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.
The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery Neuroscience Team are seeking enthusiastic and motivated Band 5 staff Nurses to work on our Neurosurgical wards. This includes our private ward which caters for neurology patients as well and neurosurgical patients in single side rooms and has many patients from overseas as well as across the United Kingdom.
The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery is the United Kingdom’s oldest and largest dedicated neurological and neurosurgical hospital. We are part of University College London Hospitals NHS foundation Trust and we are linked with the University College London (UCL) Institute of Neurology, City and Southbank University’s. Together we are a major international centre for neuroscience training and research.
The neurosurgical wards provide a comprehensive service covering the full range of neurological conditions including all cranial, simple and complex spinal conditions. It specialises in surgery for epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders. There is an excellent team of radiologists and vascular neurologists performing interventional procedures. The theatre department comprises of 6 theatres, including Interventional Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Angio suite.
We provide care for short stay, acutely unwell and deteriorating patients. It is a fast paced and dynamic working environment with ample development opportunities. We will be opening higher observation beds on the neurosurgical wards. It is an exciting time to be involved with an expanding team and develop services to improve patient outcomes.
We are looking for experienced and newly qualified band 5 nurses who have completed their preceptorship course in a ward area or are willing to work towards their precetorship. The successful candidates will have excellent communication skills and an ability to put their patients at the centre of care demonstrating kindness and patience.
In turn we will offer you the ability to advance your skills and aim to provide you with a high standard of training in the clinical area and through our mentorship programme, clinical practice development team, clinical nurse specialists and from Southbank and City higher education institutions. The National Hospital has a wide range of educational, research and career pathways and we offer you the chance to work in an area which is pioneering.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:Linda Flynn Applyor via email at: 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