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Staff Nurse - Community Inpatients Unit

Band 5

Main area
Adult Community Services
Band 5
37.5 hours per week
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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
£29,056.80 - £36,134.40 p.a inc HCA
13/10/2019 23:59

Guy’s and St Thomas’ is among the UK’s busiest and most successful NHS foundation trusts. We provide a full range of hospital and community services for people in Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham, as well as specialist care for patients from further afield including cancer, renal, orthopaedic and cardiovascular services.

Guy’s is home to the largest dental school in Europe and a £160 million Cancer Centre opened in 2016. As part of our commitment to provide care closer to home, in 2017 we also opened a cancer centre and a kidney treatment centre at Queen Mary’s Hospital in Sidcup. St Thomas’ has one of the largest critical care units in the UK and one of the busiest emergency departments in London. It is also home to Evelina London Children’s Hospital.

The commitment of our 17,100 staff is key to our success. We are one of the largest local employers and we aim to develop and support all our staff so they are able to deliver high quality, safe and efficient care. The 2018 NHS staff survey results show that we have one of the most engaged and motivated workforces in the NHS. We know this has a positive impact on the care provided to our patients.


if you are internal member of staff, please contact Karen Jackson to discuss internal transfer

Community Nursing has three inpatient units- Minnie Kidd House, Pulross, Amputee rehabilitation unit.

Staff Nurse Band 5 – Community inpatient Services 

We have vacancy in Pulross and Minnie Kidd House, you can apply and specify which unit you would like to be interviewed for or discuss at interview and decide where you would like to go. If you wish to join Amputee Rehab Unit you may be interviewed for this area and placed on a waiting list for when a vacancy may arise

Now is a fantastic time to join Community Nursing, we are currently implementing lots of exciting changes and new roles. There are more initiatives for patients to rehabilitate for earlier discharge.

Minnie Kidd House

A 28 bedded specialist unit offering a homely, caring environment. We provide specialized nursing care for patients with complex needs such as Tracheostomy care, neurology, diabetic management and end of life care. We are based in Lambeth. This role provides an opportunity for a band 5 nurse to develop leadership skills and team work.

We care for complex, intense and unpredictable medical and nursing needs over a 24 hour period. The team is supported by 2 Consultant Physicians and excellent medicines management support by the Pharmacist, with input from other specialist services. For more information please contact, Lisa Clarke, Sister on 02030495820.


The Pulross Intermediate Care Centre is located in central Brixton. This is an award winning building which has 20 beds and a robust multidisciplinary team led by nurses.

The unit comprises of 14 intermediate rehabilitation bed where patients admitted must have clear identifiable Rehabilitation goals. The primary function of Pulross are the following:

• Avoid admissions to hospitals
• Rehabilitation post acute admission
• Prevention into early admission into long term care
In September 2016 the unit opened 6 Level 2b neuro rehabiliation beds which is part of the KHP South East London Neuro Rehabilitation Service ( SELNRS ). This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of an excellent MDT in the field of neurorehabilitation.

For more information please contact, Rommel Javier, Charge Nurse on 0203 049 5520

The Amputee Rehabilitation Unit (ARU)

A twelve bedded inpatient unit based at the Lambeth Care Centre in Kennington.

Patients are admitted for a six week rehab stay from London and the South East for intensive amputee rehabilitation. All patients will have at least one major amputation. The case load is mixed and the range of reasons for amputation includes Vascular Disease and Diabetes, Trauma, Sepsis, Oncology and others. The age range of our patients ranges from 18 years and over. The caseload is therefore challenging but extremely rewarding and allows for variety on a daily basis.

The ARU provides specialist care and rehabilitation for amputee patients with varying levels of functional ability.

Our patients will stay at the ARU and receive therapy every day in our indoor gym and also use our fantastic landscaped gardens outside along with community access visits.

The ARU promotes independence and patients are challenged daily to meet their goals designed by the Multi Disciplinary Team. We provide an enabling care approach and work closely with the MDT.

We have strong links to Guy's and St Thomas' acute services and provide high standards of specialist care including;

Complex wound management including Vac Therapy and debridement

Diabetes specialist care

Falls management

Counselling and psychological support

Our medical team provide support three days a week but we are a nurse led ward, working closely with our amputee rehabilitation clinical lead.

We have our own Personal Discharge Facilitator who prides herself on providing an effective safe discharge plan at all times and allows the nursing team to focus on delivering care.

Nursing staff receive bespoke in-house rehabilitation training from our clinical lead, nursing leads, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and tissue viability nurse.

Our Nursing staff have a great commitment to our patients and strive to be the best at what we do.

We provide excellent support to our nursing students and welcome newly qualified staff, rotation nurses and allow the internal transfer scheme within the trust.  We are a small team of twenty nursing staff who provide a high quality service.

As a highly specialist centre, being one of the only facilities in the country which provides this model of amputee rehabilitation we are looking for further passionate, enthusiastic and forward thinking nurses to join our team.

If you wish to pay us a visit and see for yourself,  please call the management team:  Paul Everlee or Savi on Tel. 02030496912

Closing Date: 13th October 2019

Interview Date: 18th  October 2019


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further details / informal visits contact:

Paul Everlee or Savi on Tel. 02030496912 

For a more thorough explanation of the role please view the Job Description attached. 

If you are experienced, clinically up to date and would like to work with our community nursing teams during this exciting time, then we would like to hear from you!

For further information about these vacancies, please contact Karen Jackson on

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.

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