Band 6 Junior Sister/ Charge Nurse - COVID-19 in London

Job description

Our mission is to deliver world class care and expertise in our clinical services, underpinned by world class teaching and research and we will continue to measure our progress against our five governing objectives: excellent outcomes, excellent patient and staff experience, excellent value for taxpayers’ money, being safe and meeting our external duties, and building a strong organisation.

As part of the application process you will be asked to answer number of questions regarding World Class Care Values. In order to watch a video with the values, please visit our trust's website.

We are looking for an enthusiastic nurse with pre-operative or surgical experience who would like the opportunity to broaden their leadership skills into a band 6 position.

We offer a progressive environment with the support of a team and the department based clinical practice Facilitator.

The Pre-Operative Assessment unit is a welcoming, diverse and exciting department with a passion to deliver world class care to all our patients.

We pre-assess more than 300 patients weekly. This nurse led clinic supported by consultant anaesthetists is a fast developing service with a vision for expansion over the coming months. We offer the opportunity to rotate between pre-operative assessment, day surgery and PACU (post anaesthetic care unit) to enhance your peri-operative skills and experience.

We provide adult pre-operative assessment for patients undergoing operation under general anaesthetic and/or sedation and regional anaesthetic for a range of surgical specialties.

The team consists of band 5 and 6 nurses, senior nursing assistants, administrative staff and anaesthetists. It is a growing unit that work very well as a team to deliver excellent world class care service to our patients.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual with excellent communication skills to join our dynamic team. You will be supported to develop the skills needed to perform this role as a pre-operative assessment nurse.

The unit serves in an outpatient capacity from Monday to Friday, seven and a half hour day. We are closed on weekends and bank holidays. The clinic hours are divided into two shift patterns. An early shift from 08:00hrs to 16:00Hrs and a late shift from 10:00Hrs to 18:00Hrs.

You will need a flexible attitude and be able to demonstrate commitment to your own personal development.

Please note, this vacancy will be offered as:

  • 1x Permanent contract
  • 1x 12 month fixed-term contract

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Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
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