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Charge Nurse - Emergency Services

Band 7

Main area
Emergency Services
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
309-MB300-JH
Site
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.

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) where outstanding care and clinical excellence come together every day.

We are looking for an experienced nurse to join our team in a busy central London teaching hospital as a band 7 Charge Nurse in the Emergency Department. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic nurse experienced Nurse to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

We are currently undergoing an exciting redevelopment of our Emergency Department – which will provide a world class environment for emergency care. The Urgent Treatment Centre aspect of the redevelopment will open in January 2018. The development will increase capacity and improve services for our growing number of patients. The Department provides ready access to emergency nursing and medical care 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The department provides clinical services to treat the range of problems with which patients present as an emergency or urgently, from life-threatening conditions to minor injury and illness, in all age groups from babies to the elderly.
Last year the Emergency Department cared for nearly 142,000 patients, making it one of the busiest departments in London. We performed above our peers, and were in the top quartile, for The Emergency Department Family & Friends test with patient saying
they would highly recommend our department.

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 that we can offer

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. We have an extensive portfolio of in-house training and aim to provide 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.

In return, we are looking for a charge nurse that can offer us:-
- Significant nursing experience to be able to share new skills and knowledge to our excellent team of emergency nurses
- An ability to demonstrate a history of service improvements
- A passion for delivering excellent leadership and patient care
- A willingness to learn new skills, take charge of the emergency department on a shift by shift basis and lead by example
- The ability to communicate effectively and maintain professionalism at all times


If you are looking to further your career in a hospital that has cutting edge technology, please apply online.
All posts are subject to Internal Rotation to night duty and pro rata weekends/BH.

The successful candidates will have a demonstrable track record of delivering varied and demanding operational targets, in challenging financial budgets. They will also have proven experience in line managing staff and have a gift for leading and inspiring multi-disciplinary teams to challenge traditional models of care to continually improve clinical quality and patient satisfaction of their service portfolio.

This role will offer the successful candidate excellent developmental opportunities including project management support, operational training and the opportunity to develop new and innovative services. The post holder will play a key role in ensuring that emergency services at UCLH remain fit for purpose now and in the future.

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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

Saskia Stephenson or Rebecca Jarman Senior Nurses for more information.

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
020344 75051