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Staff Nurse - John Young Ward

Band 5

Main area
Neurology Inpatients
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
309-NAT5SHB032-RA-AG
Site
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)
Town
London
Salary
£27,628 - £35,530 per annum inclusive
Closing
24/10/2018 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.

The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery Neuroscience Team are seeking a Staff Nurse to work on John Young Ward.

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, London City and London Southbank University’s. Together we are a major international centre for neuroscience training and research.

John Young Ward specialises in Neurology which encompasses Stroke patients, Neuromuscular disorders, Multiple Sclerosis and Peripheral Nerve disorders. Were we look after patent tat are acute or elective admission.  As we are an acute Ward, we cater for the acutely unwell and deteriorating patients. Therefore there is always an opportunity to develop on your existing skills and maybe learn some new ones.  It is a fast paced and dynamic working environment with ample development opportunities. We are a supportive and dynamic family that help each other to bring the best out of them.  We develop our Nurse with Oral and Intravenous Medication skills, Cannulation and Venepuncture and Neurological Observation skills.  There are a lot more training packages available, should you prefer to develop your skills even future.  As part of a UCLH Foundation Trust, we are known for our advanced teaching and development of our staff.


The successful applicant must be highly motivated and enthusiastic about teaching all grades of junior staff within John Young and Maida Vale wards. The candidate must be an outstanding communicator, can demonstrate first-rate organisational and multitasking skills and has the ability to prioritise effectively and efficiently in a busy and fast paced work environment. The successful applicant will demonstrate an ability to support, develop and educate others; work well autonomously and as a team player.

If this is you, then this is the right place to come and work. This is an exciting time to be part of an expanding team that prides itself on excellent care within Neurology.

“I am so glad I am part of this family, I never want to leave here” Staff Nurse, John Young ward

Please see below forthcoming interview/assessment days which have been planned in advance;

  • 24th Oct     
  • 9th Nov    

Please ensure you are available all day.

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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

Simon Webber Charge Nurse (Ward Manager) on 07950869721