We are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Band 5 Staff Nurse to join our NHS client's busy Cardiac Unit at their acute hospital site, located in the life sciences/Biotech hub of Stevenage, Hertfordshire, surrounded by beautiful countryside and leafy suburbs.
Our client is a major NHS Trust in North Hertfordshire providing care to a catchment area of nearly 600,000 people. It comprises three acute sites at Stevenage, Welwyn and Hertford, all of which are right on the A1(M) Motorway and close to the M1, offering easy access to central London by train, and to Luton Airport. The Trust also oversees a specialist cancer centre in Northwood, on the semi-rural fringe of Northwest London.
The Hertfordshire Cardiac Centre at the Lister houses two cardiac catheter labs (for angiography, angioplasty or pacemakers), a full range of non-invasive investigations and some specialist clinics. Cardiology outpatients are seen at the Lister, New QEII and Hertford County hospitals. Inpatient services are based in the acute cardiac unit on the first floor of the Lister’s new ward block at the front of the hospital (next to the emergency department). The centre also provides a 24/7 primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI) service for patients suffering heart attacks.
Registered Nurse with (or eligible for- see above) NMC registration.
A minimum of six months' post-graduate experience; graduate nurses able to demonstrate commitment, communication skills and a willingness to learn and adapt are welcome to apply.
This trust will provide subsidised local staff accommodation and flights/travel expenses paid for nurses relocating to the area.
Nurses who have not yet registered with the NMC are welcome to apply; successful applicants will be invited to commence on the top of Band 3 Healthcare Assistant scale (£20,400) pending NMC registration.
If this job is not for you, please remember we offer a generous £500 Bonus for any successful friend or colleague referrals.