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Staff Nurse - COVID-19 in Oxford

Job description

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

Many of our recruitment programmes use Value Based Interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significant difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.

BAND 5 Staff Nurse




A Staff Nurse post has become available on the Gynaecology ward. This ward includes a 24 hours triage service, 20 bedded inpatient unit and a day case/theatre direct admissions unit. If you have a genuine interest in Women’s Health and wish to work in a supportive and passionate team, we would like to hear from you.


The role would include working alongside a multidisciplinary team, providing high quality, patient centred care to a wide range of patients with gynaecological conditions. Common emergency conditions include early pregnancy complications, pelvic pain, ovarian incidents, post-operative complications and many more. We also have operating lists 7 days a week, if which our nursing assistants work alongside the nurses to provide post-operative care.


The successful candidate would need to be motivated, organised and possess outstanding communication skills. Candidates should enjoy working in a team environment, work well under pressure and have a flexible approach to work.


You will receive an annual appraisal and personal development plan which will enable you to have structure within your role and help you to develop both personally and professionally. You will receive an orientation period and training during which you will be able to visit other areas related to women’s health and you will have a named mentor.


The post is up to 37.5 hours a week, working 12 hour shifts 7 days a week, both days and nights.


Closing Date: 09-02-2021

Planned Interview Date: TBC


Extra information

Profession Sub-category
Health / Medical
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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