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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.
This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the leading neuromuscular centre in the United Kingdom.
Neuromuscular team are seeking enthusiastic and motivated Band 6 Senior Staff nurse to work on the neuromuscular Complex Care centre (NMCCC).
The Neuromuscular Complex Care Centre is the first dedicated centre in the United Kingdom and this six bedded unit offers assessment with short stay admissions for patients suffering from a variety of neuromuscular and neuro-metabolic disorders. These patients have highly complex medical and nursing needs and are a growing population of patients who require assessment for home ventilation, cardiac investigations, nutrition and nursing care packages. We have an amazing multidisciplinary team including neurologists, cardiologists, respiratory physiologist, anaesthetists and clinical nurse specialists. We are also providing a 24 hour advice and help hotline to these patient’s and carer in the community. We have a lovely brand new unit with the latest respiratory and medical monitoring but we also offer psychological and mental health support for our patients who are young and have a strong desire to pursue the best quality of life.
We are looking for two band 6 senior staff nurses with a strong respiratory, cardio, neurological, medical or intensive care background to work in this new and exciting area. The successful candidates will have excellent communications skills and a strong interest in neuromuscular disorder, teaching and supporting patients and staff. They will need to be kind, patient and have an enthusiastic approach to dealing with patients who have very complex nursing care needs.
In turn we will offer you the ability to advance your skills and aim to provide you with a high standard of training in the clinical area and through our mentorship programme, clinical practice development team, clinical nurse specialists and from Southbank and City higher education institutions. The National Hospital has a wide range of educational, research and career pathways and we offer you the chance to work in an area which is pioneering.Please see below forthcoming interview/assessment days which have been planned in advance; Please ensure you are available all day.For further details / informal visits contact:Mayumi Rossi (Ward Manager) Apply or via telephone 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.
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