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Staff Nurse - CV&T (incl. CHDU, CCU and Cath lab)

Job Reference: 188-NM2034-C

Employer:
University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Cardiovascular and thoracic
Location:
Southampton General Hospital, Southampton
Salary:
£24,214 - £30,112 per annum

We're recruiting nurses to join our cardiac high dependency unit (CHDU), coronary care unit (CCU), catheter lab and catheter lab day unit teams, as well as our wards - all part of the cardiovascular and thoracic care group at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS).

Be an integral part of the team caring for patients with a wide range of healthcare needs including heart failure, heart disease, cardiac surgery, vascular surgery and thoracic surgery.

Please note that this vacancy is for experienced nurses – if you’re a newly qualified nurse you should apply through our dedicated newly qualified adult or child nurse adverts.

ABOUT OUR CARE GROUP

The cardiovascular and thoracic care group has 139 beds and provides regional tertiary cardiovascular and thoracic services to Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Dorset, West Sussex and Wiltshire patients along with the local population of Southampton, New Forest and Eastleigh.

We can offer opportunities within the areas below through a bespoke rotational post that is tailored to you from the following areas:

- Cardiology – including interventional cardiology, heart failure and electrophysiology

- Cardiac surgery

- Thoracic surgery

- Adult congenital cardiac ward

- Catheter laboratory and day unit

- Vascular

We’re looking for motivated, enthusiastic and caring nurses to join one of the largest cardiovascular and thoracic centres in the country, providing services to a population of three million people and part of the major trauma centre. If you have a real passion for nursing, and are looking for an exciting, fast moving clinical field to develop your skills, we’d love to hear from you.

ABOUT OUR TEAMS

Our teams are:

- Cardiac catheter lab day unit

- Cardiac catheter lab

- Coronary care unit (CCU)

- Cardiac high dependency unit (CHDU)

- E2 - young adult cardiac ward

- D4 - vascular

- E3 - adult cardiac ward

- E4 - thoracic ward

Read more about all of them in the “Our teams” document attached.

WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU

We offer a full programme of continuing professional development through formal and informal teaching to ensure individuals remain up to date and are positive role models. We have a dedicated and enthusiastic education and practice development team along with our specialist nurses and advanced nurse practitioners who are committed to providing a varied programme of development. There are numerous opportunities to grow and develop both professionally and personally within our care group.

As one of the largest acute teaching Trust’s in England, we can offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. We believe you deserve the best possible environment in which to do your job and we want to support you in doing your job to the best of your ability.

As a Trust, we support flexible working where the needs of the service allow and you’ll have an opportunity to discuss this at interview. Our LiveWell and inspire programme offers opportunities, support and advice, including smoking cessation services, exercise and activity classes, and support for mental health.

UHS employees are able to access a huge range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata) on appointment, can access on-site nursery facilities (subject to availability), and we offer a generous pension scheme.

ABOUT OUR TRUST AND SOUTHAMPTON

Rated ‘Good’ by the CQC, UHS is one of England's largest acute teaching trusts. In the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care.

Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and only an hour on the train from central London. The New Forest National Park and the beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than those in London, 13 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted and 13 nearby green spaces to enjoy.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR TO APPLY

If you’re interested in applying for this role, we’d encourage you to get in touch using the contact information at the bottom of this advert with any questions. Alternatively, if you’re ready to apply, please follow the link below to complete an application.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Lisa Attrill

Recruitment Coordinator

02381204488

lisa.attrill@uhs.nhs.uk

 




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