Band 7 Senior Sister- Cedar Ward

Recruiter
Royal Brompton and Har
Location
Harefield, Middlesex
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
05 Apr 2021
Closes
14 Apr 2021
Ref
312-HH-0703
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
On 1st February 2021 the Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals became part of Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust - a truly once-in a generation development. Together, we are taking our first steps towards our vision of creating a brand-new centre of excellence, which will be the global leader in the research into and treatment of heart and lung disease in patients from pre-birth to old age. We are developing some exciting plans and we want you to join us - so come and help to change the shape of healthcare for our heart and lung patients world-wide.

An opportunity has arisen for a suitably experienced nurse to join Cedar ward as the senior sister to cover a period of 12 months maternity leave. Cedar Ward is a 25 bedded surgical ward caring for a range of patients pre and post complex cardiothoracic surgery. This surgery would include open and minimally invasive cardiac surgery including valve repair and replacement, coronary artery bypass grafts, lobectomies and pneumonectomies.

We are looking for a Senior Sister with excellent leadership and communication skills. The role will involve providing strong leadership, effective team management and staff development. You will act as a professional role model to your team in delivering the highest standards in patient care. The candidate must have substantial experience in Cardiothoracic Nursing and have proven evidence of self-development and innovation. We are able offer a wide range of opportunities and training to support personal development needs.

As an experienced nurse you will be working at the leading edge of cardiothoracic practice in a fast-paced ward setting. If you are looking to develop your career in Cardiothoracic nursing, this is your chance to join a friendly and supportive team at Harefield Hospital.

We highly recommend an informal visit before attending interview. Please contact Cardiothoracic Matrons Sara Collingridge or Naomi Phillips on 01895 823737 ext. 85108 or email s.collingridge@rbht.nhs.uk , n.phillips@rbht.nhs.uk

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Staff benefits include: subsidised childcare facilities, occupational pension scheme, personal development and training opportunities, flexible working and subsidised accommodation is available on both sites.

To ensure that our workforce is representative of the population we serve, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals have a duty to safeguard all patients and provide additional measures for patients who are less able to protect themselves from harm or abuse. All staff have a responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of ALL adults, children and young people in the Trust. This including patients, visitors and those using our facilities. Safeguarding means protecting people's health, wellbeing and human rights, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect and is fundamental to high-quality health.

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