Band 5 Staff Nurse - High Dependency Unit | Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 27 October 2020
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £29,888 - £36,738 per annum inclusive of HCAS
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 26 November 2020
Location: Hampstead, NW3 2QG
Company: Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 2733484/391-HDU-S-AD-T

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The Royal Free Hospital is looking to recruit highly motivated band 5 staff nurses to join our Critical Care Team on a new 8 bedded High Dependency Unit (HDU). The HDU will admit adult surgical patients from a variety of specialities including hepato-biliary, vascular and colorectal.

This is an excellent opportunity to develop and consolidate your Acute Care skills with the support of an experienced senior team. Critical Care has a team of designated Clinical Practice Educators who support the learning and development needs of all staff, providing them with the essential knowledge and skills to work within this department.

Successful candidates will undertake our clear development pathway leading to career opportunities within the HDU and critical care, which involves the current development of an in-house, accredited HDU course.

The Royal Free Hospital also has a 34 bedded Intensive Care Unit which admits in excess of 1700 patients per year. Career development opportunities include the potential to rotate between ICU and HDU.

As you can see we are committed to developing and supporting a modern career framework for our nurses and you will be supported every step of your critical care career.

We support flexible working and part time working, the whole department offer self-rostering via our electronic rota to ensure a healthy work life balance.

Please note that this vacancy may close prior to the advertised closing date, subject to the high number of applicants anticipated.

Due to social distancing and Covid 19 pressures you will be contacted if successful in shortlisting with further details regarding test (if required) and interview. We will use Microsoft Teams to conduct testing and interviews. Due to challenging times we are experiencing you may be asked to go to different departments and work under difficult circumstances.

We support flexible working.

This advert closes on Tuesday 10 Nov 2020

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