Staff Nurse job in Oxford at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Staff Nurse

Company: Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Location: Oxford UK

Date Posted:May 02, 2018

Band 5 Staff Nurse: Neurosurgical WardsThe Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the most respected Trusts in the country. This is your opportunity to join one of our foremost clinical specialities.The Oxford Neurology and Neurosurgery Departments are acknowledged globally for their excellence in clinical research, treatment and patient care, and this is a particularly exciting time for neuroscience nursing. We are proud to be one of only two centres in the  country to offer the opportunity to undertake a Post Graduate Neuroscience Course.  This is a fantastic opportunity to learn, develop or extend your existing skills in this fascinating specialty.Neurosurgery  is a fast paced service providing both Emergency and Elective care for patients suffering from a number of conditions and who undergo a range of invasive and interventional procedures, for example craniotomy for brain tumours, haemorrhage or trauma, implantation of deep brain stimulators and spinal surgery. We step -down patients from Intensive Care, providing staff with the opportunity to develop their skills in Tracheostomy management and care of the Acutely ill patient.The Neurology team provide care for patients suffering from a number of acute and chronic conditions including epilepsy, encephalitis, motor neurone disease. Alongside this we care for a number of rarer neurological conditions such as myasthenia gravis, ataxia and neuromuscular disorders.Our Trust values include compassion, respect and excellence. If you consistently strive to achieve these values in your practice, then you are who we are looking for. We are proud to celebrate our recent nomination in the Trust’s Staff Recognition Awards for Excellence in Teamwork.The successful candidates can expect excellent learning opportunities, both in house with our highly regarded Neuroscience Education Programme, including a week long Neuro-Orientation Programme and Neuro specific study days on a monthly basis. We also provide educational opportunities externally through our links with Oxford Brookes University. You can also have the opportunity to rotate between Neurosurgical and Neurology wards, thus developing your overall skills as a Neuroscience Nurse. We can also offer up to £1000 in removal or relocation expenses* T&Cs apply. To see what our  team say about working here, you can find us on YouTube, search for ‘The best job in the world – the NOTSS Division Oxford University Hospitals’To see our Neurosurgical teams in action see the BBC’s documentary ‘Brain Doctors’ If you are a newly qualified nurse, you will join the Oxford University Hospital’s Foundation Programme.  This is the start of your journey with our Trust and will link to a clear career pathway to continue developing your skills over the coming years. The 1st year of the programme consists of up to twelve study days aiming to follow on and develop the learning you have achieved during your training and help you apply this to potentially complex clinical situations.  Upon completion of a further year your achievement will be recognised by becoming known as a Senior Staff Nurse, you will have a change to your uniform and progress from point 17 to point 19 on the agenda for change pay scale. If you are appointed as a Band 5 Senior Staff Nurse you would start on a minimum salary of £24,547 per annum. Closing - 15-05-18This advert closes on Tuesday 15 May 2018 View full job description
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