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Band 5 Staff Nurse - 12 West - Private Patient Unit

Job Reference: 391-12W-C-AD-E

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
Private Patients Unit - Acute surgery
Royal Free Hospital, Hampstead
£29,057 - £36,134 per annum inclusive 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.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Staff Nurse to join our highly skilled and friendly team on 12 West, within the Private Patient Unit, at The Royal Free Hospital. We are a 15 bedded acute surgical ward covering a wide range of specialities: cardiology, HPB, renal, Gynaecological, Hepatology, Orthopaedic, vascular, colorectal, and many more. We have 8 monitored beds for patients requiring close monitoring pre and post operatively, and for those stepped down from Intensive Care.

Why the Private Patient Unit?
The Private Patient Unit is an integral part of the whole Trust and offers a unique experience for staff. The unit supports patient choice for private care, whilst developing a business that is generated to be invested directly back in to the trust for all of the patients to benefit from. As a nurse, you will be working collaboratively with a dedicated team of nurses, consultants, MDT colleagues and students who are all driven to make private healthcare work within the Trust to benefit all patients, and provide clear career opportunities.

The unit is passionate about delivering high quality patient care and promoting positive outcomes. You will be supported by a senior nursing team who are committed to ensuring you receive professional development at every level.

If you are motivated, experienced, creative, ambitious and want to work in a dynamic environment that can challenge you, then PPU wants you to be part of the team. You will have the opportunity to develop your knowledge and experience of mentoring and supporting junior staff whilst playing an important role in the overall clinical leadership of a multi-focussed nursing team, who want to make a difference to how healthcare is delivered. We require your creativity and ideas to help develop the ever expanding services.

In return, our commitment to you is to support your on-going professional development. We also have a host of staff benefits including pension scheme, subsidised staff sports facilities, NHS discounts, length of service bonus, and great annual leave entitlements.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Maria Applin

Senior Sister

12 West

02077940500 extension 31103/ 31104




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