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.
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a major teaching hospital situated in the heart of London offering state of the art facilities for both patients and staff.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our nursing team in the Day Surgery Ward and Surgical Reception Unit. The successful candidate will work between both areas providing high standards of pre and post-operative care to patients undergoing both minor and major surgical procedures.
You will demonstrate a caring, supportive and professional attitude when welcoming patients to the departments. Excellent communication skills with patients, relatives and colleagues are essential to this role.
You will be able to manage your own workload of admissions ensuring that all patients are safely prepared for surgery in both areas. While on Day Surgery Ward you will be responsible for safe, nurse-led discharges for a range of procedures.
We are committed to ongoing professional development and can offer a wide range of in-house and university based education programmes.
The successful Band 5 candidate will be a registered nurse and be able to demonstrate evidence of continuing professional development.
We offer our permanent staff an interest free ticket loan, a subsidised social club including gym and swimming facilities, a library for staff to use, free independent and confidential support for all staff and large retail discounts.
If you are interested in applying for this post please use the links below to access the full job description and person specification.Please see below forthcoming interview/assessment days which have been planned in advance; Please ensure you are available all day.For further details / informal visits contact:For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Ivan Molina (Day Surgery Ward/Surgical Reception Unit Charge Nurse) on Apply. 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.
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.
Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates