The UoD Nursing and Healthcare Recruitment Fair

Wednesday 25 April 2018
11:00 - 14:00
Bonar Hall

 

The UoD Nursing and Healthcare Recruitment Fair will be held on Wednesday 25th April 2018, 11:00 - 14:00 in the Bonar Hall, Park Place.

This will be an excellent opportunity to speak directly to a range of employers, find out about jobs on offer to you and be interviewed by selected employers on the day.

Check out our video of the 2017 Fair!

Here is a list of the employers who attended the 2017 Fair:

Abbotsford Care is a well-established family business, based across Fife and our ultimate aim is to provide quality care to everyone in our homes. Since 1987, when we opened our first home in Milton Road, Kirkcaldy, we have developed our services adding homes in Glenrothes, Kinglassie, East Wemyss, Cowdenbeath, Methil, Newburgh, Dunfermline, and are now in the process of building our newest home in Kirkcaldy which is due to open in summer 2015.

The staff are the backbone of all we provide and we believe it is this, which is the strength of the community we promote. Our holistic approach to care ensures that our residents are our priority and offering a varied selection of activities and social events is important to ensuring a quality of wellbeing as well as providing 24 hour nursing care. The staff teams provide the support from in-house parties to day outings and even holidays away to caravans, lodges, hotels, and villas in as near as Scotland or as far as Florida.

At our recent Abbotsford Care service awards it was our great pleasure to congratulate over 150 staff that have provided a continuous high standard of care to our residents for 5 years or more with some of our staff having 25 years' service. We believe our staff are what make Abbotsford Care unique.

We look forward to meeting with you to answer any more questions you may have.

Website:   www.abbotsford-care.co.uk

What will you be offering?  Are you looking for a new opportunity providing the highest standard of care in a Residential Nursing Care environment? Are you looking for challenges and new opportunities to put your knowledge and learning into social practice. At Abbotsford we actively look for talented individuals, who are strong communicators to work in our care homes. If you have passion, drive and enthusiasm to lead and manage a team you could be candidate for us.

We are looking for Registered Nurses for positions throughout Fife, who will be able to support and enable individuals to lead as independent a life as possible, offering service users’ opportunities for personal growth and development. Work will be carried out at a high level within established procedures covering a diverse range of functions.

As a student Nurse, you will understand the importance of doing things the right way and doing them well, we hope you would continue this within your established registered nurse practice. You will lead a team of enthusiastic carers who will help support you and the residents to create a happy and homely environment for all.

Will you be collecting CVs?  Yes

Will you be interviewing at the Fair?  Yes

205 (Scottish) Field Hospital is Scotland's only Army Reserve Field Hospital. We are a hospital just like any other with the same highly trained clinically current professionals providing first class healthcare delivery, as you would find within the NHS.

225 (Scottish) Medical Regiment is an Army Reserve medical unit located in Scotland, which offers exciting part-time opportunities for many health care professionals and those who are interested in gaining and enhancing medical skills.

Website:  www.army.mod.uk/medical-services/30005.aspx

What will you be offering?  The Army Medical Reserve specialises in providing the very highest standards of emergency medicine and healthcare for soldiers on operations, with additional opportunities for supporting roles such as chefs, mechanics and drivers. (See below for a full list of vacancies).

Training to become a Combat Medical Technician will equip you with the skills needed to provide expert front line emergency medical care, whilst professionally qualified doctors and nurses deliver an extensive array of services ranging from emergency medicine through to secondary healthcare in high-tech specialist medical facilities.

Professionally qualified opportunities:

  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Dentists
  • Dental Nurse
  • Environmental Health Technicians
  • Pharmacists
  • Physiotherapists

Other opportunities:

  • Combat Medical Technicians
  • Ambulance Drivers / HGV Drivers
  • Chefs
  • Mechanics
  • Radio Operators
  • Human Resource Specialists
  • Electricians

A successful commitment in the Army Reserve will not only provide you with professional development opportunities in your chosen field, but also the ability to develop a wide range of personal attributes such as command, leadership and managerial skills. In addition, you will have the opportunity to improve your fitness and get involved in many different sporting activities. You will also be able to take part in or become a fully qualified instructor in adventure training activities. Examples of these are skiing, snowboarding, parachuting, 4x4 cross country rally driving, sailing, canoeing, mountaineering etc - and yes, you are paid whilst doing these as well as having the equipment provided.

