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Registered Nurse

Employer
Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Kettering
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

This post covers both the maxillofacial and orthodontic services within the unit.

The post holder will need to be flexible in their role, ranging from chaperoning clinics, assisting scrubbing and recovering all minor surgical procedures relating to the head and neck and procedures related to orthodontics.

Wound care and dressings are also an integral part of this role.

You will also be required to pre op assess patients for their theatre experience.

Working with children and nursing patients with learning difficulties are also part of the staff nurses role.

If you want a varied interesting role within the maxillofacial and orthodontic sphere we are looking to invest in you.

Main duties of the job

We are an expanding, forward thinking Maxillo Facial/Orthodontic OutpatientsDepartment, who are looking for a motivated and innovative band 5 registered nurse to join our team.

The applicant should be able to work well in the multidisciplinary team, keen to learnand embrace a varied work pattern, ranging from clinic based activities to minor surgery and caring for patients following sedation/local anaesthetics.

Experience in paediatric andlearning disability nursing would be desirable, but not essential. Knowledge and experience of maxillofacial/orthodontic care would also be advantageous.

If this is you then please come and visit us and look to adding your skills to our growing team whilst learning all the department has to offer. This is an exciting time within the department and we require a committed team to take this service forward.

About us

Kettering General as a trust offers:
  • Great learning and development opportunities to enable all staff to fulfil their potential
  • Salary sacrifice schemes
  • NHS agenda for change terms and conditions
  • A generous annual leave provision
  • NHS pension
  • Flexible working

Whilst Kettering itselfhas great access to all the beautiful Northamptonshire countryside. It has excellent road and rail network links to and from London, the East Midlands and Birmingham and the hospital is just off the A14 giving easy access to the M1.

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest employers in the area and we are on an exciting journey.Our mission is to provide safe, compassionate, and clinically excellent patient care, by being an outstanding employer for our people. We have entered into a Group Model with neighbouring Northampton General Hospital and have become University Hospitals of Northamptonshire.

Our Excellence Values:

Compassion

Respect

Integrity

Courageous

Accountable

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will need to be flexible in their role, ranging from chaperoning clinics, assisting scrubbing and recovering all minor surgical procedures relating to the head and neck and procedures related to orthodontics.

Wound care and dressings are also an integral part of this role.

You will also be required to pre op assess patients for their theatre experience.

Working with children and nursing patients with learning difficulties are also part of the staff nurses role.

If you want a varied interesting role within the maxillofacial and orthodontic sphere we are looking to invest in you.

For further information on the advertised role, please refer to the job description located under the Supporting Documents heading. The full person specification can be accessed under the Shortlisting Criteria section of the document.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • NMC Adult Registered


Desirable

  • Mentor Qualification
  • Dual Qualification Adult / Paediatric / Learning Difficulties


Experience

Essential

  • Previous Healthcare experience


Desirable

  • Previous Healthcare experience within the maxillofacial/orthodontic sphere
  • Previous Healthcare experience within the oral surgery sphere


Employer details

Employer name

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Kettering General Hospital

Rothwell Road

Kettering

NN16 8UZ

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264-6234579-SUR

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