Our purpose is simple - Putting Patients First. We are looking for exceptional colleagues who can help us achieve this.
We’re a large organisation, providing acute services from the Alexandra Hospital (Redditch), Kidderminster Hospital and Treatment Centre and Worcestershire Royal Hospital (Worcester) to a population of over 575,000 people in Worcestershire, as well as caring for patients from surrounding counties and further afield. We also manage a Surgery ward at Evesham Community Hospital.
Our workforce is nearly 6,000 strong, and our caring staff are recognised as providing good and outstanding patient-centred care. You could be one of them.
We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us to achieve our Vision - working in partnership to provide the best healthcare for our communities, leading and supporting our teams to move 4ward. Our 4ward behaviours, which we ask all staff to demonstrate, underpin our everyday work and remain firmly at the heart of all we do.
It’s an exciting time to join the Trust. In partnership with staff, patients and partners, we are developing of our Clinical Services Strategy which will outline how our services will be organised effectively across our sites into the future. Our Clinical Services Strategy will build on the improvements already put in place in recent years, following the Future of Acute Hospital Services in Worcestershire review which has seen improved outcomes in a number of areas, including maternity and children’s services.
Our objectives are simple:
Best services for local people
Best experience of care and best outcomes for our patients
Best use of resources
If you can help us to achieve these; if your vision matches our vision; and you believe in Putting Patients First, we would love to hear from you!
In return, we commit to investing in our staff to ensure that we retain and develop the right people, with the right skills, who care about and take pride in, putting patients first.
The Worcestershire Royal Hospital Emergency Department is expanding its energetic and enthusiastic nursing team.
In addition to the existing modern department the newly created expansion now consists of a new co-located minor injury area, a high care/resus step down area; a 4 bedded rapid initial assessment area and an enhanced paediatric area.
We have several exciting opportunities for full and part time Band 5 Staff Nurses from both pediatric and/or adult nursing backgrounds on permanent contracts and fixed term contracts, to join our well established, friendly experienced nursing team in the Accident & Emergency Department at Worcestershire Royal Hospital.
The department has undergone a nursing workforce review and has some new and exciting roles that were implemented in early 2015.
We have approximately 65, 000 attendances per year with at least 15,000 of those being children.
The successful candidates will be dynamic, enthusiastic and motivated. We have an established induction/mentorship programme and a practice development nurse for additional support.
The robust training package offered is designed in house to support nurses from many backgrounds to gain the skills and confidence necessary for an emergency nurse.
Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of services over three hospitals sites (Worcestershire Royal Hospital, Alexandra General Hospital and Kidderminster Treatment Centre). Our mission is to work together with our partners in health and social care to provide safe, effective, personalised and integrated care for local people, delivered consistently across all services by skilled and compassionate staff. Our vision can be summarised as ‘patients at the centre of all we do’ and our PRIDE (Patients, Respect, Improve and Innovate, Dependable and Empower) are central to all we do.
We’re committed to delivering a Nursing and Midwifery Service that delivers the best patient care. There for our patients, families and services users, the public and each other, we promise to communicate effectively by listening to and responding to comments and concerns. We recognise that our excellent nursing staff are key in enabling providing compassionate, patient centred care and we need you join our team.
We show we care for our staff through our support, development and progression opportunities.
So if you want a new start, there couldn't be a better time to join us.
If you are shortlisted, you will be invited to attend our next assessment centre. The assessment centre will be an opportunity for you get a feel for the culture, leadership, and learning opportunities within the Trust. The assessment centre includes a numeracy test and an interview to assess you against the core values and behaviours that our nurses pride themselves with.
If you wish to come to the department for an informal visit please contact our Recruitment Team on ( Email address removed ) to arrange an appointment with Matron or one of the Ward Sisters.
Important information about your application
Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is an equal opportunities employer and supports flexible working. We offer excellent learning and development opportunities, career progression, and are part of the NHS pension scheme. All of our sites are completely smokefree.
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