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Nursing opportunities up for grabs at recruitment event

11 Jul 2018 12:57:21
AMM 18

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is looking for nurses to join its dedicated, caring services and is holding a recruitment event on Tuesday 17 July, 3pm-8pm at Rotherham Hospital.

The event, held by the Division of Medicine, will provide qualified Staff Nurses with the opportunity to find out more about the services the Trust provides, the positions available and also enable them to meet with the Ward Sisters and Charge Nurses.

Interviews can be held and employment offers made at the event, dependant on health and wellbeing checks and DBS clearance.

The specialties that will be present at the event include:

  • Respiratory – care for higher dependency patients, developing skills in tracheostomy care and NIV treatments.
  • Cardiology – follow patients through their acute phase of illness in CCU to recovery on the ward.
  • Care of Older People – provide true holistic care for acutely unwell patients with complex needs and patients nearing the end of life. This ward has enthusiastic and passionate colleagues, caring for patients in a calm environment.
  • Haematology – a small dedicated unit caring for patients who require chemotherapy.
  • Diabetes and Endocrinology – increase knowledge and skills in caring for patients with acute diabetic illness working alongside specialist nurses and enhance knowledge of endocrinology.
  • Gastroenterology – increase knowledge and skills caring for patients with acute liver disease and other acute medical illnesses. This could include working alongside specialist teams to enable patients to recover and return to the community.
  • Stroke Unit - work with those affected by stroke from acute care to rehabilitation in the community. Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team you can enhance your skills in dysphasia management, develop knowledge of patients being treated for TIAs in daily clinics on the ward.
  • Assessment Unit - care for patients who have just been admitted into hospital as a medical emergency developing skills in assessment of patients and transferring to the right place to continue their care.
  • Community Unit - work in a step up/step down facility caring for patients to prevent admission to hospital and patients awaiting to be discharged.

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust provides options for flexible working patterns, including twilight shifts, part time hours, short or long days.

Chris Morley, Chief Nurse at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust, said: “This is an exciting time to join us at Rotherham as we continue with our ambitious plans to improve the health and wellbeing of everyone in Rotherham. Our friendly teams strive to provide excellent care for our patients and are able to provide many different opportunities that will help develop skills and knowledge. We want to hear from enthusiastic nurses who want to develop their career here at Rotherham whilst making a difference to the patients they look after.”

The recruitment event will be held on Tuesday 17 July between 3pm and 8pm in the PGME foyer at Rotherham Hospital.

More information is available on NHS Jobs.