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Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Oakwood Unit - Inpatient Unit
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
371-CHW273-A
Site
Oakwood Ward
Town
Reading
Salary
£23,023 to £29,608 per annum
Closing
24/01/2019 23:59

These are the values that we live by at Berkshire Healthcare:

  • Caring for and about you is our top priority
  • Committed to providing good quality, safe services
  • working Together with you to develop innovative solutions

We welcome people who share these values to come and work for us.

Please find attached the behaviour framework that underpins these values for this job role.


 

 

What’s special about this opportunity?

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust can provide you with a dynamic, people-centred environment, where you will be empowered to adopt a personalised approach to patient care that maximises independence, choice and control, following our philosophy of enabling people to reach and maintain their optimum level of physical health and wellbeing.

We value our employees and put people first. We have just been recognised with a ‘Good’ rating overall, and as an ‘Outstanding’, well-led, organisation in our latest CQC inspection, which found that: ‘Managers across Berkshire Healthcare promoted a positive culture that supported and valued staff, creating a sense of common purpose based on shared values.’

Working in a passionate team, you will have access to our Trust-wide Learning and Development programme and be supported in your career and personal growth with opportunities to help you to build your Continuing Professional Development portfolio, enabling you extend your skills and ensure that you excel.

We are pioneers in compassionate leadership and Quality Improvement, which is about creating a culture where everyone has a voice and where service users and staff collaborate to have a direct impact on the things that matter most.

About you:

Working in our busy community in-patient unit, you will be an enthusiastic and experienced registered nurse with excellent communication and people skills, a warm personality and a passion for patient health. Comfortable working autonomously, you will use creative engagement to foster relationships with individuals and professionals across agencies and services. You will have empathy and compassion for those in your care, and be able to discuss sensitive situations in a kind, clear and respectful manner. Your energy and drive will be rewarded with the support of a dedicated team that strives to create a progressive, warm, friendly and considerate environment.

What’s next?

If you share our passion for people and the dedication to excel, we’d love to hear from you.

We are happy to answer any questions that you may have. Please don’t hesitate to call Saijai Jankowski on 0118 9605933 or email: Saijai.Jankowski@berkshire.nhs.uk who’ll be delighted to help.

In addition to a competitive salary, as a valued member of our team, you will receive generous annual leave, have access to our salary car scheme, support with childcare and as a respected member of the NHS, discounts from high street retailers and restaurants.

Located at Prospect Park Hospital, you will have access to our on-site gym, restaurant and free parking.

We’d love to welcome you to our warm, friendly team, who want to help you to make your career reflect your ambitions.

 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Saijai Jankowski

0118 9605933

 

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