Main area Gastrology & HepatologyGrade Band 5Contract PermanentHours Full time 37.5 hours per weekJob ref 200-R-AMHJG-892795-PO-A-B Site St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation TrustTown LondonSalary £27,628 - £35,530 pa inc HCASClosing 02/12/2018 23:59
Staff Nurses for Gastrology / Hepatology Medical Ward
Do you want to give outstanding care every time? Do you want to feel really proud of where you work? If you want to consistently deliver the fundamentals of patient care, then we want to work with you.
We have a vacancy for a Registered Nurse with some post qualification experience to join us in the Acute Medical Division on Allingham ward. We provide a specialist service to patients with a range of gastroenterology conditions, including luminal gastroenterology, hepatology and hepatobiliary and pancreatic disease. The department of Gastroenterology offers a comprehensive range of diagnostic procedures and specialist clinics and you will have the opportunity to shadow specialist nurses supporting the area including the viral hepatitis CNS, alcohol liaison nurses and nutrition nurses.
This a chance to develop your skills as part of a highly capable team where you’re guaranteed opportunities to learn how to care for patients requiring a variety of nursing interventions. You will be supported by our practice educators and senior nurses to help you develop –
• Communication and awareness competencies – including dementia nursing, safeguarding, electronic clinical record keeping, deprivation of liberty and mental capacity.
• Clinical competencies - including aseptic technique, venepuncture and cannulation, catheterization, syringe drivers, medicines management, IV drug administration, Peg feeds, NG tube insertion, blood transfusion, EWS, pressure ulcer management and prevention.
• Management competencies - including professionalism and accountability, nurse in charge, mentoring.
We offer preceptorship, mentorship, rotations and professional development to ensure you get the very best from your time with us. With a variety of career progression opportunities - from Clinical Ward Manager, Practice Educator, Matron, Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Specialist roles. Where do you see yourself?
We expect all our staff to share the values that are important to the trust – being excellent, kind, responsible and respectful – and behave in a way that reflects these. More information on the vision and values of St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is attached below.
Please note that this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient applicants are received. Please check your email regularly as all candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted and informed by email.
If you are appointed to the post, as part of your pre-employment check we will be required to verify your identity. The document/s you present for this purpose will be checked for their authenticity by scanning all known security features. These features will include:
- The machine readable zone
- An ultra violet image
- An infra red image
As part of you pre-employment checks, we will also be required to obtain satisfactory, written references. Please ensure that the referee details which you provide on your application form are correct. We require at least one written reference from your current or most recent line manager. We are only able to accept references from a professional work email address.
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.