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Plastic Surgery Senior Staff Nurse

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 per annum inc HCAS (pro-rata)
Closing date
27 Apr 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Theatre nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
Senior Staff Nurse

Hours of Work (p/w): 34 hours per week.

To provide continuity in the day to day running of the Hand Unit clinics. To provide excellent nursing care. To actively participate in the development of the service. Supervising and mentoring junior staff.

Main duties of the job

Responsible for: The day-to-day management of the Hand Unit in the absence of the Sister/Charge Nurse. Support and mentoring of more junior staff.

Key working relationships: nurse practitioners, nursing staff, hand surgeons, hand therapists, admin, plastic dressing clinic, Keate ward.

Role of the Department: The treatment of adults with traumatic hand injuries and chronic hand conditions.

About us

Trust Vision & Values:

The postholder is expected to have a clear understanding of how this post contributes to the achievement of the trust vision of:

A thriving Foundation Trust at the heart of an integrated healthcare system. One that delivers improved patient care at a community, hospital and specialist setting, supported by a unique and nationally recognized program of research, education and employee engagement.

We expect all our staff to share the values that are important to the Trust, being Excellent, Kind, Responsible & Respectful, and behave in a way that reflects these.

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and expects that all staff will share in this commitment. The Trust is clear that all staff have a responsibility to be aware of children and adult safeguarding policies and procedures and that each member of staff, clinical and non-clinical, will attend child or adult safeguarding training that is provided at an appropriate level to suit their role. The Trust has the additional expectation that all staff will be able to identify concerns and know what action to take.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached supporting document which contains more and person specification information about the role.

Person Specification



  • NMC registered
  • Plastics experience



  • Wound management experience
  • Outpatients experience

Employer details

Employer name

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Hand Unit

Perimeter Road


SW17 0RE

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