Recruitment Open Evening for Emergency Services and Acute Medicine

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
London (Greater)
08 Nov 2018
15 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Main area Emergency Services and Acute MedicineGrade Band 5/6Contract PermanentHours Full Time 37.5 hours per weekJob ref 309-EDopenday-AS-B Site University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)Town LondonSalary Dependent on experienceClosing Today at 23:59

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.

Open Evening - Monday 19th November

For Emergency Services and Acute Medicine

University College London Hospitals

Location: UCLH education centre, 250 Euston Road, London, NW1 2PG.

(Nearest Tube Stations are Warren Street and Euston Square).

Please come to our open day if you are:

  • keen to develop a career in emergency services or acute medicine
  • friendly, caring, dynamic, hardworking, compassionate
  • experienced in your area of expertise but would like a career change
  • experienced in emergency services, acute medicine or fast paced environments

We are looking for band 5 nurses, both adult and paediatric, with at least 12 months experience working as a registered nurse who would like to develop a career in the Emergency Services Division.

The Emergency Services division comprises the Emergency Department, Emergency Assessment Unit and the Acute Medical Unit.

In the Emergency Department we provide excellent clinical services to treat a range of problems with which patients present, both emergency and non-emergency. Last year the ED cared for over 140,000 patients and was in the top quartile for The Emergency Department Family & Friends test.

The Emergency Assessment Unit provides assessment and treatment for acute medical patients within a 12 hour timeframe preventing the need for hospital admission. This area also comprises the Ambulatory Care clinic which provides a consultant led service accessed by the Emergency Department, GP’s and other speciality teams. The Ambulatory Care nurse works independently providing initial assessment and urgent treatment.

The Acute Medical Unit is a 56-bedded unit caring for a range of acutely unwell medical patients in the first 48 hours of their admission. AMU cares for patients with a range of acute and chronic medical conditions and as nurses such work closely with specialty teams. Patients requiring level 2 care including continuous cardiac monitoring and non-invasive ventilation are also cared for on AMU.

What is an open day?

Our open day is a great opportunity for you to come along and meet the team. Let us tell you all about working at UCLH and what we can offer. One of our nurses will also give you a tour of our wards and departments.

We will provide a ‘one stop shop’ service, where we aim to complete everything in one session rather than you have to return to the hospital to undergo separate interviews and assessments.

If you are interested in attending please complete the application for. Then, on the day, we can interview you, you can sit the numeracy tests, and complete the assessment. We will also take copies of your personal information. This should all save you precious time in the long run.

Why work at UCLH?

UCLH Emergency Services is one of the busiest in London. Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links, with Euston Square and Warren Street Tube stations on the doorstep.

UCLH Nurses are highly regarded and sought after by other hospitals, so working with us provides you with a great platform for a successful and fulfilling nursing career. We are recognised for our safe staffing levels, friendly and motivated nurse-led teams, education and in-house training and high patient satisfaction. We are, however, only as good as the individuals that we employ. This is why we look after our staff and why we want to meet you. These are exciting times for UCLH, we are preparing to go live with our Electronic Trust wide Coordination, Electronic Health Record System and Building Development Phase 4 and 5 which will see the footprint expansion for the ED and Paediatric ED.

Staff development opportunities:

We have dedicated Clinical Practice Facilitators to support the development of our nursing teams as well as the opportunity to access national courses and local university modules.

  • Opportunities for rotational posts
  • Training in a whole host of skills such as triage and plastering
  • In house training in medical nursing such as respiratory care, cardiology, dementia and end of life care.

If you are an ENP or a nurse of another grade and would like more information about the services we offer or the posts which could fit with your experience and skill please feel free to pop along and visit us.

Please ensure that you specify your area preference and what band you are are interested in being assessed for, in your application's supporting information.

We offer our permanent staff an interest free season ticket loan for travel, a subsidised social club including gym, free independent and confidential support for all staff, large retail discounts, cycle to work scheme and on-site accommodation to name a few… for more information on our staff benefits please see attached poster.

We recognise, reward and thank colleagues by nominating them for our annual Celebrating Excellence Awards, which are funded by UCLH Charity.

We are also members of which offers discounts on high street retail stores, offers on travel deals, and also to take advantage of cash back schemes.

This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. You are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.

Please note that all correspondence regarding your application will be via email. The emails will be sent to you via and not via NHS Jobs, we encourage you to check your inbox regularly.

Please note that if you are at present in a training position on the 2016 new junior doctor’s contract and are applying for a Trust doctor role your salary will not be pay protected.

You will be placed on the appropriate point of the Trust Doctor pay scale based on your previous experience.

Please note that if you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date of the advert to assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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