Staff Nurse - Medicine

Recruiter
University College Lon
Location
UCLH, London
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
03 May 2021
Closes
10 May 2021
Ref
309-NAT-MEDICINE-2020-R
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
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.

Band 5 Nurse - Medicine Board

A great opportunity has arisen in Medicine board at UCLH for band 5 staff nurses following a reorganisation and restructure of wards and departments. We are looking for committed and dynamic nurses with excellent communication skills and above all a real desire and passion for caring for sick patients in the acute hospital setting.

T08 is a busy 43 bedded Acute medical ward with a diverse mix of acuity and complexity of patients. It specialises in Infectious Diseases, Respiratory Medicine and Rheumatology. T08 prides itself on a strong and supportive Multi-disciplinary Team and staff have the opportunity to work with specialist Consultants and Specialist Nurses who are leading experts in their fields. We are also looking for experienced nurses to join our friendly team.

T09 South is a new ward that has been formed as part of the reorganisation and restructure at UCLH. This Internal Medicine ward will be an 18 bedded mixed sex ward caring for patients with a range of acute health and care needs. The patients will be admitted requiring specialist care from cardiology, clinical pharmacology, diabetes and endocrinology specialities. This is an exciting time to be part of the development of a new ward and new team with a focus on providing the best possible patient care and reflecting the trusts core values.

We have recently co-located our Elderly medicine department on T10 ward here at UCLH. Our ward and team are seen as the experts in providing top quality care to older people at UCLH. T10 Ward is a 62 bedded mixed sex ward caring for acutely ill older adults. Many of these patients will have a diagnosis of dementia along with complex medical problems and long term condition management. This is an exciting time to be part of this great team as we work towards meeting our same day emergency care goals and developing our service.

Within Medicine Board we have a variety of training and education programmes and opportunities available. You will be fully supported with an induction programme in your chosen department or ward and there will be opportunities for rotation and developing your nursing skills. Medicine Board is interested in your career development where ever that path may take you. You will have the opportunity to attend study days within specialist areas and complete further education courses.

Please specify in your supporting statement within the section of your application to which one of our medical areas in particular are you applying for.

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All candidates for posts at UCLH are required to complete our values assessment.

In the 'Further Links' section to the right of this advert, please follow the link to the UCLH Values Assessment Tool. Once you have completed the assessment and scored highly enough, you will receive a certificate number. In order to start your application, you must copy and paste (do not type) your certificate number into your application form when requested.

The certificate covers all applications you make to UCLH for 6 months - you do not need to take the test for each job application you make. After 6 months you may complete the assessment again.

If you have lost your certificate number, you can have a reminder sent to your email address by accessing the Values Assessment Certificate Number Reminder tool in the 'Further Links' section to the right of this advert.

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.

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

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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