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Staff Nurse - Hospice

Are you interested in working within a hospice?

Our client in North London is looking for a new Band 5 Staff Nurse to join their Charity supported Inpatient Hospice.

The Hospice contains an 18 bedded in patient unit, a Day Centre and a community team maintaining highest standards of palliative care. 

This role would preferably fit an experienced Palliative Care Nurse from either a Hospice or Hospital Background. You will have previously mentored staff and trained junior members of the team.

Located in leafy St John’s Wood on the Jubilee line, minutes from Central London, the independent private Hospital has just been rated the number one in the country for care

Duties and responsibilities 

  • To maintain continuous high standards of skilled nursing care and professional practice through evidence-based practice.

  • To promote a progressive attitude to the continual improvement of patient care through research and evidence-based practice

  • To act as a role model and expert clinical practitioner. To supervise and teach both trained staff, health care assistants and student nurses.

  • To assist in the safe, effective and efficient management of the department within allocated resources. To recognise the need for personal flexibility within the unit to ensure all aspects of the services are managed safely and effectively.

  • To undertake delegated responsibility for the department in the absence of the Ward Manager and Deputy Ward Manager.

  • To assist the Ward Manager in all aspects of leadership and management of the hospice in-patient unit.

  • To assist in the coordination of services provided by the inpatient unit, and to contribute to the day to day running of the service. To assist, where necessary, in the provision of other services provided by the hospice

Requirements

  • Experience at Band 5 or above in specialist palliative care or oncology

  • Demonstrable practice that is evidence based and up to date

  • Experience of working with teams, motivating and empowering them to deliver excellent standards of patient care

  • Experience of identifying and dealing with risks encountered within own practice.

  • Experience of supporting junior / less experienced staff to improve standards of patient care.

  • Able to supports less experienced / junior staff to respond to feedback in positive manner setting objectives as required.

  • Able to use professional knowledge and experience to influence decision making processes in order to improve outcomes for patients and staff.

  • Able to use assertive communication skills to achieve collaborative solutions to challenging situations

  • Able to conduct audits in objective and efficient manner.


Benefits

  • Competitive pay with progressive band structuring, as well as generous unsociable hours enhancements (if applicable)

  • For employees joining us from the NHS, we can provide continuation of your NHS pension

  • Contributory pension schemes to suit all pockets.

  • Private healthcare cover of up to £20,000 per year

  • 27 days annual leave

  • 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

  • Childcare vouchers

Outpatient/Pre Assessment Nurse

Are you looking to continue your career within an Outpatient/Pre Assessment role?

We are proud to partner with a leading private hospital, who are looking for a talented individual to join their growing organisation. You will be working with a company who provide high standards of care, so that each patient is safe and well looked after.

Our clients mission is to provide a first class, independent healthcare for the local community, in a safe, comfortable and welcoming environment.  

This is a great opportunity for you to become a valid member, of a well-structured outpatients Department. If you need flexibility in your career and want to be surrounded by experts in the industry, this role will be ideal for you.  

Requirements 

  • NMC registered nurse 
  • Up to date on current nursing practice 
  • Ability to plan care 
  • Ability to manage a personal caseload 
  • Understanding of on-going professional development requirements 
  • Excellent customer care skills
  • Good communication skills: verbal & written 
  • Sound interpersonal skills 

Flexible

  • Benefits 
  • Free health screening 
  • Private healthcare insurance 
  • Pension scheme 
  • Competitive salary 
  • Career support and training 
  • Work with leading experts 

Lymphoedema Practitioner

Are you looking for the next step in your career?

If so, our client has now opened up its doors again and is back looking for a Lymphoedema Practitioner to join thier hospital. 

Our client is looking for a Lymphoedema Practitioner to join our Hospice. The Hospice consists of an 18 bedded inpatient unit, a Day Care Unit and Community Specialist Palliative Care Team maintaining highest standards of palliative care with in multidisciplinary environment.  Services are provided for people with cancer, respiratory disease, renal failure, neurological conditions, HIV and other life limiting illnesses.

Requirements 

  • Registered Nurse or Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist
  • Significant experience working in Lymphoedema diagnosis and management
  • Internationally approved certificate as a Lymphoedema Therapist (Foeldi, Vodder, Casley-Smith, Leduc or equivalent) or working towards
  • Educated to first degree level or equivalent
  • Evidence of specialist knowledge and education

Duties

  • To ensure that a co-ordinated, high quality service for patients with lymphoedema is provided and that this is patient focused and will lead to an improved quality of life for the patient.

