Overview

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching Trusts with a turnover of c1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,800 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London. The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) sites at Denmark Hill in Camberwell and at the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in the London Borough of Bromley.

There is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced children trained nurse to join the Paediatric Recovery Team within Main Theatres of the Variety Children Hospital at King’s College Hospital, Denmark Hill. Our recovery services are paediatric friendly and work closely with adult recovery team within close proximity of main theatres. A team of experienced nurses recover elective and urgent cases of children, young people and adults post-surgically.

This role will require acute airway management of children post-surgery and rapid assessment of post anaesthetic patients. You will be part of the core paediatric nursing recovery team who are highly skilled and supportive. You will have the opportunity to work alongside surgeons, anaesthetists and theatre practitioners in recovering children post theatre.

You will be given training and supported to be part of this specialist area by the team and the practice development nurses. This role would provide the unique opportunity for you to bring in your existing skills, and gain new skills as part of a motivated and enthusiastic team.

This post would be offered as a full time substantive role.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Miss Penka Stratieva

Job title Paediatric Liver, Paediatric Recovery and Clinical Nurse Specialist Services Matron

Email address [email protected]

Telephone number 02032996271