Staff Nurse - Chalfont

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£26,938 to £33,111 a year per annum inclusive pro rata
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Staff Nurse Band 5

Sir William Gowers Epilepsy Assessment and Treatment centre, Chalfont St. Peter.

The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery Epilepsy service are seeking enthusiastic and highly motivated band 5 nurses from Adult, Learning Disability and Mental health branches to work at Sir William Gower's Unit at Chalfont St. Peter in Buckinghamshire. This is an exciting opportunity to work in pioneering hospital which is expanding and developing new areas in research, service development and education.

The Epilepsy service is a prestigious neurology service well known for its high quality care. Consultant neurologists and clinical nurse specialists support this team and receive referrals to this unit from both national and international sources. The service is renowned as being a centre of excellence for research. Gowers ward specialises in providing care to patients suffering with epilepsy and other associated disorders under the joint care of UCLH and the Epilepsy Society. The Epilepsy service provides a progressive multidisciplinary team which gives expert advice, education and support to patients with complex neurological disorders.

Main duties of the job

You will work with a well-established multidisciplinary team (MDT) in Epilepsy services, caring for both inpatients and outpatients. You will also be expected to support the MDT to enhance the care of newly diagnosed patients including their relatives and carers. In addition the candidate will also be required to provide education to the service users and allied health professionals with UCLH Trust.

About us

The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery is the United Kingdom's oldest and largest dedicated neurological and neurosurgical hospital. We are part of University College London Hospitals NHS foundation Trust and we are linked with the University College London (UCL) Institute of Neurology, City and Southbank University's. Together we are a major international centre for neuroscience training and research. We offer exciting opportunities in education, research and career pathways to meet your aspirations

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please apply if you have a right to work in the UK or a visa.

For further information or an informal discussion, please contact

Stephan on 07929759674, or Rumbi and Nkosi on 01494 601483

Person Specification

1. Knowledge & Qualifications


  • Registered Nurse Part 1, 2 or relevant section of the register b. Relevant Teaching course (FO)** c. NVQ assessor (FO)**

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust





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