Surgical Rotation Staff Nurse

Barts Health NHS Trust
East London, UK
Closing date
18 Sep 2020

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Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our surgical nursing team. We are offering a surgical rotation programme as well as the option to chose to work in either elective or emergency surgery. This is an excellent opportunity for nurses who would like to gain experience in a surgical setting or those who would like to pursue their career in surgical nursing.

The post is suitable for experienced and newly qualified nurses. The rotation programme is supported by the Practice Development Nurse and will consist of 4 - 6 month surgical placements including orthopaedic wards, general surgery ward (male / female, elective and short stay admission unit.

The rotations in surgery are flexible. We are looking for candidates who will bring a positive attitude to the Trust and have a flexible approach to working. We have a huge range of clinical specialties on our wards (ENT including caring for patients with a tracheostomy & laryngectomy, orthopaedic, gynaecology, Max Fax, breast, general surgery and urology) so a vast amount of experience can be gained and you will be able enhance and develop your skills further.

Whipps Cross is a friendly, welcoming and supportive place to work with many staff benefits provided on site from the Tomswood Health and Wellbeing Centre which offers Zumba and Pilates, to name but a few of the options, to the varied on site catering arrangements which provide a broad range of healthy options. Staff well-being is a priority for Whipps Cross.

Barts Health is committed to sustainability and amongst other trail blazing innovations sends no waste to landfill. It is committed to being the most sustainable NHS trust and Whipps Cross was the first location in the UK to introduce an innovative environmentally friendly method of disposing of clinic waste.

Ideally located with easy access by both underground, overground, bus and major road networks, with the beauty of Epping Forest on our doorstep and the West End and Westfield shopping with in a 20 minute tube journey all the best that London has to offer is waiting for you..

Come and shape you story with Barts Health at Whipps Cross.
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