Staff Nurse - London

St George’s University Hospitals
London (Greater)
£26,291 - £34,154/Year
03 Dec 2017
04 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Main area
Clinical Infection Unit –McEntee Ward /Specialist MedicineGrade
Band 5Contract
37.5 hrs per weekJob ref

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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.

Staff Nurse Band 5
Clinical Infection Unit
McEntee Ward
Full- time, permanent: 37.5 hrs per week

Would you like to be part of a busy but dynamic unit specialising in Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine?

The Clinical Infection Unit provides a specialist service to patients with a wide range of Infectious diseases, including the management of patients with HIV/AIDS, TB, meningitis and imported tropical infections such as Malaria. The Unit works in collaboration with the TB team based in the Chest Clinic and the Courtyard Clinic which specialises in Genito Urinary Medicine.

We are looking for a highly motivated nurse who is dedicated to making a difference. You do not have to have experience in the area, however an interest and enthusiasm for Infection is essential. You will be self-motivated with high standards of care and experience of caring for acutely unwell adults. Ideally you will be looking to develop your roles and responsibilities and to gain a greater knowledge and experience of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine.

You will be fully supported in your role by the Senior Sister and Matron. Our unit actively supports staff development giving opportunities for professional and personal development.

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.