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Band 5 Staff Nurse Rose Ward

Job Description

Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust is the largest heart and lung centre in the UK and among the largest in Europe. We are a partnership of two specialist hospitals which are known throughout the world for their expertise, standard of care and research success.

Our team is renowned for its work with babies and children who need a wide range of treatment or surgery for heart and lung conditions. Within our 32 bedded units (which include a 4 bedded High dependency Unit) you will gain exposure to varied and complex conditions. Our paediatric unit is a fast paced, innovative and dynamic environment where continual learning is firmly embedded within our vibrant culture. Our excellent service recognised worldwide continues to actively recruit for service expansion and faculty development. The specialist skills adopted throughout the varied training programmes offered at our Centre will be transferrable for career progression.

We are totally committed to helping you realise your potential and this is reflected through personalised training and development plans, dedicated Practice Educators and generous study leave.

We offer a 5 weeks supernumerary period which includes a 1 week classroom teachings, along with tailor made study days which will equip you with specialist skills that will enhance and build on the skills and knowledge you already have.

The post holder is expected to carry out all relevant forms of care without direct supervision and is required to demonstrate procedures, supervise qualified and/or unqualified staff whilst maintaining a safe working environment.

The band 5 nurses will work closely with the Ward Sisters, senior nursing team within Rose Ward and multi-disciplinary team members in monitoring and maintaining policies, standards of nursing care and staff development as part of the Rose Ward.

There are many opportunities for your development through our in-house education programmes, attending local and international conferences.

We also invest in your further education with different courses to choose from available through a variety of Universities and we also offer amazing opportunities through Bursaries and Long course funding for Nurses to undertake further nursing studies.

We believe that the needs of the individual child are central to their wellbeing. We acknowledge the importance of the family to their child and work in partnership with them to provide the best possible care in a safe and caring manner. We will treat those families as we would wish to be treated ourselves; always providing the highest quality of care to all.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact: Lilian Leite (Ward Sister) ( Email address removed ) or Neil West (Clinical Educator) ( Email address removed )

Staff benefits include: subsidised childcare facilities, occupational pension scheme, personal development and training opportunities, flexible working and subsidised accommodation is available on both sites.

To ensure that our workforce is representative of the population we serve, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The Trust has a duty to safeguard all patients and provide additional measures for patients who are less able to protect themselves from harm or abuse. All staff have a responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of ALL adults, children and young people in the Trust. This including patients, visitors and those using our facilities . Safeguarding means protecting people's health, wellbeing and human rights, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect and is fundamental to high-quality health.

Due to the popularity of some positions, we reserve the right to close the vacancies early on receipt of sufficient applicants.

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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.

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