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 a number of outpatient clinics in neighbouring areas including Raynes Park Health Centre and Teddington Memorial Hospital.
We employ 3,000 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 are 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
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.
For more information on working for us please visit our microsite at http://careersinkind.dev.tmpw.co.uk/
Kingston NHS Foundation Trust
Band 6 – Pre Assessment Unit Sister/Charge Nurse
We are currently seeking a highly motivated and professional practitioner to join our pre-assessment team.
The Pre-assessment Unit is an independent outpatient clinic which is responsible for the assessment of all elective surgical, orthopaedic, ENT, breast and gynaecology patients, both day surgery and in-patients. You will carry out the assessment of these patients across all specialities.
This would be an ideal opportunity for an ambitious nurse to gain valuable experience in patient assessment, working as an autonomous practitioner within nurse led clinics.
This role would provide professional foundation to expand practice.
You should have at least three year’s post registration surgical/theatre/anaesthetic experience with excellent communication skills, (written and verbal), a flexible approach and the ability to work on your own initiative.
Competency in physical assessment and history taking is essential.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.
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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Tracey Kelly, Matron for Surgery & Urology on 0208 934 3649 or Bleep 661
Jacki Perkins, Julie Mc Dowall or Sonya Stack, Senior Sisters – Pre Assessment on 0208 934 3668