Staff Nurse - Surgical Assessment Unit

Band 5

Main area
General Surgery
Band 5
Full-time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn
King's Lynn
£22,128 - £28,746 pa
26/02/2018 23:59

Staff Nurse - Surgical Assessment Unit

The Surgical Assessment Unit is an 12 bed mixed ward caring for acute surgical, early pregnancy, gynaecological, orthopaedic, urological and ENT admissions.

We are seeking to recruit motivated individuals to join our existing friendly and enthusiastic staff as band 5 Staff Nurse.

Assisting in the delivery of a patient-centred, clinically effective and dynamic service from the patient's admission assessment to discharge, you should be caring, compassionate, forward thinking, well organised and have a positive attitude towards flexibility and change.

As part of our leadership vision, we are looking to develop our team approach to ensure the provision of the highest quality of emergency frontline surgical care for our patients. This is an opportunity to be part of a new dynamic, innovative team with the aspirations to be a gold standard unit.

This roles require the individuals to use their own initiative and be an advocate for the team as well as the patients. We will give you the opportunity to develop your innovative skills in order to create new processes that support the unit’s vision.

You will need to have excellent communication skills and have the ability to work autonomously under pressure in this very busy department.

As a member of our team you should be able to demonstrate a desire for personal and professional development and you will be supported by the practice development team in meeting your individual learning needs. You will then benefit from on-going continuing professional development opportunities during your career at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Kings Lynn NHS Foundation Trust.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 13th March 2018 for candidates who are successful at shortlisting stage.

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Applicant requirements

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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Katherine Funnell, Senior Sister, The Surgical Assessment Unit.
Tel: 01553 613568.

If you have problems applying, contact

01553 613789



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