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Adult Nurses: Return to Practice & Rejoin Profession!

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Exciting Return to Adult Nursing Opportunities Await You!

Qualified Adult Nurses, your re-entry into the profession is now possible with our trust. Apply for tailored Adult Nursing positions, kickstarting your journey with a discussion about your specific goals. Successful candidates will receive a conditional offer, pending completion of a return to practice course. Though unpaid, the course placements offer invaluable skill enhancement.

Post-course completion and NMC registration, seamlessly transition into a registered, paid role in our trust. Explore various Adult Nursing vacancies aligning with your goals, from District Nursing to Respiratory Nursing and more.

Apply now to rejuvenate your Adult Nursing career! Whether a seasoned professional or seeking a new challenge, join our dynamic healthcare team delivering exceptional services.

Unlock opportunities by registering with Health Education England (HEE) on their Return to Practice Programme (RtP). The HEE Returnee Information Form is your gateway to possibilities in our trust, with HEE supporting your journey through funding for expenses and relevant courses. Reignite your passion for Adult Nursing--apply today for a meaningful impact on healthcare!

Main duties of the job

Embark on a transformative journey with our program, where unwavering support from our friendly and dedicated teams ensures your success. Our team of Learning Environment Leads is committed to guiding you through every step, ensuring that you not only meet but exceed the necessary placement hours required for a seamless re-registration process.

Immerse yourself in the clinical realm with flexible opportunities to collaborate within our dynamic teams. Through shadowing and supervised clinical work, tailored to your schedule, you'll gain hands-on experience while honing your skills. Our commitment is to provide you with the flexibility you need, allowing you to choose hours, times, and frequency that align with your individual preferences.

As per the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) guidelines for clinicians returning to practice, we recognize the importance of updating your knowledge and skills. The requirements are structured as follows:
  • 0 to 2 years out of practice: No mandatory updating of skills and knowledge.
  • 2 to 5 years out of practice: Engage in 30 days of comprehensive updating.
  • 5 or more years out of practice: Dedicate 60 days to a thorough updating process.

(Keep in mind that NMC considers 1 day equivalent to 7 hours of updating.) Embrace this opportunity to reinvigorate your professional journey and join a supportive community dedicated to your success.

About us

Join Berkshire Healthcare - A Stonewall Top 100 Employer!

At Berkshire Healthcare, we champion diversity as a Stonewall 100 Top Employer across 100+ sites in Windsor & Maidenhead, Slough, Bracknell Forest, Wokingham, Reading, and West Berkshire. Our 5,000-strong team is committed to delivering top-quality care.

Why Us?
  • Flexibility: Embrace work-life balance with our flexible options.
  • Leave Benefits: Enjoy 27 days annual leave (increasing), buy/sell options.
  • NHS Pension: Benefit from a 20.68% employer contribution.
  • Career Development: Unlock your potential with our learning opportunities.
  • Technology: Stay ahead with advanced IT enablement.
  • Wellbeing: Prioritise health with 'Cycle to Work,' car leasing, wellbeing tools.
  • Discounts: Avail discounts through the Blue Light Card.
  • Support Networks: Join networks for race, diversity, disabilities, fostering inclusivity.
  • Family Support: Generous leave, access to staff nurseries.
  • Free Parking: Enjoy free parking at selected sites.

Apply Now!

Be part of a dynamic team - click apply on this advert! Berkshire Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer, embracing diversity. We can't wait to welcome you!

Job description

Job responsibilities

To be considered for this program, candidates must meet the following criteria:
  • No sanctions from the NMC.
  • Previous NMC registration.
  • Adult Nurse Qualification.

  • Candidates employed through the Return to Practice route at Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust will receive dedicated support through our comprehensive multi-disciplinary preceptorship program. Our well-established and successful initiative is designed to enhance your confidence, clinical skills, knowledge, and values, fostering valuable networks across the Trust.

    We actively encourage discussions around flexibility and welcome any queries you may have. Please feel free to reach out to us at, and we'll be delighted to assist you.

    Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust is committed to equal opportunities, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are dedicated to making reasonable adjustments for disabled applicants as needed.

    Person Specification



    • Adult Nurse Qualification
    • Previously held NMC Registration
    • No sanctions from the NMC

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust


    Community Nursing Berkshire


    RG12 2UT

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