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Are you an enthusiastic Healthcare Assistant looking to pick up some extra shifts?

Our client has recently started looking for some very motivated and hardworking Healthcare Assistants looking to earn some extra cash. There is a new unique opportunity for someone to be a part of a continuously developing company. Our client hosts a range of different patients and offeres a variety of different cosmentic procedures.

Our client is currently seeking extra assistance within its Operating Theatres. This is a unique opportunity and a great chance to expand your knowledge further.

If this is something that you would like some more information on, get in touch!

Requirements

  • Minimum 6 Months of experience within NHS Setting
  • Minimum 12 months Experience as a Healthcare Assistant
  • Energetic and Motivated to providing the best care
  • Previous experience within Cosmetics (and/or) Plastics is ideal
  • Previous experience within a community setting (ideal however not essential)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To assist in maintaining patient’s health within the community
  • Provide assistance to nurses and senior members of staff
  • Offer support and support in the training of junior members of staff.
  • Providing hands-on care to all service users
  • Caring for patients with a variety of conditions
  • Working in accordance with all NHS guidelines

Benefits

  • Fast compliance process
  • Choice of preferred payment method
  • Fast and reliable payments
  • Electronic timesheets

Pre Assessment Nurse

Looking for a new role?

If so, our client is looking for a Registered Pre Assessment Nurse in their Day Case Unit and Outpatient department. Our client is somewhere you can come in and hit the ground running.
 
Our client is based in London where your commuting option are fantastic you can travel via car, train and bus making your travel a whole lot eaiser. 

Requirements 

  • Current experience as a Registered Nurse in a hospital environment (essential)
  • Experience within an Outpatients and Ward/Ambulatory Care Unit (ideal)
  • Experience pre-assessing patients for surgical procedures via face to face, telephone or online
  • Current registration with the NMC (UK)
  • Ophthalmic experience (desirable) 

Duties

  • Assessing and planning nursing care requirements
  • Providing pre- and post-operation care
  • Monitoring and administering medication and intravenous infusions
  • Taking patient samples, pulses, temperatures and blood pressures writing records
  • Supervising junior staff
  • Organising workloads
  • Providing emotional support to patients and relatives
  • Tutoring student nurses

Staff Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays
  • Private Healthcare
  • Contributory Pension Scheme 
  • Life Assurance
  • On-going Training and Development
  • Free off-site parking

Theatre Nurse - Recovery

Looking for a new role?

If so, our client is looking for a Recovery Theatre Nurse to join their new state of the art facility. Our client is somewhere you can come in and hit the ground running.
 
Our client is based in London where your commuting option are fantastic you can travel via car, train and bus making your travel a whole lot eaiser. 

Requirements 

  • Registered with the NMC/HCPC
  • High standards of clinical competence
  • Sound written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment and independently as required
  • Experience in ophthalmology would be an advantage 
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Demonstrated computer skills
  • Ability to plan equipment and consumable requirements
  • Experience in orthopaedics, hip arthroplasty, knee arthroplasty and anterior cruciate ligaments reconstruction would be an advantage but not  essential
  • ALS trained is highly desirable 

Duties

  • Maintain individualised nursing/ODP care according to guidance provided by the senior nursing/ODP staff, management and consultants.
  • Liaise with colleagues to ensure continuity of clinical practice.
  • Recovery Practitioner Oct 2016
  • Acting as a member of the theatre team.
  • Providing assistance to the surgeon/anaesthetist/nursing/ODP colleagues as required.
  • Acting as member of the surgical scrub team either as a scrub or circulating practitioner.
  • Co-operating with appropriate surgical staff to ensure correct positioning of patient for operative procedure.
  • Co-operating with appropriate staff to ensure prompt collection and dispatch of specimens.
  • Checking, witnessing and administering controlled drugs.
  • Co-operating with appropriate departmental and ward staff in sending patients to the operating department and returning patients to their wards.
  • Participating in pre and post-operative visits when required.
  • Carry out nursing care to the highest possible standard according to PHG
  • Policies and Practice and Clinical Guidelines. This requires a thorough understanding of policies and guidance related to, for example, infection control, hygiene and individualised patient needs
  • The post holder will be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of how to use equipment safely and effectively.

Staff Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays
  • Private Healthcare
  • Contributory Pension Scheme 
  • Life Assurance
  • On-going Training and Development
  • Free off-site parking

Theatre Nurse - Scrub

Looking for a new role?

