Nursing Assistant - University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust | JOBCODE : 64121312

Updated: Apr 10

Nursing Assistant University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust London NW1

£24,210 - £25,615 a year - Full-time, Permanent

Please switch to a desktop device before starting your application. Advert Band 3 Same Day Emergency Care – UCLH Emergency Services Division At University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) our success starts with you. All of our staff have been involved in developing our trust values. We value both our patients and our staff; you make UCLH a better place for patients and staff alike.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

Like working in a fast paced environment with every speciality patient needing care? Then we have the job for you. We are looking to recruit a highly motivated individual to the role of Band 3 Nursing Assistant for the Same Day Emergency Care Unit (SDEC). This is an exciting opportunity to start a new service within the Emergency Services Division, as part of the NHS long term plan to provide a same day services 24 hours a day for all speciality patients.

The SDEC is a 38 trolley space providing care for all speciality patients for the trust. The unit is operational 24 hours per day, 7 days a week and is designed to facilitate rapid assessment and investigation of speciality patients referred from GP, NHS 111 and the Emergency department. Our Urgent Treatment Centre for minor injuries and illnesses is also part of the SDEC and you will be expected to work in all areas.

Those who need hospital admission are streamed to either The Acute Medical Unit or specialist wards in the Trust or externally.

Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well and education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. We provide extensive in-house training including IV cannulation, venepuncture, plastering, Majors incident, dementia training and mental health teaching. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.

Our team is enhanced by Clinical Practice Facilitators, Consultant nurses, Advanced Clinical Practitioners and Emergency Nurse Practitioners who are available to support you both clinically and professionally within the multi professional emergency services team.

The band 3 nursing assistant role will be suited to those who have got hospital experience and have a history working within acute and/or emergency care and thrive in a busy, fast-paced environment. This will be an excellent opportunity to gain knowledge and skills required to manage a variety of patients within a highly skilled multi-disciplinary team.

The ideal candidates will be dynamic and forward thinking with a progressive approach to enhancing patient care and safety within urgent, emergency and acute care services. You will be a compassionate, enthusiastic and confident individual, who is able to provide the highest standard of patient care, under supervision. You will need to be able to prioritise, work under pressure and have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. You will need to be reliable, hardworking and trustworthy.

For further details / informal visits contact: For further details / informal visits contact: Rebecca Jarman Senior Nurse Same Day Emergency Care Georgina Curtin Charge Nurse Same Day Emergency Care

All candidates for posts at UCLH are required to complete our values assessment. In the ‘Further Links’ section to the right of this advert, please follow the link to the UCLH Values Assessment Tool. Once you have completed the assessment and scored highly enough, you will receive a certificate number. In order to start your application, you must copy and paste (do not type) your certificate number into your application form when requested. The certificate covers all applications you make to UCLH for 6 months - you do not need to take the test for each job application you make. After 6 months you may complete the assessment again. If you have lost your certificate number, you can have a reminder sent to your email address by accessing the Values Assessment Certificate Number Reminder tool in the ‘Further Links’ section to the right of this advert. Please note that if you are at present in a training position on the 2016 new junior doctor’s contract and are applying for a Trust doctor role your salary will not be pay protected. You will be placed on the appropriate point of the Trust Doctor pay scale based on your previous experience. This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. You are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.


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