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Staff Nurse

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

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Band 5
Full Time
We are looking to recruit enthusiastic Band 5 staff nurses as part of winter planning who want to join our dynamic and diverse team across Acute and Specialist Medicine Directorate at St Mary's Hospital on a 6 months fixed term contract with a possibly of a substantive role across medicine.Working within Acute Medicine and Specialist Medicine is both exciting and rewarding.The ward offers exposure to a diverse group of acutely unwell medical patients,with cardiovascular,respiratory, gastroenterology, infectious disease, endocrinology medicine for elderly and chronic health conditions.

The environment provides an exciting opportunity to develop your Acute Nursing Assessment and Care skills within the medical admissions setting.We provide in house training and development that will allow you to enhance your clinical skills and be able to priorities patients' clinical needs.

We offer strong support networks for preceptorship, mentorship and professional development to ensure you get the very best from your career with us. It's a chance to develop your skills as part of a highly capable team where you're guaranteed opportunities to learn and develop. We strive for excellence ambition and innovation and we are passionate about the quality of care we deliver to our patients.We would love to hear from you if you are an experienced nurse looking for a new challenge or a newly qualified nurse looking for a great start to your career. We currently have vacancies on our new medical.

Main duties of the job

  • The post holder will be expected to liaise appropriately with all key members of the multi-disciplinary team and service users related to the speciality.
  • To be responsible for all aspects of patient care including the assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of direct patient care with supervision from senior staff.
  • To support the Charge Nurse/Senior Sister to monitor the safety and quality of care for patients.
  • In the absence of the Junior Sister/Charge Nurse to be responsible for the day-to-day management of the ward.
  • To manage a group of Nursing Assistants and assign delegated tasks and responsibility as appropriate.
  • To ensure the compliance of mandatory training and appraisal requirements for delegated Nursing Assistants.
  • To ensure a positive focussed service incorporating patients' feedback to maintain and improve patient care.
  • To act as an effective role model promoting excellence through practice

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


  • NMC Registered Nurse


  • 6 months experience in healthcare



  • Experience in nursing healthcare environment


  • Previous experience of speciality

Skills/knowledge/ abilities


  • Medication administration skills, including IV drug administration (or a willingness to undergo training)
  • Good clinical skills and a commitment developing them further
  • A knowledge of care planning, preceptorship, reflection and clinical supervision
  • An awareness of current developments in nursing and a knowledge of the NMC Code
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Basic IT skills


  • An interest in professional development
  • The ability to teach students

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


St Mary's Hospital


W2 1NY

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