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Band 6 - Junior Sister/Charge Nurse – Stroke Unit – PRUH

Job Reference: 213-PRUH-0874-D

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Stroke Ward PRUH
PRUH, Bromley
£32,258 - £41,308 per ann

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 11,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley.

The Princess Royal University Hospital part of Kings College Hospital NHS Trust provides comprehensive health care and emergency services to a diverse local community and is a major teaching hospital at the forefront of academic and nursing excellence, we offer a wide range of general and specialist services, providing an environment that is both challenging and rewarding.

The stroke Unit at The Princess Royal Hospital provides emergency stroke services to a diverse local community and expert clinical services for both regional and local stroke patients. The service is continually expanding and developing offering new and exciting career options.

The services provided include TIA Clinic, hyper acute and acute stroke rehabilitation. This is a strong clinical specialty, combined with a nursing and clinical team committed to high clinical standards and a supportive environment which makes us a compelling career option for ambitious nurses.

The team also has a strong multidisciplinary focus and the successful candidate will need to be able to work inter-professionally and link closely with the team to achieve the best possible outcomes for the client group.

You will be a highly committed individual who can demonstrate passion to drive the service forward with the support of senior nursing staff to enable the nursing team to feel part of a skilled and competent nursing workforce. We will ensure you have the support to be able to achieve your own objectives within the vision of the unit.

You will be assisting in managing a busy hyper acute and stroke unit in the absence of the ward manager as well as provide day to day support for the nursing team and strong leadership reviewing the nursing standards of the Unit . A forward thinking practitioner who wants to make a difference for patients who have a stroke, and will be able to lead and motivate nursing staff in the provision of high quality patient focused stroke care.

We are looking for experienced self-motivated and dynamic nurses with good leadership and interpersonal skills who are experienced in caring for stroke patients, are passionate about stroke care and wish to develop their knowledge and skills in assessment, leadership and teaching in a supportive multidisciplinary environment.

Closing date: 7th July 2019

If you are interested in this position and want to discuss this post in greater detail or arrange an informal visit please contact:

Eliamma Koshy -Ward Manager on 01689863601 /63410/63356/63363 or Karen Elliot on 01689863363/63356or bleep 733.


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King's College Hospital is part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King's College London, and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts.

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