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Staff Nurse - Hardy Ward

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
£32,720 to £39,769 a year per annum all inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Job summary

Working as a qualified Nurse in an acute, busy hospital is certainly challenging.

Join us, and you will find it is extremely rewarding and stimulating too. We are right at the forefront of many changes taking place in the NHS in London. You will also enjoy unique opportunities to develop your skills and be the very best you can.

Come join us and be a part of a team that is committed to excellence in every stage of the patient's journey, using our nationally recognised Care Bundles.

Feel motivated?

Ask yourself the question: what drives you as a Nurse? Is it making a difference to your patients' lives? Could it be making the most of the skills you have to offer? Or is it developing your professional expertise to be the best you can be?

At our hospitals in Harrow and Brent, in the London North West you can have all three. Here you can expect varied, challenging and interesting work, plus all the support you need to take control of your career and drive it forward.

Whether you are a recently qualified or experienced Nurse looking for a varied and stimulating caseload, we will give you the power and opportunities to progress your career.

Main duties of the job

Role ResponsibilitiesWorking Relationships and Communication Requirements of your Job.1.Maintain good relationships between all members of staff, thus developing professionalism throughthe unit.2.Identify, discuss and report any relevant nursing/patient needs with team/ ward staff, patients.3.Ensure good communication verbally and via formal documentation and electronic sources with allmembers of the nursing, multidisciplinary team, patients and families.4. Work in partnership with the patient and family and other health care professionals in care/dischargeplanning.5.Involve patients and carers/family in their care to ensure accurate information and establish goodcommunication.6.Accept responsibility; be aware and able to locate all policies relating to good working practice withinthe clinical area and able to adhere to both by self and colleagues.7.Ensure effective two-way communication with all disciplines so that patients receive optimum care.8.Recognize the legal implications of accurate and legible documentation, and maintain accurate andlegible records of patient care, in line with Trust policies and NMC Code of Conduct.9.Adhere to the NMC Code of Conduct and Trust policies pertaining to patient confidentiality/DataProtection Act/Caldicott Recommendations.

About us

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:
  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A&E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view the main responsibility, please see the attached the Job Description and Person Specification

Person Specification

Education/ Qualifications


  • Registered General Nurse and RN with current NMC registration.

Knowledge & Experience


  • Experience working in Adult Nursing
  • Knowledge Pertaining to medicine with particular interest in Care of the Elderly
  • Infection control and health and safety


  • Knowledge Pertaining to medicine with particular interest in Care of the Elderly

Skills, Abilities and Attribut


  • Team Player and Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good Nursing & Organisational Skills and Determined & goal focused

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