Open Evening - National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery - July
Date: Wednesday 27th July 2022
Time: 15:00 - 18:00
Venue : NHNN, Queen Square, WC1N 3BG
Is making a difference what drives you most? Are you a caring, fair person who sees everyone as equal?
Is it really important to you to do the right thing and are you the type of person who speaks up if you think something is wrong.
Are you a very reliable, hard working person who has high standards and likes to do an excellent job? Are you known for always going the extra mile?
If this sounds like you and you love the responsibility and accountability of being a nurse, we’d love to hear from you. We celebrated our 150th birthday last year and it couldn’t be a more exciting time to join our team as we embark on a £23m redevelopment programme
Our nurses make a unique contribution to enhance the lives of patients nationally and internationally. In return they are valued and developed to achieve their full potential
Whether you have neurosciences experience or are new to the specialty, we have a place for you. The open day is a great opportunity for you to meet with some of our clinical team, learn more about the Trust, the job opportunities we have and how we can support your career. We would love to see you
If you wish to be interviewed at the open evening, please submit an application form clearly stating the area you wish to apply
We are currently recruiting experienced band 5 nurses in a number of areas: Neurology, Neurosurgery, HASU , Neuroradiology , Theatres, Critical Care and most wards
Main duties of the job
Why join the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery?
All of our new starters benefit from a comprehensive induction programme and local orientation to their clinical area. Nurses who are new to Neurosciences will be supported by experienced mentors and have the opportunity to attend our established New to Neurology or new to Neurosurgery programmes. We also have a highly dedicated team of Clinical Practice Facilitators who will be there to support your learning every step of the way. Working at the National will enable you to work side by side with a truly multidisciplinary team who have highly specialised knowledge in their fields.
We are committed to supporting you through ward-based placements and Rotation programmes. We also have opportunities to study for a specialist nursing qualification with London South Bank University.
Working for our organisation
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.
Our staff have rated UCLH as the top trust in London to work at, and the third best in the country, during what has been another incredibly challenging year.
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.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
- To work according to the NMC Code of Professional Conduct and relevant professional guidelines as a named nurse or key worker (with facilitation) for a defined group of patients and take responsibility for:
- Protecting and supporting the health of individual patients and clients
- Assessment of care and health education needs
- Development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care including discharge planning for each patient
2. Under supervision, to gain experience and skills in:
- Clinical practice
- Facilitation and teaching
- Management (as appropriate)
3. To work in accordance with UCLH Nursing and Midwifery Strategy and Core Standards and contribute towards achieving the Trust’s “Top 10” Objectives
4. To maintain effective communication
5. To provide a high standard of holistic patient-centred care
6. To take charge of the ward/department in the absence of senior nursing staff following performance review against the agreed KSF outline and progression through the first gateway
Knowledge & Qualifications
- Registered Nurse Part 1, 2 or relevant section of the register
- Relevant Teaching course (FO)
- NVQ assessor (FO)
- Up to 6 months post-registration (SO)
- assed Foundation gateway Level (FO)
- Demonstrates awareness of the importance of working as part of a multi disciplinary team
- Communicates effectively verbally, in writing and in electronic formats
- Communicates with patients and carers in an empathetic manner
- Demonstrates understanding of good practice in Customer Care
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
- Linda Flynn
- Job title
- Email address