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Staff Nurse-John Young Ward

Band 5

Main area
Neurology Inpatients
Band 5
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
£26,554 - £34,495 per annum inclusive
28/02/2018 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 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


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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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Simon Webber Charge Nurse (Ward Manager) on 07950869721

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