Staff Nurse – General Surgery

London, London


  • Hours: 37.5
  • Salary: £31 - £36 per annum
  • Start date: ASAP

Job description

Staff Nurse – General Surgery

Salary £31,630 – £35,822 + 9% enhancement

Hours 37.5hrs per week (12hr shifts and weekend rotation)

Start: Asap

HCL Permanent is currently working with an internationally recognised hospital that is situated within London. You will be joining a hospital that is well-known for its innovation and commitment to providing the highest level of patient care.

The General Surgery service is a 14 bedded Unit that provides care for acutely ill patients, including ITU patients that have under gone surgery. The service specialises in Gynae, Gastro, urology, colorectal, ENT and some plastics, amongst others and also caters for some medical patients. There are 12 people in the team that work together to provide the highest level of care possible in a very busy, yet modern environment

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prioritising workloads and promote team working
  • Assess, plan and deliver care, based on individual patient and family needs
  • To deputise for senior staff in their absence, demonstrating leadership and management
  • Ensure all patient charges are captured
  • Check and report faulty equipment
  • Undertake extended roles such as IV cannulation, phlebotomy
  • Evaluate care of the team and ensure standards are met
  • Support and act as role model for junior staff, promoting a learning environment
  • Maintain a safe environment for patients and staff and to maintain accurate records of patient care
  • Provide patients and families with information regarding the care and management of their condition

Skills & Experience

  • NMC registered Nurse Level 1
  • Experience in acute surgical setting or has a background of HDU
  • Knowledge of thoracic drainage or tracheotomy would be desirable
  • Excellent communication skills

This is a fantastic opportunity for a nurse who is seeking a new and exciting opportunity within an internationally recognised hospital. If you would like to secure your next role within nursing, please apply now or call 020 7861 8777 ext 1218.

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