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Pre-Assessment Lead Nurse

What we are looking for:

Job title: Pre-Assessment Lead Nurse

Salary: £36,000 to £38,850 per year

Hours: 37.5 per week ,7.5 hours per day Monday- Friday

Contract Type: Fixed term – 12 months, Maternity Cover

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic Registered Nurse, to join our team in the nurse-led Pre-Assessment Clinic.

This is a 12 month fixed term position covering maternity leave.

As Pre-Assessment Lead Nurse you will work with patients ensuring they are prepared physically and psychologically for surgery. You will assess a patients’ suitability for safe admission  identifying and acting upon any potential risk factors.

You will act as a clinical expert and a visible role model and provide specialist knowledge, professional leadership and support to staff within the unit.

You will enjoy working as part of a small multidisciplinary team providing an excellent pre-operative service for our patients and surgeons.

About you 

  • Registered Nurse with a valid NMC pin
  • Pre-assessment experience and knowledge is essential
  • Excellent interpersonal and strong communication skills
  • Demonstrate proven experience in a senior, leadership position
  • Passion for high quality patient care
  • Be able to work without direct supervision and able to make clinical decisions independently

In return we offer:

• Free restaurant quality meals whilst on duty
• Annual leave entitlement of 35 days inclusive of bank holidays, increasing with long service
• Private Healthcare
• Staff Referral scheme
• Company pension scheme
• Ongoing training and professional development opportunities
• Season Ticket Loan
• Help to buy a bike
• Uniform is provided and laundered free of charge.
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Various discount vouchers

Closing date: 11/11/20

King Edward VII’s Hospital values our diverse workforce and is commitment to providing equal opportunities. We welcome everyone – all talents and backgrounds. Being a relatively small hospital in size enables all our staff to work as a tightly-knit team. If you can see yourself as part of this team, and we have a vacancy that suits your skills, we look forward to hearing from you.

How to Apply

If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please send your CV to Emmett Steed-Mundin

Please send your CV to: Job Description