If so, our client is looking for a Scrub Theatre Nurse to join their new state of the art facility. Our client is somewhere you can come in and hit the ground running.
 
Our client is based in London where your commuting option are fantastic you can travel via car, train and bus making your travel a whole lot eaiser. 

Requirements 

  • Registered with the NMC/HCPC
  • High standards of clinical competence
  • Sound written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment and independently as required
  • Experience in ophthalmology would be an advantage 
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Demonstrated computer skills
  • Ability to plan equipment and consumable requirements
  • Experience in orthopaedics, hip arthroplasty, knee arthroplasty and anterior cruciate ligaments reconstruction would be an advantage but not  essential
  • ALS trained is highly desirable 

Duties

  • Reports to the circulator nurse to prepare the operating room and keep it sterile
  • Communicates with surgeons throughout the procedure to ensure a successful operation
  • Considers potential complications and creates a plan of action should if the team has to take lifesaving measures
  • Wash hands and arms with surgical soap before and after surgical procedures
  • Remain on-call to take part in emergency surgery
  • To perform the swab, needle and instrument checks as per policy.
  • To manage the safe handling and recording of all specimens according to the surgeons specification.
  • To ensure the safe disposal of all sharps as per Trust policy.
  • To ensure the safe management of all equipment.
  • To ensure the safe disposal of all clinical waste as per Trust policy.
  • To accurately record the operative procedure according to the direction of the operating surgeon.
  • To ensure the patient is managed safely whilst in the Theatre Department.
  • To ensure the privacy and dignity of patients is maintained at all times

Staff Benefits

  • Competitive Salary plus enhancements of 50% where eligible
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Genuine opportunities to grow, develop and specialise in your career
  • 25 days’ annual leave plus the opportunity to buy/sell more
  • Flexible shift options
  • Private Healthcare and Life Assurance
  • Free parking
  • Access to our employee Discount Programme
  • Wellbeing centre and access to 24/7 employee assistance line for free advice
  • Free Uniform  

Outpatient Nurse

Looking for a Monday - Friday role? 


Our Client is a leading and busy Harley Street Clinic. Established in 1991, the Clinic is a multi-disciplinary centre of excellence providing the highest  standards of care in a friendly environment 

Job Description:

  • Provide basic nursing care to patients
  • Registered nurse
  • Assist with all clinics
  • Carry out basic observations when required and record the results
  • Monitor stock levels and order stock and non-stock items as required
  • Ensure clinical areas are kept tidy
  • Clean and check equipment, reporting faults to manager
  • Demonstrate a caring and supportive manner to patients and relatives
  • Undertake administrative duties as required; i.e. preparation of Consultant clinics, booking appropriate scans
  • Assist Consultants with clinical procedures i.e.; Day Surgery, Injections, Examinations, Chaperoning
  • Provide education and support to patients regarding their treatments and diagnosis’s
  • Ensure Consultants clinics are prepared to their needs
  • Assessing wounds and providing wound care under a consultant and registered nurse advice
  • Be an initial point of contact for patients undergoing surgery both pre and post-operative
  • Assist with the smooth running of clinics between multi-disciplinary teams
  • Correct disposal of clinical waste and sharps
  • Provide phlebotomy services
  • Maintenance and monitoring of emergency equipment
  • Up to date with Mandatory training and Basic Life Support


Hours:


Monday to Friday -  42.5 hours per week (8.5 hours per day)

This post is available now.

Job Type: Full-time

Senior Radiographer (CT)

Looking to take your career to the next level?

If so, our client is looking for a Senior Radiographer (CT) to join their well respected organisation. They are looking for an experienced, motivated and skilled Radiographer to join and hit the ground running.

This role will be a Monday - Friday where you will be working 37.5 hours per week and you will have to work 1 saturday a month. 

