Kingston Hospital - First Acute Trust in London to be rated Outstanding by CQC for Overall Quality and Leadership
Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a district general hospital situated in a beautiful and remarkable part of the country – close to London yet surrounded by royal parks, historic buildings and the River Thames. We are located on a single site in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey and run several outpatient clinics in neighbouring areas including Raynes Park Health Centre and Teddington Memorial Hospital.
We employ 3,300+ staff who proudly and efficiently support over 350,000 people locally through a full range of diagnostic and treatment services and we have a national reputation for innovative developments in healthcare, particularly in 'patient-focused' care, day surgery and maternity services.
The South West London Collaborative Bank
Kingston Hospital is a part of the local South West London Collaborative and offer competitive bank rates to work across the three NHS trusts: St Georges, Kingston Hospital and Epsom & St Helier. Our Smart App booking system makes life easier for flexible working!
Health and Wellbeing & Staff Benefits
The Trust understands that benefits go beyond just financial rewards and offers a wide range of benefits that recognise staff contribution, provide opportunities for career development and offer initiatives to promote a healthy work-life balance
-Our Health Heroes Awards 2018 – Staff Retention and Wellbeing Employer of the Year.
-HPMA Vivup Award for Well Being 2019.
Kingston Hospital NHS Trust has five key values and we want to employ and work with people who share these values and demonstrate behaviours that support them. They are:
- Caring – Design and deliver care around each individual patient’s needs and wants.
- Safe – Make the safety of patients and staff our prime concern as safety comes first
- Responsible – All staff take responsibility for the hospital, its services and reputation
- Value Each Other – Value each other's contribution
- Inspiring - We always strive to empower each other to develop and deliver improvements to benefit our patients
Gynaecology Outpatients Staff Nurse
We are looking for a passionate, motivated nurse who has an interest in women’s health. Are you a caring and self-motivated nurse who is a strong team player but also has an enthusiasm for working autonomously with excellent communication skills?
The service is currently Monday to Friday and your shift patterns will vary across a 4 week rota. This role will incorporate supporting a variety of clinics such as hysteroscopy, cystoscopy, minor ops clinics, sedated procedure recovery, urogynaecology procedures and general gynaecology outpatient clincs. You will also be asked to travel to support some of our outreach clinics within the community
You will need demonstrable experience in a qualified nursing role and proven ability to work autonomously as well as in a team. This role is not suitable for newly qualified nurses.
Whilst co-coordinating clinics you will be responsible for working with the multi-disciplinary team to ensure smooth running of the clinic, ensuring patients are kept informed of waiting times, prioritising tasks as appropriate, keeping well-coordinated stock levels or equipment and patient information leaflets.
There will be opportunities for learning and development. The ability to deal with challenging situations as well as having empathy and understanding for patients is very important. You must be dedicated to providing the best care, uphold the Trust values, have a proven track record of good performance and be able to demonstrate this at interview.
You are encouraged to call and discuss the post with Matron Clare Livermore (bleep 335 (Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri) or email at email@example.com An example of the rota can be provided. This post is part time, fixed hours. If you are looking for less hours or keen to retain a full time post please get in touch as we can be flexible for the right candidate.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.