The UoD Nursing and Healthcare Recruitment Fair

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

 

This was an excellent opportunity to speak directly to a range of employers and find out about jobs on offer to you.  

 

Presentations:  there were a number of presentations which took place throughout the Fair.  

Organisation / Employer Time Location
West London Mental Health Trust 12:10 – 12:35 Scrymgeour Lecture Theatre 4.01
Army Medical Services 12:10 – 12:35 Scrymgeour Lecture Room 2.12
NHS Lothian 12:35 – 13:00 Scrymgeour  Lecture Theatre 4.01
Blackwood Homes and Care 12:35 – 13:00 Scrymgeour Lecture Room 2.12
NHS Tayside 13:00 – 13:25 Scrymgeour Lecture Theatre 4.01
Abbotsford Care 13:00 – 13:25 Scrymgeour Lecture Room 2.12
Naval Services 13:25 – 13:50 Scrymgeour Lecture Theatre 4.01
Danshell Group 13:25 – 13:50 Scrymgeour Lecture Room 2.12

 

Employers/Organisations who attended the 2018 Fair:

Abbotsford have been on the go since 1987 when we opened our first home in Milton Road, Kirkcaldy. Over the years we have developed our services adding homes in Glenrothes, Kinglassie, East Wemyss, Cowdenbeath, Methil, Newburgh, Dunfermline, and we opened our newest home in Kirkcaldy in August 2015.

Website:  www.abbotsford-care.co.uk

What will you be offering:  Giving newly qualified nurses an insight into working in a care home environment.

Vacancies you are recruiting forRegistered Nurses.

Discplines required:  All.

Will you be collecting CVs?  Yes.

Will you be giving a presenation?  Yes.

Here at accomplish we provide specialist support for people with Learning Disabilities, Mental Health needs, Autism and Acquired Brain Injuries. We have a range of services to support people along their care pathway.

Lakeside Therapeutic Campus is an inpatient service located in Wyboston which is near St Neots on the Cambridgeshire / Bedfordshire border. We specialise in supporting people with Autistic Spectrum Conditions, Mental Health needs and / or other needs. We have a comprehensive multi-disciplinary team comprising Psychiatry, Psychology, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language Therapy and a dedicated team of Recovery Workers. We are a locked rehabilitation service which provides support for those progressing onwards from secure services or requiring a step up into enhanced care. We work to actively support patients to step down into residential services and supported living.

Website:  www.accomplish-group.co.uk/

What will you be offering:  We would like to discuss opportunities with the students at Lakeside Hospital based in Wyboston, Bedford. We will have flyers and printed information regarding the roles that we are able to offer along with staff on hand to discuss the roles further.

Vacancies you are recruiting for: RMN Nurse Practitioners.

Discplines required:  RMN.

Will you be collecting CVs?  Yes.

Will you be giving a presenation?  No.

The Army Medical Service is a modern, inclusive, operationally proven organisation that is aligned totally with the National Health Service. It is made up of four Corps (The Royal Army Medical Corps, The Royal Army Veterinary Corps, Royal Army Dental Corps and The Queens Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps) delivering the very best patient care wherever the British Army can be found.

Whether you’re an Adult Health Nurse, a Dental Nurse, a Pharmacy Technician or a Biomedical Scientist, you’ll play your part in keeping everyone fit and well – whether you’re a regular or a reserve. That might be through emergency care on the front line, routine treatment, or long-term healthcare in hospitals.  Like most areas of the Army, you'll also have the chance to take part in Adventurous Training from skiing in Europe to white-water rafting in the States. 

Whatever role you’re in, the bonds you build will be unbreakable, and the memories will last forever. If you’re looking for adventure, opportunity, and friends for life, it’s time to find where you belong.

Website:  www.army.mod.uk

Social Media:

What will you be offering:  Information on Adult Health Nurse, Mental Health Nurse and Healthcare Assistants opportunities.

