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Staff nurse – Critical care

Are you a staff nurse looking to further your experience in critical care?
If so, this is the perfect opportunity for you!

Our client in Cambridge is the largest and leading specialist cardiothoracic hospital in the UK and they are looking to expand their team of dedicated professionals. They are famous for pioneering a series of 'firsts' in heart and lung medicine – from the UK’s first successful heart transplant in 1979 to the world's first successful heart, lung and liver transplant in 1986. They provide patients with the best possible care through the excellence of caring and efficient staff. And have been voted outstanding by the CQC.

They are located in a bespoke, purpose-built hospital on the world-class Cambridge Biomedical Campus, with administrative services based in Huntingdon. Cambridge also comes with a lot of royal history which you can explore through the prestigious museums and library’s in the surrounding area.

Responsibilities

  • Using clinical knowledge/expertise, provide a high standard of skilled care to patients based on a full assessment of individual needs in consultation with the multi-professional team.
  • In consultation with patients, family and the multi-professional team, devise and evaluate care plans based on the assessment process, with realistic nursing goals.
  • Ensure due regard is given to customs, values and spiritual beliefs of patients, carers and their relatives.
  • Promote and role model effective communication within the multi-professional team.
  • Act as a link nurse.
  • Identify the learning needs of patients, relatives and staff and, in consultation with the ward/department manager, plan and implement programmes to meet those needs.
  • Maintain accurate electronic and/or manual clinical, patient and other records, as 
  • appropriate, ensuring that all documentation adheres to the Trust’s standards.

Requirements

  • Registration with NMC
  • Diploma in Nursing
  • Proven evidence-based clinical practice
  • Utilised reflective practice
  • Knowledge of NMC Code of Conduct and professional practice guidance
  • Good theoretical and practical knowledge of nursing within the clinical area
  • Knowledge of clinical governance and quality
  • Aware of cultural and social influences on health and of the importance of respecting diversity and differences

Benefits

  • NHS Pension Scheme
  • Extensive retail discount scheme
  • Subsidised restaurant
  • Staff Recognition and Award Scheme
  • Membership options available at Frank Lee Centre Leisure & Fitness (campus gym)
  • Salary Sacrifice ‘Cycle to Work’ and ‘Car’ Scheme
  • Enhanced pay progression for Band 5 nurses
  • Career Progression Opportunities
  • Flexible working
     

Clinical Research Nurse

If you are a clinical research nurse looking to further your experience in a well-established NHS trust this is an opportunity for YOU!

Our client in Cambridge is looking for a clinical research nurse to join their ever-growing team of professionals. The hospital is a wonderful place to work. Their patients often talk about feeling part of the 'family' and it is true for their staff members too. Across the hospital, they aim to create an environment where everyone feels valued and rewarded for the incredible work they do, whether it's a simple 'hello, how are you?' in the corridor or their annual Staff Awards ceremony. 
The hospital has the UK’s largest Respiratory Support and Sleep Centre (RSSC). It is the only centre in the UK for several specialist services including Pulmonary Endarterectomy and Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty (BPA). It is also the only UK hospital who offer pulmonary endarterectomy surgery and have the second largest experience in the world. This is an operation – which can take up to 10 hours – to clear blood clots from the arteries of the lungs to reduce breathlessness and prolong life.
Within the surrounding area, there is a selection of attractions including fascinating libraries and museums. Cambridge is also home to a lot of royal history and prestigious universities which date back to the early 20th century.

Responsibilities 

  • Assist in the day to day coordination of the research studies conducted at the Hospital.  Working closely with the investigators and research staff the post holder will be responsible for data collection from medical records and databases, data management and will assist in the preparation of reports and publications.  
  • The Clinical Trial Coordinator/ Clinical Research Nurse will assist in setting up trials, recruiting patients, coordinating data collection and arranging assessments and follow up episodes specified by the protocol. They will ensure that specified milestones are achieved on time and demonstrate that high quality data is being collected and that the trial is being conducted according to the ethically approved protocol and ICH-GCP standards. 
  • The post holder will work across both the new hospital site and the Huntingdon site, and will work with senior colleagues to ensure the safe conduct of clinical trials across both sites

Requirements

  • Valid registration with NMC if applicable 
  • Degree in a relevant science or health care subject or
  • At least 2 years’ experience in either clinical research or clinical audit at a minimum of NHS Band 4 or above.
  • Either completion of, or willingness to undertake, a relevant Level 4 Higher Education qualification
  • Computer literacy with demonstrable experience of Microsoft Windows
  • Experience with databases/database applications
  • Assisting in the maintenance of a computer database within a clinical environment

Benefits

  • NHS Pension Scheme
  • Extensive retail discount scheme
  • Subsidised restaurant
  • Staff Recognition and Award Scheme
  • Membership options available at Frank Lee Centre Leisure & Fitness (campus gym)
  • Salary Sacrifice ‘Cycle to Work’ and ‘Car’ Scheme
  • Enhanced pay progression for Band 5 nurses
  • Career Progression Opportunities
  • Flexible working
     

Staff Nurse - Paediatric, Oncology & Haematology

You will be part of an institution whose service is about people; staff, patients, partners and the public.
Their values are a moral compass: Together – Safe | Kind | Excellent – every aspect of work in the Trust sets their standards not just to their patients but to each other as colleagues. 

