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Registered Nurse - Patient Admissions vacancy

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Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre
Shepton Mallet
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Full Time
Job closing date:
Sunday, March 31, 2019 - 23:59

We are passionate about excellent Patient care.

The Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre Patient Admissions Team are based within a modern facility in picturesque Somerset. We are currently sourcing for RGNs  to join our Patient Admission Team. Whether you are local to the area or require assistance with relocation we’d love to hear from you.
Care UK Treatment Centres are patient focused and work closely with local CCGs and NHS Trusts to reduce waiting times. Our Wards often evidence great nurse to patient ratios and Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre has been rated Outstanding by CQC -  putting it at the very top of the regulator’s quality ratings across England.
 Our unfaltering dedication to quality is something about which we are very proud; we constantly strive to do things better for our patients. This ethos has led to innovative, evidence based developments to our procedures and ongoing improvements to the patient experience.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for an experienced Registered Nurse to lead a small team with key a role in case management of patients between Outpatients and their date of surgery. The successful candidate will be required to work 30 hours per week, across three or four days dependant on your preference. Shift times can also be flexible, meaning this is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to regain some work/life balance or with family commitments. There are no night shifts within this department and a few evenings, Saturdays and Bank Holidays. The physical demands for this vacancy are comparably lower than other nursing roles.
We are looking for a Registered Nurse who has recognised surgical experience, who may have case management skills from previous roles, and is up to speed with optimising patients fitness for surgery. This is predominantly a desk based role, however is it integral to a smooth Patient pathway. The team contributes to the minimisation of late cancellations leading to disappointed patients and unused theatre space.
In addition we are also looking for a part time  3 days per week with no  weekend working registered nurse who is able to triage our patients at referral according to our admission criteria, and CCG clinical policies. This role involves liaison with the referral management centre, GP’S, patients and other healthcare providers and is essential to the appropriate management of referrals and access policies.

In return for your hard work you will receive…

    • A competitive package commensurate with experience within NHS Band 5/6, contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave per annum plus Bank Holidays
    • CPD and revalidation support
    • Clinical Development and Training Opportunities. We could even give you the opportunity to develop into a specialist role of your interest
    • Care UK Perks including Cycle to Work Scheme and retail discounts
    • A relocation allowance of up to £5000 for nurses looking to relocate to the area

Other Information

If you are shortlisted for interview, you will be contacted by the Internal Recruiter for the role who will arrange a mutually agreeable time for you to attend the Treatment Centre. If you have any questions regarding the role please contact or call 01189521902.
Please note Care UK retain the right to remove the advert prior to the closing date if a suitable candidate is appointed. Offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory pre-employment checks. At Care UK, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities. Applicants must have the right to work in the EU.

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