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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/05/2019.

Medical Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 289-MRNN1-Z

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Medicine Division
West Middlesex University Hospital & Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London
£24,214 - £30,112 pa + HCAs

About our Trust

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust provide services from two main hospitals, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and West Middlesex University Hospital, and a number of clinics across London and the South-East.

We have over 6,000 members of staff that are PROUD to Care for nearly one million people. Both hospitals provide full clinical services, including full maternity, emergency and children’s, in addition to a range of community-based services across London, such as award-winning sexual health and HIV clinics.

We’re one of the safest and best performing Trusts in the country. We’re also one of the top trusts to work for – our staff say they’re engaged, motivated, and would recommend us as a place to work and receive treatment.

In 2020, The Trust was rated by the Care Quality Commission as ‘Outstanding’ in the well-led and use of resources domains and ‘Good’ in the safe, effective, caring and responsive domains. The Trust as a whole was ‘Good’, but the Chelsea site was ‘Outstanding’.

Our facilities are some of the best in the country. We have been investing around £10 million a year in our estate. We are currently spending c. £25 million on expanding our adult and neonatal critical care facilities at Chelsea and Westminster and redevelopment of our children’s unit at West Middlesex – in partnership with our charity, CW+ and generous donors.

The Role

Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation trust is a fantastic place to work, with an unwavering focus on quality where staff can deliver the kind of care they would like to receive, whether that be on the wards or in the community.

We strive to be the hospital of choice for our patients and an employer of choice for staff. To improve all aspects of our patients experience we rely upon a highly skilled, motivated, diverse productive and patient focussed workforce.

Our vision is to be a first class hospital for our community and we will build a strong sustainable Foundation Trust which provides high-quality, value for money services to meet the health needs of the local population. This is an exciting time to come and work for us

West Middlesex University Hospital Site (based at Twickenham Road, Isleworth, Middlesex, TW7 6AF) & Chelsea and Westminster site (based at 369 Fulham Road, London, SW10 9NH).

We currently have vacancies at Chelsea and Westminster Foundation Trust at our Chelsea and West Middlesex sites for proactive and innovative nurses to join our friendly and dedicated teams. We have a range of exciting Band 5 opportunities across site to gain and develop experience within a range of specialties including:

Marble Hill 1 & 2 – Elderly Care

Come and join Moby and his team on our newly refurbished Elderly Care wards. During any season elderly people can be taken ill and it is often a frightening experience for them to be out of their home and a familiar environment. Both Marble Hill 1 and 2 are bright and airy and decorated in dementia friendly colours so patients can easily recognise which area of the wards they are staying in. Elderly care is a challenging but incredibly rewarding area in which to work and we are looking for friendly, compassionate nurses to join the team.

Crane – Dementia

‘At some point in our lives we will inevitably need help and support from others. As we grow older we would want the best possible care for ourselves and our loved ones.’ Julia Dufour – Matron. Come and join Julia and her team on our newly refurbished dementia friendly ward. Recent investment has seen new flooring, bright, dementia friendly colouring for instant recognition for our patients.

Kew – Stroke

At present Kew ward repatriates patients from Hyper Acute Stroke Units or from other wards within the hospital. Stroke patients come to Kew for further assessments by the wards therapists and receive inpatient rehabilitation before either being discharge to further specialist rehabilitation units or for rehab in the community, often in their own homes.

As a unit we have a full multidisciplinary team consisting of Nursing staff, Stroke Specialist Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapists, Speech and Language Therapist, Doctors, Dietician and a Psychologist. Working within such a specialist ward staff are able to enhance their skills and knowledge in stroke and understand all of the complexities around a stroke and how assessments are made.

There are many wards at both our Hospitals if the area you work within has not been mentioned. At Chelsea and Westminster we are always looking for exceptional staff. Our offer to you is as following:

•Launched in September 2016, our new preceptorship and mentor programmes will support you to develop the skills you need to achieve your career goals.

•Join an award winning and highly recognised Trust with high expectations to achieve excellence for Every Patient, Every Time.

•In-house development courses to meet your needs, with scheduled time away from the ward to attend the courses of your choice.

•We’re committed to using new and innovative technology to support patient care.

•Regular staff health and wellbeing events throughout the year.



For further details / informal visits contact:

Aibhin Burke -

Additional Information

The Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all its employees as well as maintaining a workforce that broadly reflects the local communities we serve. In accordance with the Equality Act, we welcome applications from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy, religion or belief or sexual orientation. Reasonable adjustments to the interview process can also be made for any candidates with a disability.


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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.

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