Vacancies you are recruiting forAdult Health Nurse, Mental Health Nurse, Healthcare Assistants.

Discplines required:  Nursing Degree in Adult Health or Mental Health.

Will you be collecting CVs?  No.

Will you be giving a presentation?  Yes.

Avenue Care Services was set up to help bring a contented smile to everyone we care for, and to set the standard and enhance the values of care in our communities.

Website:  www.avenuecareservices.co.uk

What will you be offering:  Home care vacancies and information regarding our business.

Vacancies you are recruiting forHome Carers, Team Leaders & Service Managers.

Discplines required:  Dependent on role.

Will you be collecting CVs?  Yes.

Will you be giving a presenation?  No.

Person-Centred Care.  We aim to be an organisation that really focusses on our people: our residents; our staff; our relatives and all those we work closely with us to deliver great care.

Quality of life.  Every stage of life should be embraced and enjoyed, our job is to provide the support to each resident to help them achieve their goals, and where possible, their wishes. Our person-centred ethos helps us achieve this by putting individuals at our core and ensures each resident is in control of their own care from the very outset

Balhousie culture.  Creating a culture based around personalisation, we create an environment that understands, supports and appreciates the individual needs of every single person. By doing this, we have happy homes that people enjoy living and working in. 

Website:  www.balhousiecare.co.uk

What will you be offering:  Information on vacancies and pay rates. Application forms. Details of how to apply online to our organisation.

Vacancies you are recruiting for:  Nurses.

Discplines required:  RGN, RMN, RNLD

Will you be collecting CVs?  Yes.

Will you be giving a presentation?  No.

Founded in 1993, Barchester started with just one care home. We now have over 200 care homes for the elderly and seven independent mental health hospitals across the UK. To deliver quality care to all 10,000 of our residents and patients, we employ over 17,000 dedicated people.

We have remained at the forefront of the UK’s private healthcare sector by providing award-winning care and investing in our employees through training, development and sector-leading rewards. With new developments planned for the future, we’ll continue to grow.

Quality care is at the heart of everything we do. Our residents, patients and their families rely on us to deliver person-centred care and support. That’s why we look for compassionate people who are focused on helping others get the most out of every day.

We actively encourage people to develop their careers with us by reviewing their performance and planning a career trajectory with our bi-annual Performance Development Plan. With our support, we’ve seen many of our people complete externally accredited qualifications and achieve their career goals.

There are no limits to how far you can progress your career at Barchester.

Website:  www.barchesterjobs.com

Social Media:

What will you be offering:  Barchester will provide information about

  • what it's like to work in a Barchester care home or independent mental health hospital
  • the professional career development and learning opportunities at Barchester
  • our sector leading rewards package.

Vacancies you are recruiting for:  Nurse and Carer roles at all levels.

Discplines required:  Nurses.

Will you be collecting CVs?  Yes.

Will you be giving a presentation?  No.

Blackwood Homes and Care was founded in 1972 by Dr Margaret Blackwood MBE, a campaigner for the rights and independence of disabled people.

Dr Blackwood was awarded her MBE for her dedication to improving the lives of disabled people and bringing awareness to a lack of adapted homes. She was deeply committed to people being able to live independent lives and, following her work to improve their financial situation, set her sights on providing housing that was suitably designed for disabled people.

We deliver our vision of helping people live their life to the full in the pioneering spirit of Dr Blackwood by providing high quality housing, care and support for disabled people of all ages, with over 1500 homes across all 29 mainland local authorities in Scotland.

Our new investment in innovation aims to develop a modern standard for accessible homes, combining technology, modern construction, and engagement with people who live with a disability to design and produce beautiful, easy to use homes.

Our expertise as a specialist housing and care provider, and our values driven approach, ensures that our quality and value for our customers is extremely high and that Blackwood is a great place to work.

