Adult and Paediatric Registered Nursing and Midwifery Recruitment EventDate: Saturday, 8th July 2023Time: 9.00am -13:00pm *Please arrive at 9am as this event will start promptly. We cannot accept anyone that arrives after this time.*Location: Education Centre, Tunbridge Wells Hospital, Tonbridge Road, Pembury, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 4QJ
We are delighted to share that we will be hosting a Adult and Paediatric Registered Nursing and Midwifery Recruitment Event on Saturday, 8th July 2023!
On the day, you will hear about the comprehensive induction programme, continuous professional development and career progression opportunities at Maidstone and Tunbridge NHS Trust. You will have the opportunity to speak with senior nurses and midwives and ask any questions you may have.Main duties of the job
Whether you are about to qualify, newly qualified or an experienced Staff Nurse/ Paediatric Nurse/ Midwife, we want to hear from you! We are looking for someone who is patient-focused, positive, enthusiastic, flexible and forward thinking, in order to deliver high quality care to our patients and mums-to-be.
There will also be the opportunity to be interviewed on the day, so you could go home with a job offer!
Interested? Don't delay - Please apply to register your attendance
Closing Date: 7th July 2023About us
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust is a large acute hospital Trust in the county of Kent.
The Trust provides a full range of general hospital services and some areas of specialist complex care to around 500,000 people living in the south part of West Kent and the north part of East Sussex.
The Trust's core catchment areas are Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells and their surrounding boroughs. We work from two main clinical sites: Maidstone Hospital and Tunbridge Wells Hospital at Pembury. Tunbridge Wells Hospital opened in 2011 and provides single rooms with en-suites for all in-patients - the first of its kind in the country.
We employ over 6,500 full and part-time staff in a huge range of clinical and non-clinical roles across both of our hospital sites.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
You will be expected to attend the Trusts 2-week Induction Programme for RNs, NAs, RMs, ODPs and Paramedics. The programme is full-time (please email email@example.com this is problematic)and will involve travel to both Trust sites. The programme includes supernumerary shifts in the clinical area, classroom-based sessions and e-learning.
Please note that appointment to this post will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service Check at enhanced level. (Enhanced level now includes regulated checks against vulnerable adults and children)
We are passionate in supporting our staff to develop and have great opportunities for career progression. We take equality and diversity seriously and seek to empower all diverse groups within our trust. We seek to develop a culture where diversity in all its forms is celebrated. We are committed to ensuring that women are empowered to work at all levels of management and that working patterns are as flexible as possible giving all members of staff opportunity to flourish in using their skills for our patients. We work across our trust to enable those who consider themselves to have a disability both visible and invisible to have access to all they need to thrive in their work environment. We work with Stonewall to embed an inclusive and accepting culture for all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender staff. We have 78 nationalities working in our trust and we are proud of this. We are active in embracing the ethnic and cultural diversity in our trust. We work to empower people with any protected characteristic to have opportunities to work in an environment that helps them to contribute to the best of their ability, recognising and valuing the unique contributions each of us brings for best quality care and service to our patients. We are committed to supporting the delivery of the Equality Act with zero tolerance for any discrimination, harassment or victimisation of applicants and staff with these protected characteristics
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Book or manage a coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination - NHS (www.nhs.uk) Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- First level registered nurse/ Midwife
- Basic Life Support provider
Knowledge & ExperienceEssential
- Evidence of further education since qualification e.g. diploma/degree
- Practice Assessor/Practice Supervisor/Mentorship/Preceptorship course (or equivalent)
- Specialist course
- Knowledge of a general hospital setting
- Proficient clinician and clinical role model
- Insight and understanding of current issues in nursing and the NHS
- Demonstrates a commitment to professional development
- Understanding of audit and benchmarking processes
- Experience at Band 5 in an acute setting
- Excellent communication skills
- Good interpersonal skills
- Evident commitment to high standards of patient-centred care
- Adaptable and flexible
- Effective organisational skills
- Ability to reflect on practice, accept criticism and act constructively
- Understanding of own accountability, responsible and reliable
- Utilises a problem-solving approach to work
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- Commitment to teaching others
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