Will you be collecting CVs?  No

Will you be interviewing at the event?  No

Additional Information:  On Wednesday 19th April, 4.30-6.30p, the Army Medical Reserves at Oliver Barracks, Dalkeith Road in Dundee will be holding an open afternoon to highlight the various roles they have to offer.  This event will challenge your leadership and team working skills.  To come along to this, please book at 0131 310 4701 or 205HOSP-D-AO@MOD.UK

Balhousie Care set out to provide an undisputed level of care excellence by way of the facility itself, our staff, management ethos, guiding principles and most importantly, the level of genuine care provided.

On the day we will be providing information about our organisation along with details of the vacancies that we currently have available.  We have a number of different sites that cater for dementia, mental health and learning disabilities and Huntington’s to name a few.  We will be able to provide information on pay rates, training and potential career development.

Website: www.balhousiecare.co.uk

Will you be collecting CVs?  Yes

What will you be interviewing at the Fair?  Yes

Bandrum provides care in a beautiful countryside setting. Residents living at Bandrum have varied diagnoses who live within 6 units – acquired brain injury, Huntingtons Disease, Adult Mental Health (under 65’s), MS, Parkinsons,frail elderly, Dementia - over 65s, Dementias - under 65 and more.

Websitewww.bandrum.co.uk

What will you be offering?  We will be advertising the services offered at Bandrum and the opportunities for staff. We will also be happy to talk about the support available for newly qualified staff nurses and the benefits that we can offer staff working at Bandrum.

Will you be collecting CVs?  Yes

Will you be interviewing at the event?  No

Founded in 1993 with just one care home, Barchester Healthcare now employs over 17,000 people to care for 10,000 residents at over 200 purpose-built care homes across the UK and seven private hospitals in the North East.

Our care homes specialise in elderly care and our hospitals in mental health. We continue to grow with new developments planned into the future.

Consistently remaining at the forefront of private healthcare in the UK, we have a solid reputation gained not only for providing award-winning care and services to thousands of residents throughout the UK, but also for investment in our employees.

Websitewww.barchesterjobs.com

Will you be collecting CVs?  Yes

Will you be interviewing at the event?  Yes

Founded in 1972 by Dr Margaret Blackwood, Blackwood is now a leading national Housing and Care provider specialising in homes and care services for people with disabilities.  With over 1600 properties, 4 care homes and over 350 employees, we work in 29 out of 32 local authorities across Scotland.

Although Blackwood provides services all over Scotland, we ensure that we are the most connected organisation with our customers.  From Dingwall to Stranraer, from Peebles to Fort William we provide the same high quality service across the country.

Our 3 regional offices in Stirling, Glasgow and Aberdeen provide a great base for our unique streamlined housing and care services.  By physically being closer to our customers we are in the best position to help each of our customers live their lives to the full and support them to make their own life choices.

Our 4 simple values of being open and honest, taking responsibility, having respect and understanding and keeping our promises ensures Blackwood employees meet all our customers’ needs.

We can offer part-time / full-time and relief positions for our care at home services across Tayside.  Blackwood will pay for PCG and SSSC registration and SVQ training if required.

Website:  www.blackwoodgroup.org.uk

Will you be collecting CVs?  Yes

What will you be interviewing at the Fair?  No

Milton Park, part of the Tracscare Group, are the leading independent provider of rehabilitation hospital, residential and supported living care for people with Autism, Mental Health needs and Learning Disabilities. Our care services are located in North London, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire, although due to our specialist services we support people from across the country.