Websitewww.blackwoodgroup.org.uk

What will you be offering:  We’re Blackwood, a forward-thinking, innovative care and housing provider who are committed to helping our customers live their life to the full. We support the elderly and people living with physical disabilities and long-term conditions with a range of services including personal hygiene, dressing, meal preparation and housing support. We’re looking to recruit Support Workers to work with our customers living in their homes across Tayside, no previous care experience is necessary, it’s your values and behaviours we’re interested in!

A Scottish living wage employer with PVG and SSSC joining fees paid by Blackwood. Excellent and comprehensive induction and training, 34 days annual leave (pro-rata for part-time hours) with free uniform and company mobile phone.

Vacancies you are recruiting for: Part-time and Relief opportunities available.

Discplines required:  Health and Social Care.

Will you be collecting CVs?  Yes.

Will you be giving a presentation?  Yes.

We put kindness into action.

The British Red Cross helps millions of people in the UK and around the world get the support they need if crisis strikes. 

We are also running a Connecting Communities Project (Dundee) which aims to support the socially isolated and assist them back into the community with the help of volunteers.

Website:  www.redcross.org.uk/

What will you be offering:  Information on Dundee Connecting Communities project and volunteering opportunities.

Vacancies you are recruiting for: Volunteers.

Discplines required:  All disciplines.

Will you be collecting CVs?   No.

Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust comprises Addenbrooke's Hospital and the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge. A world­ renowned reputation with a friendly local atmosphere: Our staff and their passion to provide safe, kind, excellent care make this hospital what it is. Join us and realise your potential.

Website:  www.cuh.org.uk

Social Media:

What will you be offering:  General nursing and paediatric nursing recruitment information.

Vacancies you are recruiting forGeneral nurses and paediatric nurses for our general wards.

Discplines required:  Nurses.

Will you be collecting CVs?  Yes.

Will you be giving a presenation?  No.

We care for and support adults living with a learning disability or autism in specialist hospitals and residential services throughout the UK.

Our purpose is to make a positive difference to the people and their families by delivering person-centred health and social care that helps our service users to fulfil the things they want out of life.

We set high standards for our staff teams and we want people who are compassionate, trustworthy and resilient but most importantly, put the service user at the centre of all they do.

Website:  www.danshell.co.uk

What will you be offering:  Information, and informal visits to our care homes in Dundee.

Vacancies you are recruiting forStaff Nurse / Senior Staff Nurse / Charge Nurse.

Discplines required:  RMN & RNLD.

Will you be collecting CVs?  Yes.

Will you be giving a presenation?  Yes.

A Four Seasons Health Care home is a real home. We really care about people, looking after their health and understanding what makes them happy.

Our care homes are as individual as our residents, but the high standard of care is the same throughout. Our new Quality of Life Programme is a unique way of listening to residents every day to help us deliver the type of care experience they want.

Website:  www.fshc.co.uk

What will you be offeringAdvice and guidance.

Vacancies you are recruiting for: Nursing.

Discplines required:  Nursing/Medical.

Will you be collecting CVs?  Yes.

Will you be giving a presentation:  No.

Provider of 11 care homes for the elderly throughout Fife.

Websitewww.kingdomhomesltd.co.uk

What will you be offering:  Home care vacancies and information regarding our business.

Vacancies you are recruiting for: Nurses and Care Staff.

Discplines required:  General and mental health nurses.

Will you be collecting CVs?  Yes.

Will you be giving a presenation?  No.

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

Websitewww.royalnavy.mod.uk/careers

Social Media:

What will you be offering:  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.

Vacancies you are recruiting for: Nurse positions.

Discplines required:  Nursing, medical.

Will you be collecting CVs?  No.

Will you be giving a presentation?  Yes.

NHS Dumfries and Galloway serves a  population of 148,190 but within a large geographical area of about 2,400 square miles. Dumfries and Galloway stretches from Langholm in the East to Drummore in the West, and from Kirkconnel and Carsphairn in the North down to Sandyhills on the Solway Coast. The Health Board employs around 4500 staff excluding GPs and Dentists.

