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Pre Assessment Nurse

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£34,089 to £41,498 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
1 Dec 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently seeking highly motivated, experienced Band 5 nurses who want to work at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, which is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country and in partnership with Imperial College is one of the UK's first academic health science centres (AHSCs) a major advance for patient care, clinical teaching and scientific innovation.

We strive for excellence, ambition and innovation and are passionate about the quality of care we deliver to our patients. We are looking for nurses who are committed and can incorporate the Trust's core values of Kind, Collaborative, Aspirational and Expert into their daily work. We encourage everyone at the Trust to work together as part of a team to ensure we achieve the best in everything we do - now and in the future.

Due to the exciting and ongoing transformation of Pre-Operative Assessment and 3 West Elective Admissions and Discharge, we are now looking to recruit Band 5 nurses within the Elective Surgery Pre-Operative Assessment who would also be able to flex across both services providing clinical support when required. Across the two Departments, we see over a 2000 patients a month, and so are extremely busy departments, playing a key role in the Trust's vision and patient's surgical journey. You will work as part of the Multidisciplinary team ensuring our patients are prepared safely for theatre and receive high standards of care from the very start.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work within the pre-assessment team supporting anaesthetic and surgical teams, patients and relatives. The post holder will work with the senior sister, Senior Nurse and General Manager to provide optimal patient care. The post holder will assist in the training and the supervision of students. To provide the best care, the post holder will be supported to liaise with Inter -professional teams of Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and other Trusts, Primary Care (including GP's), Admissions Office/ Waiting list office, Clinical site management team, Discharge team, Transport and the Operating department.

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities. We encourage staff to have the Covid vaccination to protect themselves, patients, other colleagues as well as the wider community.

Please note it is an operational requirement to comply with infection prevention and control procedures within the Trust such as lateral flow testing, handwashing and the wearing of masks, according to the procedures in place at any time or location.

As part of our continued response to Covid19 we are still conducting the majority of our interviews virtually.

We welcome discussions about flexible working and encourage a range of flexible working opportunities wherever we can.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

Education/ Qualifications


  • Registered Nurse
  • Evidence of continuing professional development


  • Pre-Operative Assessment certificate.



  • Minimum of 2 years surgical experience
  • Experience in autonomous working


  • Previous Pre Assessment Clinic experience
  • Surgical Day surgery experience

Skills/Knowledge/ Abilities


  • Team and Independent working
  • Effective time management
  • Knowledge of NMC Code of Professional Conduct
  • Word processing / IT skills


  • Aware of nice guidelines
  • Flexible approach to meet needs of the department
  • Working knowledge of CERNER and related applications

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


Charing Cross Hospital


W6 8RF

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