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Band 5 Staff Nurse - T11 South

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Full Time - 37.5 hours per week
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University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)
£29,057 - £36,134 per annum inclusive
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At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.

Band 5 Staff Nurse- Permanent.

Join our Paediatric Team on the 11th floor of our state-of-the-art hospital in Euston Road. You will be working in an accessible, innovative and modern environment.

The Acute Paediatric Ward cares for patients aged from birth to their 13th birthday. It comprises of 15 acute inpatient beds with 4 designated High Dependency Beds and provides a service for children with a wide range of acute paediatric illnesses. It has strong links with, and assists staffing of, Paediatric A&E and the adjacent Paediatric and Adolescent day care ward.

The Paediatric A&E service has expanded into a new department and staff will be expected to further develop their practice in this area by also working regular shifts in this department. This post is for experienced Paediatric Nurses who are able to manage a ward and team of nurses on a daily basis. This post is not suitable for newly qualified nurses.

The ward also works closely with the Neonatal Unit preparing chronically ill infants, including infants requiring oxygen and airway support for discharge home.

Adjacent to the ward is the Children’s and Adolescent’s Day Care Unit comprising of 11 beds which mainly provide a day surgery service for general, urology and dental patients infusion service for Rheumatology and Endocrine patients and Allergy testing. Further day surgery (Dental) is provided in a 6 bedded day surgery unit in the MacMillan Cancer Centre. Both these areas are staffed and managed by our day care team, though ward staff also rotate through these areas when required.

As well as first-class facilities, you’ll benefit from the support of a visible management team and a dedicated team of Clinical Practice Facilitators, excellent career and educational development opportunities via links with London South Bank University, and Kings and City University, flexible working hours and generous study leave.

Please apply on line via the website, where you can also view all of our vacancies.

UCLH is an employer committed to equal opportunities and improving working life for all our staff. All our jobs are open to job share, with or without a partner.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Allan Watkins

(Charge Nurse) on 02034471186 or email allan.watkins@nhs.net