  • To facilitate the provision of a co-ordinated, high quality service for patients with lymphoedema that is patient focused and will lead to an improved quality of life for the patient.
  • To provide skilled care and expertise in lymphoedema management for all patients referred to the lymphoedema service and to demonstrate competent clinical judgement in deciding patient focused long-range goals or plans.
  • To contribute to an efficient and effective service for patients with lymphoedema by employing evidence base practice aiming at meeting the patient’s needs whilst achieving efficient use of resources.
  • When required, to work closely with the Lead Lymphoedema Practitioner in developing the skills required for the provision of skilled care to those patients with complex swelling.
  • To educate patients, relatives and health care professionals concerning the management of lymphoedema.
  • To demonstrate a positive and realistic approach to the patients suffering from all types of lymphoedema to ensure that realistic treatment goals are agreed and that the physiological, psychosocial, spiritual and cultural needs of the patient and family are met.

Staff Benefits

  • Competitive pay For employees joining us from the NHS, we can provide continuation of your NHS pension
  • Contributory pension schemes to suit all pockets.
  • Private healthcare cover of up to £20,000 per year
  • 27 days annual leave + Bank Holidays
  • Ongoing training and development programmes and a genuine commitment to continuous professional development
  • Discounts at local, national and online shops
  • Interest-free season ticket loans
  • Cycle to work loan scheme
  • Employee “Service Excellence” recognition rewards

Cardiac Physiology 6 Month Fixed Term Contract

Are you looking to continue your career with a 6 Month Contract in Cardiac Physiology?

Our client’s clinic is one of the UK’s largest independently owned non-profit hospital, where they pride themselves on their values, and putting the patient at the heart of everything they do.

Our client was established in 1932 and have 8 premises located in the heart of London’s medical community. They are dedicated to providing the best, personalised healthcare with a breadth of surgical and medical expertise.

Their main hospital spans 8 floors comprising of 234 beds and 10 theatres, including a Hybrid theatre and two minimally invasive and day surgery theatres. Specialist areas include General surgery; ENT; Gynaecology; Hepatobiliary; Neuro-spinal; Ophthalmic; Orthopaedic; Plastic and reconstructive; Robotic; Urology; Vascular & Weight loss surgery (bariatric surgery).

Requirements 

  • HTEC / BSc in Clinical Cardiology and Respiratory or equivalent
  • To have a minimum of two years post qualification experience in Cardiology and Respiratory
  • Extensive knowledge of routine and complex cardiology and respiratory techniques

Duties

  • Ambulatory ECG Monitoring and Tape Analysis
  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Resting and Exercise ECG, and to lead stress test without medical supervision
  • Comprehensive profile of Full Lung Plethysmography testing, Reversibility and Transfer Studies
  • To liaise with Consultant Cardiologists, Respiratory Consultants and referring clinicians, nursing colleagues to ensure that relevant information of the patient in your care is communicated.

Staff Benefits

  • Life insurance
  • Private medical cover
  • Benefit platform
  • Good value restaurant and café
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Employee discounts
  • Gym membership discounts
  • Annual leave
  • Recognising You
  • Eyesight tests
  • Private GP
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Career Development
     

Theatre Practitioner

Looking for a new position?

If so, our client is looking for a Theatre Practitioner to join their state of the art facility in Beckenham, They are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic and skilled individual to join their hospital. 

Our client offers a variety of outpatient services including Physiotherapy, General Medical Admissions and Health Screening, which provides a wide range of services to both corporate and individual patients.

Requirements

  • As a qualified practitioner with NMC or HCPC registration 
  • You will use your skills and knowledge to work well within a team
  • Adopting a flexible and collaborative approach at all times. 
  • Whether your background is in Scrub, Anaesthetics and/or Recovery you will be keen to learn and develop new skills to further grow your career.