About the hospital 

This Hospital is one of the largest and best-known hospitals in the UK. Comprising of two trusts, offering general, specialist, women's and maternity care respectively.

As well as delivering care it is also is:

  • a leading national centre for specialist treatment for rare or complex conditions
  • a government-designated biomedical research centre
  • one of only five academic health science centres in the UK
  • a university teaching hospital with a worldwide reputation
  • a partner in the development of the Cambridge Biomedical Campus

Division A - The areas that have vacancies are listed below: 

Paediatric Recovery 

You will be part of the Paediatric Recovery team responsible for delivering care across the trust.
This unit has a 10 bedded day surgery ward and a 7 bedded Paediatric Recovery ward. You will also care for children and young people in other areas within the trust.

As a staff nurse in this team you will develop a range of skills, from admitting and discharging day case surgeries, to caring for acutely unwell surgical patients. We pride ourselves on our supportive team, our ability to teach acute skills in A-E assessment and pain management.

Division C - The areas that have vacancies are listed below:

Paediatric Emergency Department

Working in the co-located paediatric ED, you will experience life on the front line. You will be treating children from 0-16 and will be supported by the departments Practice Development Team. The hospital also provides advanced life support courses. 

Division E – The areas that have vacancies are listed below:

Paediatric Oncology and Haematology

This is a great opportunity for newly qualified and experienced paediatric nurses, in both our inpatient and day unit areas looking after children aged 0-16 years, with Haematological and Oncological conditions at this Regional Treatment Centre. The inpatient area Ward C2 also cares for children with general medical conditions.

General Surgery/Ward D2, a busy 22 bedded general paediatric surgery ward, specialising in orthopaedics, neurosurgery and plastic surgery, to name a few specialities. Specialising in caring for children ages 0-16 years, this ward is where trauma and complex neurosurgical treatments are taken place.

Why work for this Hospital?

  • Their values and reputation for outstanding care
  • Opportunities to experience a range of specialities
  • Career and development opportunities
  • Preceptorship and mentoring programmes delivered by a dedicated clinical education support team
  • Research experience and opportunities
  • £1000 Welcome Subsidy on commencement and up to a further £3000 loan to support your resettlement and contribute towards a deposit or first months’ rent, subject to eligibility
  • Lovely location and quality of life
  • Excellent schools/colleges and transport links (road, rail and air)
     

Staff Nurse - Paediatrics

You will be part of an institution whose service is about people; staff, patients, partners and the public. Their values are a moral compass: Together – Safe | Kind | Excellent – underpin every aspect of work in the Trust and which set their standards not just to their patients but to each other as colleagues. This hospital is one of the largest and best known hospitals in the UK. The Trust comprises of two trusts, offering general,specialist services and women's and maternity care.

As well as delivering care it is also:

  • A leading national centre for specialist treatment for rare or complex conditions
  • A government-designated biomedical research centre
  • One of only five academic health science centres in the UK
  • A university teaching hospital with a worldwide reputation
  • A partner in the development of the Cambridge Biomedical Campus

Vacancies which are available: 

  • Paediatric Recovery
  • Paediatric Emergency Department
  • Paediatric Oncology and Haematology
  • Paediatric Surgery Ward 

Requirements: 

  • RSCN registration 
  • Previous experience in Paediatrics 
  • Willing to learn and develop in your role 
  • Good understanding of English 
  • ALS/BLS trained 

Why choose this Hospital?

  • Their values and reputation for outstanding care
  • Opportunities to experience a range of specialities
  • Career and development opportunities
  • Preceptorship and mentoring programmes delivered by a dedicated clinical education support team
  • Research experience and opportunities
  • £1000 Welcome Subsidy on commencement and up to a further £3000 loan to support your resettlement and contribute towards a deposit or first months’ rent subject to eligibility
  • Lovely location and quality of life
  • Excellent schools/colleges and transport links (road, rail and air)

Staff Nurse - Cardiac

Our client is moving into a brand new hospital which you can be a part of. The new, state–of-the-art facilities will continue providing high quality care for patients. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to join Europe’s leading heart and lung hospital. 

Why you should join? 

If you are looking to develop your acute cardiothoracic nursing skills, this hospital is absolutely the place to be.
They perform more major heart operations than any other UK hospital, as well as a range of specialist services including heart and lung transplantation, Pulmonary Endarterectomy (PTE). complex surgery for advanced thoracic malignancies and lung volume reduction surgery. 

At the hospital no two days are the same. You’ll be caring for patients undergoing procedures such as Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI), as well as more specialist treatments such as electrophysiological ablations.

Requirements 

  • NMC registered 
  • Diploma in nursing 
  • Proven evidence based clinical practice 
  • Utilised reflective practice 
  • Good theoretical and practical knowledge of nursing within the clinical area
  • Knowledge of clinical governance and quality
  • Aware of cultural and social influences on health and of the importance of respecting diversity and differences

Benefits 

  • NHS Pension Scheme
  • Occupational Health Service
  • Personal Support (via Occupational Health)
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Onsite Gym
  • NHS Discounts
  • Chaplaincy
  • Staff Recognition Scheme
  • NHS Fleet Car Scheme
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Corporate Gym Membership
  • Low cost Home Ownership Schemes
  • Subsidised Restaurant
  • Programme of Social Events

If you have an interest in Cardiothoracic nursing and a passion for delivering excellent patient care, our client will help you develop your skills and build an interesting, rewarding career.

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