a ‘Foundation Group’ through a strategic alliance with Wye Valley NHS Trust and George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust. This partnership is great for the sustainability of all three organisations and allows us to share learning and maximise opportunities to ensure the delivery of high quality health and care services for our local populations.
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