Website:  www.nhsdg.scot.nhs.uk

What will you be offering:  Nursing Recruitment.

Vacancies you are recruiting for: Nursing.

Discplines required:  Nursing.

Will you be collecting CVs?  No.

Will you be giving a presentation?  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.

Website:  www.jobs.scot.nhs.uk

What will you be offering?  We will be offering the opportunity to meet nursing representatives from a range of specialities including Mental Health and General Nursing. We will be sharing our careers framework and nursing strategy. We will have information and application packs available for the 2018 newly qualified practitioner recruitment within NHS Fife.

Vacancies you will be recruiting for:  Nursing.

Discplines required:  Nursing.

Will you be collecting CVs?  No.

Will you be giving a presentation?  No.

NHS Grampian provides healthcare services for the 500,000 people who live in Grampian.  We employ over 17,000 staff in a wide variety of careers.

Websitewww.nhsgrampianjobs.org/

Social Media:

What will you be offering:  Advice and interviews.

Vacancies you are recruiting forNewly Qualified Nurse positions.

Discplines required:  Adult, Children, Mental Health, Midwifery.

Will you be collecting CVs?  Yes.  We will also be offering interview slots on the day of the Fair.  Please come along to our stand to arrange this.

Will you be giving a presentation?  No.

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde is the largest health board and provider of healthcare in Scotland and one of the largest in the UK. 

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde serve a population of 1.15 million covering 6 local authority areas which includes the city of Glasgow as well as incorporating both urban and rural areas. With a total budget of £3.2 billion and a workforce of around 39,369 staff we deliver local, regional and national services including acute hospital, primary, mental health and community services.

A major capital building programme of over £1 billion to modernise Glasgow’s acute hospitals has already seen the delivery of the new West of Scotland Cancer Centre, two Ambulatory Care Hospitals at Stobhill and the Victoria as well as a new Laboratory Facility providing Biochemistry, Haematology, Pathology, Genetics and city wide mortuary services based on the South Glasgow Hospitals Campus which was opened in 2012. 

The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and the Royal Hospital for Children opened on 03 July 2015.  These changes were part of the Board’s Acute Services Review resulting in the provision of inpatient services across 3 major sites, including Glasgow Royal Infirmary and Royal Alexandra Hospital, creating centres of excellence for surgical, medical and emergency care. This is in addition to a major programme of redevelopment of the clinical facilities on other sites across the Board. 

Website:  www.nhsggc.org.uk

Social Media:  

What will you be offering:  Members of the NHSGGC recruitment team will be able to advise on the many vacancies available to qualified and newly-qualified nurses.  The NHSGGC Nurse Managers will be able to provide details of the various specialties and services delivered by the Board.  They will also be able to discuss the benefits of joining NHSGGC along with the developmental opportunities available to our nursing staff.

Vacancies you are recruiting forMultiple nursing vacancies.

Discplines required:  AAdult, Children, Theatres, Mental Health, LD, Bank and more...

Will you be collecting CVs?  Yes.

Will you be giving a presentation?  No.

NHS Highland provide Health and Social Care to population of Highlands of Scotland.

Website:  www.nhshighland.scot.nhs.uk

What will you be offering:  Recruiting for RMN posts in Inner Moray Firth Operating Unit.

Vacancies you are recruiting forBand 5 staff nurse (RMHN).

Discplines required:  Nursing.

Will you be collecting CVs?  No.

Will you be giving a presenation?  No.

NHS Lothian looks after the Health of Scotland's Capital City, Edinburgh and beyond.  We are an integrated organisation, incorporating a wide range of acute hospital services, community health, prison health and social services.

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

Come and work with us.

Website:  www.nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk

What will you be offering?  The opportunity to discuss a wide range of employment opportunities within Nursing across Edinburgh and the Lothians.

