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Deputy Clinical Nurse Specialist - Transplantation & Renal Surgery

NHS AfC: Band 6

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NHS AfC: Band 6
37.5 hours per week
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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
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£36,481.20 - £44,044 p.a inc HCA
22/09/2019 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.

Guy’s & St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust is a Major teaching hospital with one of the largest Renal & Urology services in the UK. We are a regional centre for kidney transplantation and a supra regional centre for combined kidney transplants.

If you are an experienced adult nurse specialising in renal transplantation and looking for and exciting role where you can specialise and work alongside patients, families and the  multidisciplinary team, then we would love to hear from you.

We are expanding our service to enhance our recipient work up programme and to cover a new 24 hour on-call service to accept kidney offers for recipients on the deceased donor waiting list. To support this exciting new venture, we are looking for 2 band 6 nurse specialist to work alongside our existing team of band 7 nurses. The position is based at Guy’s Hospital and provides many opportunities for professional development and collaborative working.

We have one  full-time permanent vacancy in the team for an experienced renal nurse with an interest in recipient work  up and a one year maternity leave cover/secondment for a renal nurse who is looking to develop their experience in a renal setting.

You will have proven renal experience at band 6 level, with excellent organisational skills. Experience of renal recipient work, caseload management and the ability to work autonomously will be an advantage.

Please note that successful applicants to this post will be required to participate in a 24 hour on call rota. 

Closing date: Sunday 22nd September

Interview date:  10th October

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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

Lisa Silas, ANP.

Tel 02071885688

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.

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