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Staff Nurse - Renal (Kingston Unit)

Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust
£32,720 to £39,769 a year pa inc HCAS
Closing date
16 Jul 2024
Band 5 - Staff Nurse for Renal (Kingston Unit)

We are looking for a highly motivated Staff Nurse to join our nursing team. You would have experience of, or an interest in renal care as well as being able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills.

The South West Thames Renal Unit, Kingston Satellite unit has 16 stations which facilitate dialysis for St Helier and St Georges patients. The unit is open Monday to Saturday from 07.00 to 23.00 hours. The unit is shut on Sunday. This is a great opportunity to develop your dialysis and management skills.

The unit at Kingston Dialysis Unit is a nurse led unit and the team have a wide range of experiences and skills. Many have worked in clinical settings other than renal so have a great wealth of knowledge which we find enriches our practice. We strive to deliver care to our patients while at all times upholding the trusts' key value of respect. We have developed close working relationships with all members of the teams in the Renal unit at St Helier hospital. We have also developed effective cross-unit relationships with our colleagues at St Georges Renal Unit in Tooting. We are a friendly team who prides itself on delivering kind and compassionate evidence based care. We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you into the team.

Main duties of the job

Under the supervision of Sister/Charge Nurse you will be accountable for the total provision, organisation and direction of the nursing care for the patient under your care.You will assess, plan and implement specialised packages of nursing of care to patients as the named nurse.

You will ensure that care is patient-focused and that patient dignity and privacy are maintained at all times.

You will act under direction of the registered nurse in charge of the nursing team in setting standards and expectations in the quality of care. Take an active role in maintaining effective communication with all disciplines, patients and relatives.You will represent patients at multi-disciplinary meetings ensuring that their needs are assertively presented. For example handover, discharge planning, attending case conferences, team referrals such as OT, physio, pain team, tissue viability, renal access and dietician

About us

Epsom and St Helier

Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust provides a range of medical services to approximately 490,000 people living across southwest London and north-east Surrey. In addition, we provide more specialist services, in particular renal and neonatal intensive care, to a wider area, covering parts of Sussex and Hampshire.

We serve an area that is rich in diversity, with a mix of urban and rural areas, and differing levels of quality of life. We cover some of the most prosperous postcodes in the country, as well as some poorer areas. Together with our colleagues at NHS Surrey and NHS Sutton and Merton, we work to make sure that we deliver the best possible care to the communities we serve.

The Trust employs approximately 5,000 staff across its hospitals and is supported by over 500 volunteers.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached supporting document which contains more information about the Haemodialysis Nurse post.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training


  • Registered General Nurse


  • Diploma or degree
  • Competence in additional technical skills (e.g. venepuncture, cannulation, dialysis)



  • Healthcare experience
  • Evidence-based practice


  • Previous experience in Renal Nursing
  • Acute NHS hospital experience

Knowledge and Skills


  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Excellent general nursing skills


  • Computer skills
  • Counselling skills
  • Presentation and teaching skills

Employer details

Employer name

Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust


Kingston Satellite Dialysis Unit

Manorgate House. 2 Manorgate Road



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