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Senior Staff Nurse - Cardiac Theatres

NHS AfC: Band 6

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Cardiac Theatre
NHS AfC: Band 6
37.5 hours per week
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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
St Thomas' Hospital
£36,481.20 - £44,044 p.a. Inc HCA
29/09/2019 23:59
Interview date

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.

At St Thomas Hospital in London we are looking for experienced Band 6 CARDIAC THEATRE NURSES AND ODPs to join our busy and dynamic cardiac theatre team.

You will have excellent cardiac theatre skills to operationally manage our cardiac theatres on a day to day basis. The cardiac theatre unit consists of 4 theatres operating on adults and children. There is also a specialist hybrid theatre.

You will be an NMC level one registered nurse or registered ODP with previous cardiac experience and a post registration peri-operative qualification.

Personal and professional growth is encouraged and you will be able to join the directorates Clinical Academy to professionally develop. In addition you will be eligible to apply for a range of opportunities in the Trust’s Nursing Nightingale Academy which has a strong focus on education and career development.

We also offer a range of courses which are available through our Affiliated Tertiary Centers where you will have the opportunity to develop your skills.

Closing date:  29th September 2019

Interview Date: 10th October 2019


For further information or an informal visit please contact:-

Sister Lee, Cardiac Theatre Sister, email: on 020 7188 2067


Kathleen Rambert, Matron, email: or 020 7188 6614

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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 information or an informal visit please contact:-

Sister Lee, Cardiac Theatre Sister, email: on 020 7188 2067


Kathleen Rambert, Matron, email: or 020 7188 6614

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.

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