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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/08/2019.

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Band 7 Deputy Charge Nurse

Job Reference: 391-8983-SAS-RH

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
Royal Free Hospital, Hampstead
£44,347 - £50,549 per annum inclusve of HCAS

Our mission is to deliver world class care and expertise in our clinical services, underpinned by world class teaching and research and we will continue to measure our progress against our five governing objectives: excellent outcomes, excellent patient and staff experience, excellent value for taxpayers’ money, being safe and meeting our external duties, and building a strong organisation.

As part of the application process you will be asked to answer number of questions regarding World Class Care Values. In order to watch a video with the values, please visit our trust's website.

Are you an ophthalmic nurse looking for a challenge or a change in career? This is an exciting time to be working at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation trust Ophthalmology services. We are looking for an enthusiastic nurse to join our ophthalmic nursing teams in a new Band 7 role, working alongside the Lead Nurse, clinical practice educator and charge nurses the post holder will help support them in leading, negotiating, supervising and participate in managing the Royal Free NHS ophthalmology service. The post holder should have experience in ophthalmology nursing, training, development of evidence based clinical guidelines/policies and leadership capabilities. The successful applicant will be expected to work without supervision and working alongside the ophthalmology team to provide safe and effective patient care

The post will be based across multiple sites, the Royal Free Hampstead, Whittington hospital, St Pancreas eye centre, Chase farm hospital, Edgware community hospital and Barnet Hospital depending on work demands.

The post will be full time at 37.5 hours and will be supported by a Band 8 and Clinical practice educators. We are committed to ensuring our nurses receive quality evidenced based training that will mirror our World Class Care Trusts values.

Our rolling recruitment and retention program will afford you the opportunity to be part of the interview panel in hiring the nurses that will make up our vibrant workforce.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Tracy Gavin

Ophthalmology Lead Nurse

Tel: 0207 7940500 Ext.32572 Mobile: 07904123305

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By applying for this role, you accept if successful, that your personal data may be transferred from the Trust to another NHS organisation where your employment transfers within the NHS. This is in accordance with the streamlining programme which aims at saving you time and improving efficiencies within the NHS when your employment transfers. Therefore we require you to complete your stat and Man e-learning modules prior to joining our organisation.

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The Trust will request a DBS (CRB) if post involves regulated activities. The Trust is compliant with the Disclosure and Barring Service Codes of practice and the Rehabilitation of offenders act.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Communication will be via our 3rd party e-recruitment system.

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

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