Requirements

  • BSc Radiography or equivalent and professional experience of CT scanning
  • Expertise to ensure the appropriate triage, booking and examination of patients
  • A high level of professionalism and technical standard of work, complying with relevant Codes of Practice
  • Member of an appropriate professional body and to hold a valid registration (HCPC)
  • A flexible approach to work, with the ability to work across 6 days

Duties

  • Carry out CT, x-ray and occasionally MRI imaging procedures to best practice standards of radiographic technique (MHRA Guidance 2015, IR(ME)R 2017, Code of Clinical Practice)
  • Provide a great experience for patients attending for a procedure, supporting them through the process from referral to results
  • Run quality assurance checks on equipment and action as appropriate
  • Respect and work within patient's and service users' customs, values and spiritual beliefs, making sure their views are sought and taken into account
  • Perform triage functions of referrals, as required
  • Support patient bookings and make sure Patient Information Systems are maintained with accurate and up-to-date information

Staff Benefits

  • A highly competitive salary is a given
  • Topped a generous flexible benefits package
  • Including private medical insurance and 27 days holiday (plus bank holidays). 
  • We also have an innovative approach to personal and professional development
  • Helping you to be the best version of you and giving you a real career pathway.

Senior Anaeshetics Practitioner

Looking to take your career to the next level?

If so, our client is looking for a senior anaesthetic nurse to join their well respected organisation. They are looking for an experienced, motivated and skilled nurse to join and hit the ground running.

Our client is looking for a full time nurse who will be working 37.5 hours per week. This would be a mixture of earlies / lates inclduing weekends and on-call rota.

Requirements

  • Registered Nurse/ ODP and hold current NMC/HCPC Registration. 
  • Have 5 years Anaesthetics experience
  • Be flexible and be able to meet the changing needs of the service.  
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and evidence of on-going professional development
  • You will have a passion for high quality patient care.

Duties

  • To support the Anaesthetic Lead Practitioner and to act-up and lead the anaesthetic team in their absence.
  • To work with the Anaesthetic Lead Practitioner to drive improvements within the department and support their progress with the teams.
  • To act as a role model for junior staff to aid their training and development within the department.
  • To be able to identify the specific peri-operative care needs of patients undergoing a variety of surgery including manoeuvring and positioning of conscious and unconscious patients.
  • Implement and evaluate care plans as appropriate to surgical requirements and patient’s condition.
  • To be able to take the lead in an emergency situation.

Staff Benefits

  • Free restaurant quality meals whilst on duty
  • Annual leave entitlement of 35 days inclusive of bank holidays, increasing with long service
  • Private Healthcare
  • Staff Referral scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Ongoing training and professional development opportunities
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Help to buy a bike 
  • Uniform is provided and laundered free of charge.
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Various discount vouchers

Senior Anaeshetics Practitioner

Looking to take your career to the next level?

If so, our client is looking for a senior anaesthetic nurse to join their well respected organisation. They are looking for an experienced, motivated and skilled nurse to join and hit the ground running.

Our client is looking for a full time nurse who will be working 37.5 hours per week. This would be a mixture of earlies / lates inclduing weekends and on-call rota.

Requirements

  • Registered Nurse/ ODP and hold current NMC/HCPC Registration. 
  • Have 5 years Anaesthetics experience
  • Be flexible and be able to meet the changing needs of the service.  
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and evidence of on-going professional development
  • You will have a passion for high quality patient care.

Duties

  • To support the Anaesthetic Lead Practitioner and to act-up and lead the anaesthetic team in their absence.
  • To work with the Anaesthetic Lead Practitioner to drive improvements within the department and support their progress with the teams.
  • To act as a role model for junior staff to aid their training and development within the department.
  • To be able to identify the specific peri-operative care needs of patients undergoing a variety of surgery including manoeuvring and positioning of conscious and unconscious patients.
  • Implement and evaluate care plans as appropriate to surgical requirements and patient’s condition.
  • To be able to take the lead in an emergency situation.

Staff Benefits

  • Free restaurant quality meals whilst on duty
  • Annual leave entitlement of 35 days inclusive of bank holidays, increasing with long service
  • Private Healthcare
  • Staff Referral scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Ongoing training and professional development opportunities
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Help to buy a bike 
  • Uniform is provided and laundered free of charge.
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Various discount vouchers

Senior Scrub Nurse

Are you looking to take your career to the next level?

If so, our client is looking for a Senior Scrub Nurse to join their well respected organisation in London. They are looking for a skilled, motivated, enthusiastic nurse to join their state of the art facility. 

Our client cover many specialities such as General surgery; ENT; Gynaecology; Hepatobiliary; Neuro-spinal; Ophthalmic; Orthopaedic; Plastic and reconstructive; Robotic; Urology; Vascular & Weight loss surgery (bariatric surgery).

