Staff Nurse - Neuro Rehab The Wellington Hospital

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The Wellington Hospital
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

About The Facility

The Wellington Hospital is the UK's largest independent hospital with over 260 beds and 1000 employees. We have an international reputation for excellence in complex healthcare and have gained four decades of expertise in treating patients from the UK and overseas.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Staff Nurse to join our Acute Neurological Rehabilitation unit at The Wellington Hospital in St Johns Wood, London. The Acute Neurological Rehabilitation is the largest independent rehabilitation unit in the UK and provides comprehensive interdisciplinary inpatient rehabilitation programmes to patients with acquired brain injury, neurological conditions and complex medical disability. J

Job Description

As a Staff Nurse you will be responsible for acute and complex patients, some with tracheostomies. You will work with a vastly experienced MDT to achieve progress, through agreed set goals. Our Acute Neurological Rehabilitation unit has 46 beds, based over 3 floors in the North Building, with a hydrotherapy pool on the ground floor and our nurse to patient ratio is 1:4.

This is a full time, permanent post, 37.5 hours per week. Shifts include; 8am-8:30pm or 8pm-8:30am (Mon-Sun) - Rotation and flexibility required.

The projected salary range is £31,630 - £35,822 per annum, plus 9% shift enhancements and a comprehensive benefits package on top.

Duties & Responsibilities

*To demonstrate good clinical practice at all times and to be accountable for own actions.

*Assess, plan and deliver care to meet patient and family needs.

*Undertake extended roles such as IV cannulation and phlebotomy.

*To deputise for senior staff in their absence, demonstrating leadership and management.

*Provide patients and families with information regarding care and management of their condition.

Skills & Experience

*Registered General Nurse with post graduate experience.

*Rehabilitation or Acute Medical Care experience.

*Neurological and neuro rehabilitation experience is advantageous.

*Phlebotomy training desirable.

*You will be diplomatic and empathetic, with a passion for providing an exceptional patient experience.