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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/04/2021.

Band 5 Staff nurse - Acute medicine

Job Reference: 290-ASM-0149

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Staff nurse - Acute medicine
Charing Cross hospital, london
£29888 - £36738 Pa Inc

Fulfil your potential in hospitals that make history:

Charing Cross, Hammersmith, St Mary’s, Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea and Western Eye.

With five world-renowned hospitals, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is full of opportunity if you are looking to develop your healthcare career.

We are an NHS Trust of approximately 14,000 people, providing care for over a million and a half patients from north west London and beyond every year. We have a rich heritage and an ambitious vision for the future of our patients and local communities.

With our partners, Imperial College London, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, we form Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre, one of 6 academic health science centres in the UK, working to ensure the rapid translation of research for better patient care and excellence in education.

We are proud of our heritage in innovation and we are early adopters of new insights in technologies, techniques and treatments for improving health.

‘‘For the sick it is important to have the best.’’ Florence Nightingale

Let your skills and experience shine in an environment where excellence is a habit. With more than 50 specialties and one of the largest portfolios of services in the UK, we offer genuine opportunities to progress your nursing career.

The Acute Assessment Unit (AAU) is an essential part of the acute medicines with Gold star rating in Ward Accreditation Programme (WAP). AAU is a 24-bedded ward with four bays, bay A-D and four side rooms. We see patients with a wide variety of complaints such as, respiratory, cardiology, Dementia, infectious Diseases etc. Patients are usually sent to us from the emergency department, our sister ward (AMU) and other wards in the hospital. Our role is to provide a timely and effective evaluation and to initiate patient's treatments.

Department offers a good opportunity for:

A. Professional Development - the department is passionate in addressing the learning needs of the staff as per our “Professional Development Ladder”, to enhance their potentials through internal and external training. We promote safer, effective and efficient practice as we prepare our staff towards career progression.

B. Wide-range of opportunity for learning - Rotation in different areas within the AAU department enables the development of new skills in an established, structured and supported environment. There is a dedicated clinical educator that supports individual learning objectives and medical teams that hold teaching sessions regularly.

C. Excellent Team - Open communication is an essential way of sharing our thoughts, opinions and ideas. It is vital that we understand, we hear, we see and we respect each other. We have team building activities every month, social gatherings and Team meetings quarterly.

D. Variety of support – A dedicated Band 6 or senior Band 5 Nurse take the lead of the shift. There are Band 7 and Band 8B - Lead Nurse who are available to assist with very complex decisions during in- hours and the Site Operations Team during out- of -hours. The Multi-disciplinary team works competently, providing specific services and support to the Unit.

E. We value people – A commitment to make every staff feels an integral part of the Team. We have an open door policy for staff to approach managers for guidance and support. We allow the TEAM to express their creative minds

Within the remit of competent professional practice

We welcome applications from both experienced and newly qualified nurses. We also have a very supportive environment for overseas nurses who are joining the NHS for the first time.

Benefits include opportunities for career development, flexible working and wellbeing, plus a staff recognition scheme. Also, take advantage of optional benefits including the cycle to work and car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy early should we receive 50 applications prior to the advertised closing date. Please ensure you submit your application as soon as possible.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will aim to consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you may need.


For further details / informal visits contact:

NameSanthosh Antony PlasseryEmail addresssanthosh.plassery@nhs.netTelephone number02033115030

At Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people. You’ll be working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You’ll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include opportunities for career development, flexible working and wellbeing, plus a staff recognition scheme. Also, take advantage of optional benefits including the cycle to work and car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

All of our hospitals have quick transport access to the Westfield shopping and leisure centre, the West End and a range of local bars, cafes and restaurants - ideal for team socials!


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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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