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Experienced Staff Nurse-Respiratory

£26,291 - £34,154 /Year

Job Description

Experienced Staff Nurse (Respiratory)

Badger ward is one of the few specialised respiratory wards in the UK. Our aim is to provide the highest possible care for children and their families with underlying respiratory conditions such as Cystic Fibrosis, Asthma, and Hypoventilation syndrome to name a few.

On our ward we have a 4 bedded HDU area where we care for children who require a higher level of nursing care, such as patients who require airway management and who are ventilator dependent and those that require chest drains for severe chest infections. We are also part of the regional programme in caring for children who are Non-Invasive ventilator dependent. This is a growing field in paediatric respiratory medicine.

We have a very exciting year ahead as we are planning to move to a brand new state-of-the-art ward which is due to open in Summer 2017. Therefore we are currently looking to expand our nursing team.

We are seeking experienced nurses at Band 5 level who have a special interest in the care of children with both acute and chronic respiratory conditions, to help us develop our respiratory services at Great Ormond Street Hospital. You’ll join a friendly and dynamic multi professional team.

You’ll be responsible for ensuring high quality evidence based care is delivered to the children in our care. Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team are essential to the job. You will also be expected to have an understanding of professional and current issues in children’s nursing.

For further information regarding this vacancy, please contact Lisa White - Ward Sister on  ( Phone number removed )  ext 5402

Please be advised that:

The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification criteria for this post will be shortlisted. Please note that where high volumes of applicants have been received, additional criteria may on occasion be used to determine the final shortlist.

Please also note that all recruitment is currently subject to restrictions on the allocation of Certificates of Sponsorship.

We are an accredited Living Wage Employer.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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