Join us and become part of the most engaged workforce of any NHS trust in England, according to the latest national NHS Staff Survey results – for the second year running.
You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons.
We think you will enjoy working for us but you don’t have to take our word for it – 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a place to work.
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:
• Minimum 6 months 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.
Informal visits highly recommended.
For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact:
Reegan Puthussery (Ward Manager)
Closing Date: 02nd September 2018
Assessment & Interview Date: 14th Septemeber 2018
For further details / informal visits contact:
Ward Manager -Lane Fox Respiratory Unit
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.Your e-mail address is important to us -
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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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