Senior Staff Nurse - London

St George’s University Hospitals
London (Greater)
£31,878 - £42,046/Year
02 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Main area
Cardiothoracic & Vascular ServicesGrade
Band 6Contract
Full Time 37.5 Hours per weekJob ref

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation TrustTown
£31,878 - £42,046 pa incClosing
07/12/2017 23:59

St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the regional specialist care provider for south west London, Surrey and beyond. The trust provides a high quality, comprehensive range of health services from leading edge tertiary and trauma care to community services.
With national and regional referrals added to our local 3.5m catchment, we serve a population of around 5m.
Co-located with St George’s, University of London and with both organisations now in a formal strategic alliance with King’s Health Partners, the trust delivers with its partners high quality research and education both of which contribute to the healthcare provision of tomorrow.
Acute and tertiary health services are delivered from over 1,000 beds across two sites, by around 8,000 staff.
St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a major acute hospital that offers very specialist care for complex injuries and illnesses, including trauma, neurology, cardiac care, renal transplantation, cancer care and stroke. It has a helipad which opened in spring 2014 and the work of its emergency department can currently be seen on Channel 4’s ‘24 Hours in A&E’ programme. The hospital also provides all the usual care you would expect from a local NHS district general hospital.
We also provide services at Queen Mary’s Hospital in Roehampton. These include outpatient rapid diagnostic and treatment facilities, a minor injuries unit, limb fitting services and 70 elderly, intermediate care and rehabilitation beds.
As well as hospital services, we provide a wide variety of specialist, maternity and community services to children, adults, older people and people with learning disabilities. These services are provided from St John’s Therapy Centre, 11 health centres and clinics, schools, nursing homes and people’s own homes. The trust also manages the healthcare service at HMP Wandsworth.

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the country's leading teaching hospitals with an international reputation for patient care, education and research.

Benjamin Weir Ward is a 32 bedded ward that specialises in the care od patients undergoing cardiac surgery. The ward has an inbuilt 4-bedded step-down unit, which manages patients requiring inotropic, respiratory and cardiac support. The ward takes patients pre and post cardiac surgery, also providing a fast-tracking service for patients that have undergone cardiac surgery that day. Additionally we care for a variety of cardiology and thoracic patients

Ideally you will have 18 months experience within Cardiac surgery and must have successfully completed the Mentorship courses & either working towards a cardiac module or willing to attend. You will be expected to work as an excellent role model as you develop your clinical and leadership skills providing excellent patient care. You will take charge and lead the team with the support of the Charge Nurse with an emphasis to drive and continually improve patient care and customer service. You will be part of multi-disciplinary team on this Nurse Led Unit working closely with the Cardiac ITU and Nurse Practitioners.

So if you are ambitious and want to develop your nursing and cardiology skills and make a real difference for caring for cardiac surgical patients this is the job for you.

We expect all our staff to share the values that are important to the trust – being excellent, kind, responsible and respectful – and behave in a way that reflects these. More information on the vision and values of St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is attached below. Please note that this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient applicants are received. Please check your email regularly as all candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted and informed by email or via NHS Jobs.If you are appointed to the post, as part of your pre-employment check we will be required to verify your identity. The document/s you present for this purpose will be checked for their authenticity by scanning all known security features. These features will include:- The machine readable zone - An ultra violet image - An infra red imageAs part of you pre-employment checks, we will also be required to obtain satisfactory, written references. Please ensure that the referee details which you provide on your application form are correct. We require at least one written reference from your current or most recent line manager. We are only able to accept references from a professional work email address.