Staff Nurse - Respiratory - Locke Ward

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
08 Nov 2018
12 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role

umWe are seeking exceptionally motivated Registered Nurses, to work within our “Marvellous Medicine” Health Care Group.

Locke Ward is a dedicated Medical Respiratory Unit, which provides ward based acute care for our patients with a wide range of respiratory conditions.

There is plenty of variety working on a busy acute ward. You will have exposure to high dependency patients managing their acute care needs, providing a great opportunity to develop experience for those aspiring to a future within respiratory care. The skills you develop will include caring for acute/high dependency patients who have been discharged from the critical care environment. You will provide ward based acute care for a wide range of acute and acute-on-chronic conditions including Non-invasive Ventilation, chest drains and Acute Asthma.

In return for your dedication and hard work, we offer well-established, staff development packages to support you in your role.

About us

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust believes in investing in all our staff and rewarding high standards of care whilst 'building for excellence' and in return we expect our staff to uphold the Trust values which are Respectful, Caring, Responsible and Committed.


Princess Alexandra Hospital is conveniently located in Harlow, Essex just 25 minute drive to London Stansted Airport and 25 minutes train ride to London Liverpool Street. Harlow also has excellent road connections across England, with the M11, M25, A10, M1 and A1 all on its doorstep.

What we can offer

Full induction process * Structured pay scheme with annual increments * Additional living supplement to your basic salary * Minimum 27days annual leave plus bank holidays ( pro rata for part time staff ) *
NHS Pension scheme * Flexible, family friendly working patterns * Onsite creche facilities * Child care vouchers * Annual appraisals with career pathways * In-house training courses * Discounted hospital restaurant * Onsite accommodation subject to availability.

All new staff joining Princess Alexandra Hospital will be subject to a probation period of 6 months.

Priority for this appointment will be awarded to any officially identified NHS staff 'at risk'

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Young People, and Vulnerable Adults. Offers of employment are subject to pre-employment NHS screening checks.

Providing false or misleading information or unsatisfactory pre-employment checks may result in the offer of a post being withdrawn.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the minimum shortlisting criteria for the post will be invited for the next stage of the recruitment process.

We aim to represent the diversity of our local communities and positively encourage applications regardless of age, race or ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief.

Why not Come Home to Harlow and Work with us!

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