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Band 5 Staff Nurse Cardiology - Paul Wood Ward

Job Reference: 312-RB-CA-5702

Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust
Cardiology - Paul Wood Ward
London - Royal Brompton Hospital
£27,627 to £35,5305 per annum inclusive

Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust is the largest heart and lung centre in the UK and among the largest in Europe. We are a partnership of two specialist hospitals which are known throughout the world for their expertise, standard of care and research success.

We are passionate about what we do and the patients we serve. We are an equal opportunities employer and our patients are rich in diversity. We recruit to ensure we build a similarly diverse mix across our workforce. We are a values led organisation and we are rightly proud of our world class reputation and our people.

About the role

We are looking for highly motivated, enthusiastic Staff Nurses to join our friendly cardiology team within the cardiothoracic services unit.

About us

31-bedded unit.

We offer the opportunity to gain knowledge and experience in caring for Cardiology patients requiring specialist cardiac investigations and intervention, heart failure and rhythm management, including cardiac devices.

Leading centre, in the specialist care of patients with congenital heart disease requiring investigation, medical and surgical intervention and care of patients with pulmonary hypertension.

We’re committed to the training and career development of our staff and have a clear cardio-respiratory competency pathway. Once staff, have had the appropriate training and completed competencies, there is the opportunity to rotate to the high dependency unit and the cardiothoracic ward.

So join us in this role, and you will have the chance to broaden your professional horizons and develop your skills in caring for cardiac patients.

About you

As a band 5 staff nurse within the team you will support the Ward Sister and your colleagues in providing high standards of patient care. You will be required to demonstrate competence in assessing, planning and evaluating the care needs of a group of patients with support from your ward manager, colleagues and Educator team.

This is an exciting opportunity, for nurses new to the cardiology speciality that have a keen interest to learn and expand their knowledge or nurses who wish to expand their existing cardiology experience in a specialist centre.

Please read the additional documentation and for informal visits and informal conversations are very welcomed; please contact Sister Suzanne Rowsell on 0330 128 8598

Staff benefits include: subsidised childcare facilities, occupational pension scheme, personal development and training opportunities, flexible working and subsidised accommodation is available on both sites.

To ensure that our workforce is representative of the population we serve, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The Trust has a duty to safeguard all patients and provide additional measures for patients who are less able to protect themselves from harm or abuse. All staff have a responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of ALL adults, children and young people in the Trust. This including patients, visitors and those using our facilities . Safeguarding means protecting people's health, wellbeing and human rights, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect and is fundamental to high-quality health.

Due to the popularity of some positions, we reserve the right to close the vacancies early on receipt of sufficient applicants.

In an effort to reduce the Trusts carbon footprint all correspondence regarding this vacancy will be by electronic means i.e. email or text message please ensure you check your emails regularly.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

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. The UK Visas and Immigration department 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 UK Visas and Immigration 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

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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