Duties

  • To deliver safe quality care for patients during their perioperative phase of care. 
  • To support and assist in the management and organisation of care provision within the Operating Department.
  • Assist in the delivery of patient care.
  • Contribute to quality improvement.
  • Develop and enhance the skills and knowledge of others and self.
  • Apply and promote best evidence based practice within own scope of practice.
  • Apply legislation, policies and procedures correctly.
  • Maintain knowledge of Health and Safety at Work Act. Ensuring appropriate measures are taken in respect of Health and Safety for patients, relatives, visitors, hospital staff and contractors.
  • Achieve agreed objectives and demonstrating our clients behaviours at all time.
  • Assemble, check and prepare the appropriate surgical equipment, instruments, and consumables for a wide range of operative procedures.

Staff Benefits

  • Offers a very competitive starting salary.  
  • Employee benefits for contracted staff also include 25 days holiday + bank holidays 
  • Pension scheme
  • Private health insurance
  • Discounted gym membership and many more exclusive discounts and incentives via our “Perks at Work” scheme 
  • We also have free parking at most of our hospitals.

Occupational Therapist FTC 12 Months

Are you looking to continue your career in a fixed term contract within Occupational Therapy?

Our client’s clinic is one of the UK’s largest independently owned non-profit hospital, where they pride themselves on their values, and putting the patient at the heart of everything they do.

Our client was established in 1932 and have 8 premises located in the heart of London’s medical community. They are dedicated to providing the best, personalised healthcare with a breadth of surgical and medical expertise.

Their main hospital spans 8 floors comprising of 234 beds and 10 theatres, including a Hybrid theatre and two minimally invasive and day surgery theatres. Specialist areas include General surgery; ENT; Gynaecology; Hepatobiliary; Neuro-spinal; Ophthalmic; Orthopaedic; Plastic and reconstructive; Robotic; Urology; Vascular & Weight loss surgery (bariatric surgery).

Requirements 

  • To comply with all policies and procedures of The Hospital Directory.
  • To comply with the Statement of Conduct of the HCPC.
  • To keep up to date and informed of National Guidelines and Best Practice guidance.
  • To undertake any other relevant duties as required by the Head of Therapies.
  • To access the London Clinic Intranet to keep informed of news and events.

Duties

  • To provide a high-quality Occupational Therapy service to a range of acute inpatient services including oncology, orthopaedics, neurosciences, general surgery and intensive care.
  • To manage own caseload efficiently, including methods of prioritisation to achieve timely and safe discharges of patients from hospital, to help prevent admissions/readmissions and enable patients to achieve their rehabilitation goals.
  • Assist the Lead Occupational Therapist in daily planning, coordinating delivering and evaluation of the Occupational Therapy service
  • To deputise for team lead on clinical and managerial issues as requested.

Staff Benefits

  • Life insurance
  • Private medical cover
  • Benefit platform
  • Good value restaurant and café
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Employee discounts
  • Gym membership discounts
  • Annual leave
  • Recognising You
  • Eyesight tests
  • Private GP
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Career Development
     

Senior Radiographer 6 Month FTC

Are you looking for a fixed term contract in Radiography?

Our client’s clinic is one of the UK’s largest independently owned non-profit hospital, where they pride themselves on their values, and putting the patient at the heart of everything they do.

Our client was established in 1932 and have 8 premises located in the heart of London’s medical community. They are dedicated to providing the best, personalised healthcare with a breadth of surgical and medical expertise.

Their main hospital spans 8 floors comprising of 234 beds and 10 theatres, including a Hybrid theatre and two minimally invasive and day surgery theatres. Specialist areas include General surgery; ENT; Gynaecology; Hepatobiliary; Neuro-spinal; Ophthalmic; Orthopaedic; Plastic and reconstructive; Robotic; Urology; Vascular & Weight loss surgery (bariatric surgery).

Requirements 

  • HCPC registered, with a BSc in Radiography or equivalent.
  • Previous experience in all general, theatre and mobile imaging and fluoroscopy procedures both at student and post graduate level
  • Familiar with PACS, RIS and HIS systems.
  • Good understanding of legislation relating to Radiation Protection, Infection Control and Health and Safety.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills. 
  • Articulate, enthusiastic and flexible, with the ability to work well under pressure, and as part of the multidisciplinary team.

Duties

  • Utilise department protocols to undertake imaging procedures to a consistently high standard.
  • Inform patients, carers and other members of staff about all imaging procedures, examination preparation and aftercare in a timely, and professional way.
  • Provide imaging in the angiography suite after full training and assist in interventional procedures under clinical supervision.
  • Maintain the Continuing Professional Development process, and to maintain awareness of current and new techniques.
  • Play an integral role in the implementation of PACS under supervision of more senior staff.
  • Take an active role in Quality Assurance, audit and research projects under the direction of more senior staff.

