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Senior Staff Nurse - Specialist Respiratory and Rehabilitation Unit

Band 6

Main area
Lane-Fox Unit
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
St Thomas' Hospital
£33,660 - 43,307 p.a inc HCA
25/11/2018 23:59

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.

Would you like to come and work in our Respiratory Weaning and Rehabilitation unit , which is the centre of excellence for the management of patients with chronic respiratory failure, as well as being part of the UK’s largest Critical Care Department?

The Lane Fox Respiratory Unit is the largest Weaning and Home Mechanical Ventilation Centre in the UK. We are a unique 14 bedded purpose built unit (8 level 3 beds) which delivers highly specialised care to complex patients requiring respiratory level 2 & 3 support during weaning from mechanical ventilation.

The unit offers specialist outreach services and home assessment clinics, currently managing over 1100 patients on home non-invasive ventilation, over 90 patients receiving tracheostomy ventilation in the community and over 50 difficult to wean patients per year. We provide unique 24 hour nursing, medical and technical support to fully support the long term management of these complex patients.

As a Senior Staff Nurse in our unit, we are committed to your professional development so our promise to you will be:

• Involvement in specialist working parties
• Specialist and service development
• Work towards independent shift management
• Involvement in recruitment and retention
• Clinical teaching.

All applicants must demonstrate significant clinical experience within acute Respiratory or High Dependency Nursing, a relevant course in ICU/HDU, a recognised mentorship qualification along with a commitment to ongoing professional development.

Informal visits are highly recommended:

Please contact Ward Manager for any further questions:
Reegan Puthussery via:
Tel: 02071887728

Closing Date: 25.11.2018

Interview Date: 07.12.2018

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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

Ward Manager: Reegan Puthussery
Tel: 02071887728

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.

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