Senior Staff Nurse - Stroke - COVID-19 in London

Job description

Lewisham and Greenwich Trust provides hospital and community services for more than 666,000 people across south east London. We put patients at the heart of everything we do, which is reflected in the positive feedback we receive. We are a friendly and dynamic place to work, with high levels of job satisfaction and excellent transport links serving our two hospitals – University Hospital Lewisham and Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Greenwich.

We are seeking dedicated, motivated people to help us provide high quality care to our local communities. In return for your hard work, we offer well-established, structured mentoring and staff development packages to support you in your role.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system

Band 6 – Maple and Beech Ward, Stroke unit, University Hospital Lewisham

A vacancy has arisen for a suitably qualified nurse to join the existing Ward Manager and Ward Sister, who will lead the team on a well-established Stroke Unit.

The successful candidate should be able to take charge and they must be committed to a multi-disciplinary approach.

The post is challenging and candidates will be expected to be passionate about their work and able to deliver to a high standard. They will also need to be able to lead a strong team and be expected to support the Sisters in executing the new initiatives from the national stroke strategy.

There will be opportunities to be developed and to develop the staff all in line with the knowledge skills framework.

We are looking to hear from individuals who have:

  • A passion for quality patient focused care
  • Ideally with a minimum of 2 years working in Stroke or Elderly Care or Acute Medicine - you will be an experienced clinician.
  • Applicants would have had mentorship qualification.
  • Responsible for taking a supportive and leadership role developing and maintaining the current ward team.
  • Supporting your Ward Manager to meet divisional and trust objectives.
  • An excellent communicator, possess good organisational skills and be able to motivate and lead others.

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Must be eligible to work in the EU
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