Practice Development Nurse - Rehabilitation
HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, acute and complex care.
The Wellington Hospital is the UK's largest independent hospital with over 260 beds and 1000 employees. We have an international reputation for excellence in complex healthcare and have gained four decades of expertise in treating patients from the UK and overseas.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Practice Development Nurse to join our Acute Neurological Rehabilitation unit at The Wellington Hospital in St Johns Wood, London. The Acute Neurological Rehabilitation is the largest independent rehabilitation unit in the UK and provides comprehensive interdisciplinary inpatient rehabilitation programmes to patients with acquired brain injury, neurological conditions and complex medical disability.
As a Practice Development Nurse, you will develop an educational strategy and programme that promotes a high quality clinical service. You will implement weekly timetabled educational and clinical training within the Neuro rehab unit ensuring high quality nursing standards and practices are maintained and sustained within the services.
This is a full time, permanent post, 37.5 hours per week. 8:30am start and some flexibility may be required.
Salary will be competitive dependent on experience plus benefits
Reward & recognition – We reward your commitment in delivering the highest standard of care with generous and competitive benefits such as our contribution pension scheme, private medical insurance, annual salary review, 247.5hrs holiday each year; with the option to buy and sell additional days. We invest in your career development with clear career pathways and access to further education. We can also offer you support with relocation if you are living outside of London or the UK; subject to terms and conditions.
Duties & Responsibilities
Support and compile educational strategies around nursing related competencies pertinent to Neuro rehabilitation nursing.
Supervision of junior staff nurses, students and HCA’s and ensuring they are competent in skills relevant to the post, taking appropriate action as required
Ensure that appropriate nursing procedures are implemented in accordance with HCA nursing policies and competency frameworks, NMC and National guidelines
Carry out nursing duties as requested by Head of Department Ensure that Neuro rehabilitation nurses maintain the highest level of skills for the job title, keeping meticulous records of all training undertaken and Mandatory training is compliant division wide.
Skills & Experience
Registered General Nurse with full NMC registration.
Experience at a senior nurse level within Rehabilitation.
Teaching qualification desirable
Demonstrate commitment to personal and professional training and development
comprehensive knowledge of neuro rehabilitation/neurology
Good presentation skills with the ability to communicate complex and sensitive information.
Pleasant and positive attitude with excellent organisation and planning skills.
At HCA UK we recognise and value everyone as unique and individual; treat people with kindness and compassion; act with absolute honesty, integrity, and fairness and trust and treat one another as valued members of the HCA UK family. As someone joining the Organisation you will be expected to demonstrate these key values.
You will also actively participate as a member of a team, working together to achieve tasks, goals, and objectives; demonstrate a lead by example attitude to inspire our colleagues and patients; and deliver information in a clear, concise, and compelling manner to effectively engage others and achieve desired results.
If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please apply and someone from the team will be in contact or do not hesitate to get in touch with the matron. Dominique Maskey, Matron for Neuro rehabilitation at the Wellington on Dominique.firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 020 74835148 extn: 35914. We look forward to hearing from you.