Deliver a presentation to guide students through the application process and give valuable hints and tips on applying.  Highlight the benefits of the Generic Recruitment Service and how we can support candidates to get the right post for them.

Introduce members of the team and explain about the opportunities available to all via the Acute Hospital Open Days and the brand new Royal Hospital for Children and Young People and Department of Clinical Neurosciences opening this year in Edinburgh!

Vacancies you will be recruiting for:  A wide range of nursing roles within a number of specialties.

Discplines required:  NMC Registration.

Will you be collecting CVs?  No.

Will you be giving a presentation?  Yes.

NHS Tayside is one of the fourteen regions of NHS Scotland. It provides healthcare services in Angus, the City of Dundee and Perth and Kinross.

Website:  www.nhstayside.scot.nhs.uk/

What will you be offering?  Information regarding working for NHS Tayside, career development and nursing opportunities.

Vacancies you will be recruiting for:  Registered Nurse Band 5.

Discplines required:  Adult Services, Mental Health, Learning Disability.

Will you be collecting CVs?  No.

Will you be giving a presentation?  Yes.

North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust and Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust are working together to integrate health and care services in Cumbria. With a shared Chief executive, the organisations are currently bringing together our clinical and support services for the benefit of service users and our 8,500 members of staff.

Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust provides community and mental health services across Cumbria for both adults and children. 60 different community, childrens, specialist and mental health services are provided from over 20 main sites. In any one year around one fifth of the population are seen by the Trust, providing health care services from new babies to care of the frail and elderly.

North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust is an acute hospital trust with two district general hospitals – the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle and West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven, serving a population of around 340,000 people and providing a wide range of services including emergency care, trauma & orthopaedics, paediatrics, maternity, vascular and cardiology.

Website:   www.ncuh.nhs.uk

What will you be offering:  Information and advice on the following vacancies:

  • Acute Band 5 Nurse (Adults)
  • Mental Health Band 5 (inpatients)
  • Community Band 5 Nurse (inpatients)

Vacancies you are recruiting for: As above.

Will you be collecting CVs?  No.

Will you be giving a presentation?  No.

 

Health Care Trusts for Northern Ireland.

Website:  http://online.hscni.net/

What will you be offering?  Information on all 5 Health Care Trusts within Northern Ireland.

Vacancies you will be recruiting for:  Vacancies within all areas of nursing.

Discplines required:  Nursing.

Will you be collecting CVs?  No.

Will you be giving a presentation?  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

Social Media:

Vacancies you are recruiting forRAF nurses practice in one of the most dynamic and challenging environments, delivering high quality care in peacetime and on operations around the world. With a structured career path and specialist courses, you will never stop learning. There are three routes to a nursing career in the RAF: Student Nurse (Adult), Registered Nurse or Nursing Officer (Adult/Mental Health) but whatever your chosen route you will need to show some leadership and management skills in a team environment, as well as providing excellent standards of nursing. Depending on your qualifications and experience these opportunities are potentially available to anyone aged 18–49.

Discplines requiredNursing.

Will you be collecting CVs?  No.

Will you be giving a presentation?  No.

Shaw healthcare has grown from its origin as a registered housing association to one of the UK’s leading healthcare providers largely through partnerships with public agencies responsible for both health and social care.

We are unique as a major healthcare provider in being majority owned by its employees.

Shaw has forged successful partnerships with Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) and Social Care teams across England and Wales, developing care services and facilities for people with specific needs at the request of care commissioners.

We provide a spectrum of services from comprehensive care packages through to low level support in the community for older people and adults with physical, sensory or mental health support needs.

Shaw now employs over 4,600 people to provide care to over 3,000 individuals in registered care homes, hospitals, supported living arrangements, retirement schemes and domiciliary care settings.

We have links with UK universities to research and develop leading edge care practice and as a learning organisation we are committed to supporting the on-going training and education of all our staff.

