Staff Nurse, Epilepsy services

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Aylesbury, UK
15 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.

Staff Nurse Band 5

Sir William Gowers Epilepsy Assessment and Treatment centre, Chalfont St. Peter.

The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery Epilepsy service are seeking enthusiastic and highly motivated band 5 nurses to work at Sir William Gower's Unit at Chalfont St. Peter in Buckinghamshire. This is an exciting opportunity in pioneering hospital which is expanding and developing new areas in research, service development and education.

The Epilepsy service is a prestigious neurology service well known for its high quality care. Consultant neurologists and clinical nurse specialists support this team and receive referrals to this unit from both national and international sources. The service is renowned as being a centre of excellence for research. Gowers ward specialises in providing care to patients suffering with epilepsy and other associated disorders under the joint care of UCLH and the Epilepsy Society. The Epilepsy service provides a progressive multidisciplinary team which gives expert advice, education and support to patients with complex neurological disorders.

You will work with a well-established multidisciplinary team (MDT) in Epilepsy services, caring for both inpatients and outpatients. You will also be expected to support the MDT to enhance the care of newly diagnosed patients including their relatives and carers. In addition the candidate will also be required to provide education to the service users and allied health professionals with UCLH Trust.

The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery is the United Kingdom's oldest and largest dedicated neurological and neurosurgical hospital. We are part of University College London Hospitals NHS foundation Trust and we are linked with the University College London (UCL) Institute of Neurology, City and Southbank University's. Together we are a major international centre for neuroscience training and research. We offer exciting opportunities in education, research and career pathways to meet your aspirations.

In education, research and career pathways to meet your aspirations.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Alree Marsh (Matron)

07508058775 Ruth Wetherall (sister) 01494 601483

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