Medical Staff Nurse - London

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
London (Greater)
£22,128 - £28,746/Year
02 Dec 2017
13 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Main area
Medicine DivisionGrade
Band 5Contract
Full Time 37.5 hours per weekJob ref

West Middlesex University Hospital & Chelsea and Westminster HospitalTown
£22,128 - £28,746 pa + HCAClosing
08/01/2018 23:59

There are many good reasons to choose to come and work at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. We provide one of the best services in the country:

90% of patients rate our care as ‘Excellent’, ‘Very Good’ or ‘Good’ – Care Quality Commission national patient survey
We have ‘Excellent’ standards of hygiene and cleanliness – National Patient Safety Agency’s Patient Environment Action Team assessment
We are one of only two hospitals in England with lower than expected patient mortality rates after surgery – Dr Foster Hospital Guide

We have been independently recognised as an excellent employer:

We were named in the top 10 best employers (and the best NHS employer) for working families – Top Employers for Working Families Awards 2016

In 2015, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and West Middlesex University Hospital became a single Foundation Trust. This has helped secure the future of both major acute hospitals and offers all of our (over 5,000) staff fantastic opportunities to develop their career, to innovate and develop even better services for patients.
We have made significant capital investments (around £10 million a year) in our hospitals over the past 10 years. A midwife-led maternity unit; a £24million children’s unit and a burns unit on the Chelsea site; new and refurbished A&Es; a cardiac catheter lab at West Middlesex and a new sexual health clinic at 10 Hammersmith Broadway will be followed in the next few years by a £25 million investment in critical care facilities at Chelsea and we intend to invest £7 million on our labour ward. So staff benefit from one of the best working environments in the NHS where they can put patients first. We rely upon having a highly skilled, motivated, diverse, productive and patient-focused workforce. It's a very exciting time to come and work for us and we hope you will apply.

Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation trust is a fantastic place to work, with an unwavering focus on quality where staff can deliver the kind of care they would like to receive, whether that be on the wards or in the community.We strive to be the hospital of choice for our patients and an employer of choice for staff. To improve all aspects of our patients experience we rely upon a highly skilled, motivated, diverse productive and patient focussed workforce.Our vision is to be a first class hospital for our community and we will build a strong sustainable Foundation Trust which provides high-quality, value for money services to meet the health needs of the local population. This is an exciting time to come and work for usWest Middlesex University Hospital Site (based at Twickenham Road, Isleworth, Middlesex, TW7 6AF) & Chelsea and Westminster site (based at 369 Fulham Road, London, SW10 9NH).We currently have vacancies at Chelsea and Westminster Foundation Trust at our Chelsea and West Middlesex sites for proactive and innovative nurses to join our friendly and dedicated teams. We have a range of exciting Band 5 opportunities across site to gain and develop experience within a range of specialties including: Marble Hill 1 & 2 – Elderly CareCome and join Moby and his team on our newly refurbished Elderly Care wards. During any season elderly people can be taken ill and it is often a frightening experience for them to be out of their home and a familiar environment. Both Marble Hill 1 and 2 are bright and airy and decorated in dementia friendly colours so patients can easily recognise which area of the wards they are staying in. Elderly care is a challenging but incredibly rewarding area in which to work and we are looking for friendly, compassionate nurses to join the team.Crane – Dementia ‘At some point in our lives we will inevitably need help and support from others. As we grow older we would want the best possible care for ourselves and our loved ones.’ Julia Dufour – Matron. Come and join Julia and her team on our newly refurbished dementia friendly ward. Recent investment has seen new flooring, bright, dementia friendly colouring for instant recognition for our patients.Kew – StrokeAt present Kew ward repatriates patients from Hyper Acute Stroke Units or from other wards within the hospital. Stroke patients come to Kew for further assessments by the wards therapists and receive inpatient rehabilitation before either being discharge to further specialist rehabilitation units or for rehab in the community, often in their own homes.As a unit we have a full multidisciplinary team consisting of Nursing staff, Stroke Specialist Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapists, Speech and Language Therapist, Doctors, Dietician and a Psychologist. Working within such a specialist ward staff are able to enhance their skills and knowledge in stroke and understand all of the complexities around a stroke and how assessments are made. There are many wards at both our Hospitals if the area you work within has not been mentioned. At Chelsea and Westminster we are always looking for exceptional staff. Our offer to you is as following: •Launched in September 2016, our new preceptorship and mentor programmes will support you to develop the skills you need to achieve your career goals.•Join an award winning and highly recognised Trust with high expectations to achieve excellence for Every Patient, Every Time.•In-house development courses to meet your needs, with scheduled time away from the ward to attend the courses of your choice.•We’re committed to using new and innovative technology to support patient care.•Regular staff health and wellbeing events throughout the year.Interview and assessment date : 15th January 2018

The Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all its employees as well as maintaining a workforce that broadly reflects the local communities we serve. In accordance with the Equality Act, we welcome applications from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy, religion or belief or sexual orientation. Reasonable adjustments to the interview process can also be made for any candidates with a disability.

Please note:
The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
Interview arrangements will be communicated via your TRAC account following the closing date. If you decide to apply for this post but have not heard from us within 3 weeks after the closing date, we regret that this usually means that your application was not successful.
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