Website:  www.shaw.co.uk

What will you be offering:  Job vacancies for support workers and nurses.

Vacancies you are recruiting for:  Support workers and nurses.

Discplines required:  Any discipline.

Will you be collecting CVs?  Yes.

Will you be giving a presentation?  No.

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust provides mental health, learning disability and prison health care, with a range of specialist services covering a large geographical area of the south east of England.

Our mental health services provide care and treatment for people with conditions such as psychosis, depression, anxiety, dementia, personality disorder and specialist learning disability services providing community and inpatient care for people with complex health needs. We provide care in people’s homes, in specialist clinics, hospitals, GP surgeries and prisons. Our services are aimed at children, young people and adults of all ages and many are provided in partnership.

Website:   www.sussexpartnership.nhs.uk/

Social Media:  

What will you be offering?   We are currently recruiting Newly Qualified and experienced nurses. Successful candidates will be offered

  • A place on our preceptorship scheme and your own personal development package including coaching, mentoring and executive shadowing opportunities.
  • The opportunity to join our apprentice scheme after being with us for six months as a Band 5 nurse. This will give you the skills and support you need to help move into a Band 6 role.
  • Fast track promotion opportunities through our Band 6 development programme.
  • Your own personal rotation scheme, where you will get to spend six months in the area of mental health and learning disability services that interest you the most.
  • A role in an organisation which is strong on research and education.
  • The chance to be part of a team which wants to listen, learn and develop to help us improve the care we provide to patients and families.

Vacancies you are recruiting for:  Mental Health, Learning Disability and General Nursing positions.

Disciplines required:  Registered MH, LD and Adult Nurses.

Will you be collecting CVs?  Yes.

Will you be giving a presentation?  No.

Meet our Careers Advisers, sign up to JobShop our online jobs portal, register for Dundee Plus and find out about temporary vacancies within the University through DUTE.

Websitewww.dundee.ac.uk/careers/

What will you be offering:  Advice and guidance.

If you are a registered nurse, midwife or other health professional looking to extend your educational qualifications, the School can offer you a wide range of programmes of study, from standalone modules to Master’s degrees. Whatever you choose will be sure to challenge you academically and provide you with a solid foundation in evidence-based practice.

We offer a full-time on campus programme, the MSc Nursing and Health which runs annually from September and is suitable for anyone who is a registered nurse. We also offer a range of online part-time postgraduate programmes for nurses and other health professionals, and including our specialist MSc Infection Prevention and Control as well as MSc programmes in nursing, health and midwifery. In additional to these postgraduate programmes we deliver a post-registration (top-up) BSc programme that is available for nurses (BSc Nursing), midwives (BSc Midwifery and other health professionals (BSc Health Sciences).

Website:  www.dundee.ac.uk/study/pg/nursing-health

What will you be offering:  General discussion of programmes and FAQs.

Vacancies you are recruiting for: Post Graduate Students (start date September 2018).

Discplines required:  Nursing and Midwifery.

Will you be collecting CVs?  No.

Will you be giving a presenation?  No.

West London Mental Health NHS Trust provides physical and mental health care to people living in the London boroughs of Ealing, Hammersmith and Fulham, and Hounslow. Our services include community, hospital and secure settings in west London and High Secure Services at Broadmoor Hospital in Berkshire.

Website:   www.careers.wlmht.nhs.uk/job-search/

What will you be offering?  We will be offering information in and around working for the WLMHT both at our London Sites and also At the High Secure Services Broadmoor Hospital in Berkshire.  Relocation and Preceptorship Information will be made available on the day.

Vacancies you are recruiting for:  Staff Nurse Mental Health / Learning Disability.

Disciplines required:  Registered Nurses.

Will you be collecting CVs?  Yes.  We will also be offering interview slots for Thursday 26/04/18.  Please come along to our stand to arrange this.

Will you be giving a presentation?  Yes.