NHS Band 5 Staff Nurse - Hyper Acute Stroke Unit

£22,000 - £28,700 yearly
  • Jarrodean Healthcare Recruitment
  • Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England
  • 07 Mar, 2018
Permanent Health Care

Job Description

We are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Band 5 Staff Nurse to join our NHS client's busy Hyper Acute Stroke 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 Trust provides a hyper-acute stroke service, along with ongoing stroke management– including thrombolysis, investigation, assessment and rehabilitation. This hospital also runs a daily rapid-access transient ischaemic attack (TIA) service and Stroke Prevention Clinic.

This trust will provide subsidised local staff accommodation and flights/travel expenses paid for nurses relocating to the area.

Person Requirements:
Registered Nurse with (or eligible for- see above) NMC registration.
A minimum of six months post-registration experience, including graduate Nurses with a particular interest in Stroke nursing.

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.

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