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Staff Nurse - Specialist Respiratory Weaning and Rehabilitation Unit

Job Reference: 196-NM6227

Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
St Thomas' Hospital, London
£29,056 - £36,134 p.a inc HCA

The commitment of our 17,100 staff is key to our success. We are one of the largest local employers and we aim to develop and support all our staff so they are able to deliver high quality, safe and efficient care. The 2018 NHS staff survey results show that we have one of the most engaged and motivated workforces in the NHS. We know this has a positive impact on the care provided to our patients.

Are you looking for a challenge and have interest on Respiratory High Dependency (Weaning and Rehabilitation)

We are looking for motivated, forward thinking and enthusiastic candidates with a “can do attitude” to join our fantastic Advanced Respiratory Nursing Team.

The Lane Fox Respiratory Unit

The Lane Fox Advanced Respiratory Unit is the largest Weaning and Home mechanical ventilation Centre in the UK. We provide management and long term follow up of patient with chronic respiratory disease such as COPD and Neuro-muscular diseases. The Lane Fox Respiratory Unit also offers specialist nurse lead clinics, an outreach service and home assessment clinics for assessing and advising patients with chronic respiratory illness.

This unique 14 bedded purpose built unit delivers highly quality specialised respiratory care to complex level 2 and level 3 patient including:
• Tracheostomy management and mechanical ventilation
• Weaning from invasive mechanical ventilation
• Non-invasive ventilation (Acute and Chronic)
• High Flow oxygen Therapy

If you share our vision to help patient with respiratory failure to live independently as possible this will be the job for you!! We would like you to join our staff Nurse (Band 5) team if you have the following qualifications:
• Acute post qualification experience
• Current NMC Registration RN1 (Adult)
• Willingness to learn and develop knowledge and skills in caring for complex respiratory patients.

You will receive a personalised induction programme with supervision and support from our dedicated practice development and senior nursing team. This will provide you with the foundation to our exciting Introduction to Critical Care Nursing course, which offers practical and academic support to help you to advance your knowledge and skills in caring for highly dependent complex patients with respiratory illness.

Closing Date : 4th August 2019

Assessment & Interview Date :14th August 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Informal visits highly recommended.

For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact:
Reegan Puthussery (Ward Manager) Lane Fox Respiratory Unit
Phone: 02071887728


Applications are welcomed from applicants with a disability. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a variety of ways throughout the application process. Equality of opportunity is our policy.

As an organisation we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This means that some staff groups will increasingly be asked to work a more flexible shift pattern so that we can offer services in the evenings or at weekends.

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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

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

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