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Band 5 Staff Nurse - James Hope Ward

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£34,089 to £41,498 per annum HCAS inc (pro-rata)
Closing date
30 May 2024

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We have a vacancy for a Full Time Staff Nurse (Band 5).

If you are looking to work in a friendly, supportive environment and want to develop your clinical and leadership skills for caring cardiology patients, this is the job for you!
  • Providing excellent nursing care.
  • Develop cardiac skills and competencies, taking charge of the unit and actively participate in and contributing to the management of the ward or department on a regular basis.
  • Supervising and mentoring students and junior staff.

Main duties of the job

You will be working in rotation between day case unit James Hope Ward and elective overnight Charles Pumphrey Unit that run five (5) days cardiology procedure service.

James Hope Ward has 3 bays of 3 trolleys that operates from 07:30 to 19:30 Monday to Friday.

Charles Pumphrey Unit consists of 7 beds for overnight stay elective patients and is open from Monday 7:30 to Saturday 15:00.

Both are challenging and fast paced unit working to meet the increasing demands on St. Georges Cardiology service as a regional tertiary center delivering high quality care.

About us

You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team on this Nurse Led Unit working closely with Catheter Labs and Nurse Practitioners.

Their main site, St George's Hospital in Tooting - one of the country's principal teaching hospitals - is shared with St George's, University of London, which trains medical students and carries out advanced medical research.

St George's Hospital also hosts the St George's, University of London and Kingston University Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, which is responsible for training a wide range of healthcare professionals from across the region.St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of 1.3 million across southwest London. A large number of services, such as cardiothoracic medicine and surgery, neurosciences and renal transplantation, also cover significant populations from Surrey and Sussex, totalling around 3.5 million people.The trust also provides care for patients from a larger catchment area in southeast England, for specialties such as complex pelvic trauma. Other services treat patients from all over the country, such as family HIV care and bone marrow transplantation for non-cancer diseases. The trust also provides a nationwide state-of-the-art endoscopy training centre.

Contact: Almira Pagco, Senior Sister, James Hope Ward 020 8725 1170 orMatron Melanie Mota, 020 8672 1255 bleep 6285.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training


  • Registered Nurse (general)


  • A minimum of 12 months post registration experience.

Education & Research


  • Demonstrates an understanding of the importance of research and evidence based practice
  • Able to explain the principles of mentoring and assessing junior staff
  • Understands the importance of developing self and others


  • Demonstrates an understanding of audit
  • Ability to take on small research or audit project.

General & Personal


  • Demonstrates an enthusiasm for the speciality i.e. CCU and demonstrates the reason why.
  • Demonstrates a caring and sensitive approach to patient care
  • Sound verbal and written communication.
  • Adaptable and responsive to changing needs
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Ability to identify stress in self and others and to take effective action to manage the situation
  • Motivated.


  • Ability to motivate and lead staff for a shift.

Employer details

Employer name

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


St Georges

Blackshaw Road


SW17 0QT

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