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Staff Nurse - Eagle Ward

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Staff Nurse - Eagle Ward

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Band 5 Staff Nurse to join the renal team on Eagle Ward. This is a full time vacancy.

Eagle Ward currently comprises of 14 inpatient beds and an ambulatory Haemodialysis unit, staff rotate between the two areas: Eagle Acute and Eagle Haemodialysis. Both areas provide specialist care to Neonates, Infants, Children and Adolescents.

Eagle Acute cares for patients with renal disease, including Acute, Chronic and End Stage Kidney Disease. We also undertake both live-related and Deceased Donor Renal Transplantation and care for patients requiring Peritoneal Dialysis.

Eagle Ward provides nursing staff the chance to develop and enhance essential high dependency skills, management of critical blood pressure anomalies and fluid balance disturbances as well as development of complex dialysis and transplantation skills. We have established a robust educational programme including comprehensive specialist workbooks, a renal foundation course and a degree level nephrology unit; enabling you to provide a high standard of holistic family centred care to children and their families. Following relevant experience within renal nursing band 5 nurses are also provided with in-depth training before undertaking the “in charge” role.

On Eagle ward we strive to provide high standards of nursing care and believe the team of Band 5 nurses are integral to maintaining such standards.

If you would like more information on these vacancies, please contact Lucy Thomasor Joanna van Ree (Ward Sisters) on  ( Phone number removed )  ext 8154.

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.

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