Senior Nursing Assistant – GI Unit Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust London SE1

  • Full Time
  • London SE1
  • 27,948 - 29,468 £ / Year

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

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  • £27,948 – £29,468 a year

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  • Full-time


London SE1

Full job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen on the GI Unit at St Thomas Hospital for a Band 3 Senior Nursing Assistant role.

We have an established team of highly skilled, patient focused and friendly multidisciplinary professionals. Our ethos is about mutual support and shared achievement, developing our staff and services to provide exemplary levels of care to our patients.

Carrying out assigned tasks as part of clinical team in support of registered nurses and to undertake some aspects of care provision without direct supervision.

Organising daily running of the area and liaising with service users. Ensuring the safety and well being of services users, and always working in a manner that promotes dignity and human rights through the adoption of person-centred care principles.

We are a friendly, diverse and dynamic team in which to be part of. We promote best practice and clinical excellence and you can become part of this. The GI unit is a 56 bedded tertiary referral unit, consisting of both Page and Northumberland wards caring for complex and challenging surgical patients from a wide geographical area with a range of Gastro intestinal conditions.

We are looking to employ a hardworking, self-motivated individual preferably with extended skills and knowledge such as venepuncture and cannulation, basic wound care and ability to complete the admission assessments.

This role will allow you to develop and gain a wide range of additional clinical skills which will enhance your own personal development whist contributing to the high standard of care expected on the GI unit.

You will be expected to work with the wider multi-disciplinary team and support junior colleagues such as nursing assistants and student nurses

Please feel free to contact the ward managers for an informal visit or if you would like to discuss this opportunity further. We look forward to hearing from you.

Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust comprises five of the UK’s best known hospitals – Guy’s, St Thomas’, Evelina London Children’s Hospital, Royal Brompton and Harefield – as well as community services in Lambeth and Southwark, all with a long history of high quality care, clinical excellence, research and innovation.

We are among the UK’s busiest, most successful foundation trusts. We provide specialist care for patients including heart and lung, cancer and renal services as well as a full range of local hospital and community services for people in Lambeth and Southwark.

We have a long tradition of clinical and scientific achievement and – as part of King’s Health Partners – we are one of England’s eight academic health sciences centres, bringing together world-class clinical services, teaching and research. We have one of the National Institute for Health Research’s biomedical research centres, established with King’s College London in 2007, as well as dedicated clinical research facilities.

Knowledge of care and related procedures to area

Clear and accurate written and verbal communication. Ability to undertake venepuncture.

Proven ability to work within a team as well as on own initiative. Able to listen effectively and demonstrate a sympathetic /sensitive approach, and be able to speak effectively to colleagues, staff and patients.

Proven ability to understand and comply with detailed procedures. Demonstrate ability to manage priorities under pressure.

Proven ability to adapt to new ideas, knowledge and skills. Demonstrate ability to use own initiative and work without close supervision. Understanding of the requirements of patient confidentiality. Good hygiene skills (e.g. food handling, hand washing etc.)

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