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Staff Nurse Colorectal Surgery & Medicine

Band 5

Main area
Gastroenterology
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
309-NAT5SCB101-YV-RA-R
Site
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)
Town
London
Salary
£26,554 - £34,495 per annum inclusive
Closing
26/02/2018 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. 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.

In NHS staff survey results, 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”.

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 opporubnities in managing complex wound management using VAC therapy.

This role is suitable for 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

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02034479058