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Staff Nurse - Bernard Sunley Neurosurgical Ward posted by University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Full Time
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)
£29,057 - £36,134 / year

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.

The National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery (NHNN) is the UK’s largest dedicated neurological and neurosurgical hospital and is regarded as a centre of clinical excellence. Our patient admissions include all cranial and spinal conditions. The National specialises in surgery for epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders. Bernard Sunley is a thriving and busy ward that sits on the 3rd floor with 28 neurosurgical beds. Our ward values represent our passion for competent care. Our primary focus is to provide exceptional pre and post-surgical care that is skilfully and personally delivered by our responsive team.

We are looking for a passionate, dynamic and motivated staff nurse with the drive and skills to give the gold standards of care that our patients need. This is a great opportunity to develop your nursing skills and gain experience and knowledge within this highly specialised area.

Bernard Sunley offers a vibrant and welcoming working environment where teamwork is highly valued. The successful candidate will join a supportive and friendly team who are committed to providing excellent care for their patients. Simultaneously we take pride in what we do and support each other throughout.

Ask yourself:

Are you known for always going the extra mile?

Are you seeking an environment to show off your excellent nursing skills?

Do you thrive when working under pressure?

Are you someone who can think outside of the box?

Do you have the confidence to initiate change?

Are you keen to expand you neuroscience knowledge?

Are you a reliable, hard-working person who strives to make a difference?

If you answered yes to any of those questions, then please apply.

Assessment Date: 02-10-2019.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Sofie Walker - ( Email address removed )

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.

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