Recovery Nurse Practitioners x4

Band 5

Main area
Band 5
37.5 hrs p.w
Job ref
Whittington Health NHS Trust
Employer type
Main Theatre Recovery Level 5
£22,128 to £28,746 pa Excl HCAs
21/10/2017 23:59

The Whittington Hospital received a ‘good’ overall inspection from the CQC in April 2016, rated ‘good’ in a national review of openness and transparency standards across NHS trusts in England and ranked 78 out of 230 NHS Trusts overall.

62 per cent of staff say they are proud to be working for the organisation in our Staff Survey with 55 per cent saying they would recommend us as a great place to work and 53 per cent say they have a strong sense of belonging.

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Band 5 Recovery Nurse Practitioners

The Chief Inspector of Hospitals has rated The Whittington Hospital NHS Trust in Islington, North London, as Good overall, with caring at the trust rated as Outstanding.
Whittington hospital theatres have 6 main theatres and a Day treatment centre which has 4 theatres. Specialities include Trauma and Orthopaedic, General Surgery, Colo- Rectal Bariatric, Gynaecology, Breast, Urology, Paediatric Dental and Urology and Emergency surgeries.
At the Whittington we are dedicated to the delivery of highest quality of care. We pride ourselves in being forward thinking and engaging with of our staff. We are currently looking to recruit band 5 Recovery nurses for our friendly and supportive theatres team. We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated nurses with a positive attitude.
We would prefer experienced recovery nurses but will consider qualified nurses from other specialities. Applicants should have excellent communication and inter personal skills, the ability to work as part of the Recovery and multi-disciplinary team. You will have an understanding of recovery principles, be able to undertake appropriate duties including assisting in the delivery of patient care during the post-operative phase. Applicants will need underpinning theoretical knowledge and practical experience, contributing in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care.
There is opportunity for personal development to enhance skills and enable further career progression. You must be able to participate in the out of hours rota which includes night duty, weekends and bank holidays

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Francis Johnston
Acting Team Leader Band 7, Main Theatres
Landline 020 7288 5400 or ext. 3602
Email: Francis Johnston

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