Requirements 

  • Registered Practitioner with NMC or HCPC registration.
  • Post-registration qualification relevant to functional specialty i.e. Advanced Scrub Practitioner Qualification is desirable.
  • Expert Scrub nurse with post qualification scrub experience in a range of surgical specialties. Experience in General Surgery, Gynaecology; Hepatobiliary, Urology & Vascular procedures would be advantageous.
  • Scrub & circulating skills, with experience of applying clinical reasoning skills across a varied patient case mix.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work in sensitive and challenging situations.
  • Highly motivated individual who has a friendly disposition, and the ability to work as part of a team.

Duties

  • As a Senior Scrub Practitioner you will deliver safe quality care for patients during their peri-operative phase of care.
  • The Advanced Practitoner will undertake clinical ongoing responsibility for the designated area in which they are allocated.
  • They will as required provide managerial accountability in the absence of the Team Leader under the supervision of the Clinical Manager.
  • In addition to clinical duties, the direct supervision and training of junior staff will be their responsibility in order to ensure the provision of a high quality and cost effective service to patients and users.
  • The advance practitioner will be responsible for acting in such a manner as to uphold and enhance the good standard and reputation of our client.

Staff Benefits

  • Life Insurance 
  • Private Medical Cover 
  • Benefit Platform 
  • Good value restaurant and cafe 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Season tick loan 
  • Employee discounts 
  • Gym membership discounts 
  • Annual Leave 
  • Eyesight test 
  • Private GP 

Anaesthetic Nurse

Are you looking to take your career to the next level?

If so, our client is looking for a Anaesthetic Nurse to join their well respected organisation in London. They are looking for a skilled, motivated, enthusiastic nurse to join their state of the art facility. 

Our client cover many specialities such as General surgery; ENT; Gynaecology; Hepatobiliary; Neuro-spinal; Ophthalmic; Orthopaedic; Plastic and reconstructive; Robotic; Urology; Vascular & Weight loss surgery (bariatric surgery).

Requirements 

  • NMC or HCPC registration (RGN or ODP).
  • Proven experience in an operating theatre environment with relevant experience in anaesthetics.
  • An excellent understanding of the perioperative needs of patients and customers.
  • Good communication skills with the ability to work under pressure and flexibly as part of a team.
  • Highly motivated individual who is Punctual, adaptable and continually maintains a professional image.

Duties

  • Work as a skilled member of the anaesthetic team, providing the highest standard of patient care, whilst providing assistance and support to the anaesthetic Physician.
  • Carry out nursing/ODP duties within an anaesthetic area according to policies and procedures, contributing to quality improvement, and promoting best evidence based practice.
  • Ensure that equipment is maintained and stock managed to ensure economical use of all resources.
  • Liaise and communicate with HSDU, recovery, theatre staff and floor nurses to facilitate a good and smooth patient care.
  • Ensure a welcoming, caring and safe environment is provided for our patients, customers and visitors.

Staff Benefits

  • Life Insurance 
  • Private Medical Cover 
  • Benefit Platform 
  • Good value restaurant and cafe 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Season tick loan 
  • Employee discounts 
  • Gym membership discounts 
  • Annual Leave 
  • Eyesight test 
  • Private GP 

Pre Assessment Lead Nurse

Are you looking to take your career to the next level?

If so, our client is looking for a Pre-Assessment Lead to join their well respcted hospital. They need someone who is keen to come in and hit the ground running. 

This will be a 12 month fixed term covering maternity cover. 

Our client is based in London and has easy commuting options via train, bsu, car making your travel a whole lot easier. 

Requirements 

  • Registered Nurse with a valid NMC pin
  • Pre-assessment experience and knowledge is essential
  • Excellent interpersonal and strong communication skills
  • Demonstrate proven experience in a senior, leadership position
  • Passion for high quality patient care
  • Be able to work without direct supervision and able to make clinical decisions independently

