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Staff Nurse

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
£32,720 to £39,769 a year pa Inclusive of High Cost Area Supplement
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Job Title: Staff Nurse
  • Department: Head and Neck / OMFS Outpatients Department
  • Responsible to: Clinical Nurse manager
  • Accountable to: Matron-(Head and Neck Directorate)
  • Based at: Northwick Park Hospital
  • Grade: Band 5 Dressing Nurse Clinic

Main duties of the job

1. To work independently in Dressing clinic in Max-fax head and Neck Clinic

2. To support an environment that promotes excellence in nursing practice and empowers staff to develop high levels of clinical skills and autonomy.

3. Work collaboratively and co-operatively with others to meet the needs of patients and their families.

4. To supervise and teach registered and unregistered nursing staff.

5. To be a clinical expert and to ensure the delivery of high-quality patient care

6. Special interest in wound care and to support all the clinics in this aspect of patient care

7. Provide effective clinical leadership and direction for junior staff

8. To assist with the supervise and teaching nurses and temporary staff.

9. To actively contribute to the achievements of the Directorate Business Outcomes

About us

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:
  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A& E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Participate in team building/communication, to develop and consolidate a cohesive and supportive team.

To communicate effectively and work in partnership with patients, their relative/carers, nurse colleagues and members of the multidisciplinary team to ensure care is delivered in an accurate and efficient manner.

Receives sensitive information concerning patients medical condition at handover between staff.

Identify, discuss and report any relevant nursing/patient needs with team/ ward staff, patients.

Work in partnership with the patient and family and other health care professionals in care delivery and discharge planning.

Provide support and advice to patients and relatives when faced with distressing situations.

Accept responsibility be aware and able to locate all policies relating to good working practice within the clinical area and able to adhere to both by self and colleagues.

To have good communication skills both verbally, formal documentation and electronic (I.T.) sources with all members of the multidisciplinary team, patients and families.

Maintain accurate and legible records of patient care in line with Trust policies and NMC Code of Conduct.

Adhere to the NMC Code of Conduct and Trust policies pertaining to patient confidentiality/ the Data Protection Act/Caldicott Recommendations.

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Employer details

Employer name

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust


Northwick Park Hospital

Watford Road



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