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New Year – New Career Event

Saturday 20th January 2018, 9-3pm, Post Grad Education Centre, St Peter's Hospital

Looking for new opportunities? Want to develop your career in nursing, midwifery or as an operating department practitioner?

Ashford and St Peter’s NHS Foundation Trust invite you to a “New Year New Career event” where you will meet our clinical teams and find out about career opportunities across our hospitals.

You can find out about adult nursing and Healthcare Assistant roles on our Medical wards, Surgical wards, Orthopaedic wards, Critical Care, Day Surgery and the Emergency Department. Our Paediatric Nursing team including NICU, the Paediatric Wards and the Paediatric Emergency Department are keen to meet candidates.

Find out more about our Maternity services which include the Abbey Birth Centre, labour ward, pre and post natal care and the community. And you can meet our Theatre team to find out about Theatre Practitioner and Theatre support opportunities and the work we undertake at Ashford and St Peter’s.

On the day we will be recruiting for band 5 staff nurses and midwives to health care assistants. The full list of vacancies can be found here.

There is also an opportunity to join our Temporary Staffing “Bank” Workforce where we are able to offer flexible working in different areas across both sites of the Trust for more information including rates of pay please contact Emma Hill on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We are also able to support internationally trained nurses preparing to take their OSCE, the Trust provides preparation training and currently have a 96% pass rate for nurses who have taken the exam.

If you were previously a registered nurse or midwife you may be considering a return to practice, with the support of a recognized university course, talk to us about supporting your placement requirements and mentorship.


What should you do next?

  • Drop in on 20th January to chat with our teams, (if you are considering applying on the day we would ask that you arrive before 12 midday*)
  • Apply on line before the day if you would like to be interviewed for one of our vacancies on 20th January - all of our job opportunities are listed via NHS Jobs
  • Find out more about working for Ashford & St Peter’s: career development at the Trust, continuous professional development, preceptorship, staff benefits including our health and well-being campaign, or get some help and advice on CV and Interview preparation.

We will be running presentations on the day that can make up some CPD hours for your Revalidation. Topics to be confirmed on the day

If you would like any further information or advice about any of the posts please contact Lisa Punter Lead Nurse Recruitment and Development via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call the Workforce Department on 01784 884279. (please note the office is open Monday to Friday 9-5pm excluding Bank Holidays)

*refreshments and free parking will be available on the day


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Our next recruitment event is:

New Year - New Career
Saturday 20th January 2018
9-3pm, Post Grad Education Centre, St Peter's Hospital

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