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Anaesthetic Practioner / Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Day Surgery Unit
Band 5
37.5 hours per week
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Day Surgery Unit, Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Kingston Upon Thames.
Kingston upon Thames
£26,682 to £34,049 pa inclusive of HCAS
28/05/2019 23:59

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.

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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!

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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
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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.

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We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Anaesthetic Practitioner to join our exciting team of Anaesthetic, Recovery and Scrub staff within our Day Surgery Unit Theatres.

Kingston Hospital has 4 theatres in our purpose built day surgery unit and is supported by well-equipped Post Anaesthetic Care Unit and a 27 bed ward area.

You will work as part of the anaesthetic team providing perioperative care to patients and work across a range of surgical specialities.

Specialities covered are Breast Surgery, Upper GI, Colorectal, Urology, Gynae, Plastics, Elective Orthopaedics, Eyes, Paediatrics and a Pain service.

We welcome applications from qualified Anaesthetic Nurses and ODPs with relevant experience looking for a new challenge, with the added opportunity for enhancement of clinical skills.

The department offers an excellent opportunity for staff to gain experience in all specialties. However only ODP’s and staff nurses with an anaesthetic course can work within anaesthetics.

You must also be prepared to have a flexible approach to duties to meet the needs of this service

Kingston Hospital Foundation Trust is a district general hospital that provides excellent opportunity for personal and professional development of our staff and has close links with the both St George’s University of London, and Kingston Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences. We also provide excellent local care to the residents of Kingston, Richmond, Twickenham, Wandsworth, Surrey and Sutton. We provide a full range of diagnostic and treatment services and have a national reputation for innovative developments in healthcare, particularly in ‘patient-focused’ care across our services including emergency, day surgery and maternity services. Staff are committed to providing quality healthcare, working hard to ensure that we build up a wide range of clinical services.

Interview Date: To be confirmed

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Applicant requirements

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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Further details / informal visits contact

Tess Lupac – Theatre Team Manager - ext:3001

Miles Kemsley – DSU Clinical service manager - ext: 3529

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