We are committed to delivering high quality, bespoke, person-centred care and support that enables people to meet their true potential. We work with commissioners to deliver responsive, flexible, specialist care and support through market-leading training of dedicated, experienced clinical teams and care staff.

 
We have won awards for our specialist care for people with Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC).  We believe that individuals with ASC are unique in their needs and abilities and our innovative approach specialises in providing a structured therapeutic environment that centres on personalised care pathways to a more independent style of living.

Website:  www.brookdalecare.co.uk/

What will you be offering? 

  • Milton Park Therapeutic Campus
  • Nurses (RMN/RNLD) and Practice Nurse (RGN)
  • £30,205 per annum after probation, plus £1250 welcome bonus 37.5 hours per week, part time hours are available

We are recruiting for nurses who share our passion and who are motivated to contribute to enhancing the lives of the people we support. This is an exciting opportunity to join our team at our award winning inpatient rehabilitation setting, and to make a difference at a time of positive change.

What you can expect from us:

  • Career development and sector leading training
  • Opportunities for Preceptorship for newly qualified nurses
  • Clinical supervision from a clinical Nurse Manager
  • 6.3 weeks leave per year (inclusive of Bank Holidays)
  • Payment of your NMC annual renewal
  • Revalidation support
  • Access to a voluntary healthcare scheme
  • Relocation package available
  • Duvet days

To apply or for more information please email your CV to Recruitment@brookdalecare.co.uk 

Will you be collecting CVs?  Yes

Will you be interviewing at the event?  Yes

Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest trusts in the UK, caring for people with a wide range of physical and mental health needs.

We provide a wide range of services to treat people with a variety of health needs. In broad terms, these include common physical health problems, long-term conditions, mental health, learning disabilities, eating disorders, addictions and sexual health. We are here to provide support for people through every stage of life.

The majority of our services are provided in the community, which means treating people in their homes or from clinics close to home. Where community care is not possible we offer a number of facilities to treat people in hospital or residential environments. We also provide healthcare in prisons in London and the surrounding areas.

We are committed to providing services that meet the needs of the people who use them, and we actively encourage involvement from local people who can help make a difference.

Website:  www.cnwl.nhs.uk

What will you be offering?  We will be offering Band 5 opportunities to work within CNWL NHS Trust upon completion their degree.

There are a variety of permanent and bank places, including the newly-launched Capital Nurse Foundation Programme – a rotational scheme that provides three placements in 18-months. In addition, there are vacancies for RGNs, RMNs and registered Learning Disability nurses in a wide setting, including in-patients, communities, prisons and specialities.

CNWL offers competitive benefits with a maximum budget of a £8K relocation package.

Will you be collecting CVs?  No

Will you be interviewing at the event?  Yes

Danshell support adults living with a learning disability or autism with complex needs across 23 specialist health and social care settings in the UK. We work in partnership with the people who use our services and their families to ensure they have increasing choice and their voice is heard and acted upon at all levels of the organisation.

Websitewww.danshell.co.uk

Will you be collecting CVs?  Yes

Will you be interviewing at the Fair?  No

Enhance Health Care is a small independent family run healthcare provider with a background in nursing and healthcare.  Our team consists of seven care homes and we are an expanding business.  Each team member is pivotal in the success of a growing business.

What will you be offering?  We have great opportunities for training and personal development.  Our ethos is that highly trained staff deliver high standards of care.

We are looking for individuals who will become assets to our current teams.  We have vacancies for Registered Nurses and Care Assistants.  We can provide support for new graduates to consolidate their theoretical learning with clinical practise.  We are focussed on education and training.  We have a buddy system for new graduates.  We can support current students looking for a Care Assistant role.

Will you be collecting CVs?  Yes

Will you be interviewing at the Fair?  Yes

More information to follow.

The Health and Social Care Trusts in Northern Ireland deliver health and social care to the entire population, across acute and emergency settings.  The nursing and midwifery workforce within the trusts equates to approximately 20,000.  We have an excellent record of delivering high quality care.

