Current vacancies at the Trust

Advanced Nurse Practitioner - Advanced Kidney Care/pre -dialysis

Band 8a

Main area
Band 8a
37.5 hours per week
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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Guy's Hospital
£46,897 - £54,983 p.a inc HCA
21/01/2018 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.

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust has an excellent reputation of providing high quality innovative patient care.

The Transplant, Renal & Urology Directorate are looking for a highly motivated Advanced Nurse Practioner to join our renal services and lead the Advanced Kidney Care (pre-dialysis and CKD) Clinic. As a directorate we have an established philosophy of inter-disciplinary working and high level of nursing autonomy. We understand that professional development is key and offer and support opportunities for training and development.

The Renal Unit at Guy’s provides specialist care to renal patients to the local community and also extending to many parts of South East England. Our services include a leading living donor transplant centre and dynamic kidney transplant programme, a large home dialysis programmes and community based satellite dialysis units and kidney treatment centres.

Our Advanced Kidney Care focuses on care for patients with early CKD through to planning and preparing for dialysis, transplantation and supportiove care. These multidisciplinary clinics are held at the Guy's hospital site and also in our outreach clinics at Sidcup and Tunbridge Wells Kidney Treatment Centres. The Kidney Clinic and inpatient wards are supported by our Rapid Assessment and Day Case Unit.

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated Advanced Nurse Practitoner that will:

* Monitor and maintain clinical best practice standards within the Advanced Kidney Care Clinic and nurse led clinics
* Ensuring excellent patient experience and responding swiftly to any concerns
* Upholding effective multi-disciplianary team relationships with medical, nursing and admin teams within the Kidney Clinic and renal department as a whole.
* Managing risk and governance across the Advanced Kidney Care service, ensuring patient safety
* Clinical, visible leadership across the renal unit and line management of a team of nurses.

Advert Closing Date - 21 January 2018
Interview Date - 05 February 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

Sue Cox - Head of Nursing
020 7188 7924 / 07833 045700
Ros Tibbles - Service Improvement Lead
020 7188 7552

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.