Senior Staff Nurse

London, Greater London, England
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
13 Sep 2019
13 Oct 2019

Job Description

At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.

Interventional Radiology Senior Staff Nurse BAND 6

An opportunity has arisen for a motivated, independent, flexible and committed nurse to join our multidisciplinary team within the growing speciality of Interventional Radiology

This is an exciting opportunity to specialise in a patient focused, technically advanced field; where the multidisciplinary team encourage role extension and offer many opportunities for career development.

This is a specialised area of nursing so previous experience working in Imaging or Theatres is required. You will participate in the on call service following your induction period.

The successful applicant will be expected to deliver and role-model safe, high quality nursing care within the department. The role will involve preparation of patients prior to procedures and provision of nursing care during and post procedure in recovery, including scrub and runner within the interventional suites. They will also act as a mentor to students and junior staff and undertake managerial duties where appropriate.

The service includes 3 MRI and 3 CT scanners which are fully utilised over an extended working day. In addition, a range of Interventional procedures (approx 150 p.a.) are undertaken, including Photo Dynamic Therapy and Radio Frequency Ablations. There is a Body Interventional room where Urological and Biliary interventional procedures are carried out (approx. 300 p.a. at present). Our second Interventional room is for vascular procedures which include femoral angiograms, angioplasties, stenting, embolisations, and venous access procedures. There is an Ultrasound room dedicated for carrying out biopsies. We provide a 24hour 365 day emergency service.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Alice Agra, Imaging Sister on Apply

All candidates for posts at UCLH are required to complete our values assessment.

In the ‘Further Links’ section to the right of this advert, please follow the link to the UCLH Values Assessment Tool. Once you have completed the assessment and scored highly enough, you will receive a certificate number. In order to start your application, you must copy and paste (do not type) your certificate number into your application form when requested.

The certificate covers all applications you make to UCLH for 6 months - you do not need to take the test for each job application you make. After 6 months you may complete the assessment again.

If you have lost your certificate number, you can have a reminder sent to your email address by accessing the Values Assessment Certificate Number Reminder tool in the ‘Further Links’ section to the right of this advert.

Please note that if you are at present in a training position on the 2016 new junior doctor’s contract and are applying for a Trust doctor role your salary will not be pay protected.

You will be placed on the appropriate point of the Trust Doctor pay scale based on your previous experience.

This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. You are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.

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 pos

Ref: SCB1774YV

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