Duties

  • To efficiently and effectively assess a patients’ suitability for safe admission identifying any anaesthetic risk factors and managing patient expectations of their hospital stay, during the preoperative assessment and discharge home.
  • Collaborating with the medical staff to ensure that the patient is medically cleared for surgery thereby reducing the number of patient cancellations
  • To be responsible for the expert clinical assessment of patients by completing a full medical clerking of patient history and completing in depth physical examination. 
  • To be directly responsible for making complex decisions about next steps based on assessment, clinical presentation and diagnostic results.
  • To give concise, relevant verbal and written reports to ensure effective communication with the General Practitioner, Consultant, Anaesthetist and any other members of the multi-disciplinary team, regarding the outcome of consultations and the necessary follow up required..
  • To ensure, through appropriate delegation to nurses and health care assistants, that evidence-based care is provided to agreed standards within the unit in accordance with hospital policy and procedures.
  • To ensure ordering, storage and administration of drugs in accordance with the Drug Policy and the law.
  • To promote and maintain professional confidentiality at all times in accordance with the Data protection Act 1998.
  • Recognises and responds appropriately to urgent and emergency situations. Ensure all emergency equipment is fit for purpose and ready to use.
  • To participate in the analysis, assessment and management of actual and potential risks within the unit environment, including responsibility for risk assessments i.e. General, Pregnancy, Clinical, Manual Handling, COSHH.

Staff Benefits

  • Free restaurant quality meals whilst on duty
  • Annual leave entitlement of 35 days inclusive of bank holidays, increasing with long service
  • Private Healthcare
  • Staff Referral scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Ongoing training and professional development opportunities
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Help to buy a bike
  • Uniform is provided and laundered free of charge.
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Various discount vouchers

Anaesthetic Team Leader

Are you looking to take your career to the next level?

If so, our client is looking for a Anaesthetic Team Lead to join their well respcted hospital. They need someone who is keen to come in and hit the ground running. 

Our client specializes in all types of general surgery, ophthalmic, ENT, urology, orthopedics, spine, gynecology, reconstructive and cosmetic surgery. 

Requirements 

  • Significant post qualification
  • In-depth experience and knowledge within the preoperative environment with a minimum of 7 years post registration experience of which 2 years at band 6 running emergency and elective list in named speciality
  • Recent experience in managing their own speciality
  • Ability to take/delegate responsibility for the department
  • Evidence of effective communication with staff at all levels including multi-disciplinary team
  • Evidence of effective team leadership
  • Evidence of ongoing practice development
  • Evidence of budgetary management skills
  • Evidence of change management
  • Evidence of formal management training with Audit Experience
  • Demonstrates ability to place patient and family at centre of care
  • Thorough understanding of contemporary healthcare issues for all staff in the department. Ability to facilitate and support learning
  • Demonstrates a desire to explore new ways of delivering services
  • Excellent personal and communication skills
  • Good facilitation, presentation, teaching and assessing skills
  • Excellent organisational ability
  • Motivated and enthusiastic
  • Creative, resourceful and imaginative
  • Excellent role model
  • Ability to critically analyse research and evidence-based practice

Duties

  • Participate in the advanced planning of lists to ensure appropriate staff skills and equipment is available
  • To utilise resources effectively using evidence based best practice
  • Respond appropriately to unexpected events in order to maintain service delivery
  • Responsible for the safe use of expensive, highly complex equipment and ensuring the training of the team members in the use of this equipment
  • Contribute to the effective budget management of a departmental clinical area
  • To assist the Operating Rooms Manager in the business planning process, identifying specific issues
  • Stock checks/supplies ordering are carried out daily/ weekly/ monthly and discussed and agreed
  • Communicate with other wards and departments to ensure smooth running of lists
  • Deploy staff over a 24 hours period to meet the needs of the area
  • Carry out individual patient care requirements
  • To develop, assess, plan, implement and evaluate programmes of care in partnership with the patient and the multidisciplinary team
  • To promote health with all patient careers
  • To deliver governance standards in line with the Hospital’s Governance framework
  • To respond to enquiries from relatives and careers, deal with concerns and actively problem solve to improve the patients experience
  • To audit quality of care to improve service and ensure standards are maintained
  • To facilitate an integrated approach to quality, against which performance can be measured
  • Manage a clinical speciality and take charge of the department in the absence of the Manager and Deputy Manager and the deployment of perioperative staff ensuring the correct skill mix is maintained over a 24 hour period to meet the needs of the service
  • To contribute and deliver the care strategy in the department

Staff Benefits

  • Competitive pay with progressive band structuring
  • Private healthcare cover of up to £20,000 per year
  • Ongoing training and development programmes
  • Discounts at local, national and online shops
  • Interest-free season ticket loans
  • Cycle to work loan scheme
  • Employee “Service Excellence” recognition rewards
     

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