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Sister / Charge Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Ward 18 - Frail Elderly
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours a week
Job ref
430-A04593M
Site
Ward 18 - Frail Elderly (Dept)
Town
Milton Keynes
Salary
£26,565 to £35,577 per annum
Closing
26/10/2017 23:59

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Buckingham, is a University Teaching Hospital; we conduct research and teaching on site to improve the care of our patients . The hospital is undergoing significant  investment and development including a new surgical ward, a new main entrance (allowing expansion of A&E services),  a new Academic Centre and a planned new Cancer Centre.

Milton Keynes is the fastest growing and most successful city in the country (visit http://www.destinationmiltonkeynes.co.uk/) for which we provide Emergency Medicine (including Paediatrics) from minor injury to major trauma, Critical Care, Cancer Services, General Surgery & Medicine, Women’s & Children Services (including Maternity, Paediatrics & Neonatal) and Renal Services.

The Health Service Journal recently named Milton Keynes one of the top performing NHS Trust to work in and we are proud to be rated “good” by the Care Quality Commission.

 You can expect a warm welcome, our staff are friendly and welcoming. We listen to each other and work together to embed our Trusts values and behaviors

 

Are you interested in making a real difference to nursing?
We are seeking a highly motivated, experienced Nurse to assist in the leadership and development of our ward focusing on the provision of excellent, high quality care to frail older people. We are looking for someone who will bring enthusiasm, professionalism and energy to the division of Medicine Milton Keynes University Hospital


The medicine division is a friendly dedicated team, who are committed to improving services for our patients. There is a strong emphasis on team support and development, with opportunities to expand your clinical knowledge, skills and managerial/leadership experience.


If you are an enthusiastic, motivated and compassionate nurse with a minimum of 2 years experience, we invite you to apply.

Unfortunately only short listed applicants will be contacted.

Candidates with a disability that meet the minimum criteria will be guaranteed an interview. Disclosure and Barring Service Checks are required for new employees.

We are a Two Ticks employer and are committed to equal opportunities; we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Milton Keynes is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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Applicant requirements

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

For further information/informal visit contact Senior Sister Janet Page on 01908 996596 or Liz Winter, Matron for Medicine on 01908 660033 Bleep 1232.

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
01908 996172