Staff Nurse

London, Greater London, England
Pay
N/A
Hours
Full time
Type
Bank
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
Posted
8 Nov 2019
Closes
8 Dec 2019

Job Description

Band 5 Nurse – Ear, Nose & Throat, Maxillofacial and Head & Neck Surgery.

Florence Nightingale ward specialises in complex ENT and maxillofacial surgery. We are also the regional centre for Head and Neck cancer. It is a nominated ward for tracheostomy care and alongside this manages patients with complex feeding needs due to head & neck surgical conditions. Patients on the ward undergo surgical procedures such as – Laryngectomyformation, emergency & planned tracheotomy insertion, Neck dissections, FEES, genioplasty, Osteotomy andthyroidectomy.The patients stay will vary from an overnight stay to longer admission with complex needs and life-changing outcomes. We are welcoming nurses both with and without post-registration experience.

If you are enthusiastic and motivated, with a kind and compassionate attitude and a desire to provide effective & efficient surgical care, then we need nurses like you. You should be open to the challenges brought about by change and be committed to the service we provide.

This is an excellent opportunity to join our friendly, supportive, hard-working and international team, and develop your skills through our structured development pathway. We offer excellent support to new members of the team, with a full induction and ongoing personal development supported by the Clinical Nurse Specialists, Practice Educators and the Ward Manager.

Candidates would be expected to work a 12-hour shift pattern, including days, nights and weekends.

If you are shortlisted, you will be invited to attend assessments and if successful an interview. We would gladly welcome informal visits and to rearrange interview dates if the one offered does not suit you.

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.

Ref: 928427KPA

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