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Staff Nurse - Band 5

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

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Band 5
Full Time
  • Providing excellent nursing care. As skills and competencies develop taking charge and actively participating in and contributing to the management of the ward or department on a regular basis.
  • Supervising and mentoring junior staff.
  • Maintaining personal contact with patients, relatives and carers, being sensitive to their needs for courtesy, dignity and privacy and ensuring a friendly environment at all times.
  • As skills develop, managing the ward or department in the absence of the Ward Sister/Charge Nurse or Deputy, maintaining safe staffing levels, ensuring that polices are followed up and that the Senior Nurse is informed of any problems or incidents that might arise.
  • Maintaining timely and accurate nursing records and ensuring that confidentiality is respected.
  • Storing, checking and administering drugs including the intravenous route in accordance with Trust policy and NMC standards.

Main duties of the job

South West London Heart attack centre needs you!
  • The Coronary Care Unit at St Georges Hospital is an 11 bedded unit with a very rapid turnover. We pride ourselves as having one of the best door to PCI times amongst the London Hospitals.
  • Are you flexible, hard working, and dynamic? Are you career orientated? Would you like a career pathway?
  • Would you like to be a part of the team? We now have a vacancy for a band 5 nurse who can demonstrate an interest in Cardiology. Could that person be you?

About us

With nearly9,000 dedicated staff caring for patients around the clock, they are the largest healthcare provider in southwest London.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.As well as acute hospital services, they provide a wide variety of specialist care and a full range of community services to patients of all ages following integration with Community Services Wandsworth in 2010.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.

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)


  • Desirable 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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