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Clinical Nurse Specialist in Traumatic Brain Injury

Band 7

Main area
Neurology - Nursing
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part time - 22.5 hours per week
Job ref
309-SHB909-ZR
Site
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)
Town
London
Salary
£38,035 - £48,256 per annum inclusive
Closing
21/02/2018 23:59

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

We want you to come to UCLH, and stay at UCLH; all of our staff have been involved in developing our values.

We believe that UCLH is 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.

UCLH has two major strategic projects underway. On Grafton Way, we are building a facility which will be home to one of only two high energy NHS proton beam therapy centres, Europe’s largest centre for the treatment of blood disorders and a hyper modern surgery service.  Close by on Huntley Street we are developing the new Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals. Replacing the current hospitals on Grays’ Inn Road, this development will mean we can provide multidisciplinary care to our dental and ENT patients in a modern environment. Our Grafton Way facility is due to open in 2020, with Huntley Street opening in 2019.

NHS staff survey results from 2016, UCLH has been named one of the ten best performing non-specialist trusts against the following statement: “If a friend of relative needed treatment I would be happy with the standard of care provided by this organisation”.

The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery Neuroscience Team are seeking a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Traumatic Brain Injuries.

The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery is the United Kingdom’s oldest and largest dedicated neurological and neurosurgical hospital. We are part of University College London Hospitals NHS foundation Trust and we are linked with the University College London (UCL) Institute of Neurology, City and Southbank University’s. Together we are a major international centre for neuroscience training and research.

 

You will be working within a small team providing expert care to patients who have suffered a traumatic brain injury. We are looking for someone with excellent clinical acute care skills who can work alongside the medical team.


The successful applicant must be highly motivated and enthusiastic. The candidate must be an outstanding communicator, can demonstrate first-rate organisational and multitasking skills.

 

The successful candidate will be educated at Degree level.  The post holder will be a role model of excellence in the delivery of holistic care to our patients. The post requires you to be able to work collaboratively, independently and manage clinical nursing concerns of patients.  In return we can offer you exciting opportunities in education, research and career pathways to meet your aspirations.

 

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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

Anne-Marie Doyle, Matron for Neurology  on 07506 927478

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020344 79170