Band 5 Bank General Nurse - GI Surgery Ward - University College London Hospital

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University College London Hospital are seeking General nurses to join the Bank and work in T9 which is a GI surgery ward.

T9 is a busy and acute 31 bedded male and female ward within the GI Division looking after surgical patients in the following specialties:

Colorectal, Vascular surgery Upper GI, HPB Medicine, Bariatric and GI medicine

 About You

As a UCLH Bank Nurse you will require 6 months NHS experience at Band 5 Level.  You will be a highly motivated individual with a strong commitment to the delivery of high quality safe patient care and a determination to improve clinical outcomes and the experience of our patients.

You will need to show a strong commitment to personal and professional development, as well as a desire to teach and mentor junior staff and students. You will also need to be able to think on your feet, working well both autonomously and as part of a team.

We are especially looking for band 5 General Nurses to commit to a regular line of work in the department. Shift patterns are flexible and we offer Long Days, Nights & Weekends to fit in with the ward rota.

What we can offer you

In return for your commitment to the ward, once you have completed a minimum of 2 shifts per week for 4 weeks, we offer a comprehensive induction programme along with a GI study day based training.  You will also have opportunities to shadow our specialist nurses which will contribute to a wealth of experience you can gain from working with us.  We also offer free annual Core Skills Training.

 Your induction will include the following;

  • Access to work alongside Clinical practice facilitator – to support personal developments and revalidation
  • Access to training (certified) / developing and advancing skills when undertaking lines of work in our GI wards ( at least 3months)
  • Access to a mentor/ buddy support
  • Bank workers receiving recognition at ward level
  • Working with a highly skilled nursing team and extended MDT
  • Opportunity to rotate shifts in GI wards (surgery and Medicine)

We will offer you a wide range of skills to learn within our specialist care setting – with patients from ITU/HDU as well as elective surgery patients and emergency admissions. We have a dedicated Clinical Practice Facilitator who will help oversee your professional development.

Required Skills and Experience;

  • Registered General Nurse
  • 6 Months Proven experience working within an acute clinical environment within the NHS
  • NMC registration
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Our Bank Nurses are invaluable to us and in return for their dedication and commitment, we offer the following benefits:-

  • Access to “Lines of Work” (guaranteed short, medium or long term shifts)
  • Priority of shifts over an agency worker, accommodating your availability
  • An online self booking system that also allows you to submit timesheets electronically
  • Designated onsite Business Partners to offer support and introduce you to various departments within University College London Hospital
  • A dedicated recruitment team to ensure you can work as quickly as possible
  • A dedicated compliance team that ensures you remain compliant to work
  • Core skills training
  • A bookings team to ensure you work when and wherever you want to
  • Supporting our Nurses through Revalidation

Please apply for the role by attaching a CV.

Do call the recruitment team on 02079593550 opt 2 with any queries.

Bank Partners is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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