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DSU - Paediatric Ward Nurse posted by NHS

Full Time
£25,140 - £32,407 / year

Job Description

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 11,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley.

Staff Nurse, Band 5 Paediatric Ward Nurse

Location: Princess Royal University Hospital, Bromley

Are you interested in an exciting opportunity to be a Band 5 practitioner in the ward area of our Day Surgery Unit? Would you like to be part our busy and dedicated Day Surgery team at the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH), Bromley, part of Kings College Hospital NHS Trust?

The Alan Cummings Day Surgery Unit at the PRUH, Bromley is made up of 6 theatres, a 30 bedded ward and 2 pre assessment rooms which operate Monday to Friday, in a variety of specialities including general surgery, urology, orthopaedics, ENT, dental surgery and ophthalmology. The unit caters to both adult and paediatric patients.

We are looking for an experienced registered children’s nurse to work within our ward area. The post holder will be integral to supporting the paediatric service in Day Surgery and maintaining high standards. Previous experience or placement within a theatre setting is desirable but not essential as training will be given. Experience of caring for adults is also desirable as this will form part of the role, but your adult nursing skills will be supported though our Practice Development team.

In turn we will offer you the ability to advance your skills and aim to provide you with a high standard of training both in the clinical area through our practice development team and through our Kings Partners higher education institutions.

This is a full time post.

For further information on the post or to arrange an informal visit please contact;

Deidre Hart, Matron Day Surgery Unit, e-mail: ( Email address removed ) or telephone  ( Phone number removed )  or Alice Wright - Senior Practice Development Nurse e-mail: ( Email address removed ) or telephone  ( Phone number removed )  extension 64084

Closing date: 30th November 2016

King’s CollegeHospital is part of King’s Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King’s College London, Guy’s and St Thomas’, King’s CollegeHospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust. As one of only five accredited AHCS in the country, King’s faces exciting challenges as it develops to bring together an unrivalled range and depth of clinical and research expertise to improve patient care.

Closing date: 28th February 2017

Assessment: TBC


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At King’s, we fully support the right of all staff to equal opportunities and are committed to the development of a diverse workforce.

Applications are welcome from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, gender, disability, religion/ belief or sexual orientation.

Benefits available to all employees include: Workplace Nurseries, an excellent Pension Scheme and access to the Learning Zone.

There are a number of important documents available on the Kings recruitment microsite we would like to draw your attention to, particularly the Trust's criminal records checking policy.

All staff have a responsibility for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and for ensuring they are aware of the specific duties relating to their role.

Due to the high volume of applications for some posts, this advert might close before the displayed closing date if we have received a sufficient number of applications. If you wish to apply for this role, it is recommended that you apply promptly.

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