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Junior Sister/ Charge Nurse - Gastroenterology

Band 6

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Band 6
Full time, 37.5 hours per week
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King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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Princess Royal University Hospital
£32,258 - £41,308 per annum (inc HCA)
03/02/2019 23:59

The Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) on the outskirts of Bromley was acquired by King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in South East London in October 2013. The Trust is a large teaching Trust which now has responsibility for the Princess Royal University Hospital, Orpington Hospital and Beckenham Beacon. It is at the forefront of academic and nursing excellence

Are you driven, enthusiastic and looking for a career working in Gastroenterology – Post Acute Medicine? Could you lead a team of highly motivated nurses, working alongside the Ward Managers and Matron to maintain high standards and excellent care? Then this could be the job for you!

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 to join our well established Gastro Team on Medical 6 within Medicine setting at the Princess Royal University Hospital, Bromley.

We are looking for a highly motivated nurse, with the possession of both a strong clinical knowledge base and relevant skill set. The post holder will provide nursing support to the acute patients undergoing different investigations and procedures e.g.  Stenting, ERCP, OGD and looking after different conditions within the Gastroenterology speciality. There will be an opportunity to work with the specialist nurses in Upper GI management and the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Service with its proactive interaction with the gastroenterology inpatients.

The Department is an acute and a busy environment and looking for a registered nurse who has proven experience working with ageing and complex patients. You should have leadership skills and the ability to develop and drive a new initiative in enhancing the patient quality and journey through the healthcare service

Excellent communication is essential and the successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the ability to initiate and sustain new innovative ways of working which facilitate developments in nursing practice. Experience of being in charge and developing others is also essential.

The post holder will act as a positive role model in the promotion of quality care delivery for acutely unwell medical patients within our wards, committed to improving service delivery and be flexible to the needs of the service.

Furthermore, we have implemented innovative band 6 development programmes that will provide successful candidates with supported pathways, tailored to individual preference, and geared towards producing the next generation of Ward managers, Clinical Nurse Specialists and Nurse Educators.

Close Date: 3rd February 2019

Interview Date: TBC  (Week commencing 11th February) 

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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

Sister Morine Hepburn on 01689865885 or Matron Lesley Wills on 01689866441 or