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Senior Staff Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Spasticity Team
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Fixed Term - 9 months (Limited Funding)
Hours
Full Time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
309-NAT6SHB2210-YV
Site
UCLH
Town
London
Salary
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum inclusive pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
30/10/2020 23:59

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 6 secondment (9  months fixed term initally) – Spasticity Team at NHNNN

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a nurse to work in the Spasticity Team.  This post holder would be working in a team with the existing Nurse Specialists to develop and support the nursing input to this expanding specialised service. Using a competency framework we would work with you to develop your skills concentrating initially on general spasticity management principles and the use of intrathecal baclofen. Aiming in the first instance for you to be able to co-ordinate and help maintain the exisiting Intrathecal baclofen service.

This post presents an excellent opportunity for both career development and job satisfaction for individuals who have an interest in working with people with complex neurological disabilities. You will work within a friendly and supportive multidsiciplinary team of spasticity management, multiple sclerosis and rehabilitation specialists. We would be committed to provide training and clinical supervision to enable you to develop skills to practise autonomously in this specialist area. There may also be opportunities for ongoing education. 

Experience of working in neurosciences would be preferable although not essential, the post may be attractive to individuals with rehabilitation, pain management, oncology or theatre backgrounds.

If you are keen to learn, develop nursing practice, work in partnership with individuals and participate in multidisciplinary teamwork we want to hear from you.

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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 details contact

 

Liz Keenan (Advanced Nurse Practitioner)

l.keenan@nhs.net

07950 845690

 

Hein Gunnewicht (Matron)

hein.gunnewicht@nhs.net

07506 927478

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