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Band 5 Nurse - Elderly Receiving Unit

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Calling all Nurse's interested in a career within Acute Medicine

Our Elderly Receiving Unit is looking to recruit Band 5 Adult Nurses. We are looking for nurses who value Passion, Responsibility, Innovation, Drive and Empowerment. Who will bring a continuous focus to high performance and quality patient care, working with a range of multi-disciplianry colleagues. As this is a band 5 position, we are able to consider both experienced and newly qualified nurses.

You’ll be joining a well established team who are passionate about their work and are strongly committed to working as a team to raise standards of patient care. We offer you support, guidance, and encouragement to progress. To assist this, you will be given the opportunity to work across site and, if you desire, there will also be opportunities to rotate to the Emergency Department.

BHRUT is one of the largest acute trusts in the UK serving a population of 750,000 from a wide range of social and ethnic groups, The trust provides specialist trauma, oncology, neurosciences, hyper acute, stroke and critical care services. We are also currently developing our capacity to act as the main tertiary referral centre for North East London & Essex.

We are extremely proud that we recently secured a place on the ground breaking scheme to transform the care we provide for patients- the Virginia Mason Institute Development Programme. We are only one of five trusts in the UK to take part.

We are also one of eight new, national, Vanguard sites which will help spearhead transformational change in urgent care.

We have a staff development programme to help further your nursing career, and have established links with London Southbank university & Kings College University to support your learning and development, as well as in-house training sessionsfrom specialist nurses within the Trust.

Queen’s Hospital has an excellent academic centre with a vibrant educational programme. The Trust is in an excellent location, close to Central London and well situated in the South East. As well as all the advantages of being close to the City, the Trust has on-site nursery facilities at Queen’s and King George Hospital sites

We will shortly have several Advanced Nurse Practitioners within the Acute Medicine division, and they will also be able to offer support and guidance in the delivery of quality patient care.

The Elderly Receiving Unit is a fast paced 21 bedded unit, taking patients directly from the Emergency Department who have presented with acute medical conditions, as well as acute complications of chronic health conditions. You will be looking after 5 patients on your shift.

You will gain exposure in a wide range of various medical conditions, and will enhance your skills and knowledge.

Applications are open for a unique opportunity to join our vibrant, innovative and expanding Acute Medicine department. As a registered nurse joining BHRUT you will play a crucial role in ensuring the success of this service.

For further information about this post, or to arrange an informal visit please contact Senior Charge Nurse Waldemar Szarek on telephone  ( Phone number removed )  ext 6996 or via email ( Email address removed ) alison.leadsham@bhrhospitals.

All new staff appointed to posts at the Trust will be subject to a 6 month probationary period. This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the culture and working environment of the Trust.

Applications should be made online, however, queries regarding the application process or assistance with completion of the form (for applicants with a disability) can be made to Francis Atta Anku , HR Recruitment Department, on  ( Phone number removed )  ext 2294

For further details / informal visits contact:
Waldemar Szarek, telephone  ( Phone number removed ) , email ( Email address removed )

Please note: -
All salaries are inclusive of standard allowances e.g. High Cost Area for staff on Agenda for Change contracts
All correspondence regarding this application will be by e-mail.
Any incomplete application forms will be rejected - please ensure that the references are from your most recent employer and one of these must be your direct Line Manager or Supervisor. Additionally, ensure that any gaps in your employment history are clearly indicated; for example 'Career Break from 01/01/09 to 01/03/09'.

In order to streamline recruitment with our Trust some of our vacancies may expire prior to the advertised closing date. This is in line with the Department of Health's policy.
With the exception of Medical & Dental posts, should your application be successfully shortlisted we are unable to assist with Travel Expenses or Accommodation.

We are an equal opportunity employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community and welcomes applications from people wishing to job-share, either with or without a partner. Applicants who consider themselves to have a disability (as defined by the Equality Act 2010) will be shortlisted for interview if they meet the essential criteria. We also operate strict screening procedures for posts with access to vulnerable adults and children.

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 (formerly a Work Permit)

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 may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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