Staff Nurse Band 5 - London

Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust
London (Greater)
£25,427 - £32,731/Year
02 Dec 2017
10 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust are a committed multi- professional team who provide much-valued hospital and community services to residents in South East London. The Trust has built a good reputation as a place to enjoy job satisfaction and develop professional skills and experience. Our people value the opportunity to work in a supportive culture and, we ensure our team are well rewarded for their contribution. By joining us now, you can play a role in shaping a our organisation that continues to put patient and client care first. Whatever the challenges ahead, we’re prepared to face them as one team.
We are seeking exceptionally motivated individuals to join our friendly dynamic team. In return for your dedication and hard work, we offer well-established, structured mentoring and staff development packages to support you in your role.

Band 5 staff Nurse RN Cardio-Respiratory rotation.(Initial 1 year rotation, then placement within the unit). These Band 5 posts are based in the acute respiratory & cardiac units here at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital come along on 14th December 2017 from 8.45am-14.00pm for interviews and assessments. We have a well-established Acute Cardiac Unit and are very proud of what we offer. • Single sex CCU with state of the arts monitoring facilities • Telemetry • 16 bed step down area • Cardiology here at QEW offers all acute services including interventional cardiology/PCI and complex pacing We have recently established a dedicated acute respiratory unit which specializes in all aspects of acute care including • NIV • Tracheostomy • Chest drains Both teams are welcoming & supportive with a genuine patient centered focus. We want you to help us develop and maintain the highest standards of care. It’s a chance to develop your specialist acute skills within a working and training environment that encourages all staff to perform to their best. You will be supported in all areas of professional development .This includes access to the practice development team, specialist nurses both inside the hospital and community based care. It is anticipated that at the end of the year you will have the opportunity to continue to specialize in one of the areas. This will supported by further formal professional education. This rotational post offers the opportunity to nurse both acutely ill respiratory & cardiac patients. It will offer you a sound foundation on which to base your clinical practice in acute care: For further details / informal visits contact: Sue Brassington, Matron ( Email address removed )

Please note that the as part of the application process, you may need to complete a short values based pre-application question. Your responses to the question will impact on whether or not you are able to successfully continue with your application. Please have a look on our website to find out more information before you start the pre-application question. If you are unsuccessful with the pre-application question, it means that you are not in harmony with our values. We thank you for your interest in Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust.
For vacancies where a high volume of applications are received, we reserve the right to close the post before the stated closing date. Please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Due to the volume of applications for some posts, it may not be possible for us to contact all applicants with the outcome of the shortlisting. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that you have not been successful.Shortlisted applicants for posts up to and including band 4 may be invited to sit a basic numeracy and literacy test as part of the interview process. If you have any concerns about your ability in either area you are strongly advised to visit the Excellence Gateway website and try some of the activities and practice questions. If you have been shortlisted and previously passed either test, please make us aware.
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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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