What will you be offering?  The five HSC Trusts in Northern Ireland – Belfast, Northern, Southern, South Eastern and Western – all have registered nurse bands positions available.  The posts available span a wide variety of services including acute medicine and surgery, emergency departments, theatres, sub-acute and rehabilitation.  We have a second to none commitment to supporting new staff and new registrants such as preceptorship and access to OPD.

Will you be collecting CVs?  No

Will you be interviewing at the event?  Yes

Newcross is one of the UK’s most successful providers of temporary staffing solutions to the healthcare and homecare sectors. We pride ourselves on our high standards and rigorous commitment to the very best quality of care, and everything we do has the service user at heart.

Our commitment to providing the very best quality care is evident through our highly trained employees, our first-class technology and our nationwide network of branches. Formerly Newcross Nursing Agency, we have evolved from a single branch providing nursing care in the Torquay area to a nationwide company with over 50 local branches and 5,500 employees.

Website:  www.newcrosshealthcare.com

What will you be offering?  Work as a Newcross HCA while you're studying and grow your care skills while earning extra money.

We have vacancies in our branches throughout the UK for student nurses to work in healthcare assistant roles.

If you have previous experience in any paid care role, you can join Newcross* as a Healthcare Assistant and continue to develop your basic case skills in the workplace while earning extra money.

We can offer you:

  • Part-time work that fits in with your studies
  • Excellent rates of pay with night, weekend and bank holiday enhancements
  • Holiday pay on top of your hourly rate, paid with each shift worked
  • Free uniform and training (earned as you work)
  • Criminal record check (PVG) cost refunded after initial period
  • Career based learning, grow your professional network and caring skills
  • Nationwide branches, work where you study or near your home in the holidays

We're looking for great people with a passion for delivering the very best quality care to help shape the future of healthcare.  

Will you be collecting CVs?  No

Will you be interviewing at the event?  No

NHS Fife works in partnership with our population, our patients, our staff, Fife's Primary Care contractors and their teams and our colleagues within Fife Council and the third sector.  Services are provided in people's homes and from a range of locations and premises across NHS Fife to ensure our prime responsibility for the protection and improvement of our populations health is achieved through the delivery of frontline health care services at the time and place most appropriate for these needs.

Websitewww.nhsfife.org/nhs/index.cfm?fuseaction=nhs.pagedisplay&p2sid=4DD6F47A-C1F6-2A7C-D7787F99B8B2F5FD&themeid=B62913A7-AEE9-0C0B-A51FC333AF909397

What will you be offering?  We will be offering the opportunity to meet nursing representatives from a range of specialities including Mental Health, Paediatrics and General Nursing. We will be sharing our careers framework and nursing strategy. We will have information and applications packs available for 2017 newly qualified practitioner recruitment within NHS Fife.

Will you be collecting CVs?  No

Will you be interviewing at the event?  Yes

NHS Grampian provides a healthcare service to the 500,000 people who live in Grampian.  We employ 17,000 staff in a wide variety of careers and are committed to excellence in patient care.

Website:  www.nhsgrampian.org/jobs

What will you be offering?  We are offering permanent positions to graduate nurses.  Opportunities are available in most adult specialities (acute and community), children’s, metal health and learning disability.  Immediate start available as a Band 3 HCSW until NMC registration.

Will you be collecting CVs?  No

Will you be interviewing at the event?  No

NHS Lothian provides a comprehensive range of primary, community-based and acute hospital services for the populations of Edinburgh, Midlothian, East Lothian and West Lothian. 

NHS Lothian provides services for the second largest residential population in Scotland - circa 800,000 people. It employs approximately 24,000 staff. The number of nurses working across acute services is circa 6,700.

At NHS Lothian we believe that working together across all areas of the health service is the best way to provide care for patients. Through an innovative programme of modernisation, we are developing into a single integrated health system.

Patients and staff are benefiting from the creation of a more streamlined, patient-centered structure and from our more integrated approach to planning and delivering healthcare services.

Whatever the future holds with regards to advances in healthcare and technology, our most valuable resource will remain constant - our Staff.

