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Band 5 Staff Nurse Neurosciences & Stroke

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
London, Charing Cross Hospital
£30,786 - £37,841 pa inc
Closing date
30 Sep 2021

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Acute Care
NHS Trust/Hospital
Job Role
Staff Nurse
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated registered adult nurse to join our Hyper Acute and Acute Stroke Unit based at the Charing Cross Hospital site located in 9 North. Our Hyper acute stroke unit (HASU) is a HASU accredited stroke research centre and is one of 8 HASU’s in London. The unit provides emergency stroke treatments including intravenous thrombolysis (24/7 service) and has recently expanded to include endovascular thrombectomy seven days a week. As a Band 5 nurse you will care for patients either in the hyper or acute phase following a stroke.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated nurse with a passion for delivering high standards of care. The multi-disciplinary team work closely within stroke services and also have regular contact with other hospitals within the network, therefore excellent communication skills are essential. You will have the opportunity to develop your knowledge and specialist skills in the assessment of stroke and to support patients through their stroke pathway, post interventional treatments, as well as supporting patients in their early phase of rehabilitation and discharge.

What we offer:

  • You will be supported by a highly motivated senior nursing team which includes a Clinical Practice Educator and Stroke Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • On-going training which includes the Stroke Foundation Programme
  • Access to a wide range of learning opportunities
  • Newly qualified nurse preceptorship programme.
  • Full induction programme
  • Internal transfer pathway

Help take your career in the right direction, develop your competencies and confidence with us and join our growing team.

The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy prior to the closing date should we receive 50 applications prior to the advertised closing date.

“We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you may need”


Fulfil your potential in hospitals that make history:

Charing Cross, Hammersmith, St Mary’s, Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea and Western Eye.

With five world-renowned hospitals, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is full of opportunity if you are looking to develop your healthcare career.

We are an NHS Trust of approximately 14,000 people, providing care for over a million and a half patients from north west London and beyond every year. We have a rich heritage and an ambitious vision for the future of our patients and local communities.

With our partners, Imperial College London, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, we form Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre, one of 6 academic health science centres in the UK, working to ensure the rapid translation of research for better patient care and excellence in education.

We are proud of our heritage in innovation and we are early adopters of new insights in technologies, techniques and treatments for improving health.

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Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust provides acute and specialist healthcare in north west London for around a million and a half people every year. Formed in 2007, we are one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, with nearly 11,000 staff.

Our five hospitals – Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea, St Mary’s and The Western Eye – have a long track record in research and education, influencing clinical practice nationally and worldwide. We also have a growing number of community services and provide private healthcare in dedicated facilities on all of our sites, including at the Lindo Wing at St Mary’s.

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020 3311 3311
The Bays
South Wharf Road
St Mary's Hospital
W2 1NY
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