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Staff Nurse: General and Vascular Surgery

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£34,089 to £41,498 a year pa inc
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Theatre nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

General and Vascular Surgery at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is internationally recognised.
  • Charles Pannett Ward: at St Mary's Hospital and is a 24 bedded Acute Surgical Ward. It specialises in providing high quality care to patients undergoing general and specialist emergency surgery.
  • Surgical Innovation Centre: based at St Mary's Hospital, this clinical area will see you gaining skills on a short-stay surgical ward (17 beds), a surgical assessment unit and post-surgical bariatric area.
  • A8: ward, based at Hammersmith Hospital is a 26 bedded acute surgical ward that specialises in upper gastrointestinal (OG), hepatobiliary and endocrine surgery.
  • Zachary Cope: a 24 bedded acute vascular surgical ward manages both simple and complex vascular cases.

We welcome applications from both experienced and newly qualified nurses. Due to the strong support networks in place and the comprehensive nature of the development programme, this opportunity is suited to both nurses at the beginning of their career journey and for those looking for development within the specialty.

Please do not hesitate to contact the Ward Matrons if you have any questions or would like further information regarding the role.

Main duties of the job

  • Providing high quality, effective, individualised nursing care to patients across all sites by assessing their needs and developing, implementing and evaluating care plans without supervision.
  • Maintaining accurate clinical observations of patients.
  • Assisting in the teaching and development of nursing assistants and students, helping them to achieve their learning outcomes.

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 are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share.

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



  • NMC Registered Nurse with a BLS qualification



  • 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



  • Six months' recent postregistration experience in an acute or critical care setting

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


St Mary's Hospital


W2 1NY

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