Without their expertise, enthusiasm and commitment to care, NHS Lothian could not provide the standard and quality of care patients require.

Website: www.nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk/Pages/default.aspx

What will you be offering?  Delegates from NHS Lothian Nursing Recruitment Services will be available throughout the day to explain the Band 2, Healthcare Assistant and Band 5 Nursing Recruitment process as well as Staff Bank work and offering an insight in the current opportunities available.

NHS Lothian would be happy to present on the Nursing Recruitment process and provide guidance on our expected standard of application.

Will you be collecting CVs?  No

Will you be interviewing at the Fair?  No

Website:  www.nhstayside.scot.nhs.uk/index.htm

Will you be collecting CVs?  Yes

Will you be interviewing at the event?  No

The Royal Air Force polices the skies, protecting the UK from threats at home while peacekeeping abroad.  Our full and spare-time roles offer skills for life, and a chance to play a part in operations around the world – from providing humanitarian aid to preventing a civil war.

Website:  www.raf.mod.uk/recruitment

What will you be offering?  The Royal Air Force is a world-class organisation – and we need world-class graduates to lead our multi-skilled teams.  Our challenging officer roles require dynamic people in skills ranging from engineering to nursing, and from air operations to logistics.  The training package is first-rate and it’s backed by major lifestyle benefits and extensive travel.

Will you be collecting CVs?  No

Will you be interviewing?  No

Royal Navy, medical services are recruiting nurses who are looking for a career with a difference.

Website:  www.royalnavy.mod.uk/careers / 03456 07 55 55

What we Offer:  Not only does a nursing career in the Royal Navy offer a challenge, travel and lifelong friendships. It also offers opportunities to further study, and expand your nursing role with a difference. As a newly qualified nurse in Adult or Mental Health you will be given a preceptorship programme, mentor support and a nursing career like no other.

Will you be collecting CVs?  No

Will you be interviewing at the event?  No

SCP Recruitment is the leading Health and Social Care Consultancy with a drive and passion for supporting the sector, the services and most importantly- the people.

We pride ourselves on sourcing and supplying the highest quality staff across the sector who are committed to positively enhancing the lives of the people we support.

Our Temporary and Permanent recruitment divisions supply specialist staff across the whole of the UK with a successful track record in working with our clients.

Websitewww.scprecruitment.co.uk

What will you be offering?  SCP are recruiting for Qualified and Student Nurses, Care Managers, Support Workers and Healthcare Assistants at all levels for temporary and permanent placements.

Will you be collecting CVs?  Yes

Will you interviewing at the event? Yes

Website:  http://nursingmidwifery.dundee.ac.uk/

What will you be offering?  Talking about programmes of study available within our School

Will you be collecting CVs?  No

Will you be interviewing on the day?  No

West London Mental Health NHS Trust (WLMHT) is one of the largest and most diverse providers of NHS mental health and community services in the UK. We provide care and treatment for around 62,570 people each year. We provide both mental health inpatient care and treatment in the community in the London boroughs of Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham and Hounslow.

We also provide a child and adolescent mental health service for the London Borough of Brent.

In Ealing, we also provide an intermediate care service, called Home ward, and a healthy lifestyles programme called One You Ealing.

As well as community and inpatient mental health services, we are a leading national and international; provider of forensic (high secure) mental healthcare.

Websitewww.careers.wlmht.nhs.uk/

What will you be offering?

  • BAND 5 Staff Nurse Posts £21,909 to £28,462
  • Plus Recruitment & Retention Premia £2300 (Broadmoor Hospital Only)
  • Up to £5000 relocation allowance
  • High Cost Allowance depending on area chosen.
  • Robust Preceptorship
  • Accelerated Pay progression in first 12 month.
  • Excellent Training & Development opportunities.
  • Broadmoor High Secure Services
  • Forensic Services Male Ealing
  • Forensic Services Female Ealing
  • Local Services Acute Isleworth, Hounslow

Will you be collecting CVs?  Yes

Will you be interviewing at the event?  Yes