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Staff Nurse Colorectal Surgery & Medicine

Band 5

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Band 5
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
27/06/2019 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.

T9 North is an acute surgical ward caring mainly for patients having colorectal surgery. It is based on the 9th Floor at UCH and has 30 male and female beds.

We are looking for motivated band 5 staff nurses to join our friendly supportive team. You will have a comprehensive induction programme, and be actively encouraged to attend our locally arranged GI study days. We have a full time nurse educator who will help you learn the acute surgical and stoma care skills that we can offer. We may also be able to offer a rotation to our 2 other GI wards specialising in Upper GI Surgery, Intestinal Failure and GI medicine. We have an excellent track record of promoting band 5s to band 6 and associate CNS roles.

You will also be able to gain opportunities in managing complex wound management using VAC therapy.

This role is suitable for a newly qualified nurse.


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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

If you are interested please get in touch with Ward Sister Maria Ridulme on 07939486390 or email maria.ridulme@nhs.net