Current vacancies at the Trust

Staff Nurse GI unit: Page and Northumberland Ward

Band 5

Main area
Gastroenterology Medicine and Surgery Directorate
Band 5
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
St. Thomas' Hospital
£26,554 - £34,496 p.a inc HCA
29/06/2017 23:59

Join us and become part of the most engaged workforce of any NHS trust in England, according to the latest national NHS Staff Survey results – for the second year running.

You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons.

We think you will enjoy working for us but you don’t have to take our word for it – 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a place to work.

The Gastrointestinal Surgical Division at St Thomas’ Hospital is delighted to offer exciting opportunities to both Newly Qualified and Experienced Staff Nurses to be part of our team.

The GI unit is currently recruiting staff nurses who have a passionate approach to nursing surgical patients. The GI is an acute surgical ward specialising in upper gastrointestinal surgery and conditions. The ward has 51 including a 2 four bedded high observation bays for patients stepping down from intensive care and surgical patients with a high acuity need. The ward has high quality standards with an excellent team approach which ensures patient safety and experience as paramount. The team work collaboratively with other disciplines including the nutrition team, therapists, specialist nurses, pain and palliative specialists providing excellent opportunities for career development and enhancing knowledge and skills. Training opportunities are available for the successful candidates.

Are you
• Passionate about delivering high quality patient care?
• Motivated and forward thinking?
• Eager to develop your own clinical skills?
• Looking for a position which will challenge and stretch you?

We are approaching exciting times of change within the division and we are looking for applicants who has proven experience in a caring role and an understanding of the acute hospital environment. You will need to be hard working, with a compassionate and caring personality, enjoy working with people and want to make a difference to the patient’s journey with us.

Closing date the 29th June 2017

Interviews on the 7th July 2017

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information or to arrange an informal visit contact:
GI Unit Sister 02071884709
Nightingale Sister Rebecca Jones 02071888865

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.