Staff Benefits

  • Life insurance
  • Private medical cover
  • Benefit platform
  • Good value restaurant and café
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Employee discounts
  • Gym membership discounts
  • Annual leave
  • Recognising You
  • Eyesight tests
  • Private GP
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Career Development
     

Theatre Scrub - Agency

Looking for agency shift in a new Healthcare? 


We are currently working with a prestigious Healthcare provider situated in the heart of London. They have released agency shift for an experienced Scrub Nurse to join their experienced Theatre team to provide excellent service.  
This is an exciting opportunity to work with leading specialist across multiple specialities in one of the most prestigious healthcare in central .

The proximity to Bond Street and Oxford Circus provides easy access to all major central London destinations, from Paddington to Heathrow Airport. Both the City of London and Canary Wharf are less than 10 minutes away, and with the completion of Crossrail our client will be one of the city’s most accessible and convenient locations for world-class healthcare. There is also ample local parking for those wishing to drive.

The local area is renowned for excellent restaurants and cafes, meaning a pleasant experience for friends and family should they choose to explore this corner of central London.

Requirement 

•    Experience in  General and ENT experience. 
•    Registered Nurses with current NMC registration (essential)
•    Registered ODP's with scrub training and registered with HCPCA minimum of 1-year post registration experience in a theatre setting (essential)
•    Current BLS certification (essential) ILS certification (preferred)
•    Excellent organisational skills
•    The ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team Excellent 
•    interpersonal and communication skills
•    The ability to set, implement and evaluate standards of practice


 

Endoscopy Lead Practitioner

Is it time to take the next step in your career?

If so, our client has now opened up its doors again and is back looking for a Endoscopy Lead Practitioner to join their state of the art hospital. 

Our client is based in Beckenham and has some great travel links via train, car and bus into central London making your commute a whole lot easier. 

Requirements 

  • Previous experience as a Senior Registered Practitioner or equivalent in an endoscopy service.
  • Experience and training in pain management, care of the deteriorating patient, care of patient under conscious sedation requiring monitored recovery.
  • Registered Practitioner with NMC or HCPC registration.
  • Basic and advanced Competence / qualification in
  • Endoscopy Care and Decontamination.
  • Operators and Managers Course in Endoscopy
  • Decontamination.

Duties

  • Lead the team to deliver care that helps improve the health of the individual and wider community.
  • Lead the team in demonstrating compassion through effective relationships based on empathy, respect and dignity.
  • Develop own competence to deliver effective care and treatments through improving clinical/technical knowledge / skill, and expertise.
  • Communicate appropriately with others involved in the care of the patient.
  • Act as an advocate for safeguarding patients; demonstrate courage to speak up when there are concerns about care.
  • Demonstrate commitment to improving care and the patient experience.
  • Provide safe high quality patient care.
  • Contribute to quality improvement.
  • Implement best practice standards (HTM 01 – 06, Royal College guidelines, GRS, JAG, etc.) in endoscopy service delivery. 

Staff Benefits

  • Offers a very competitive starting salary. 
  • Employee benefits for contracted staff also include 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Private health insurance
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Many more exclusive discounts and incentives via our “Perks at Work” scheme
  • They also have free parking at most of our hospitals.

Acute Medical Unit

Are you a nurse looking for a new challenge and environment?


An exciting role has been for nurses who would like to act as an individual practitioner and be responsible for the delivery of evidence-based care to patients. This post will allow to work as part of a team of nurses, health care assistants and care assistants and be responsible for the assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating of nursing care.

You will be working in an NHS Foundation Trust that provides services for approximately 900,000 people across Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey and South Buckinghamshire. This hospital aims to provide the highest quality of care for patients based on its core values which consist of Committed to Excellence, Working Together and Facing the Future. Their services provided in this Hospital include general, specialist heart attack, Vascular stroke, spinal Cystic, Fibrosis.


