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Staff Nurse - Acute Medicine, Elderly Care & Stroke

Band 5

Main area
Acute Medicine
Band 5
37.5 (Part time considered)
Job ref
University Lewisham Hospital
£26,030 - £33,816 per annum including HCA
02/04/2018 23:59

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust are a committed multi- professional team who provide much-valued hospital and community services to residents in South East London. The Trust has built a good reputation as a place to enjoy job satisfaction and develop professional skills and experiences. Our people value the opportunity to work in a supportive culture and, we ensure our team are well rewarded for their contribution. By joining us now, you can play a role in shaping  our organisation that continues to put patient and client care first. Whatever the challenges ahead, we’re prepared to face them as one team.

The Acute and Emergency Division at UHL currently has vacancies in ED, Acute Medicine, Elderly Care and Stroke

Are you looking for a challenge?

Are you creative, flexible and enthusiastic to work within our services?

We are holding an Assessment Day on 6th of April 2018 , from 08:45am to 2:00pm and we would love to see you there! The assessment day will be held at University Hospital Lewisham.

We are looking for individuals who are flexible, dynamic with excellent communication skills and a strong approach to team working who are able to provide compassionate nursing care to this vulnerable patient group.

In return for your care, passion, and commitment to the speciality we actively support staff education and development. As a staff member you will be supported by one of our Practice Development Nurses (PDN) within the division.

We offer excellent developmental programmes at bands 5, 6 and 7. As a band 5 staff nurse you will receive a tailored induction programme that is supported by a competency document for you to complete on the ward with an allocated mentor. We can also offer rotational posts within all areas of acute and elderly medicine and the Emergency Department.

You will receive an annual Individual Performance Review by your line manager to help facilitate your development. We support staff with post registration courses relevant to their field of practice at Greenwich and Kings College Universities.

If you are interested in being interviewed on the day please submit your application online.

To be successful in the role, you will:

  • Be a Registered Nurse with current NMC registration
  • Ability to work flexibly across all shift patterns
  • Have a passion for delivering high quality patient care

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

Tracey Toomey, Matron, on 020 8333 3000 bleep 1933.

If you have problems applying, contact

0208 836 5770