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Staff Nurse - Transplant Unit Harefield Hospital

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
£32,720 to £39,769 per annum Inc Outer HCAS
Closing date
5 Jul 2024

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This advert is open to all applicants with an active Nursing and Midwifery Council Personal Identification number (PIN) (this refers to an NMC Pin identification that allows you to work as a registered nurse/midwife in the UK. Thisdoes not includethepersonal reference number (PRN) when you apply pre-OSCE application).If you have a PRN number only, please do not apply for this post.

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Are you looking for a new challenge in a supportive and exciting clinical setting? If so, why don't you come and join us on the Transplant Unit at Harefield Hospital.

The Transplant unit consists of two wards, Rowan and Fir Tree and includes a High Dependency Unit. We care for patients undergoing pre assessment for heart and lung transplants, patients post transplant surgery and those patients undergoing ventricular assist device (VAD) insertion.

The unit has two Practice Educators who provide excellent support and training. Each member of staff benefits from in-house training days and has the opportunity to attend our Transplant course as well as apply for post graduate courses. The ward also benefits from input from specialist nurses, who are an excellent source of information as you develop your knowledge and skills.

Cardiothoracic experience is not required as there will be opportunity to gain skills and knowledge under the guidance of our Practice Education team and your ward mentor.

Hours of work are weekdays/nights/weekends, day and night shifts.

This is a great opportunity to develop your clinical experience and skills. As a band 5 staff nurse you will have the opportunity to provide specialist care to patients with a variety of cardiac conditions and respiratory conditions.

Advert closing: 2nd July 2024

Interview date: 11th July 2024

Main duties of the job

We need enthusiastic, open-minded nurses who are keen to work at the leading edge of cardiothoracic practice. If you want to be a part of an exceptional team, and you are a caring individual with the ability to communicate and work effectively within a team, please submit an application.

Day to day you will be working as part of the clinical teams delivering care to cardiothoracic transplant patients in conjunction with members of the multidisciplinary team.

About us

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust comprises five of the UK's best known hospitals - Guy's, St Thomas', Evelina London Children's Hospital, Royal Brompton and Harefield - as well as community services in Lambeth and Southwark, all with a long history of high quality care, clinical excellence, research and innovation. We are among the UK's busiest, most successful foundation trusts. We provide specialist care for patients including heart and lung, cancer and renal services as well as a full range of local hospital and community services for people in Lambeth and Southwark. We have a long tradition of clinical and scientific achievement and - as part of King's Health Partners - we are one of England's eight academic health sciences centres, bringing together world-class clinical services, teaching and research. We have one of the National Institute for Health Research's biomedical research centres, established with King's College London in 2007, as well as dedicated clinical research facilities.

Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals joined Guy's and St Thomas' in February 2021 and is the largest specialist heart and lung centre in the UK and among the largest in Europe.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Band 5 staff nurse working as part of the clinical team providing direct patient care for in a cardiothoracic hospital.

*Please see Job Description and Person Specification for more details*

Person Specification



  • oRegistered Nurse with Active NMC registration



  • oAbility to practice within the scope of the NMC Code of Professional Conduct


  • placements in acute clinical areas



  • oGood basic level of English and excellent verbal communication skills

Employer details

Employer name

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust


Harefield Hospital

Hill end Road



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