Duties

  • To be responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care with minimal supervision.
  • To implement and be responsible for maintaining high standards of patient care.
  • To carry out all administrative and nursing duties as delegated by the team leader and senior sister.
  • To organise and deploy staff according to their competence to meet patients’ needs.
  • To demonstrate a sound knowledge of infection control standards and promote these within the ward environment
  • To refer to other disciplines utilising the Trusts electronic systems i.e. “Patient Centre” and “real time”.
  • To assist in promotion of health.
  • To act in accordance with policies and nursing procedures as per Trust policy.
  • To co-ordinate the team/ward in absence of the team leader or senior sister.
  • To ensure confidentiality of patient records and high standards of nursing documentation.
  • To be aware of the complaints procedure and be able to apply it as needed.
  • To escalate as appropriate any untoward incidents, complaints and ward/staff issues.
  • To participate in ongoing clinical supervision.
  • To maintain own personal portfolio/profile and to take responsibility for annual updates on current legislative/hospital issues.
  • To ensure all training undertaken is evaluated to determine its effectiveness in practice and to ensure all objectives have been met.
  • To assist in teaching programmes for student nurses/new staff and newly qualified nurses and contribute towards a positive learning environment.
  • To promote good working relationships and to support the ward manager to achieve high morale within the team.
  • To assist in the auditing of patient care and service delivery.
  • To use all resources efficiently and effectively maintaining an awareness of budgetary implications.

Requirements 

  • Registered General Nurse
  • Current (or pending) NMC Registration
  • Self-motivated and uses own initiative
  • Able to work as an effective team member
  • Awareness of current professional nursing issues
  • Own professional development.
  • Ability to manage change within the working environment.
  • Effective communication skills (written and verbal)

Staff Nurse

Looking for a new environment?

Our Client is one of the UK’s premier private hospitals with great tradition of excellence based in the heart of London’s medical precinct.

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and dedicated Nurse to join our dynamic nursing team.

If you are motivated, keen and committed to learn new skills, to the delivery of high-quality patient care this is an ideal opportunity for you to grow and we would like to hear from you.

Please feel free to talk to us about your availability; we have a flexible approach to our shift patterns and are happy to discuss hours to help support your lifestyle and commitments.

The hospital is a 52 + 4 ITU bed acute hospital. We have an ITU, a day unit, and 2 surgical wards and offer of surgery including elective orthopaedic, gynaecological, cosmetic surgery, vascular and urology. Patient ratio is usually 1 nurse to 4 or 5 patients, which means that we can offer excellent individualised nursing care.

As a Staff Nurse, you will contribute in the direct delivery of compassionate patient care to include assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating individual programmes of care.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Assess, plan and deliver care to meet patient needs, working closely with the Consultants, nursing colleagues and clerical staff.
• Ensure accurate and comprehensive nursing records are maintained
• Maintain own continuing professional development in accordance with CPD requirements and contribute to formulation of own objectives and personal development plan
• Provide clear leadership to colleagues in a visible and highly professional manner, acting as a positive role model.

Skills and Experience:

• Registered General Nurse with valid NMC pin.
• Minimum of two years’ experience in a surgical environment
• A positive, proactive approach and committed to delivering the highest standards of care
• Be able to work independently and within a multi-disciplinary team
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

In return we offer:

• 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.
• Free Employee Assistance Programme
• Various discount vouchers

Healthcare Assistant – Pre Operative Assessment

Our Client is one of the UK’s premier private hospitals with great tradition of excellence based in the heart of London’s medical precinct.

An opportunity has arisen for an Healthcare Assistant to join our Pre-Operative Assessment Unit. We are seeking an adaptable, enthusiastic individual who is keen to learn, up to date surgical experience and phlebotomy skills are desirable.
This is a fixed term position covering maternity leave.

Hours of work: 37.5 per week , Monday to Friday
Contract Type: Fixed term – 12 months , Maternity Cover


As a health care assistant, you will work under the guidance of a registered nurse. You will perform phlebotomy, vitals signs, perform ECG, preform MRSA swab taking. Assist in the the maintenance of a safe, clean and comfortable outpatient environment and provide day-to-day clinical and administrative assistance to the Pre Assessment department.
You will have strong organisational skills, flexibility and good interpersonal skills. You will have experience of dealing with patients / customers in a healthcare setting and be understanding of patient and staff needs. 
There will be opportunities to expand your knowledge and skill set within a specialised team

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.
• Free Employee Assistance Programme
• Various discount vouchers


 

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