Main area acute elderly careGrade NHS AfC: Band 5Contract PermanentHours 37.5 hours per weekJob ref 337-NP-1490SMC(R)-C Site Northwick ParkTown HarrowSalary £26,682 to £34,049 per annum inclusiveClosing 15/11/2018 23:59
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is one of the largest integrated NHS Trusts in the country employing more than 9,000 staff with a budget of more than £670 million a year. We are the first Trust of its kind to provide complete hospital-based and community healthcare services to a combined population of 930,000 in the boroughs of Brent, Harrow and Ealing. Our services include four major acute hospitals including the internationally renowned St Mark's Hospital and community services across Brent, Harrow and Ealing, including Clayponds Rehabilitation Hospital, Meadow House Hospice, Denham Unit and Willesden Centre. St Mark’s & LNWH has a major teaching commitment and we have recently been awarded University Hospital status after being granted membership of the Association of UK University Hospitals. To find out more about our Trust, why not view our video We are London North West University Healthcare
Our values - HEART
Our vision at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting by being:
We are clear that our vision can only be achieved by our staff, who are our most valuable asset.
Our vision is driven by our HEART values and behaviours which were developed together with our staff.
- H onesty
- E quality
- A ccountability
- R espect
- T eamwork
These values describe how we interact with each other and our patients and must underpin everything we do to achieve our vision.
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust welcomes applications from people who wish to work part time or flexibly.
We are looking for enthusiastic and innovative Band 5 staff nurses to join our friendly and hardworking team on a newly formed Frailty Unit. You must be willing to promote high quality care with a good knowledge and a willingness to embrace and promote positive change.
Dickens Ward (Older People’s Short Stay Unit) is a 34 bedded frailty unit recently opened in the Emergency and Ambulatory care division. It is a short stay, 72 hour assessment and admission unit. We take direct admissions from the Emergency Department, as well as transfers from acute medical wards. In addition we benefit from an established multidisciplinary team including geriatricians, primary care co-ordinators, occupational therapists and physiotherapists, discharge co-ordinator providing a wealth of specialist knowledge and input to provide the best outcome for our patients.
This is an exciting opportunity to work with a dedicated and dynamic team. The ward is an excellent environment for staff development and there will be a lot of opportunities to develop extended practice and skills whilst delivering care of the highest quality. This hard working team’s main goal is to constantly strive to provide the best care for our patients. Applicants must have the ability to prioritise workload, delivering effective safe care whilst ensuring safety and quality is maintained. We have one big team and countless possibilities. That’s why we’re looking for band 5 nurses who are inspired by change, ambitious and determined to succeed as we are.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We promote the wellbeing and safety of all our patients and carers by acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately, according to the standards determined by our policy and procedures. All posts working with vulnerable groups will be subject to an enhanced criminal records check upon appointment and staff will need to give their consent for the Trust to receive regular updates on their criminal records status throughout their employment.
Due to the high volumes of applications we receive for certain posts, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications. After the closing date we strongly advise you check the email account which is registered. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted.
Our employment checking processes require that all shortlisted applicants provide the contact details of their current HR Department. If shortlisted you will be sent an email reminder to present the contact details of your HR Department at the interview.
Please note the Trust uses identity checking software for verifying the authenticity of identity documents provided by candidates.
Please note, as per updated UKVI guidelines, from April 2017 candidates appointed to any role that we are able to request sponsorship for a Tier 2 (general) visa will be required to provide an overseas criminal record certificate for themselves and any adult dependents from each country that they have lived in consecutively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Further information on obtaining the criminal record check for time spent abroad can be found on the www.gov.uk website.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.