Senior Staff Nurse - Post Anaesthetic Care Unit (PACU)

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

Main area Critical CareGrade Band 6Contract PermanentHours Full time 37.5 hours per weekJob ref 309-NATMB64072-YV-RA-AL Site University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)Town LondonSalary £33,660 - £43,307 per annum inclusiveClosing 14/11/2018 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.

We are looking to recruit Senior Staff Nurses to join our 9 bedded PACU which sits within a 35 bedded Critical Care Unit. This busy dynamic unit admits emergency and elective surgical admissions from a variety of specialities. We absolutely value the importance of team work and so if you want to be part of a successful team – come and join us.

The PACU is dedicated to excellence for patients and the team are leaders in Quality Improvement. We take pride in the knowledge that we strive for a positive patient and staff experience every day at work and being part of a highly functioning team is very important to us. This is a real opportunity to develop leadership and management skills in critical care and be part of a proactive Multi Disciplinary Team. The role of the Senior Staff Nurse is critical to the development of novice nurses and nursing assistants. The PACU is committed to your development and we run in-house development days and there is access to continuing academic development.

Applicants are required to have significant experience in one of the following specialties: Recovery, High Dependency or Critical Care setting and able to demonstrate a strong desire progress in to an expert practitioner, help to develop a team and strive for excellent patient care.

Please see below forthcoming interview/assessment days which have been planned in advance;

  • 9th November 2018

Please ensure you are available all day.

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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