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Sister/Charge Nurse - AMU

Band 7

Main area
Acute Medical Unit
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
309-MB296-JH
Site
University College London Hospitals (UCLH)
Town
London
Salary
£38,035 - £48,256 per annum inclusive
Closing
21/09/2017 23:59

At University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) our success starts with you.

We want you to come to UCLH and stay at UCLH because our success starts with you. All of our staff have been involved in developing our values. We believe that they make UCLH a better place for patients and staff alike.

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.

Many of our services operate from new or newly refurbished facilities including the University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre which opened in 2012. So, why join UCLH…?

  • We have a reputation as a centre of clinical excellence
  • Our hospitals are in great central London locations
  • We have new facilities and state-of-the-art medical technology
  • We have a wide range of career opportunities

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.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated individual to apply for the role of Band 7 Sister/Charge Nurse for The Acute Medical Unit.

The role of the ward sister/charge nurse within AMU is key to ensuring the safe care of patients admitted via the Emergency stream.

About the Unit

The Acute Medical Unit is a 56 bedded inpatient area providing care for patients admitted from the Emergency Department under all medical specialties. We care for patients with a wide range of medical conditions, including those requiring cardiac monitoring and non-invasive ventilation.

We strive to deliver high quality nursing care based on current evidence in a fast paced, dynamic environment. We work closely with our medical colleagues and MDT in order to meet the increasing demands of the service while retaining our commitment to patient centred, compassionate care.


About you

We are looking for a forward thinking, enthusiastic and innovative nurse who will be able to lead and motivate nursing staff in the provision of high quality patient centred care. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, friendly and be able to demonstrate excellent clinical leadership skills.

This post offers potential for further development of your leadership and management skills in a challenging but supportive setting. The successful candidate will need to confidently manage and provide strong leadership, training and education for all nursing staff.
You will actively contribute to a programme of continual improvement and clinical excellence.

In return we can offer you
• Job satisfaction working with a first class nursing team
• Excellent support from the leadership team with the Emergency Services Division.
• Professional career development and prospects for internal promotion and fantastic learning opportunities

This post involves a rotational shift pattern including long days, nights, weekends and Bank Holidays.

All candidates are advised to attend for an informal visit.

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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

To arrange this visit or for more details, please contact Lisa Sadler 07956 623 630
lisa.sadler@uclh.nhs.uk

If you have problems applying, contact

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020344 75051