Careers at Lewisham and Greenwich NHS trust

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Staff Nurse - Respiratory

Band 5

Main area
Acute Respiratory
Band 5
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Queen Elizabeth Hospital
£24,214 to £30,112 per annum plus HCA
20/11/2019 23:59

Lewisham and Greenwich Trust provides hospital and community services for more than 526,000 people across south east London. We put patients at the heart of everything we do, which is reflected in the positive feedback we receive. We are a friendly and dynamic place to work, with high levels of job satisfaction and excellent transport links serving our two hospitals – University Hospital Lewisham and Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Greenwich.

We are seeking dedicated, motivated people to help us provide high quality care to our local communities. In return for your hard work, we offer well-established, structured mentoring and staff development packages to support you in your role.

Band 5 staff Nurse Respiratory ward 

Band 5 post based in the acute respiratory ward, come along on Thursday, 28th November 2019 from 8.45am - 2.00pm for interviews and assessments at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolwich.


We have recently established a dedicated acute respiratory unit which specializes in all aspects of acute care including;

• Tracheostomy
• Chest drains

Both teams are welcoming & supportive with a genuine patient centered focus. We want you to help us develop and maintain the highest standards of care.

It’s a chance to develop your specialist acute skills within a working and training environment that encourages all staff to perform to their best. You will be supported in all areas of professional development. This includes access to the practice development team, specialist nurses both inside the hospital and community based care.

It is anticipated that at the end of the year you will have the opportunity to continue to specialize in the area. This will supported by further formal professional education.

This post offers the opportunity to develop further knowledge in respiratory Nursing. It will offer you a sound foundation on which to base your clinical practice in acute care.

In addition, to further support you in your role, the Trust can also offer accredited leadership and management training: Level 5 - Extended Diploma in Management and Leadership. This apprenticeship is fully funded and specifically designed to meet the needs of middle managers wishing to acquire a range of management knowledge and skills and thus develop their career.

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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

Lucie Kabatesi