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Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Acute Medical Unit
Band 5
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Blackshaw Road, Tooting, London, SW17 0QT
£27,628 - £35,530 pa inc HCAS
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Do you want to give outstanding care every time? Do you want to feel really proud of where you work? If you want to consistently deliver the fundamentals of patient care, then we want to work with you.

We have full and part time opportunities for Registered Nurses to join us in the Acute Medical Division on Richmond Ward. Richmond is a 51 bedded Acute Medical unit incorporating an 8 bedded Acute Dependency Unit and a Consultant led Ambulatory Assessment Unit with Nurse Practitioner clinics. We care for level one and two patients with a variety of medical conditions in a fast turnover environment.

This a chance to develop your skills as part of a highly capable team where you’re guaranteed opportunities to learn how to care for patients requiring a variety of nursing interventions. You will be supported by our practice educators and senior nurses to help you develop –


  • Communication and awareness competencies – including dementia nursing, safeguarding, electronic clinical record keeping, deprivation of liberty and mental capacity.
  • Clinical competencies - including aseptic technique, venepuncture and cannulation, catheterization, syringe drivers, medicines management, IV drug administration, Peg feeds, NG tube insertion, blood transfusion, EWS, pressure ulcer management and prevention.
  • Management competencies - including professionalism and accountability, nurse in charge, mentoring.

We offer preceptorship, mentorship, rotations and professional development to ensure you get the very best from your time with us. With a variety of career progression opportunities - from Clinical Ward Manager, Practice Educator, Matron, Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Specialist roles. Where do you see yourself?

No smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleAge positive

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Sandra Mullender - Practice Educator


Nicole Riordan Senior Nurse Recruitment and Retention

nicole.riordan@st Tel 020 8672 1255 bleep 6093

If you have problems applying, contact

0208 7254009