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Staff Nurse

Job Description

There are many good reasons to choose to come and work at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

1st September 2015 was a landmark date for Chelsea and Westminster and West Middlesex hospitals as we officially came together to form the enlarged Foundation Trust. This helps secure the future of both major acute hospitals and by combining into a single, unified trust there will be more scope to innovate and develop even better services for our patients.

We aim to be a hospital of choice for patients and an employer of choice for staff. In order to improve all aspects of the patient experience, we rely upon having a highly skilled, motivated, diverse, productive and patient focused workforce. Our vision is to be a first class hospital for our community and we will build a strong and sustainable foundation trust which provides high-quality, value-for-money services to meet the health needs of the local population. It' s a very exciting time to come and work for us.

Staff Nurse, Band 5

Ron Johnson is a highly specialised HIV/ Oncology/ Dermatology ward consisting of 19 en-suite side rooms. We are a tertiary referral unit for HIV and HIV related malignancy.

We are a dynamic ward and provide care to patients with varied nursing needs including, administering chemotherapy for patients as an in-patient, delivering excellent patient centred palliative care while supporting families through this often difficult time, we provide care for HIV positive patients and manage their various health needs. We have a highly skilled multidisciplinary team who are dedicated to our speciality and pride themselves in excellent diagnostics, treatment, holistic therapies and nursing care. We have a reputation for being a strong team who strive to deliver excellent evidenced based nursing care while also being friendly and approachable.

In this role you will become a member of our highly skilled nursing team. We strongly believe in supporting our staff to reach their full potential and you will be effectively supported in order to equip you with the necessary skills and attributes required. We will offer many internal and external courses to the right candidate to gain competencies in many specialised areas including Palliative care, the administration of chemotherapy agents, mentorship, and HIV care for example. You will be expected to work a full range of shifts including long days, nights, weekends and bank holidays.

We encourage informal visits, in the belief that they are a valuable opportunity for potential applicants to observe our enviable working environment and to have any questions answered prior to making application.

We are pleased to announce that as of 1st September 2015 Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust now includes West Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust. This move sees the organisations become one major multi-site healthcare provider and teaching hospital, across two main sites.

In light of this exciting partnership we would like all candidates to understand that when applying for a role at any of the Chelsea and Westminster or West Middlesex sites, they are applying for a role within the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Nicola Poveda- ( Email address removed )

The Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all its employees as well as maintaining a workforce that broadly reflects the local communities we serve. In accordance with the Equality Act, we welcome applications from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy, religion or belief or sexual orientation. Reasonable adjustments to the interview process can also be made for any candidates with a disability.

Please note:
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.

Interview arrangements will be communicated via your NHS Jobs account following the closing date. If you decide to apply for this post but have not heard from us within 3 weeks after the closing date, we regret that this usually means that your application was not successful on this occasion

**In submitting an application form, you authorise Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.**

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****Employment at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is offered subject to successful completion of a 6 month Probationary Period****

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