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Band 6 Junior Sister/ Charge Nurse

Royal Free London NHS
RFH site, Hampstead, London
Competitive salary
Closing date
15 Oct 2021
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Our mission is to deliver world class care and expertise in our clinical services, underpinned by world class teaching and research and we will continue to measure our progress against our five governing objectives: excellent outcomes, excellent patient and staff experience, excellent value for taxpayers' money, being safe and meeting our external duties, and building a strong organisation.

As part of the application process you will be asked to answer number of questions regarding World Class Care Values. In order to watch a video with the values, please visit our trust's website.

We are looking for an enthusiastic nurse with pre-operative or surgical experience who would like the opportunity to broaden their leadership skills into a band 6 position.

We offer a progressive environment with the support of a team and the department based clinical practice Facilitator.

The Pre-Operative Assessment unit is a welcoming, diverse and exciting department with a passion to deliver world class care to all our patients.

We pre-assess more than 300 patients weekly. This nurse led clinic supported by consultant anaesthetists is a fast developing service with a vision for expansion over the coming months. We offer the opportunity to rotate between pre-operative assessment, day surgery and PACU (post anaesthetic care unit) to enhance your peri-operative skills and experience.

We provide adult pre-operative assessment for patients undergoing operation under general anaesthetic and/or sedation and regional anaesthetic for a range of surgical specialties.

The team consists of band 5 and 6 nurses, senior nursing assistants, administrative staff and anaesthetists. It is a growing unit that work very well as a team to deliver excellent world class care service to our patients.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual with excellent communication skills to join our dynamic team. You will be supported to develop the skills needed to perform this role as a pre-operative assessment nurse.

The unit serves in an outpatient capacity from Monday to Friday, seven and a half hour day. We are closed on weekends and bank holidays. The clinic hours are divided into two shift patterns. An early shift from 08:00hrs to 16:00Hrs and a late shift from 10:00Hrs to 18:00Hrs.

You will need a flexible attitude and be able to demonstrate commitment to your own personal development.

Please note, this vacancy will be offered as:
  • 1x Permanent contract
  • 1x 12 month fixed-term contract

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Regna Robley

Job title: Senior Sister

Email address:

Telephone number: 02074726313

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AT* - Apprenticeship Training.- Where AT* is entered next to the job title indicates this vacancy is for an apprenticeship role.

By applying for this role, you accept if successful, that your personal data may be transferred from the Trust to another NHS organisation where your employment transfers within the NHS. This is in accordance with the streamlining programme which aims to improve efficiencies within the NHS when your employment transfers.

If you are an EU/EEA citizen and you started living in the UK before 1 January 2021, you can continue to use your EU/EEA passport to satisfy the right to work requirement in the UK until 30 June 2021. Otherwise, you will require a visa to work in the UK.PLEASE NOTE Band 2 and 3 vacancies generally cannot be sponsored due to UKVI salary requirement thresholds.

The Trust will request a DBS (CRB) if post involves regulated activities. The Trust is compliant with the Disclosure and Barring Service Codes of practice and the Rehabilitation of offenders act.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

If you are offered a role, part of pre-employment checks, your Documentation will be verified using a secure third-party service 'trustid'. You will be asked to capture an image of relevant documents as well as a selfie using your smartphone/tablet (if available) for Facial Matching via a unique Guestlink email.

Please be aware of scams - unless specified above, we will only communicate with you via or e-mails and we will never ask you for any payment

Communication will be via our 3rd party e-recruitment system Civica (TRAC)

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