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Staff Nurse - Specialist Respiratory Weaning and Rehabilitation Unit

Band 5

Main area
Band 5
37.5 hours per week
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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
St Thomas' Hospital
£27,627.60 - £35,529.60 p.a inc HCA
25/11/2018 23:59
Interview date

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.

Are you looking for a challenge and have interest on Respiratory High Dependency (Weaning and Rehabilitation)

We are looking for motivated, forward thinking and enthusiastic candidates with a “can do attitude” to join our fantastic Advanced Respiratory Nursing Team.

The Lane Fox Respiratory Unit

The Lane Fox Advanced Respiratory Unit is the largest Weaning and Home mechanical ventilation Centre in the UK. We provide management and long term follow up of patient with chronic respiratory disease such as COPD and Neuro-muscular diseases. The Lane Fox Respiratory Unit also offers specialist nurse lead clinics, an outreach service and home assessment clinics for assessing and advising patients with chronic respiratory illness
This unique 14 bedded purpose built unit delivers highly quality specialised respiratory care to complex level 2 and level 3 patient including:
• Tracheostomy management and mechanical ventilation
• Weaning from invasive mechanical ventilation
• Non-invasive ventilation (Acute and Chronic)
• High Flow oxygen Therapy

If you share our vision to help patient with respiratory failure to live independently as possible this will be the job for you!! We would like you to join our staff Nurse (Band 5) team if you have the following qualifications:
• Acute  post qualification experience
• Current NMC Registration RN1 (Adult)
• Willingness to learn and develop knowledge and skills in caring for complex respiratory patients.

You will receive a personalised induction programme with supervision and support from our dedicated practice development and senior nursing team. This will provide you with the foundation to our exciting Introduction to Critical Care Nursing course, which offers practical and academic support to help you to advance your knowledge and skills in caring for highly dependent complex patients with respiratory illness.

Closing Date                                25/11/2018

Assessment & 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

Informal visits highly recommended.

For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact:
Reegan Puthussery (Ward Manager) Lane Fox Respiratory Unit
Phone: 02071887728


The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.

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