Current vacancies at the Trust

Advanced Nurse Practitioner - Colorectal

Band 7

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Band 7
37.5 hours per week
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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
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St Thomas' Hospital
£38,035 to £48,256 p.a inc HCA
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Join us and become part of the most engaged workforce of any NHS trust in England, according to the latest national NHS Staff Survey results – for the second year running.

You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons.

We think you will enjoy working for us but you don’t have to take our word for it – 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a place to work.

Gastrointestinal Nurse Practitioner
Band 7 - 37.5 hrs a week

We are excited to announce a permanent opportunity which has arisen within the Directorate to join our senior nursing team as In-Patient Colorectal Nurse Practitioner (NP), within the speciality of Gastrointestinal Medicine & Surgery.

Applicants for this roles will be registered nurses with a minimum of five years post registration experience, at least three of which should have been within the speciality of Gastrointestinal nursing.

This appointment is within a team of 3 In-Patient Colorectal Nurse Practitioners forming an important component of the surgical multidisciplinary teams within the speciality of Gastrointestinal Medicine & Surgery. Our ward based Colorectal Nursing.

Practitioner team are pivotal to the organisation and smooth running of the colorectal patients’ Journey with specialist surgical knowledge and skills enhancing everyday in-patient care.

The team focus upon length of stay, patient experience whilst optimising an enhanced recovery pathway.

The post holder will utilise advanced critical thinking and high levels of decision making to deliver an effective surgical/nursing model to our Gastrointestinal inpatients. This post would offer opportunity to work as an autonomous practitioner, developing advanced assessment, non- medical prescribing and nursing skills to add value to the journey of the Colorectal patient.

With an established philosophy of inter-disciplinary working and a high level of nursing autonomy we offer a progressive and innovative working environment. These roles will be managed by the inpatient matrons, supported by the In-Patient Matron and Head of Nursing.

If you are looking for a new challenge and are a highly motivated and experienced surgical nurse with a background in Gastrointestinal nursing or with Clinical Nurse Specialist experience, and are interested in an opportunity to developing advanced clinical skills within a supportive and innovative environment we would like to hear from you.

Contact Details:
Roni Cummings
Matron – Gastro-intestinal inpatients
Mobile: 07918338913| Office Extension: 587267 | Bleep: 2162

Closing Date - 28/06/2017
Interview Date - 26/07/2017

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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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Roni Cummings
Matron – Gastro-intestinal inpatients
Mobile: 07918338913| Office Extension: 587267 | Bleep: 2162

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.