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Band 6 Neonatal Senior Staff Nurse

Job Description

At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.

We want you to come to UCLH, and stay at UCLH, because our success starts with you. All of our staff have been involved in developing our values. We believe that they make UCLH a better place for patients and staff alike.

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.

Many of our services operate from new or newly refurbished facilities including the University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre which opened in 2012. So why join UCLH…?

We have a reputation as a centre of clinical excellence

Our hospitals are in great central London locations

We have new facilities and state-of-the-art medical technology

We have a wide range of career opportunities that we can offer

For the previous three years, UCLH has been in the top 20% of all NHS Trusts for the overall staff engagement score in the NHS Staff Survey.

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.

New State of the Art Unit - New Exciting Challenge

We’re changing lives, including yours.

Our neonatal services moved to a brand new state of the art unit situated immediately opposite Warren Street Tube station. We are situated in central London to enable you to access good transport links both nationally and internationally, which makes us perfectly positioned for when you are off duty too, as we’re located right in the heart of London’s West End.

As a Band 6 Senior Staff Nurse you should hold a neonatal qualification, we offer an excellent opportunity to consolidate your experience in our busy unit. You will be able to enhance your ITU skills and develop and progress to managing the special care / high dependency area. You should ideally possess a recognised teaching qualification and demonstrate the ability for and commitment to study, however there is an opportunity for this to be fulfilled once employed.

If you are dedicated to contributing to a team delivering excellence in neonatal care and serious about pursuing a rewarding career at UCLH, the neonatal unit is definitely the place for you. You will be joining an enthusiastic, friendly, motivated multidisciplinary team working within an internationally acclaimed centre of excellence for neonatal and maternity care.

We are a busy level three neonatal unit with close links with the other UCLH specialist hospitals and Great Ormond Street Hospital. Currently we care for 21 intensive / high dependency care babies including neurological cots for infant cooling.

We have a strong commitment to staff development and service improvement, have commissioned links with City and South Bank Universities and can offer an accelerated career pathway for suitable candidates. We have a team of passionate clinical practice educators who will support you within the unit to progress your career. There are extensive learning prospects with the opportunity to participate in research, be seconded to Great Ormond Street for surgical experience and to partake in extremely complex deliveries to name but a few.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

For further details / informal visits contact:
For further information please contact Alree Marsh – Matron on  ( Phone number removed )  via email ( Email address removed )

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.

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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