Staff Nurse/Learning Disability Nurse

Employer
Cheshire & Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Chester
Salary
£25,655 to £31,534 a year Per annum
Closing date
15 Sep 2022

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Learning Disability
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust - Recruitment Open Days

1st Open Day will be Wednesday 27th July 2022 from 2.00 pm until 7.00 pm at Trust Headquarters, Redesmere Building, COCH Health Park, Liverpool Road, Chester, CH2 1BQ

Are you an experienced Mental Health Nurse, or a Learning Disability Nurse? We are recruiting Nurses to join our fantastic Trust, with roles based in Bowmere Hospital (SMH) Ancora House (SMH) and Eastway (LD), Chester, and want to invite you to our open day to meet the team and be interviewed on the day!

We have fantastic roles across our services including Specialist Mental Health, Children's and Young Persons and Learning Disabilities. Our roles are varied and the team would love to speak to you about how you can progress your career at CWP. You will have the opportunity to meet our amazing staff and find out more about the roles we have available as well as the opportunities CWP can offer to support your professional development.

You are encouraged to complete an application form prior to attending, however there will be opportunity to apply on the day. We look forward to meeting you!

Should you have any queries about the Recruitment Event, please email cwp.recruitment@nhs.net

Main duties of the job

You will be part of a supportive multi-disciplinary team and have an ethos of collaborative working between individual service users, carers and other stakeholders.

We are proud of being caring, competent and compassionate, with patients at the heart of what we do. We aim to provide high quality, safe services which improve the health, well-being and independence of the people within our locality.

We are looking for motivated nurses to join our team. You should possess commitment to team working and innovative delivery of excellent standards of care. You will be able to demonstrate a real enthusiasm for nursing, as well as a desire for on-going professional development.

You will receive excellent training and opportunities for development, clinical supervision and appraisal. We also offer our staff training packages, development and leadership pathways and a comprehensive preceptorship program for those who are newly qualified.

About us

Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CWP) supports thousands of vulnerable people across Cheshire and Merseyside. We provide physical, mental health and learning disability services to a total population of around one million people.

We offer a variety of roles at all levels, so whether you are just starting out in your career or you are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, CWP is the right employer for you.

Visit our 'Working for us' pages on our website to find out more about why you should choose CWP.

CWP are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.

We welcome applications from people who have direct experience of accessing our services.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please download a copy of the job description for a full copy.

Recruitment selection processes are based on competence (see Person specification)andvalues.

To ensure that we continue to provide Outstanding for Care (as recently been awarded by CQC), CWP recruits people that can demonstrate the Trusts Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking aValues Based Interview/Assessment,which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trusts Values and Behaviours which are the 6 Cs Communication, Competence, Courage, Care, Compassion and Commitment. A Guide to completing your application form can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trusts Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

If your disability meets the definition set out in the Equality Act 2010, and you can show that you meet the essential criteria described in the person specification for an available position, please answer YES to the question: Do you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme? Please also inform the team if you have any special support needs to be considered as part of the interview and selection processes.

All new clinical support staff will be required to have completed or working towards the Care Certificate (CWP In-house 2 day training to be completed within 6 months of start date).

Please note applicants will be required to pay for their DBS check. Costs are deducted from salary following appointment. Please note that DBS costs will be waived for applicants who are being recruited for COVID-19 reasons.

You are encouraged to enrol for the DBS Update Service. A small annual fee of £13 per year applies. Please see attached Update Service Applicant Guide document for further information.

New entrants to the NHS will commence on the minimum of the scale stated above.

If you experience any technical difficulties or need help when making an application please contact our Recruitment Team on 01244 393100 and quote the vacancy reference number.

Good luck with your application. We hope to welcome you to Team CWP very soon.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • NMC/RMN


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