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We are delighted to inform you that we are now accepting applications from experienced Medical/Surgical nurses for our client Warrington and Halton Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Warrington and Halton Teaching Hospitals (WHH) employs approximately 4,100 staff to provide first class services in three locations across the northwest of England: Warrington Hospital; The Nightingale Building (formerly known as Halton General Hospital); and The Captain Sir Tom Moore Building (previously named Cheshire and Merseyside Treatment Centre). The Trust was named as one of the 100 Best Places to Work in the NHS by the Health Service Journal in 2014.
With around 600 beds across its hospitals – which are just 10 miles apart – the Trust serves a local population of 330,000 people and is committed to continually improving the quality of care, embracing new ways of working and developing and empowering its staff to lead change and improvement.
Warrington and Halton Teaching Hospitals offer:
- Salary Band 5 pay scale from £28,407 gross per annum. (Pre OSCE salary: £24,336) Click here to download Staff Nurse Job Description – Band 5 (pdf).
- Enhancements for “unsocial” working hours, nights and Saturdays +30%, Sundays and Public (Bank) Holidays +60%.
- Permanent, full time positions + overtime and additional shifts available.
- NMC Qualification evaluation fee (£140).
- CBT exam fee (£83).
- OSCE exam fee (£794) – first attempt only.
- Certificate of Sponsorship (£3,199).
- Visa fee – sponsored in advance.
- 1 month of free accommodation (single occupancy only),
- Inbound flight to the UK of max. value of £650 (including airport transfer).
- A welcome package including groceries for the first few days.
- 27 days of paid holidays + 8 public holidays.
- Excellent professional development opportunities.
- Enhanced NHS Pension scheme, excellent maternity and paternity leave packages, discounts in local shops, restaurants and more.
Candidates will be provided with a comprehensive 5 week OSCE training course and sit the exam on week 7. Following the successful completion of the NMC registration the candidates will then attend the standard NHS induction and will be further supported and mentored within their ward or area of specialty.
- Nursing degree at post-secondary level leading to registration as a general nurse (minimum 3 years in length, containing minimum of 500 hours of clinical practice).
- Proof of English language proficiency in line with the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s requirements.*
- Minimum 1 year of working experience in acute hospital setting as a Registered Nurse (academic internships not considered).
* For other information about NMC English language requirements and exemptions please click here.